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last time when romney ran, because you would have been a one-term president. >> fresh polls from south carolina and nevada with the voting three dayaway. we'll hear from mr. trump when he joins us live. no mas! in a rare expression of anger, pope francis vividly frustrated, scolding on eager tofollers tugging on his arm, causing him to topple over a man in a wheelchair. it's a dog beat dog world tonight. german shorthead is the best in show at the westminster dog show, beating out 2 rksz,700 other dogs, to have his day today, wednesday, february 17th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza.
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welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah and we have willie in for matt this morning. >> we'll talk to donald trump in a couple minutes. he's taking fire from a sitting president and two former presidents in this campaign. >> not to mention all his rivals. a lot to talk about in politics, fresh polls, as well. our top story, the major showdown between the federal government and apple. this after apple declined to give access to encrypted content on san bernardino shooter's syed farook's iphone. apples asked to help the fbi gethe data. steve patterson has more. >> officials say this may be the key as to who suspects were doing at the time of the shooting. they say they need the key to progress. >> reporter: a federal judge
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to help the fbi unlock the iphone of san bernardino mass shooter syed farook. apple said they needed reasonable technical assistance. authorities are trying to fill in the 18 missing m mutes of the killers' actions after the shooting. >> the 18 minutes is criticalal >> reporter: the fbi wants to know if anything on the phone can fill in the gap and if there are any other clues to the plot that left 14 people dead and 22 wounded. just last week, fbi director james c cey told the senate phone is key. >> we have one of the killer's phones that we haven't been able to open. it's been over two months and we're working on it. >> reporter: overnight, tim cook released a statement saying i cooperated with the fbi on the case but will fight the order. saying that the united states government demanded apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our
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it's far beyond t t legal case at hand. cook has been an opponent of opening phones to the government. telling "60 minutes," it would make us all vulnerable. >> on your smartphone today, your iphone, there's likely health information, there's financial information, and you should have the ability to protect it. and the only way we know how to do that is to encrypt it. why is that? because if there i a way to get in, then somebody will find a way in. >> i want to be clear. what theovernment is actually worried about is this built-in securi software that could auto delete all the data on the phonon when they try to crack it. like when you get locked out and put in the incorrect password in toto many times. if you compare your iphone to the house, the feds aren't asking apple to openthe door, just turn off the security alarm. >> a lot of complicated
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let's turn to msnbc's chief legal correspondent. good morning. there arar technical and legal questions. this isn't the typical case whwhe the federal government gets a warrant and says, turn over this data or thi phone. the judge is basically telling apple, come up with a way to unlock this information. to get t ts data. >> this is a huge story this morning. as you say, what the judge is asking for is not only to get the mamarial, which apple says it doesn't have because it's well encrypted, but rather to help the feds get in and decrypt or de-password the whole thing so they can get it. >> the expertise. >> they're school for helpasking for help, not just content. >> tim cook says if we do it once, we put at risk all our is that true? becomes the method. backdoor. what apple always said is, look,
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we built really good security products, which people love for a wide variety of reasons. one of them is they know their stuff is safe and secure and private. we don't want to get in the business of creating a key that anyone can use. a hacker, a criminal or a terrorist. i talked to law enforcement sources about this. for years, it's been a priority, to the top of the fbi. this morning, we're seeing the highest escalation of it. you have a court order in the case that no one denyies is important. apple is saying, even in this case, they're not backing down. >> it'll be interesting to see where they go from here. >> apple is going to fight it all the way. this could go to the high court. >> ar thank you. now to the race for the white house.% as the republican presidential candidates fight for votes in south carolina ahead of saturday's primary, we'll hear from the front runner donald trump in a moment. we begin with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning.
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donald trump has proven himself largely immune to attacks.s. but the latest criticism comes from president obama. president obama singling out the party front runner. saying the amecan people are sensible, and sayinghat he's confident that being president is a serious job. >> he has done such a lousy job as president. >> reporter: donald trump pouncing on president obama in the front runner's now famous fashion.n. >> you're lucky i didn't run last time when romney ran because you would have been a one-term president. >> reporter: defending himself after the president waded into the republican race, dismissing the former "apprentice" host's chances. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. it's not hosting a talk show or a reality show. it's not promotion. it's not marketing. it's hard. >> reporter: here in south
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into a bible belt brawl. >> ted holds up the bible and lies about so many things. >> reporter: trump fighting back after ted cruz released a videde warning voters that trump is playing games with the issue of abortion. >> a candidate that can't protect the right to life. can't bebe trusted to protect any of our other god-given rights either. >> reporter: jeb bush is relying on a third-place finish to propel him forward. >> is south carolina the last stand for jeb bush? >> no, it's not. we're in it for the long haul. >> reporter: bush, who just replaced his glasses with contacts for the first timeme believes americans need to take a closer look at trump's record. he's got a failed business record. more bankruptcies. he talks about how great he is in business when, in fact he ripped off shareholders. >> reporter: later, comparing trump to a p pking ingbarking dog. >> he says it louder and louder.
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it's not a skill set i ever envisioned being necessary too aspire to the presidency of the united states. but i've gotten better at it. rah rah, rah. reporter: adding new ammunition to the trail. a handgun captioned, america. it spun around parodies online. >> in south carolina, there's a strong history of getting it right. correctly picking thehe future republican nomine, all by once since 198080 this morning, donald trump in the latest poll, u 38 points. trailing behind him, ted cruz with 22. marco rubio in third. trump lost almost ten points of support from before last weekend's debate to after it. savannah? >> peter alexander, thank you. let's turn to donald trump now, who is on the phone. good morning. good to talk to you. >> good morning. >> i don't know if it's a distinction, but you have the
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and the former president, republican, republican bush, both kind of going after you this week. let me reiterate what president obama said. he said, it's not a talk show or reality, it's not promotion, marketing, not a matter of pandering and getting yourself on the news, it's serious. do you think this is a hurdle for you, a liability? the fact you were a reality show host, do you think you're having to prove you truly areserious? >> unlike jeb bush, who is really -- you look at what this guy -- it's a sad thing, how he's done. unlike what he said, i built an incredible business worth billions of dollars. i've won virtually every battle ve ever been in in business. it's what people want. they see it. the reality show, that was one thing i did, which became one of the -- as you know because it was on nbcc- became one of the most successful shows on television.
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>> nba was brksnbc was begging me to continueo do it. frankly, my record in business has been phenomenal. i've built a great company and haha tremendous success in what igm doing now. we have bigger crowds than bernie sanders, by the way. he has second. we have a message. the message is basically that we have the worst president in the history of the united states, and he's done a terrible job. we havee mess in our country, between $19 trillion in debt and all of the other problems. we can't beat isis. we have a border that's like swiss cheese, as i said before. you know, we're a terribly run country, and we have a president that doesn't know what he's doing. he can make the statement and, of course, i'm obviously his worst night pair ifmare if i go in, but people are tired, angry and fed up. >> it's willie, good morning. >> morng.
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democratic debate because of the positions you took criticizing george w. bush on the iraq war and 9/11, even planned parenthood. there are cservatives who are suspicious that you're a progressive in ways, having held those positions in the past. did you give them more reasono be suspicious with what you said on saturday? >> every poll said i won the debate. if you look at "time" gazine, their poll said i won the debate. i'm pro-life. i ha a great record of being a conservative. i'mlalso a common sense conservative, willie, as we discussed before. we have to do things with common sense. certainly, i'm the most conservative person there is on the border and on security, on the military, on taking care of our vets who a a being taken care of horribly. i'm the most conservativiv person there is. we're going to end obamacare, which is a total and complete disease. disaster. we'll replace it with something
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common core is an example. education. i think i said most of these things. frankly, most people said i won the debate. >> donald, fair enough. your positions on george w. bush, you would agree, are minority positions inside the republican party? >> well, look, we should not have gone into iraq. he was the president. he took us into iraq.. when you look at the migration, look at all of the problems in the middle east, it all started by going into iraq. i'm honest, whether it's republican or not republican, i say common sens but i'm honest. he made a horrible decision when we went into iraq. >> can i ask you one question about ted cruz? you've been saying for a while now that you have a question as to whether he's eligible under the constitution to run for president because of his birth in canada. you talk about a lawsuit. i guess my question to you is an old expression, why not put your money where your mouth is? if you think there is an issue there, why not go ahead and sue
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important issue that needs to be clarified? >> well, i may do that. he was born in canada. he lived there for three to four years. he was there for a long time. until 15 months ago, he was a citizen of canada, joint with us. >> you're saying you won't sue if he apologizes for the attack ads. >> no, i say iay do it. i may be doing him a favor. the democratsre going to sue him on that issue. many laywyers say you have to be born on the soil. >> have you had your lawyers draw up the paperwork? >> we'll look at it. ted cruz holds up the bible and then he@ lies. he'sied about me having to do with the second amendment. i'm the strongest person on the stage on the second amendment. he said, donald trump doesn't like the second amendment. i'm the strongest person on the stage on many things. he says, donald trump isn't pro life. he did the same with ben carson.
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the race in iowa. he said, ben carson has left the race+ had he not done that, i probably would have won, number one, but more imrtantly, ben carson was treated horribly by what this guy did. after the election ended, he called up ben carson to apologize. what good does that do? i don't think ben carson accepted the apology, and he shouldn't. fed ted cruz is a dishonest guy. a highly respected man said ted cruz is o o of the most dishonest men he's ever seen or dealt with. yet, he talks about evangelical. that's why i'm leading in the evangelical vote. person. >> you have a lot to say and we appreciate your time. unfortunately, we're out of time, but thank you for being >> thank you very much. >> by the way, mr. trump has a town hall tonight in charleston. starts at 8:00 eastern. democratic side, hillary clinton and bernie sanders both
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will be critical in nevadaa and south carolina. nbc news white house corresndent kristen welker is in chicago for us. >> secretary clinton will hold a get outp the vote rally later today. she andenator sanders are locked in a fierce fight for african-american support. >> reporter: with an eye on south carolina, secretary clinton went to harlem tuesday, making her strongest pitch yet to african-american voters. >> these are not only problems of economic inequality. these are problems of racacl inequality. >> reporter: despite a nagging cough. >> too much to say. >> reporter: clinton energized thecrowd, talking about education and taking a swipe at sanders, suggesting he's late to the conversation.
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time and say the right thing and think that's enough. >> reporter: again, casting him as a single issue candidate. >> we aren't a single issue country. we face a complex set of economic, social and political challenges. >> reporter: at a rally in atlanta, close to 5,000, sanders didn't engage clinton. instead, sticking to his script, proposing changes to the criminal justice system, speaking out about the death of unarmed black men. >> we are going to end the horrors that we have seen of unarmed african-americanseing shot and killed by police officers. >> reporter: a new poll shows clinton with a convincing lead in south carolina. 56% to 38%, fuelled in large part by minority support. sanders is working to broaden his appeal. earlier tuesday, camamigned with erica garner, whose father died
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officer put him in a chokehold. sanders brush aside bill clinton's comments, saying his susporters are similar to tea partiers. >> i think some of the things president clinton has been saying are unfortunate. we shouldn't beaking silly remarks. >> now, a new poll just out thi morning shows there is a virtual dead heat in nevada. secretary clinton gets 48%. senator sanders gets 47%. it's difficult to get accurate polling in nevada, but political analysts are in broad agreement, it is a close race there with caucuses. willie and savannah? >> tightening up. thanks so much. now to the debate over replacing justice antonin scalia. president obama waging into the republican opposition against him, naming scalia's successor. andrea mitchell has the latest on that good morning. >> good morning, savannah. president obama is forcefully rejecting republican calls to
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justice scalia's replacement. even as a handful of republican senators are breaking with their leaders and saying the obama nominee should at least get a fair hearing. >> the constitution is pretty clear about what is supposed to happen now. >> reporter: in california tuesday, president obama arguing he will nominate someone for the hihi court. despite calls by republican leaders that the pick be left to his suckcesssuccessor. >> historically, this has not been viewed as a question. there's no enwritten law that says that it can only be done on off years. that's not in the constitutional text. >> reporter: even some republicans criticize what appeared to be a rush to the political barricade so soon after justice scalia's death. >> this was a misstep. first off, that is not the first thing you say within hours of the passing of someone like justice scalia.
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to pick someone indisputably qualified. but with battle lines drawn, will the nominee even get a hearing? thth republican senator in charge of any confirmationhearing, chuck grassley told iowa radio -- >> i would wait until the nominee is made before i would ke any decisions. >> reporter: later, senator grassley seemed to backtrack, telling nbc news he's not open to a confirmation. remembrances for justice scalia this week. a cloth draped in his honor. he'll return one last time, lying in repose at the court's great hall, with a servivi set at the basilica at the national shrine in washington. law enforcement officials and the ownwn of the texas ranch where he died are completely ruling out foul play. saying a pillow found in his bed was above his head, not over his
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>> the scalia vacancy is already a big issue for the 2016 candidates. with each side seeing an oprtunity to determine the outcome of major issues like abortion and immigration, depending on who gains the majority in the close 5-4 decisions. >> thank you so much. a rare moment for pope francis on tuesday during his five-day trip to mexico. the pope became visibly irritated when overly eager people tugged on his sleeve from behind a barrier, causing him to fall into a man in a wheelchair. pope francis said inn spanish, don't be selfish. the pontiff stepped b bk and waved to people a few more minutes before leaving. today, he'll hold a large outdoor mass. he also plans to speak to inmates at a prison and visit the u.s./mexico border. last night was the kennel club dog show.
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but we have our winner. >> c.j.! >> that's right. a german short haired pointer from california was best in show. the 3-year-old beat out more than 2,700 other dogs to win the nation's most prestigious dog competition. lucy finished second. congratulations to c.j. >> the "new york times" said the tension was thick in the air, ando was the smell of wet dog. it was a rainy day. >> enjoy your cheerios. >> what's going on, al?? look what happened in florida. tornadoes touching down. could have been an f-3 tornado there. then you go to the north. rochester, new york, a massive snowstorm bringing really all kinds of traffic to a standstill. a real mess there. in the next half hour, we're going to talk about a big change in our temperatures for a big
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we're going to get to your sfx: cell phone vibrates. yeah? (sigh) you're okay... he's okay, he made it! jason.. what do you mean? we were very bad boys. alexa what's in the news? alexa: here's the news, "alecbaldwin and jason schwartzman were seen mooning paparazzi.baldwin threw his shoe at photographers before making arun for it". my poor cashmere socks... alexa, will you order another pair of brescianis. reordering bresciani socks. okay listen... can you send some lawyers or something? (moaning) ...alec? wednesday morning and we're quiet and dry across south florida. we do have extra cloud cover in place. we'll work our way through that we get through the morning commute. no rain in sight, just mid and high-level clouds skirt on by. mostly sunny forecast, a cool start to wednesday morning. how about two county area with temperatures back in the lower 60s.
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holding to 60 pompano beach, 64 that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks. coming up, thrown in jail for not paying back student loans? we'll hear from one man who said
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behind bars. >> announcer: lilie, this is nbc 6 south florida, news now. good morning to you. i'm sheli munoz. >> i'm eric harryman. the time is7:26. a busy day out there on our roadways let's get a quick check on your commute with kelly blanco. >> a busy morning with multiple traffic alerts. whatou're taking a look at, this is the area between 41st % street and just before oakland park boulevard on state road 7 you still have southbound lanes completely locked. this is from an earlier pedestrian versus car. let's go ahead and change sources.
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was struck by trains. a couple of lanes blocked off, northwest 22nd avenue and rutland street. keep that in mind as you're making your way out the door. let's change sources i-95, northwest 62nd street. chopper 6 over the expressway. back to you guys. >> a messy day ahead for crews in ft. lauderdale trying to fix a sewer lane break, regeg apartments. a 20 inch section of pipe is broken there. the crews want you to avoid any water related areas in the area, swimming, jet skiing, none thafr. >> top to bottom a good day. >> looking good, take you back 24 hours, stormy skies rolling in, this time around partly cloudy skies from university camera, enjoying early sun and more of that to come ourp way in the days ahead. cloud deck sittingut this
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rain-free, 61 oakland park, 62 ft. lauderdale. up to 78. mostly sunny skies. guys. >> all right, ryan, thanks so much. we'll be back in 20 minutes with
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>> the "today" shohocontinues. 7:30 now. it's wednesday morning, 17th of february, 2016. hello, crowd. everybody out there bundled up, looking happy. we'll step outside to say hello in a couple minutes. back inside stud owestudio 1a. apple saying the funprecedentedd customers. ahead of saturday's primary, the republican candidatesourt voters in south carolina where donald trump is maintaining a solid lead in the newest polls.
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prompted president obama to weigh in, saying h thinking trump will never become president. eagles of death metal made an emotional return to the stage in paris, who were playing at the bataclan theater during the terrorist attacks. there was heavy security before people entered last night. the government's allegedly stunning way of seeking replace of employment. one borrower had to learn the hard way when his old $1500 student loan turned into time behind bars. >> reporter: the federal government isn't kidding around. they want you to pay back your student loans. >> they will shrink themselves down to 2 inches high and hide ininour pocket and take the money back, one dime at a time. >> reporter: worse, as one borrower tells it.
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waist, and placed in a cell. >> reporter: like many americans, paul owes from 29 years ago, when ronald reagan was president. he didn't expect u.s. marshals come to his home in houston with anrrest warrant. >> with the interest on the $1500, it's now $5700. >> reporter: he thinks this could have been handled better. >> send a summons, a certified letter. not the marshals. >> reporter: the marshals say they tried that for three years, including notices taped to his door. he said he received one postcard which he thought was bogus and didn't respond. >> we spoke to him on the phone in 2013 at which time he said he wouldn't appear in court and they'd have to get him. >> reporter: when they went to his home lasas week with the warrant -- >> he yelled from inside, i have a gun. >> reporter: that's when they retreated, called for backup and returned with their gear.
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bit. >> reporter: after a brief time in custody, he was booked for disobeying a court order and >> were you afraid? >> totally. i couldn't believe it. >> reporter: the court ordered uncle sam. >> i need to pay that on increments starting in april. >> you can do that? >> not really, but not to go to jail -- >> reporter: he'll also have to pay nearly $1300 to the u.s. marshall service, the bill to do their job. >> people shoulul't be afraid the u.s. marshals are going to kick the door down. this was an extreme case. >> reporter: and a tough lesson. >> authorities saying they aren't making a practicee of this. it was an extreme case. he didn't a awer the summons. >> i just made a payment on my student loans, just to be safe. let's get a check of the weather, al. >> ready for the warm weather? >> yeah!
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big ridge of high pressure. jet stream up to the north. temperatures for today. 55 in casper. wichita wichita, 68. dallas, 74. tomorrow, record highs in the rockies, the plains. temperatures 25 to 35 degrees above normal. friday, it goes from the rockies all the way to cleveland, 51. birmingham, 69. ten degrees above average in new orleans. saturday, detroit, you're 15 degrees above average at 51 degrees. oklahoma city, 25 degrees above average with a high of 80 degrees. that's what's going o wedndnday morning quiet and dry, extra cloud cover. no rain, just mid level clouds to skirt on by.
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start to wednesday morning. two county area with temperatures settling back into the lower 60s. 61 oakland park, 62 ft. lauderdale. holding onto 60 in pompano beach. 64 in >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks. coming up, a man's wallet is lost and then found with a priceless note in place of some of the content. >> don't miss that amazing story. would you help a stranger keep a secret? jeff rossen with a hidden camer incare now becomes skinactive. new garnier skinactive introducing clearly brighter. a new active moisturizer to brighten dull skin. packed with antioxidant vitamin c, e and lha. clearly brighter does more than moisturize, it actively smoothes, boosts radiance and protects with spf 15. clinically proven. see brighter skin in just one week. new clearly brighter from garnier skinactive.
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this morning on rossen reports, more of our series, step in or step off. how would you reret if a woman asked you to help her cheat on her diet? would you coach her to stay strong or help her indulge? >> jeff rossen has a fun ending to his weekf hidden camera project. >> this affects a lot of us. it is mid-february now, seven weeks spot new year's resolutions. remember when you were going to lose 15 pounds? this is when we crack, grabthe doughnut or slice of cake. what if a woman, a stranger, walked up and asked you to help her cheat on her diet and lie fqr her? would you do it? our hidden cameras are rolling and these reactions are priceless. >> so good. >> reporter: who doesn't love a free sample? >> i want this cake so bad. >> reporter: but this woman is on a diet. >> my boyfriend is in the back
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he can't know i'm'm eating this cake. >> reporter: will the shoppers keep her secret? >> baby, what are you doing?. >> reporter: when even she is bubued by her judgey boyfriend. our hidden cameras are in place at grassroots natural market in morristown, new jersey. >> zoom in on that woman there. >> reporter: we're watchg every bite. >> i'm on a diet. keep a lookout for my boyfriend. >> okay. >> reporter: thewoman stands guard. >> oh, my. we're on a d dt together. he'd kill me. >> throw away the res of it. >> >> the woman is left with a cake. she's making a beeline for the garbage, to throw away the evidence. >> did she havava bite? >> i didn't see anything.
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>> i think it's makeup. >> hi. jeff rossen f fm nbc news. how are you? >> good. how are you? >> this is a social experiment. >> sometimes, you have to have a little bit of a cheat so you can stay on a long-term plan. >> you helped her cheat? >> i did. >> girl power. >> girl power. , yeah. >> reporter: turns out, that girl power is strobg. this next woman also watches her eat the cake and lies to protect her. >> is she eating cake? >> no. >> reporter: she's about to go further. >> we're good friends from way back. >> play that again. >> we're good friends from way back. >> reporter: they're complete strangers. >> is that yours? >> yeah. look at me, i eat a lot of cake. >> seriously? >> yeah. >> reporter: the women are sticking together. how will the men react? >> my boyfriend is coming, take it!! >> reporter: she stuck him with the cake. what will he do when the boyfriend confronts him. >> man to man, was she eating cake? you can tell me. yes, she was? i didn't say aword.
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everything. the next man tells onher, too. >> that's a yes? >> reporter: when we think all the men are tattlers and the women her protecters, along comes this guy. about to give us the biggest surprise of the day. >> i'm breaking my diet. i'm not supposed to. >> reporter: he's enjoying his free sample and doesn't mind sharing. >> you're going to feed me? >> don't tell anyone. >> i won't. >> my boyfriend is in the back. he's going to freak. >> he ain't gonna know nothing. >> you won't say anything? >> i wear to god. >> reporter: he feeds her more. >> down that quick. >> once i start, i can't stop. >> reporter: he's laughing now, but notot for long. >> they got the beets you like. >> oh! >> what is going on? this is his. >> reporter: she's pointing the finger at him. will he keep her secret. >> it's mine. >> it's yours? >> yeah. >> why is she holding your -- >> i didn't have room to put it all on my plate.
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>> no. >> reporter: he won't budge. >> i saw her -- >> i swear to god. she was just holding it. i'm agluten. i'm greedy. >> i have to meet this guy. >> y were nice to her. >> i was. >> you took the blame, two pieces of cake. >> i had to help a damsel in distress. >> we're all in this together. >> we are. >> love that guy. oh! we wonder how you'd react. we've been doing these facebook chats all week. i'm doing another o o when i walk off the set here. i can answer your comments andnd questions live. go to facebook.com/rossen reports. what do you ink? >> that guy, i like that guy. >> i think he was also hitting on her. >> when they feed each other. >> when he starts feeding her. >> when i saw it, i was like, right. >> we don't like judgey boyfriends, is the verdict.
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the dog was in rough shape. the dtor reached out for advice on facebook and got an overwhelming response to try to save the dog. the dog was called gracie claire, and the doctor has been sharing progress daily online. day six, up a couple pounds. day 16, getting stronger. it was this heartwarming video here that touched a lot of people. the doctor realized that gracie wasn't eating one morning, so he decided to hop into her crate to comfort her, bringing his breakfast along. this video has been viewed over 6 million times. rene writing, this restores my faith in humanity. so beautiful to see the love, care and compassion you're showing this sweet little girl. prayers for her. the clinic posting pictures showing gracie well enough to move in with the bigger dogs. hopefully, she'll find a permanent home soon. >> i bet she will. >> a lot of people wanted to adopt her after that video. that's a good thing. everybody wants her now.
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>> announcer: live, nbc 6 south florida, breaking news. >> good morning to you. i'm sheli munoz. >> i'm eric harryman. your time right now is 7:56. we've got some breaking news to get you updated on here. just into the newsroom, coast guard crews search foorg missing cuban migrant. this is what we know so far. that migrant was last seen swimming towards key west. making phone calls trying to get information. as soon as we have an upte we'll pass it to you. >> we do have an update on that garbage truck in miami that crashed on i-95. we're learning park programs and operating hours back to normal today, except the pool area, which that part remains closed. you recall, garbage truck flew off the ramp and plunged two stories into the park. >> an update on wednesday forecast. ryan.
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start to the day, clouds beginning to clear out. we've been rain-free and we'll be rain-free the next few days. you see the shield of cloud cover moving away, full sunshine. 60 oakland park, 61 ft. lauderdale, 64 miami. a little more cloud cover in miami-dade. mostly sunny skies returning today with first alert forecast high of 78. here is kelly with traffic. >> we still have an area of u.s. 441 southbound blocked off because of from northwest 41st street to before oakland park boulevard. now, this was an earlier pedestrian that got struck and was air rescued to the hospital. a crash i-95 southbound, our cameras aren't working at this time. southbound northwest 79th street. another one as you're approaching airport expressway. >> kelly, thanks so much. we'll be back in 25 minutes with another south florida update. >> "day" show continues.
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and weather app. it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, the princess and the press. kate huffington post that has her shining a light on a cause near and dear to her heart. >> we want to prioritize the emotional well-being of the students for long academic success. plus, game on. >> what an idea that your doctor might write you out a prescription to play a video game. >> we'll see it in the next couple years. >> could a video game help us stay sharp? an inside look at new technology
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plaza this morning. we have a nice family here. a lot of folks out on the plaza. what did you see? >> that's a guy in a dog suit, i think. >> i think it's a real dog. >> good looking dog. >> look at him. >> it is? >> awesome. coming up, can you have your burger and eat althy, too? siri daly, the better half of this man here, has a delicious burger. let's get a checkck of the top stories. >> good morning. apple says it will fight a judge's order over the phone of san bernardino shooter syed farook. investigators have been unable to access data from farook's phone more than two months after the shooting that left 14 people dead. on tuesday, a federal judge ordered apple to help the fbi hack into farook's encrypted iphone. apple's ceo tim cook opposes
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step, which he says has imple implacations beyond the case at hand. president obama is vowing to pick an insputably qualified nominee for the supreme court to replace the late antonin scalia. the president's comments follow calls from some r rublicans who want the replacement left up to the next presidenen the president rejects those calls, saying republicans are reading something into the constitution that isn't there. a follow-up on a story we told you about last year, about a florida woman who live-streamed a night of partying and her drive home drunk. people who watched whitney on periscope called 911 to report her. now, in a a plea deal, she's not getting jail te but she gets 12 months probation, 150 hours community service, six-month suspended driver's license, and she cannot visit any bars. the cost of prescription drugs keeps going up in the u.s., even for generic drugs. a new company wants to shake up
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costs down. details from olivia sterns. >> reporter: a nurse outside chicago struggle to pay for her $400 prescription drug bill. taking cymbaltlt and high cholesterol medications and blood pressure.. she was searching for coupons. >> when i got to the pharmacy wi the coupon, they'd run the code and it wasn't real. >> reporter: then she stumbled upon blink health. drugs are marked down by as much as 95%. >> almost everyone takes medications at some point in their life. most people are overpaying. >> reporter: blink was founded by brothers matthew and jeffrey, to bypass insurance companies. >> whether you have good insurae, bad insurance or no insurance at all, you should check the blink price before@ going to the pharmacy. >> reporter: here's how blink works. normally, your doctor writes a prescription. go to your insurance company and the insurance company goes to the drug maker.
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insurance yououhave. blink goes straight to the drug maker so you click on your drug, pay online, and print out the receipt to take to your pharmacy. blink features over 1,5,000 medications at 60,000 pharmacies nationwide. this approach could be the future. >> a lot of people have high deductible plans. u may not realize what's going on until you try to fill the prescription. >> reporter: back in chicago, tammy says her $422 bill has been cut to just $77 a month. >> what did you t tnk when you saw that at first? >> i wanted to cheer. nobody wants to spend their money on medicine if you don't have to. >> reporter: saving money and time to enjoy life's precious moments. olivia sterns, nbc news, chicago. >> good idea. something we can all use, for sure. >> natalie, thank you. > now to some royal news
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the duchess of cambridge turning kensingto palace into her home office for a cause near and dear to her heart. kelly cobiella is there. >> good morning. we all know how private prince william and the duchess of cambridge kate are. today, they've thrown open the doors to their palace. there is a newsroom in there behind me. they've invited in a team from the huffington post. they're talking about child's mental health issues. anxiety, depression, bullying and the importance of early prevention. kate has put on her journalist cap, writingnd acting as an editor. >> reporter: the duchess of cambridge turned guest editor, running the huffington post's uk for the day. with reporters and bloggers in her kensington palace home, to highlight a cause close to her heart. >> how long does it take to chge and update? >> reporter: launching the
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kate gets personal, writing that she and prince william hope to encourage george and charlotte to speak about their feelings and to give them the tools and sensitivity to be supportive peers to their friends as they get older. sharing your feelings is not necessarily a royaltradition. it began to change with princess diana. now, another bold step from kate. >> she is a person who is known globally, and we're a firm known globally. when the two come together, it can be very powerful. >> reporter: the duchess sayss the mental health of our children should be just as health. >> i knew that i was lucky. my parents and tchers provided me with a wonderful and secure childhood. i always knew i was loved, valued and listened to. but, of course, many children arenen so lucky. >> reporter: even kids younger than 5 could be suffering in silence, she says. >> imagine if everyone was able
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to be listened to, needs to be respected and needs to be loved. we could make such a huge difference for an entire generation. >> reporter: huffington post research shows 1/3 of parents worry they'll look like bad mothers and fathers if their chd has a mental health problem. by writing and talking about it, the duchess is hoping to change that. >> and another big name involved in the campaign todada first lady michelle obama, who has written a blog about mental health issues, and vetetans. the idea is to go global with this. alrey, the #young minds matter is trending in the uk and in the u.s. this morning. guys, the work in this very fancy newsroom will continue throughout the afternoon. >> kelly cobiella, thanks so much. coming up in trending a man loses his wallet, gets it back, but with a message from one very -- i don't know if it can
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you call dibs on a name and none of your friends or family can use the name. >> oh, yeah. >> you agree, like you say -- let's say you don't have kids but say, i like the name, kim, kids that? >> definitely. >> you're on the record. >> you have to claim your turf. >> interesting. >> we wanted to name nick benjamin after her dad, but her sister had claimed benjamin. >> i think families claim it. i know friends who live in different parts of the country who are upset that their friend across the country nam their kid the same thing. >> if you're across the country, it's fine. >> there's a 200 mile limit. >> is that what it is? >> i had violet and th jennifer garner and ben affleck stole it. >> 57% say it's not cool if you
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43% name stealing isn't a thing. >> it's not. >> by the way, most people say they like traditional names over trendy ones. >> we love the name -- i always loved madison. siri went to college with madison and said, oh, no. marley, and i was like, bob marley. >> knocking off names left and right. >> we like strong names. >> it was a challenge. >> strike. >> i got a great new york story for you guys. meet riley. he lost his wallet early at a concert and it contained $100 in cash, credit cards and his driver's license. the story has a happy ending, sort of. his wallet arrived in the mail. here came the letter along with it from the man who found it. quote, i found your wallet and driver's license and address. here's your credidi cards and other important stuff. but, the man addd this, i kept
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the metro card for the subway because, well, the fare is $2.75 now. and the wallet, because it's cool. enjoy the rest of your day. anonymous. >> oh, my gosh. >> this is anew york story. only in new york. >> he returned -- >> i appreciate the honesty. he was honest about why he was using the money. >> the driver's license is the hardest thing to replace. >> i know. >> i love how he signed it, t to. >> was a grammy legend turned away from an afterparar? one of the most iconic musicians of all time winner of grammy awards, but it's not enough to get sir paul mccartney into a grammys afterparty. he was reportedly turned away from a hollywood nightclub not once but twice.
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vip do we got to get? he was telling inging the musician, beck, who he was with, we need another hit. here's the catch, that party, hosted by rapper tyga. on twitter, tyga denied he was behind the snub. he said he didn't know mccartney was out there and the nightclub is saying paul mccartney was in the wrong line at the wrong partrt >> who cares, it's paul mccartney! >> any party. >> oh, sir tyga. next to ryan reynolds and his new job, apparently, entertainment reporter. he interviews hugh jackman about "e"eie the eagle." acting? >> the sex scenes, i do them. >> that's where the craft is. my next question is from a blake lively from new york city, new york. he writes, hugh, i tried calling you on the phone a a you didn't answer.
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hotel this afternoon. i don't have much time because ryan isaving a mani/pedi from 3:to 3:00 to 4:00. i'm getting a mani/pedi. that's weird. >> ryan's wifes blake lively. not a he but a she. funny. next, jimmy fallen'sonfallon's take on "fuller house." he had something to fill the role of michelle tanner, donald trump. i had to stay in the race. otherwise, the clinton would be in the whiteouse again. i mean, who wants to see something from the '90s come back i 2016? >> in the end, the whole family came together to sing the show's theme song. that's your pop start for today, guys. >> thank you, sir. now let's get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> let's show you what we have going on. we've got a big system making its way into the pacific
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showers, stretching from seattle all the way to los angeles.s. they need the rain, so it's good news. e front has moved off the eastern seaboard so things have calmed down. chilly a"ound the upper great lakes but look how hot. 90s into southern california and southwestern arizona. 80s through texas. we will have a little bit of a clipper across, bringing snow to the great lakes and parts of northern ohio. beautiful weather through the gulf coast. even down into florida. temperatures a little cooler than usual. windy weather in southern california. the heat builds in the southwest on into texas. that's what's go we're seeing a fair amount of cloud cover across miami-dade county but skies starting to thin out across broward. we're heading for a mostly sunny day. it's a cool morning, by the way, 60 in oakland park, 61 ft. lauderdale, 64 miami. winds out of the north and northwest. we'll warm up nice this afternoon n der mostly sunny skies. just have to get through the cloud cover tis morning. mid-60s through the 9:00 a.m. hour, mid-70s this afternoon,
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anything but game over when it comes to an aging mind. good morning. >> could be good news. this week, we've t ten you to ecuador and iceland in our search for the secrets of living longer and living more healthy lives. today, our journey takes us to an imaginary world that m help our aging brains act young again. >> where are we? >> this is in anotherworld. >> here are your targets. >> i have to respond to the red creatures, to catch them. >> reporter: it may look and sound like something we nag our kids to stop aying. >> keep it up. >> reporter: but a top neuro neuroscientist says this is not just a game. he believes one day, it could be more powerful than any drugn again. >> wt an idea, that your doctor might write you out a prescription to play a video game. >> i think we'll see it in the next couple years. >> the next couple years? >> i do.
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games are already a big industry. last month, lumosity paid a $2 million settlement to the federal trade commission for suggesting their games could stave off memoryloss, dementia and alzheimer's. claims the fdc said the company could not back up with science. but the company says itthe rigger of their research, though they've discontinued that marketing language. at the university of california san francisco, this doctor says he wants to leave no doubt tha his games really work. he took five years to develop onen game called neuro racer. he and his team tested it on dozens of people between 60 and 85 years old. >> looking for your ability to resist distractions. >> reporter: like this 67-year-old, ann stewart. >> forgetting things or leaving them behind, come back in the house three times for the same thing. it's not a good sign of aging well. >> reporter: after they played
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for a month, thehe doctor saw something incredible. >> we found that they improved their ability to multi-task beyond the level of eve 20-year-olds who played it a single visit. >> i don't sit around worrying about losing my mind. >> reporter: the scientific community heralded the work as a game changer. >> it's not snake oil. >> reporter: in his book "smarter," dan investigated the science ofbuilding brainpower. >> not junk science. there's serious work going on. it finds that doing these kinds of brara games can sometimes, in some people, be really helpful. >> so there's hope for the aging brain? >> defitely hope. >> reporter: don't rush to the app store yet because the game rs not is not on the market. he's putting them through moror tests. >> we want to do the research to really bring confidence, to members of the field and the public, that when it arrives in their hands, they know it's going to do what we say it's going to do.
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games, including one called body brain trainer. mixing brain training with a gym workout. he says after thrhr months, tests showed his -year-old brain performed more like a 20-year-old. >> medicine has worked so hard and has done a great job at making us live longer, but living longer without living better is just missing the main point. >> what do we do? >> reporter: as f f my aging brain -- >> you're doing well. i don't know if you play a lot of games. >> i've never played a game before. i'm a natural. >> reporter: someday, it may be what the doctor ordered. >> i feel smarter already. >> perfect. >> okay. >> i love the noises. >> it was fun. what can i say? the doctor hopes to market the games toths ss to the public when he completes his studies. the fda iss evaluating one of his
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he hopes the games will be approved for alzheimer's and dementia, as well, one day. >> angry birdsoesn't count? >> i don't think so. >> it looks like mario cart. do that. anyway, it was fun and we tried to get it so you all could play. too top secret to let the "today" show anchors play with. >> remind me not to get with you in a car when you're behind the wheel. playing that game. the technology is exciting. >> thank you. coming up tomorr, the five things you need to know about living longer. good series. thank you. let's head upstairs to carson and siri. >> on the topic of living longer, healthier lives, here's my lovely wife, cooking up a storm. we have a take on an american classic of burger and fries, but these aren'trutabaga. >> that'll be coming up.
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a good morning. i'm sheli muniz. >> i'm eric harryman. an update on the garbage truck crash. operating hours are back to normal today except for the pool which will stay close for now. the garbage truck flew off the ramp in i-95 and plunged ten stories or about 100 feet into jose marquee park. messy workday ahead for crews in ft. lauderdale trying to fix a sewer main bak. the city ys a 20-inch section
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crews want you to avoid water-related activities in the area -- swimming, fishing, or jet skiing. kelly blanco has the traffic. >> a couple things to worry about makng your way out the door. this is i-95 southbound north of state road 84 where we had an accident blocking a couple lanes. now blocking one right lane and off to t t shoulder. chopper 6 over the scene of police activity 826outhbound oornd the area of northwest 154th street. a couple lanes completely
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morning, everybody. it's 8:30. wednesday, february 17th, 2016. great to have you along with us. nice day out here on our plaza. we have the gang all here, except for matt, who is enjoying some time off this week. the weather has warmed up nicely. >> by the time we get to the end of the week, you'll be -- >> how high is it going to get?
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>> amazing. coming up, from reading headlines to making them, a local tv news anchor opens up for the first time about the mistake that ended her career. and how hitting rock bottom provided the foundation to rebuilding her life. plus, mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the evillest of them all? "the huntsman" won't be in theaters for month but we have a sneak peek of the star-studded cast and their twisted characters. >> all right. we're serving up burgers the healthy way. siri daly has ingredients that could add years to your life. that's a good burger. >> it's wrangler wednesday. to celebrate, wrangler is live right now on "today's" facebook page. >> he's excited. >> you can get a behind the scenes tour of our studio. go to facebook.com/today and hit
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wakes up. >> it's your day, wake up! >> come on, wrangler. ain't nothing but a hound dog, crying all the time christmas. weather. got. starting with today, we are looking at wet weather from the pacific northwest all the way into central and eventually southern california. windy conditions. we're looking at snow as the clipper comes across the great lakes. look for sunshine along the gulf coast. chillier in the mid-atlantic states. tomorrow, that continues. the snow expands i io the rockies and the cascades. wet weather into southern calirnia. windy through the central plains and snow around the great lakes. plenty of sunshine and temperatures warming up from the midsection of the country and spreading east. to be your valentine? you're a littleebehind. >> i know.
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nice. we're seeing a fair amount of cloud cover across miami-dade county but skies starting to thin out across broward. we're heading for a mostly sunny day. it's a cool morning, by the way, 60 in oakland park, 61 ft. lauderdale, 64 miami. winds out of the north and northwest. we'll warm up nice this afternoon under mostly sunny skies. just have to get through the cloud cover this morning. mid-60s through the 9:00 a.m. hour, mid-70s this afternoon, highs today at 78. next few days mid-70s, dry and sunny. >> that's your latest weather. >> thank you very much, roker. special message for engaged couples. if you love "my big fat greek wedding" and it reminded you of your family, we've pararnered with "my big fat greek wedding 2" for a chance to win your dream wedding. share your love story and
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maybe we'll choose you for our big fat today wedding. go to today.com/weddings for all the rules and regulations. apply before february 26th good luck. savannah? >> carson, thank you. now to a story that raises the question, should one mistake define your life? it's a story of a local tv news anchor in tuscan, arizona. it's a woman i worked with for years. four years ago, the former anchor made a terrible split-second decision. after feeling the pressures of aging in a career that put the premium on youth and beauty. she has never spoken out about this experience in a tv interview until now. >> reporter: for 35 years, martha was the queen of tuscan, arizona. >> being from here gives me a special connection to the stories we cover in souern arizona. >> reporter: respected, trusted, belove i experienced this firsthand, working with her at local station kvoa, early in my career. >> did you love being a news
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>> i actually love t t responsibility of informing people. for me, it was kind of a job that i felt like i was born to do. >> when you're in the public eye, people expect you to always be a certa way. how did you manage that? >> one of the things that i was known for when i was on the air is for my big smile and my hardy laugh. i did that every day. i put that on every day, even when i wasn't lauauing or smiling inside. i knew that that was my job. >> reporter: the wear and tear of a career in the public eye took its toll, and marth was fearful of losing the job she loved. >> there's a shelf life for anchor women in our business. i remember saying to myself, i'm never going to stick around that long so i can start to be depreciated. i'm going to lve before they start edging me out. i didn't.
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>> so that brings us to february 2012. >> mm-hmm. >> tell me about that day, what happened? >> i had been very depressed about what was going on at work, so i went to the mall, i bought a pair of shoes, shopped around, got stuff, and then i took a blouse, i took a top. i walked out. the store guard came after me and said, did you know that you have that in your bag? at that point, i guess i could have said, oh, my god, do i? i meant to pay for it. i bought the other things but it slipped my nd. i said, yes, i do know it's there. for it? i said, no. i don't think i was. and there began my nightmare. >> reporter: and it was. immediately, news reports of martha's shoplifting incident was everywhere. the following monday, she was
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>> why do you think that you acted out in that way? it doesn't seem your character. >> no. >> at all. >> i think that i just wanted to stop the madness. i wanted to stop my unhappiness. i didn't know how to do it myself. i think i knew deep down in my heart that if i shoplifted something, you know, just like any other crime, you would lose your job. so instead of saying good-bye to kvoa and having a lovely farewell and doing it the right way, that's the way i did it. i will regret that till the day i die. >> reporter: martha fell into a deep depression, not leaving her home for months. not even getting off her couch. >> depression is this heaviness, this feeling like hopelessness. like, there's no solution to your problem. you might as well just end it all. >> did you feel suicidal? >> i thought about it.
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thought that my daughter would be better off without me. my husband would certainly be better off without me because he could find somebodod that wasn't a shoplifter. i mean, this is all going onn my head. >> reporter: finally, at her husband's suggestion, the family moved from tuscan to washington state, caught help from a psychiatrist hypnotherapist. >> it allowed me to forgive myself, which was the piece of the puzzle i hadn't been able to put together >> you're the martha i've known, full of life, joy an full of life and laugh. do you feel this process ishat helped you get that back? >> i do. it was the spark t tt had gone dark in my life. >> reporter: nono four years later, martha is back in her hometown of tuscan, arizona, looking forward to opening a hypnotherapy franchise of her own.
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with my tail between my legs or show people that what happened to me can happen to anyone. that it was a mistake. that we all make mistakes. that one bad chapter does not end the story. that was chapter 7. i'm now on chapter 8 and 9 and moving toward chapter whatever. >> what a great story. i think she will give so many people courage, perhaps, to do something that they have wanted to do. >> it's unusual circumstances, but i think a lot of people can relate to not dealing w wh things that might be happening inside, acting out in a way that wowod be unexpected, even to them. i think, most importantly, she shows graceful way back. >> what was it like for you? somebody you grew7up watching, to sit across and talk to her like that? >> you know,artha and i -- not only did i watch her growing up in tuscan, then we were colleagues and stayed friends. i know when this happened and it was all in the headlines, i tried to reach out to her.
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i think the message she received is you're in the defined by one thing. your friends will always love you. i'm very, very proud of r. >> it's great that she's doing so well now. >> yes. >> that story, she seemed so nice. she deserves a second chance and a new opportunity. now, that's chapter 8 and 9, going well. >> can't judge someone on their worst day. >> mayay we all not be judged that way. >> except willie. >> i knew you were going to say that. it was a bad day though. >> it was. a new take on snow white.
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huntsman" and the star-studded we're back at 8:42. we have a sneak peek at a highly star power. >> "the huntsman" tells the story that comes before the tale of snow white. katie got a chance to talk to all.
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hoping for, prepare yourself for so much more. >> reporter: yes, "the huntsman, winter's war" has everytytng, three strong female characters and chris hemsworth. >> you will become my huntsman. >> reporter: the time before snow white. two evi sisters threaten the land with darkness. >> we have much to do. we will bring fear. >> reporter: only huntsman eric and his secret lover, warrior sarah, can stop them. >> you look stunning. >> a lot of competition with hemsworth in the room. >> prettiest of us all. >> mirror, mirror on the wall. >> whoever gets the mirror will be unstoppable. >> lovely. >> it's what you get for working with three girls. >> so happy.
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huntsman." >> claws and stuff. it's dark, actually. >> i mean, it is -- there's more humor. i think it's not as dark, yeah. >> what are you going to do, take on two evil sisters and their entire army? >> pretty much. >> it's a prequel. >> prequel to the sequel. back story that my character in theirst one, when he's talking to snow white about his wife, it's filling in the blanks. also, where the huntsman came from. >> i once had a wife. i let her out of my sight, and she was gone. >> you play the wife that we heard about in the last movie, right? >> a fellow huntswoman working
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>> world of women. >> i'm the old quee there's a new one now. >> are you just as evil? >> i don't know if i'm just as evil. there's a sad back story to why she becomes who she is and as cruel has she is. it's a great villain to play. >> men have forgotten what it means to be afraid. >> do you feeee a little bit maybe intimidated because you were so believably evil in the last one, which i can only imagine means you're like that in real life? i'm just kidding. >> i w nervous. charlize is so mean. >> hello, i've missed you. >> you seem to be having a good time already, the four of you hanging out. > love fantasy. >> i do, too. >> especially playing a queen, you vamp it up and it's so fun. >> if you do go to the pub tonight, you should show up in these outfits. >> then we'll get to the pub.
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for "today," katie, nbc news, london. >> incredible cast. >> yeah. amazing. >> the first was great. >> "the huntsman" from universal hits theaters in april. up nexex forget are you smarter than a fifth grader?
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the 10-year-old we're back at 8:48. we have a story of a young fashion designer making quite a lash on the scene, attracting attention for her style and her age. tamron has her story. >> good morning. breaking into the hyper come pet competitive world of fashion design is no small feet. iffy is not your average designer. after constantly bullied for her sisi, iffy came up with a creative way to respond.
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clothing which includes plus size outfits. to top that off, this kid has found her way now to the catwalk. >> reporter:t new york's fashion week, the runways showcase the world's top designers. now, one fresh face is jumping into the spotlight. >> telling me how good i am at fashion. >> r rorter: at just 10 years old, egypt, who goes by ffy," is making her debut as the only models. she's loving every second of it. >> sometimes i get my model's make it. >> reporter: iffy began designing clothes after she was repeatedly bullied at school, often because of her size. >> i was bullied. they called me all kinds of names. one time i was stabbed with a pencil. >> reporter: iffy decided to
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and grandmother's sewing machine. >> she started making dogs with a sewing needle. she started designing clothth and sketching. >> reporter: it wasn't long before iffy was trading bullying for business, by launching chubby line, which she describes as bringing africa to america, one design at a time. >> when i see her line, i see a future in the fashi industry. >> fashion week, to see her at 10 years old, i felt so great. >> reporter: her t teads are for all shapes and sizes. iffy loves to share her inspiring fashions with everyone. >> i like how you can interact with fabrics. get new ideas. reporter: it's her edgempowering message that makes iffy stand out. >> i turned negative attention into positive attention. [ applause ] >> okay, we're all in love with her. you have to admit, the entire
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story, i kept thinking about beyonce's song "formation." stay classy and let your success be your revenge. her business model is the revenge on the bullies. now, she's a role model for a bunch of kids and adults, honestly. >> really talented. >> love her. >> it's a one name thing,g, too. iffy. i'm? >> cher. you know you're big when you have one name. she's so cute. >> great story. up next, can burgers save your life? just kiddg. but can they help you live longer? we'll find out when we join ms.
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first, this is "today" on we're back at 8:53 with today food as part of our living longer, living better series. we have recipes that aren't just delicious but full of ingredients tt may help you live longer. siri daly is here with twoypes of healthy burgers. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> we have our tasting crew, including your husband, downstairs. >> is he in the cage? >> , not in the cage. >> have you been in the doghouse before? >> he's used to the doghouse. >> we're doing chickpea burgers. >> we're going to add cumin, salt and pepper, cilantro and garlic.
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reaches a paste-like consistency. >> i never know how long to whisk these up. oh, put it on the other way, you're saying. i'm helpful, aren't i? >> it dsn't take long. see how it resembles that consistency? then we're going to remove it from there and put it in a bowl. add some mushrooms and carrots. we do these separately so we can get different textures. it's pastey. you want to try the lid again? >> take two. >> can you swapyou the swap vegetables. remove those. now we're going to add the chickpea mixture to the veggies. do you want to grab the egg? we'll add the egg and the flour and some panko. we're going to mix it all up. this wilil make four burgers. >> okay. >> over herewe have them already formed.
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hot skillet. get the skillet hot so it adds the crispy texture to your burgers. especially. >> carson assured me off the air these are great burgers. he's a tough critic. >> we made them the other night. it's fantastic. >> it gets krit by ss crispy on the outside because it's mushy on the inside. >>ack here, we have mushroom and lentil burgers. we have mushrooms, lentils, worcester -- which i still don't know how to say the word. >> you nailed it. i don't know how to say it. >> i pulsed these in the food processor to make them fine. this is a cooled mixture. added the worcester. >> twice, back to back, wow. >> worcester sauce. >> wll add the cooked lentils, an egg and bread crumbs again. >> similar process to the other
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>> exactly. >> all right. >> then we'll mix that up. mix it a little bit. >> sure. >> i have two burgers cooking here. seven minutes per side in a hot skillet. then -- >>rutabaga. >> routeutabaga fries. >> tell me about that. >> i didn't know you could cook with rutabaga. >> it's delicious. like a sweet potato frfr >> all right. >> double thumbs up downstairs. >> oh, yes!s! >> see you good mornng to you. i'm sheli muniz. >> and i'm eric harryman. the time is 8:56. that breaking news we're tuquing about is a cargo plane that had experienced some kind of a mechanical problem in the air, landed withinhe last seven minutes at miami international airport. you are looking at live ctures of that cargo plane on the ground right now. >> it is unclear what the
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there's plenty of f)re equipment on the scene but no signs of problems at this moment here. as a precaution, police had closed some roads in the immediate area of the airport for the landing. let's see if there are any residual effects. here's kelly. chopper 6 was spotting out those delays and also the road closures. perimeter road around the miami international airport is still completely shut down. and they also shut down 836 east bound from northwest 87th avenue to the palmetto expressway. do keep that in mind as yoore making your way out the door. they are telling me they are susuposed to be reopening those roads soon, but just avoid that if you can. >> kelly, nice to see the sunshine coming back. we start our morning with mostly cloudy skies bub we have dry conditions out and about the area, mid-6 across broward and miami-dade. 64 oakland park, 65 in ft. lauderdale, 66 in miami. mid-60s here through the hour and then we're into the mid-70s by midday. 78 your first alert forecast
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keeps getting better as we go. this morning on "today's take," access denied. while paul mccartney was turned away on music's biggest night. baby, you can drive my car. a memorable carpool karaoke moment with sia. and fred armisen with a performance as tiny in ""zoolander 2."" all tt and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take," with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. it's wednesday morning, february
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i'm willie with al, natalie and tamron. we have a great crowd on the plaza. this is my morning jam. great song. " "losers" by the weekend featuring labrinth. get the clean version if you're playing it with kids, is what i'll say. there is a showdown between apple and the fbi. a federal judge has ordered apple to help the fbi unlock the phone of san bernardino mass shooter syed farook. authorities trying to fill in 18 missing minutes of farook and his wife tashfeen's whereabouts on the day. the company said it's cooperating with the fbi but will fight the order. cook said the united states government has demanded apple take an unprecedented step, which threatens the security of our customers. we oppose this order which has implications far beyond the
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cook toldcbs's "60 minutes" in december that opening phos to the government makes us all vulnerable. here's what he said. >> on your smartphone today, your iphone, there's likely health information, there's financial information, and you should have the ability to protect it. the only way we know how to do thqt is to encrypt it. why is that? it's because ifhere's a way to get in, then somebodyd will find a way in. >> basically, tim cook and apple are saying, we don't want to begin to explore the idea of hacking into a backdoor because then that's out there. the technology exists. >> it's creating a master key of encryption. >> right. a lot of people watch this and say, can't you get into the one phone without putting the rest of us at risk? that's the back and forth that's happening now. >> it's similar to what happened after 9/11, with the conversation over the patriot act. how far are you willing to go? how much of your security?
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more about the nsa than we as americans wanted them to do. whatever youhink of snowden, he was part of opening our eyes to that. interesting. >> the government is basically wowoied about built-in security software that could auto delete all the data on the phone when they try t crack it. then they're out for good and can't get the information they need. in the months later but in the middle of an investigation, if down. >>&if they could take the phone physically, fbi agents, go to apple, watch over them while back. >> it's not that simple. they're worried that not just the i, what the government can do. right now, you may trust the government. ten years from now, you may not trust the government. the otherish shoo ishsue is, once it's created, who is going to protect that secret? information?
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internationally, is their point. >> apple, i think, the argument is clearly understandable. but i think in the case where you had terrorists in the country, a lot of people look at it that way and say, yeah, it should be -- >> that was the question after 9/11. >> i can tell you law enforts enforcement in new york and other big cities feel they don't get enough cooperate from the silicon valley companies. the companies are protecting that you are customers first. >> there's a lot of conversation going on about this, including mark zuckerberg. >> we've been watching pope francis, who is visiting mexico. it's a six-day trip to mexico. earlier this week, you saw the tohing video of him walking down the al-- from the altar and blessing this wheat child in the wheelchair. it was a touching moment. yesterday, we saw what became a tense moment, actually. the pontiff is one who likes to really get in with the crowds
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people, as we saw here in the he gets down in there with people. unfortunately, the situation seemed like it got a little out of hand for him. he was at a western city, greeting the fans at this open-air mass. you see there a person reaching over the barricade and pulling at his robe. he crashes into a man in the wheelchair. the pope got a little peeved, which i think we can all understand. he's 79 years old, too, being pulled and yanked on to a person in a wheelchair. he basically said, don't be selfish. what's wrong with you? stop being so selfish. clearly understandable in that moment. scary for the person in the wheelchair, too. >> i don't think it wasbout him. i think he was like, watch out wheelchair. >> i think it's the first time we saw the pope lose his cool a little bit maybe. >> to protect someone. >> it's a reaction i think any of us would show.
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>> another guy we love on the program who called in here before, prince. now, prince is just not anybody, of course. when prince takes a passport photo, he takes a passport photo. he tweeted this out. prince rogers nelson. >> is that blue steel? >> it's gone viral. he has the afro, he has the cheeks. he has it all going on. >> i mean, the pursed lips, the whole thing. >> the what lips? >> pursed lips. >> it looks like it's for a photo photoshoot. >> it probably was. >> i'm sure it was. >> only prince could have a passport photo like that. >> who is cooler than that guy? i'm racking my brain. >> next time, i'll do the blue steel for my passport photo. you can't smile anymore, right? >> you have toave a neutral expression. that's so hard. >> i look like i'm grimacing or
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>> i look like i shouldn't be let in cocotries.s. mine is like, don't let her in. the problem is, it's probabay lighting, as well. when we mere mortals get our passport, we're on the wall. no light, no nothing. >> he has nice shading, the whole thing. >> contouring. i don't know what's going on there. move on. so this caught our attention. amazeing video of a high flying dunk routine. this i liberty university's soar ministry. they mix acrobatics, trampoline -- >> oh! >> is that crazy? >> central bantist church. that's a church i want to go to. >> it's in virginia. >> look at that, breaks the backboard. >> crazy. >> drop the mic, right? >> everybody say, amen. everybody say, hallelujah! >> through the legs, to bam!
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>> the church we need to go to and visit, virginia. mr. roker? >> we're going to our facebook wall in the orange room. it's day 16 of our 25 days of give aways. this is a great prize. we've got a nordic track bike from seses, worth $600. we want you to go to facebook.com/today's take. you'll see a picture of it. you can like us and register to win. let's see how man people have 275,000. that's, what, 21,000 up from earlier, from yesterday. that's pretty cool. we're closing in on 300,000. let's let johnny back up here safely, our camera guy. slease go to facebook.com/today's take. like us. if we get to 300,000 tomorrow, tamron says you can go throu her wardrobe. >> no, i didn't. >> rummage through it. >> i didn't say that.
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lori says it is national act of kindness day. did you know that? >> i did not. i said as an act of kindness -- >> you'll let people go through your wardrobe? >> if we hit a million. >> that's so nice of you. >> not 300,000. oh, my gosh. look at this, jet stream, way up to the north. unseasonally mild weather. possible parts of the southwest seeing records. phoenix, 91 dedeees. amarillo, 78. dallas, 74. tomorrow, look at the record highs from the rockies to the plains. 25 to 35 degrees aboveaverage. friday, boom! look at this, cleveland, you're at 51. little rock, 70. dallas, 80 degrees. on saturday, the heat continues to move east. new york city, 54. jacksonville, 75. same in jackson. amazing. let's see how many people want a chance to go through tamron's wardrobe. getting close! fantastic.
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the it's a good-looking morning across the area, returning to some sunshine after some early clo cover is hanging on. we're finding the cloud deck thinning out even with residual clouds in the florida keys. won't la too long. mostly sunny skies for everyone this afternoon. at this point into the 9:00 hour, mid-60s will do it across the two-county area, well on our way to mostly sunny skies and a warmer afternoo highs of 78. beautiful pattern now, high pressure settling in, dry through the upcoming weekend. >> that's your latest weather. >> are we going through? >> yououcloset is nice, as well. how about this? 300,000, natalie -- >> oh, oh! you're giving it back to me. >> touche. around. >> you can come to my closet. i have three derek jeter t-shirts and boxers.
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>> derek jeter t-shirts? >> holes are in them. coming up, a little quiz. if you're trying to avoid eating chocolate, is it more effective to, a, think about the chocolate, b, thi about something else or, c, tell yourself not to think about the chocolate? >> what about option d, eat the chocolate? >> we'll try out strategies to help y if you're looking to save money on your medicare part d prescriptions, walgreens says, carpe med diem. seize the day to get more out of life and medicare part d. just switch to walgreens for savings that'll be the highlight of your day. now preview the cost of your copay before you fill. you can even get one-dollar copays on select plans. welcome aboard my starship. ahoy, mateys! it's full of things i love... and free of things i don't. just like chex cereal. it's full of stuff we pirates need.
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have to take a handful, put it in your blender, blend it up and first. the end. >> oh, boy. >> ready. >> which do you eat the least offof. a, red plates, b, blue plates or, c, white plates. >> white plates. >> tamron! >> red plates. >> actually, it's red plates. that's because when our brain sees the color red, we automatically stop. your new habit is you can actually get rid of the white plates and eat off of red plates. or have a snack on a red napkin, and it'll slow you down effortlessly. question two, if you're trying to avoid chocolate, is it better to, a, think about chocolate.
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c, tell yourself not to think about chocolate? go. >> i'll go with natalie. >> what was b? >> think about something else. >> that's it. >> our first instinct is to say, don't think about chocolate. but when we think a out chocolate, we want it more. >> right. >> find some other distraction. >> that was right? >> okay. >> this one is tricky. >> what are you making, willie? >> y don't want to more. >> do you needeat more, a, sitting on the couch, or walking while you eat? >> sitting on the couch. no? >> actually, while you are lking, you tend to eat morere people ate five times more chocolate when they were standing than sitting. >> there's no liquid in here. >> it'll beeard to drink.
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everything cheetos, cucumbers. >> next question, how long does food provide you with the feel good feeling after you eat it? is it three minutes, ten minutes or two hours. al? >> ten minutes. >> acally, it's only three minutes. really, a fleeting experience. your new habit is the next time you're eating something, remind yourself, it's going to be really quick. find something else that gives you a better boost. >> time for one more. >> willie is the loser so far. i have one. let's change it. >> willie, you'll have to drink that. >> whatshould you reward yourself with a food treat, a non-food reward, c, nothing at all? we'll give willie a chance to answer. >> what was the question? oh, b, of course.
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>> is that right? >> yes. >> tamron has to drink it. >> i got one. you gave me the one, you don't remember that? >> our judges say you have to drlnk them. >> you can all drink them. >> tamron will try to drink it. >> i would if i could make it liquid. coming up, sir paul mccartney snubbed on grammy night. unforgettable car ride with sia. we have your pop fix after your local news. 7`days ago, phil wasn't thinking about dancing. he was thinking about his joints. but now he's taking osteo bi-flex, and noticing a real difference in his joint comfort. the feeling originates in this area... spreads throughout the body... to here, inducing hilariously high levelslsof embarrassment in his son. he knows it's working by that look of abject humiliation on his son's face. you were made to dance, phil. dance. shows improved joint comfort in just 7 days. osteo bi-flex. made to mo.
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pool karaoke. this time, his passenger was sia. they had fun with her trademark wig. >> sia, it's james! how are you doing? >> ylu are a beauty. a beautyious thing. >> i feel great. >> it's comforng. like a head hug. >> you can't even see the level of dance i'm doing now. >> oh, my gosh, you're powerful. stranger thingng >> in the clip, sia also explains why she's also -- or always hiding behind the wall of hair. she says she's trying to maintain a little privacy, which is the one thing missing in pop music, in her opinion. for those of you who are curious, sia has posed without her wig. earlier in her career, anyway. look at that beautiful face.
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loving privacy there. we invaded it by showing it, anyway. who wouldn't want paul mccartney at their party? the singer was trying to enter a grammys after party where tyga was performing. here is actually what happened. >> how vib dop do we got to get? >> they won't let you in? >> we need anoer hit, guys. work on it. >> we need another hit. work on it. after the video went viral yesterday, tyga told fans he didn't control the door and had no idea sir paul was there. even went on jimmy kimmel live last night last to invite paul mccartney to his next concert. paul was actually at the wrong party, it was said.
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it's paul mccartney, what?? okay. moving on. even 2-year-olds have their diva moments. check out what happened when photo happy mom, kim kardashian west, tried to get her daughter to sit for a picture.@ >> what? >> no picture. >> y? >> oh, oh! >> falling apart. >> that was amazing. >> her mom posted that. in kim's defense, who wouldn't want to capture that image of north in her mini fur coat and boots? no pictures. is that often said in that me. anyway, getting ready to go live earlier this week, fox announced a portion of an upcoming episode of "the simpsons," in his 27th season, will end with a three-minute live segment where homer will answer fan questions. how will the animators pull this
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jo good morning to you. i'm immunity. >> i'm eric harryman. 9:26. that breaking news, air atlas cargo plane experiencing some mechanical problems midair forcing a landing at miami internatiwnal airport just after 8:45 this morning. as chopper 6 was in the air, got some close-up shots as well. a couple tires on that plane appeared to be blown out. >> a lot of fire equipment met the plane. they didn't find any flames. as a precaution, police closed some roads in the immediate area. let's get over the kelly blanco for an update on the roads. all lanes have been reopened
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road so you won't have any other morning tie-ups. on i-95 northbound, we have a crash with injuries as you can lanes. this is as you're headed into the golden glades interchange around northwest 151st street and also police activity on the palmetto expressway southbound at miami lakes drive, a couple lanes still blocked there. also a broken-down car blocking one lane on i-95 northbound and broward boulevard. literally smooth sailing right now into the ft. lauderdale area. mostly sunny skies finally returning after early morning clouds. clouds are going to eventually shake free of the florida keys.
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taking a look at the headlines. the fda is recommending countries affected by the zika virus to hold off on donating blood a while. it wants the people toait a month before donating blood to help protect the u.s. blood supply. in addition, people with zika-like symptoms, such as a rash, should put off blood donations for a month. a government-backed task force is calling for more research before deciding whether or not to recommend autism screening for young children, even when they don't show symptoms. many pediatricians already do routine screenings of children between 18 and 30 months, but the task force says it is impossible to say if this helps or hurts.
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u.s. now have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, and they say more study is needed before any recommendations are made. the list is in. for the fourth year in a row, nordstrom is america's favorite fashion retailer. that according to a market survey of more than 5700 consumers. marshals moved up five shots to number two. h and m tied for third. when high school orchestra was stranded at the airport, students passed the time the only way they know how. >> that is the american fork high school orkchestra from utah. th spent four days at the nation's capital and performed at the kennedy center. a blast of snow cancelled their flight back left. left with no hotel or transportation wharks do transportation, what do the kids do?
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the terminal for the enjoyment of all to see. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> that is awfully neat. thanks so much, natalie. we have a clipper coming across, bringing light snow. we also have heavy rain for the pacific northwest all the way down to california. t's go in andee how we're doing on our facebook page. facebook.com/today's take. how ny people have liked us? close to 280,000. if you go and register, you have a chance to win a nordic track bike. it's a good-looking morning across the area, returning to some sunshine after somearly cloud cover is hanging on. we're finding the cloud deck thinning out even with residual clouds in the florida keys. won't last too long. mostly suny skies for everyone this afternoon. at this point into the 9:00 hour, mid-60s will do it across the two-county area, well on our way to mostly sunny skies and a warmer afternoon, highs of 78. beautiful pattern now, high
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through the upcoming weekend. >> that is your latest weather. spring might be coming early but it's not here yet. still feels like winter around these parts. the freezing temperatures are going to wreak havoc on our cars and homes. we have george here, host of george to the rescue. this is the case froshrinkage is a aood thing. >> exactly. most cold air goes out your window. i have this thermal gun right here. if you want to shoot it at the window window, you'll see it's like 62 degrees, something like that. shoot it inside the studio. >> 81. >> almost 90% of all heat goes out your windows and doors. hopefully -- >> yeah. >> easiest way to combat that is
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blow-dryer. help. >> a lot of air comes through the outlets. >> people don't realize when it's against an exterior wall or light switch, you're losing up to 20% of the heat. if you want to combat that, put a foam thing on. turn off the electricity first. >> yes, good. >> literally, it's as easy as taking off your light speculate and put it on. it's going to combat the cold air coming in. >> going outside and you have a shovel. >> it wouldn't be a "today" show segment if i wasn't here with a shovel. wd-40 silicone is the best. also pam cooking oil. spray it on the edge. >> boom. >> good way to go. >> can you pretreat your sidewalk with this? >> put it on before the snow comes. use a plant and pet friendly one. >> george, thanks so much.
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car coach, lauren, always good to see you. >> thank you. >> i want to warm up the car. we've been doing this for years and generations. go in the drivew, turn it on and let it run. good or bad idea? >> two minute it is all you need. start it up, clean off the snow and ice, make sure i can see your taillights and head lights and head off. >> why can't i get t t car warm? >> first off, you need to know there is an actual crime ring going around, looking for people who leave their cars running in their driveway or on the street. it's a gift. they jump in the car and take it. it would be a scary situation. >> people drive around and look for running cars in driveways and take off with them? >> it's up 30%. >> is it bad for the car, to let it idle that long in the driveway? >> it's not good for the engine and you're getting zero miles to the gallon. >> you say to keep half a tank of gas. why? >> below, you're creating moisture in the gas tank from
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starting the car and shutting it off. around a half tank, it won't have fuel linereeze up and will keep you from getting the car started. >> do you bundle up the ki? >> put them in the car seat, buckle them up, put a blanket over them. use the heated heats if you have them. it's the smartest way to go. you want to be safe with your kids. >> thank you very much. natalie? so you're home and your car is toasty. what about you? here with ways to stay warm without sacrificing style is the style director for "good good morning. >> good morning. >> all about the coat. i actually have one of these. >> you're in a great coat. this is from northface. inflated, it traps the hot air so you stay warm. this is a great time to buy a wintfr coat. they're 30% cheaper than what
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start of the season. this is a three-in-one parka. it has a removable liner. this isn't just a vest. >> you can take it out? >> it's a full jacket liner. under $150. keeps you super warm. the parka is trendy for this season. >> you'll show us how to do@a scarf the right way. >> exactly. >> i try to figure this out. >> under $12. put it behind your neck, wrap it around, tie a knot. >> over and under. >> so it's up against your neck. >> if you don't want to do all the tying, you can do the snood. >> everyone are wearing these. super chic and will keep you warm. >> all about waterproofing. >> this is the boot of the winter. a lot are on sale now. starting with the sneakers, $64 on up. i'm wearing a pair now.
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they also have the sole. you'll look chic and stay warm. >> we're out of time. we'll put the rest on the website. today.com. lori, thank you so much. >> thank you so much. he's got a tiny part in "zoolander 2." now, fred is here, larger than life. we'll let the moment stop you. not the miles. the jeep grand cherokee with a 730-mile range. the most awarded, rewarding suv ever. (brian)i'm brian. i was in the military for 18 years. but i smoked. and i got heart disease. my tip is, it's hard to serve your country when you're too weak to put on your uniform. (announcer)you can quit.
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"snl" alum fred armisen, a talented and busy man, is starring in "portlandia," which is amaze skpg youing and you can't love it. he's leading the band with seth meyers every night. somehow, fred found time to make a small appearance in "zoolander 2." i can't take my eyes off that character. fred, good morning. >> good morning. >> his name%is v-i-p but he's vip. what's his deal? >> he's an 11-year-old child. the way they shot it was, you know, nowadays, with cgi, you don't have to always be in front of a green reen. they can shrink you down on the set. that's what they did. the thing with those scenes are,
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looked down. >> a lot of hard work, to look up while they look down. >> hard job i have. very, very hard job. >> it's like doing your own stunts. >> it is very much so. i hurt my eyes. >> speaking of hurting your eyes, watchg you in "portlandia," i can't take my eyes off you. you are a camellia, playing so many characters. is there something about that that you eneny doing? playing so many people? >> i have no real personality. you know, the whole thing is so much fun for me. the same thi when i was doing "snl." it's like i get to put on wigs and be different characters. nothing better. >> where do you come up with the characters? are they inspired by people you meet, conversatio you overhear? >> i think it's from people i actually see on tv. i'll see something online, on
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someone from another country that sometimes forms that. sometimes, i have no idea. no idea wherereomething comes from. it's like a matter of luck. >> wow. >> always fun about "portlandia" is hipsters love that show. rightly so. i'm like, you know he's makingg fun of you, right? >> it's more of a tribute. the characters are very mucuc like ourselves. it's not that different. a lot of characters are pretty much the way that i am and we are. for example, you can differentiate between the bronx, brooklyn and long island. >> i'm an expert. >> what's the difference? >> brooklyn is in here. bronx is down here. bronx, there's more -- it's a little louder. more confident. long island, a lot of, um, pausing. um, and -- >> and the tongue clicking. a little bit of that. queens is more like this.
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>> that's the sort of, you know, in the treble. queens is here. >> treble and bass. >> right. >> it's all about the bass. >> a areat linguist on top of everything else. fred armisen, one of the funniest people on the planet. congrats on the movie. "zoolander 2" starring vip, his character, is in theaters now, than thanks. >> thanks, guys. the organ i guess i never really gave much thought to the acidity in any foods. never thought about the coffee i was drinking having acids. it never dawned on me that it could hurt your teeth. my dentist has told me your enamel is weari away, and that sounded really scary to me, and i was like well can you fix it, can you paint it back on, and he explained that it was not something that grows back, it's kind of a one-time shot and you have to care for it. he told me to use pronamel. it's gonna help protect the enamel in your teeth. it allows me to continue to drink my coffee and to eat healthier, and it was a real easy
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over 30,000 people in the united states live with a life-threatening lung condition that severely limits the ability to breathe. it's c cled cystic fibrosis. you're about to meet a young woman living in alabama who got the help she needed from an unexpected place. here's angel's story. >> reporter: she's smart, sally and full -- sassy and full of lile. over the last few years, the spark is fading. she suffers from cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening condition that limits her ability to breathe. >> it was like breathing through a straw. i coughed more. i didn't have much energy. i just was not at my top. >> reporter: back in december 2014, angel's lung function rapidly declined.
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in birmingham, alabama, where doctors had no choice but to place her on a type of bypass machine to take over the work her heart and lungs were unable
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>> there were moments i loved her family. she was a proud military wife. >> she just loved life. just life itself. >> reporter: in a stunning twist of fate, courtney's aunt attended the same church as angel lynn's granddad, and the family had been praying for years. when courtney passed away, angel lynn's prayers were answered. the two were a perfect match. >> what that did for angel lynn, it allowed her to get a total block, which means she received our daughter's heart and both
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heart and one lung. that's a miracle in n d of itself. >> they lost a child. no matter how close i came to losing a child, i don't know how that feels. all i can do is hope that -- to say angel lynn is doing well, you know, helps ease the loss a little bit. >> reporter: ift's courtney's zest for life that lives on in angel lynn. >> it was hard. the one thing that helped me out through all of this is angel lynn. from the first time i heard her name and saw her face, i knew this is how i was going to get through. >> going home. >> going home. i'm finally going home. >> reporter: angel lynn's doctors hope her heart and lungs will last for years to come. >> hello, there. >> reporter: last momoh, courtney's family visited with angel lynn. >> it was a loss for both of us. >> yes, ma'am. we appreciate it so much.
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>> i'm going to graduate high school. i'm going to graduate college. i'm going to grow up. i've got a new guardian angel. nono that i have her heart and beginning. >> beautiful story. courtney saved or enrich td lives of six people upon her death. the number climbs to more than 100 people who were helped by her soft fishtissue donation.
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>> happy birthday. good morning. i'm immunity. >> i'm eric harryman. it's 9:56. an advisory still in effect as crews are trying to fix the sewer main break in ft. lauderdale. it happened at the regal trace apartuents near 5th street and northwest 4th avenue. the city is saying a 20-inch section of pipe is still broken. so they say as they continue to fix it the efforts out there, avoid wat-related activities in that area, like swimming or shing. an update on the garbage truck crash in miami. jose park programs operations are back to normal except for the pool. the garbage truck flew off the ramp and plunged ten stories into the park. ryan, a nice quiet forecast, a very different morng than yesterday. >> that's for sure. we'll keep the sunshine around for the next several days and dry c cditions too. nice to see the clouds breaking
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miami-dade county, still lingering clouds through the keys. readings into the 10:00 hour at 70 across much of south florida, on our way up to about 78 today. mid-70s and dry the rest of the work week. kelly? >> brand-new accident in broward county affecting your morning ride big time. three lanes completely blocked off. this is i i95 southbound just south of sunrise boulevard as you approachbroward boulevard. you'll find those emergency crews blocking three of your lanes. no major issues in miami-dade. the palmetto expressway looking
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hello, everybody! it's wines day wednesday. it's february7th. and that is snap back by old dominion. >> that's nice. oh, nice. >> that sounds like an actual sound. wow! we are very excited today. we have a terrific actor with us, joseph fines. he is making headlines for playing michael jackson in an upcoming tv special. he's also starring in a really exciting, beautiful new film
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interesting story line that i found to just be -- you have been raving about this. >> it's excellent. we are also sitting down with rick springfield, who gave us the gift of "jesse's girl" back in 1981. he has a guitar and new music. we'll hear what he has to say. and picture of the month, just saw him out at the grammys, canadian born. sean hook will play his hot new single for us. and less for lent. >> i'm in the move. >> wait. aren't you bummed that spanky tuesday is over? >> we have spanky every day. >> i looked at our ratings in new york yesterday and i'm not kidding. at the bottom of the show where we do spanky tuesday it went like zing! people like the spanky. >> no, they love the spanky. and that should concern us. >> i couldn't believe it. i was like what did we do at the

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