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good morning. battle scars. on the same day president obama signs the debt bill into law, stocks nosedive. how much damage has been done to the economy, to congress, and the president? orlando bound -- judge demands casey anthony returns to florida today to serve probation on a fraud charge. but her defense is fighting it. what happens if she doesn't show up? her lead attorney speaks out in an exclusive live interview. and rescue -- the helicopter pulls a woman to safety four days after she vanished in an oregon forest during a camping trip. how she managed to survive with
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just the clothes on her back today, wednesday, august 3rd, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television and good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. perhaps no surprise that the president is moving to quickly put the debt showdown behind him by returning to the campaign trail. >> however, it appears investors are not all that excited with the deal that was reached. after months of heated debate. the dow dropped 266 points on tuesday. that's its largest drop in the string of eight straight days of decline. we'll have more on the law's impact on washington and wall street coming up straight ahead. also this morning, disturbing new videotape recorded by phillip garrido and his wife as they lured a young
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girl into their van. it was made two years after the kidnapping of jaycee dugard. also ahead, a controversial new way that some young women are paying off their college debts. coming up, one coed who turned to the internet to find herself a so-called sugar daddy. we'll talk more about that. >> especially in these economic times. also, after attending another lavish royal wedding, kate is seen once again, this time doing her own grocery shopping. coming up, how her frugal touch is already rubbing off on the rest of the royal family. here she's even carrying her own bags. other big names stopping by today, from ryan reynolds to jason bateman, ricky gervais and tony bennett. >> a girl's dream. what's next for president obama and lawmakers on capitol hill now that the debt showdown is over. chuck todd is nbc's chief white house correspondent. chuck, good morning to you.
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>> reporter: good morning, matt. after a month-long break the president returns to the campaign trail tonight with a birthday fund raiser in chicago, trying to put behind him this debt ceiling debate which turned into yet for him another contentious confrontation with congress. >> voters may have chosen divided government, but they sure didn't vote for dysfunctional government. >> reporter: trying to put himself on the side of frustrated americans, the president didn't claim credit for the $2.5 trillion deficit reduction deal that he signed quickly into law in private tuesday. he simply changed the subject. >> they want us to solve problems. they want us to get this economy growing and adding jobs. and while deficit reduction is part of that agenda, it is not the whole agenda. >> reporter: the debt ceiling debate played out at a time when there are warning signs of a fragile economic recovery may be stalling. employment is down, unemployment rate at a painful 9.2%. the nation's economic growth rate has been revised downward for the rest of the year. and many of the world's
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economies are struggling as well. on tuesday, the white house released a series of photos showing the president meeting with white house officials and congressional leaders. for the past month, washington has been at a stand still as the only issue on the agenda has been the debt ceiling. >> the ayes are 74, nays, 26. >> reporter: despite a large bipartisan majority supporting the deal, nobody liked it. >> i will support this legislation but with very serious reservations. >> i reluctantly cannot support it. >> to say that the legislation before us is not ideal is truly an understatement. >> this is not the best possible bill, but it's the best bill possible. >> with a heavy heart, there are parts of it that i will struggle to explain and defend. >> almost everything else about this deal stinks, and it stinks to high heaven. >> reporter: and it was equally hard to figure out if the president or congress comes out a winner or a loser. >> the president was mugged.
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and when you survive a mugging, you don't talk about what happened to the president. you say, hey, we survived. >> he has now a clear path to january 2013 where you don't have to deal with this issue anymore. in that regard, he was a winner. >> if you want to pick one, i think congress looked far worse than the president did. >> reporter: well, august is going to be about the white house and the president trying to repair his image. in one critical part of the country, the midwest, he plans a mid-month tour, a bus tour of the midwest, probably hitting states like iowa, wisconsin, ohio, michigan, places where his approval rating has really gone down. >> chuck todd, thank you for your reporting from the white house this morning. jim cramer is the host of cnbc's "mad money." good morning. >> good morning. >> the markets are rattled for not having a deal, a long wait, but on the day the deal was signed, the markets still plunged 2%. >> yes. >> why is wall street not happy with this deal? >> recession. all people can talk about is the whole slowdown that washington
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triggered, manufacturing crisis that the president mentioned has made it so that all business has slowed down. jobless, probably not going to be so great. sales, bad. we're hearing company after company saying washington created a huge mess. not going away. >> to what degree did the spending cuts call for in this bill have an influence in this recession? >> a trillion dollars lost in the stock market. much of the loss is associated with companies that were doing well because of government -- some people call it handouts, i would call it spending. i think that is a huge part of the decline. suddenly realize big sugar daddy is gone away. >> you mentioned jobs. one group, liberal leaning economic policy says the economy could lose 1.8 million in the next year due to the cuts. is that too much? >> too dark. i think we're going to muddle through here. that would be a setback to the 2008-2009 great recession. not going to happen. way too doom and gloom. >> you did mention the jobs numbers. they were not good in june. new numbers come out for july. this coming friday. prediction?
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>> july is a really tough month in this country. i don't see a lot of people getting hired. i saw a lot of layoffs. it won't be disastrous. nothing is disastrous. it's just not so hot. >> manufacturing production barely grew in july. consumer spending dropped in june for the first time in almost two years. economic growth for the first half of the year at its slowest pace since the recession ended. are we now starting to see the outline of a new recession? >> yes. plain and simple. if things don't pick up, they're trending down. this is, again, not a mass unemployment about to occur, not something i would describe as being catastrophic but we're slipping back. unless we see some job growth in the near future, we're not going to be back to where we were a couple of years ago but we're going to be down. >> do you see anything that's going to create this -- some job growth that you just talked about? >> that's the problem, i don't. i don't have a catalyst. i never come on this show and say, look, the world is coming to an end. it isn't this time. but i don't have anything good to tell you.
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i don't see any reason to hire because there is so much new regulation, so many difficulties coming from washington. our trade partners are not doing well, either, china, russia, india, brazil. all raising rates. and europe is just terrible. >> in this season we talked about earlier, earlier this year the double dip concern, is that what we're talking about? is this the double dip? >> double dip implies one dip is worse or equal to the other. this dip, and we are having one, is not going to be what i would regard as being nearly as horrible as what we had. >> jim cramer, thank you. i appreciate your perspective. we need good news. >> i'm trying. looking for it everywhere. >> you can catch "mad money" week nights at 6:00, 11:00 p.m. eastern time on cnbc. now a check of the other top stories from natalie morales. hey, natalie. good morning. >> good morning to you, ann. good morning, everyone. in his first public appearance since the uprising, hosni mubarak appeared in a cairo court today on a stretcher and behind a cage. nbc's martin fletcher is in cairo with more.
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martin? >> reporter: natalie, it's almost unbelievable. a dramatic historic day here. after 30 years of total power, hosni mubarak, 83 years old, wheeled into the courtroom on a stretcher, checked inside a metal cage with his two sons who also, by the way, are accused of corruption with him. mubarak didn't seem frail despite his lawyer's claims he was too weak to stand trial. the charges, corruption and the ordering of killing of protesters, 860 killed by security forces in the protests in january. for this, mubarak faces the death penalty. today he said he categorically denies all charges. the opening of the trial was on egyptian tv and achieved many things here that they say, this is not punishing mubarak, this is a warning to whoever follows him as a leader. whatever you do, you're honorable to the people. this is a revolution. natalie? >> all right, martin, such a striking image there in cairo,
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egypt. as lawmakers on recess for the next month the government stands to lose more than $1 billion in airline taxes. the federal aviation administration remains partially shut down. 4,000 faa employees have been furloughed, and with hundreds of construction projects now on hold, thousands of other workers risk losing their jobs, as well. some passengers are due tax refunds if they bought at this times and paid taxes before the shutdown went into effect two weeks ago. this morning tropical storm emily is turning toward haiti where more than half million people are still without shelter after last year's december stating earth quake. officials are working around the clock to protect residents from what could become deadly flooding. heavy rain is expected to arrive there around noon today. a new hampshire town searching for answers will have to keep waiting after an autopsy to find out what killed 11-year-old celina cass was in inclusive. cass was pulled from a river near her home one week after she vanished.
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investigators say further toxicology tests are needed. but cass' death remains suspicious. the white house had an uninvited guest last night. not a gate crasher but a gate jumper. the secret service nabbed a homeless man who climbed over the north fence of the white house tuesday night. he was wearing a backpack that was confiscated and searched by an explosives team. a mayor in lithuania really doesn't like when you park in his city's bike lanes. so he grabbed a soviet tank and ran over an offender's mercedes. the staged stunt sends a strong message that this mayor will do anything to keep cyclists riding freely. it is now 7:11. back over to matt, ann, and al. we might need something like that in new york city. >> i think that the people in that mercedes have a suit. >> you are a brilliant man. >> i want to get me one of those. >> joyride. >> natalie, thanks very much. mr. roker, what's going on?
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>> mayor bloomberg can afford one. >> exactly. >> let's check it out. and again, the latest on tropical storm emily. it's 180 miles south of santa domingo, the dominican republic, 50-mile-an-hour winds moving west-northwest at 14. tropical storm warnings throughout the caribbean. it is going to make its way across the caribbean over the next 48 hours and then parallel to southeastern atlantic coast. of course, there is a wide cone of uncertainty so we continue to track that. we also have a risk of strong storms from kentucky all of the way up into southern new jersey as warm meets warm moist air meets cool dryer air. you can see those heavy showers and thunderstorms now moving into the atlantic states. stretching from cleveland down to washington, d shark tank this morning. san jose seeing hazy sun to kick off the morning. other places like san francisco mired in the low clouds. our temperatures today ranging from the 60s in san francisco,
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upper 60s today with partly clear skies 73 in oakland, 80s around san jose, morgan hill towards pleasanton and livermore. close to 90 degrees. today the warmest day for the rest of the workweek. we're going to see a stronger sea breeze tomorrow which means extra morning clouds and cooler temperatures to head into the weekend. >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> thank you very much. disturbing new revelations thank you very much. p disturbing revelations. video shows how close they came to abducting other children several year after the kidnapping of jaycee duggar. tamra hall has more on this. >> good morning. the video was shot on the garridos, while they preyed on young girls. the images are disturbing and serve as a frightening reminder how easy it is for a predator to get access to a child. >> can you go all of the way down? >> yes. >> let me see. i bet you can go down easy.
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>> if you don't know, this is a nice moment of play time. authorities say the woman is nancy garrido. >> oh, i do not know -- >> the man behind the camera is nancy's husband, phillipl4@lo garrido. this is one of more than a dozen video, taken by a couple documenting how they tried to lure young girls into their world. >> they could have assaulted the child and luringed them away. >> authorities say, this was take they abducted jaycee dugard. they held her against her will for 18 year. he raped dugard and fathered two children all while still on parole. >> while he was seeking to be released from custody. after being convicted. he was able to manipulate psychologists and psychiatrists to basically do his bidding and recommend early releases on his behalf. >> eldorado county prosecutors
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released the video as part of their investigation into the parole system. despite numerous visits to the garrido's home. >> what does the agent do for the parolee? >> in this video, taken by nancy garrido, you can see how they are harassing the parole agent, as he tried to look around the property. ♪ >> reporter: in another video, nancy video acts as though she's taping her husband singing and playing a guitar, only to pan over to a young girl on a1u playground behind him. nancy told investigators she made as nearly as 20 videos like this for her husband so he can watch them over and over again. >> these videos can be used for a number of purposes, number one to enhance the feeling he has of control and power of nom nance. this becomes a library to relive these events and lastly almost a training video where he can see
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what type of concepts work. >> the authorities did not release information about the girl in the video. but eldorado county investigators hope their report will create new laws about the release of dangerous felons. for its part, the california department of corrects said they've already acknowledged the need for changes. and has already made significant improvements to the parole system. matt. >> tamryn, thank you very much. it is 7:16, here's ann. >> summer is a great time to spend a relaxing day in the sun. for one sunbather, that enjoyment quickly turned into tragedy. nbc's mark potter has more. good morning. >> good morning to you, about 100 year, a big draw for visitor, you can drive your car on same beach where you go sunbathing, but the problem with that combination, it has led to another serious accident. >> reporter: on an outing to daytona beach.
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33-year-old erin was on her blanket, enjoy the sand and sun, when she was ran over by a truck from the beach patrol as her family watched in horror. >> i thought it was doing a u-turn and turned and ran over a lady lying prone on the sand. >> reporter: in photographs from the incident it appears he rolled over her head. rescuers secured her to a flat board and took her to a local hospital for intensive care treatment where doctors say she would survive. authorities say the driver was a 20 2 1-year-old part-time lifeguard in a lane designated for vehicles when a pedestrian told him there was glass on the beach. >> at that time, he attempted to do a right-hand turn. there was no speed involved. he did a gentle right-hand turn with a lady laying on the towel. >> reporter: officials say this is the third accident within a year involving beach patrol vehicles. there were also two fatalities on area beach, both involving
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4-year-old children struck by visitors. >> i'm shocked there's not at least ten people a day, because they are not way paying tension. >> reporter: cars on daytona beach is an early tradition. dating to the 190 os. road races were held on the sand. in light of the accidents, county officials are now reviewing procedures. >> we're beginning to take a very hard look at the way we managed the beach in terms of the vehicle use. >> reporter: officials say to ban cars from the beach now would cost millions of dollars. >> what we have to do is start proposing by buying off-beach parking. we're working on a plan to buy off-beach parking so it wouldn't literally shut down tourism overnight. >> reporter: as for the woman struck by the truck over the weekend, the hospital said her condition is upgraded to stable. as for the young man driving the truck, police say they are completing their report and after that, he likely will be
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charged with careless driving, anne. >> pretty alarming story, thank you so much. it is now 7:18, once again here's matt. . and the british royal family appears to be turning over a new leif. these days they're finding ways to do things on the cheap. jim, what are we talking about? >> hi, there, matt, make no mistake, the british family still pays much taxpayer money. there does seem to be a growing trend that it is royal and low budget. >> after a weekend of royal festivities, this time the wedding of prince william's cousin, zara phillips and mike tindall. the future queen was caught on camera as kate doing her own homely duties like her own grocery shopping. we've seen this photo, this
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taken davis her own wedding shopping at the low-cost grosser, and kate's touch of the common and frugal is spreading. passengers were reportedly shocked to find the royal couple settling into cheap seats on a low budget commercial flight from zara's flight from scotland. one-way ticket. $60. prince harry flew on easy jet, cost $80. carrying his own bands. all an effort by the new royals, being more down to earth and recessionist times. not only that but what they wear wear. she's known as the recycling royal. that green dress appeared again at zara phillips' engagement party and the dress kate wore in official engagement photo got a second run during the royal visit to canada. >> the fact she's able to wear the same outfit twice in a row
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is a really positive thing especially when the rest of us are keeping an eye on our wallets. >> they are still royals but dealing with what looks like our daily chores, like zara's brother, driving his family in his own car in jeans, and as william an kate put off their honeymoon so he could get back to work. so, too, cousin zara, and her husband. their training, they say, comes first. >> for generations they were royals who happen to dabble occasionally in other things but this new generation is increasingly professional. they have their own job, goal, budget, problems and worries like the rest of us who also happen to be royal. in a word, matt, they are modern. back you to. >> jim maceda in london, jim, thank you very much. still ahead. casey anthony ruled to return to
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care police arrested ford. they say he admitted his role in the scheme. monday a gunman walked into al's barber shop in antioch and robbed the owner and forced the 16-year-old so drive a stolen getaway car. police also arrested a 23-year-old man from antioch believed to be that gunman. the owner tells me this morning that he asked ford before the arrest if he had anything at all to do with it, and he told him no. that's the latest from here reporting live in antioch. i'm christie smith, laura, back to you. >> i could see how he would be disappointed. thank you very much. 7:27, not disappointed in the forecast if you like cooler temperatures profit pretty nice, the warmest day of the week, upper 80s, low 90s in the warmest place, danville, dublin, pleasanton, livermore, you'll see watermelon temperatures, 70s and 80s around san jose, 67 around san francisco and a nice 73 in oakland. tomorrow the sea breeze is going to crank up which means
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temperatures throttle down. kind of chilly as we head through the weekend. >> definitely, rob. a good slowdown coming into fremont through fremont because of the sig alert. the lanes are closed, at least a couple of them are closed. the shoulder slowly the one on the right as you're approaching mission boulevard in the northbound direction. deadly accident involving a motorcycle. the investigation is still there. still waiting for the coroner to arrive heading out of oakland about 20, 25 minutes ago. should be arriving on the scene shortly. that's when we hope to have lanes clearing, slow approaching fremont and south bay, a traditional slowdown as well. back to you. >> thank you very much. 7:28 for the latest traffic and updates check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. another update in half an hour.
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7:30 now onthis wednesday morning, august 3rd, 2011. it's another packed house on the plaza. and we're more than happy to give all of these nice people days, friends and families back home from various regions. i'm in studio 1-a, i'm. >> mickey: ann curry alongside matt lauer. the question is, will casey anthony return to florida to start probation in florida for check fraud charges. coming up, we have an exclusive live interview with her lead defense attorney. also ahead, the dramatic
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rescue of a woman who spent four days and three nights lost in the oregon wilderness. the preschoolteacher disappeared on saturday and survived by beatibeat eating berries and drinking water. the latest on this condition coming up just ahead. also, here's a question. this is pretty tough. would you let your daughter push you to find a sugar daddy online? coming up, controversial and scary way that some young women are paying off their college loans. let's begin this half hour with today's 5:00 p.m. deadline facing casey anthony to return to orlando. we'll talk to her lead defense attorney in a moment. but first, kerry sanders is in orlando with the latest on this story. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. casey anthony's defense attorney cheney mason says she will not turn herself into the department of corrections here any time today. in a motion filed with the court he argues the judge's order
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telling her to show up was made with reckless disregard for her due process and civil rights. just minutes before the cloak of the court's office closed on tuesday defense attorney cheney mason filed a motion arguing there's no reason for casey acquitted of murdering her daughter caylee, to now report to a probation officer. >> do you feel that casey is obligated to show up to the department of corrections tomorrow? >> no, i do not. >> because? >> she's -- >> reporter: in the defense motion filed with the court cheney mason included this january document from the department of corrections that tells casey, you are hereby notified that you completed your terms of supervision. >> she will remain a free woman, never to return to florida? >> we'll is v. to wait and see. >> reporter: casey anthony is in hiding if judge ordered her back to orlando was the judge 16
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months ago who accepted casey's guilty plea on passing bad checks. casey admitted when caylee was reported missing she stole her best friend's checkbook and went on a shopping spree at target and winn-dixie. when she was sentenced, casey apologized. >> i'd like to sincerely apologize to amy. >> reporter: judge strickland sentenced her to a year probation and the department of corrections agreed. casey serve that 365-day probation while she sat in jail for more than a year awaiting her murder trial. but monday judge strickland clarified that order saying her probation should begin now that she's out of jail. casey's legal team argued judge strickland should not be allowed to now change the terms of her probation and the defense argues the judge has demonstrated unbridled prejudice, in part, they say, because of this interview with nbc station in orlando. >> to this day i'm surprised.
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>> reporter: the judge made these comments after the jury found casey not guilty of murder. >> and i just think -- i try and think of why it occurred, and i'm still not sure. i think that people don't understand the nature of circumstantial evidence and they don't understand that circumstantial evidence is evidence. >> reporter: now, judge stan strickland has not seen this motion. not because it was filed late yesterday but because he is on vacation. so he has not ruled on the motion. the department of corrections here says they have made plans anticipating that casey anthony will turn herself in today as required and, if she does not, they anticipate that the judge will then issue a bench warrant for her arrest. matt? >> kerry sanders in orlando for us this morning. thanks, as always. jose baez, casey anthony's lead defense attorney is with us exclusively. mr. baez, good morning to you. >> good morning, matt. how are you? thank you.
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you agree with mr. mason that there's no way that casey will return to florida today? >> hopefully it will not get to that point. we are certainly going through the legal process. we filed our motion. we anticipate filing more motions today and asking for a hearing immediately on this because we have an issue of safety. and the last thing we wt to do is put casey in harm's way. that's what our process is about. >> talking about the safety issue in a second, but have you spoken to casey since the judge made this demand and what's her reaction? >> i certainly can't convey statements that i've made or my client has made with me, but she is aware of the situation. get1: your legal opinion on this, mr. baez, because it's a little bit confusing. according to this defense motion filed late last night there is this document from the department of corrections that tells casey that she has completed her terms of supervision. is that referring to this issue specifically or something else?
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>> well, i would disagree with you, matt. i think it's very confusing. the department of corrections issued that because she served her probation. she has completed the terms of probation. had she had done something in the jail that would have violated her probation, she would have had a probation violation and had to serve time for that violation. so she was exposed to probation, it. completed cc1: probation officer actually came out and met with her. they continue to monitor her. she's completed her probation. >> the letter from the department of corrections, the judge in this case, judge strickland, had said earlier he reserved the right to reconsider the sentence in the future, in fact, originally didn't he say that he wanted casey's probation to begin if and when she was released from jail? >> that was what was said on the record. however, that's not the way it's done. issue a probation for somebody in the future.
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the way it works is you're given a sentence and it's at the end of that sentence you can then be sentenced to probation or it starts immediately. and in this case, she was given 4 412 days for credit time served. at that point it immediately began. now, there's one other thing. in the state of florida, a judge has 60 days to make a correction to the order. that day has long gone. >> let me ask you about something else, because you heard judge strickland's comments in that interview he affiliate.r nbccccc1: viewers o remind ourcc1: judge strickland was on a criminal trial for a while until he recused himself because of objections coming from your defense team. so do you think this is a case of legal interpretation or is it perhaps something personal here? >> you know, i don't pretend to another goes on incc1: person's mind. and i also don't think it's proper for me to make comments,
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extra judicial comments about a judge. i don't think that's the right thing to do, or professional. but i will say this, legally i think that the order is flawed and that's why we filed the motion. and in addition to that, the order says that i was in court on monday. i wasn't even in the state. and neither was my client. so the whole thing is very confusin confusing. >> right. >> and we're certainly trying our best to clarify it. and we want to take the proper legal steps to do so. >> let me go back to that safetyisafety issue that you raised earlier, mr. baez. there's no secret that shortly after the verdict in the murder trial and casey was released from trial that she was whisked away to some undisclosed location. that was done because there were huge emotions after the verdict and there were threats, quite frankly, made against your client. by returning to florida, do you think her safety would be placed in jeopardy? >> unfortunately, yes, matt. you know, i live in the united
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states of america where someone's accused of a crime, you have your day in court. and if a jury finds you not guilty, that should be the end of it. but unfortunately in this elynching type day that we live in, that's not possible. so, yes, we're very concerned, it's not something we're taking lightly and orange county should also be concerned if they're going to require her to come back, that's going to require additional security and that's going to require -- >> has orange county and the judge in this case made any provisions? has he talked to you about providing security? >> i have made inquiries and i'm continuing to be -- to engage in that process. i will say that i don't think that's something anyone wants to engage in down here. they had to shut down streets for us to leave orlando. i certainly don't think that that's something they want to embrace for her to come back. it's a bad situation. this thing is over and done.
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and for some reason things seem to keep coming up again for no apparent reason, for absolutely no apparent reason. other than let's just keep this thing going, let's just keep this madness going and engage in the circus like atmosphere that is called the casey anthony case. >> jose baez, mr. baez, thanks for your time this morning. i appreciate it. >> thank you, matt. have a good day. >> you, too. let's get a check of the weather now from al. >> "today's" weather is brought to you by new coffee mate natural blend, add your flavor naturally. good morning. we have a mom and daughter, both of you born on the same day? >> and my dad. >> your dad. what's your name? >> i'm courtney. >> debbie. >> happy birthday. you can be part of the family. let's check your weather and we'll show you what's going on. we've got more dangerous heat continuing from austin to
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charleston, everywhere in between. dallas will be well over 100 degrees. 33 days in a row that will make on the way to the record of 42 days in a row. 97 in charleon. the rest of the country, 90 all of the way up into the dakotas and montana, 70 nasds in new en. nice and mild in the pacific northwest. temperatures up 80s no heat in the bay area. instead we've got the fog machine cranked up in fran. obviously low clouds, misty skies. more sunshine inland, which means inland spots warming up into the 80s and low 90s. san jose 83, 92 in livermore, 67 in san francisco, 73 in oakland, heading up to wine country today, should be a gorgeous afternoon of highs in the low 80s. tomorrow we'll see the sea breeze turning stronger, which means more cooling. the story of our summer and a why would weekend ahead.
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>> don't forget, you can check our weather any time of the day or night at the weather channel or weather.com. a preschoolteacher found alive four days after a camping trip. dramatic rescue and what that teacher did to survive.
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pamela is in serious condition, she's scratched up and her leg may be broken, but for all accounts, she's lucky to be alive after such a hare rogue experience. plucked to safety from the wild. pamela salant's rescue after four days and three cold nights in the forest. >> is that pam? >> reporter: news of the rescues came by phone to salant's family back home in massachusetts. >> thank god. thank god. thank god. is she okay? >> reporter: the 28-year-old injured but alive after hiking off a trail in tumbling down a cliff. >> i'm thankful. thank god. it's great news. >> reporter: pamela had been missing since saturday. she came here to oregon's mount hood national forest to go camping with her boyfriend arik essig. the couple took a walk in opposite directions looking for a campsite, but pamela, who was wearing only shorts and a tank top, never returned. the next day, aric called for
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help and joined rescue teams deep in the woods. >> i definitely had a lot of optimism. i tried to maintain that. >> reporter: volunteers scoured trails, search teams swept across the sky. but the terrain was rugged, the area remote. >> the tallest timbers we could find in the state of oregon and she was down in the bottom of those on a creek bed. >> reporter: the big break wouldn't come until tuesday. >> base, go ahead. >> helicopters spotted somebody in the middle of the creek on a rock waving. >> reporter: pamela was sitting on a log, waving her arms to flag down search teams. >> finally the nightmare is over. she would tell rescuers she survived eating berries and drinking water from a creek. a portland preschool teacher, colleagues were overwhelmed by news of her miraculous rescue. >> she was just found. >> reporter: hospitalized but on her way to a full recovery.
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>> welcome back, pam. >> reporter: pamela salant's story is one of survival. a 28-year-old who will never forget four days and three long nights alone in the wilderness. rescuers say pamela told them she was trying to follow the creek bed to safety but because of the injury her leg wouldn't allow her to. her boyfriend has made his way to her bedside. her family is on the way, too. ann? >> it's going to be some reunion. thank you so much this morning. and coming up next, the adventure of a peacock who escaped from the central park zoo. that's right. there he is. ♪ [ female announcer ] there's stuff around your house.
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fingertip in guard okay. district attorney says it shoes how he manipulated the state's flawed system. >> repeatedly when he was seeking to be release freddie custody after being convicted, he was able to manipulate the psychologist and psychiatrist to basically do his bidding and recommend early releases on his behalf. >> the district attorney will release new information about the dugard case this morning at a community meeting at the state capital. let's move on to better news this morning, the forecast. rain or shine, i don't care what it is, it has to be better news. >> better inland, if you like sunshine, you'll love the forecast towards livermore, probably the hottest spot around the bay area, 92, 83 in san jose. 60s, if you like the cool weather and clouds, coast, pacific, pacifica, those are the places for you. tomorrow cooling down, 70s inland, cool temperatures to hang on and start the weekend. >> 680 northbound mission the
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coroner on the scene of the investigation of the motorcycle accident. a live shot from sunol coming through the area, very slow approaching andretti and the accident itself. we'll see that moving probably in the next half hour as they do clear that accident scene from southbound slow out of pleasanton. westbound 580 back to the maps. injuries, ambulance at the scene, fast lane blocked as approaching interchange of 580 and 4, slow off the berkeley curve. remember the gines game in the city, will get crowded there. >> thank you very much. for the latest check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. another local news update in half an hour. have a great wednesday morning.
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8:00 now on a wednesday morning. the third day of august, 2011. in the city, out here on the plaza because coming up in our fourth hour today hoda and kathie lee are paying tribute to the latin polka, one of the biggest crazes now spread worldwide the zumba craze. apparently we are hosting the largest -- one of the largest zumba classes that new york has ever seen out here on the plaza.
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>> will it be like the guinness book of world record huge? >> i don't know. >> there's a lot of spandex moving around. have to be appropriate. >> i'm just saying. anyway, out on the plaza, i'm matt lauer along with ann curry and al roker. and if you can even hear us, also coming up, kind of an unusual way that some college coeds are paying off their debts. >> there are actually websites that connect women and men as a way of helping women to find ways to pay off their college tuition bills. it's pretty controversial and a scary thing. it's kind of hard to talk about but we will get to that coming up in this half hour. >> also, we have stars on the program. ricky jervais is here. he's going to be here to explain
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all that. ricky, strangely not moving to the zumba beat. there he goes. yeah. >> we have to get to that. let's go inside, natalie morales has a check of the news. take it away. >> thanks, matt. good morning, everyone. one day after ending this debt crisis that tied up washington for weeks, congress has gone home for a summer break and president obama's returning to the campaign trail with a fund-raiser tonight in chicago. but in two weeks the house and the senate must name a 12-member bipartisan super committee to find another $1.2 trillion in budgets cuts. the senate has confirmed army general martin dempsey as the next chairman of the joint chiefs of staff who will replace mike mullen retiring in october. an autopsy left more unanswered questions about the death of an 11-year-old girl miss for a week.
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michelle franzen is in vermont with the latest. good morning, michelle. >> reporter: good morning. the connecticut river behind me separates vermont from celina cass' hometown on the other side of new hampshire. divers rofred her body in this area several days ago. now as family and friends try to cope with her death they're also learning they'll have to wait longer to find out how she died. what happened to celina cass? so far, there are few answers. >> at this time both the cause and the manner of death, remain pending were authorities hearsay autopsy done on celina's body was inconclusive and they hope toxicology tests will help determine how sell lane that died. they discovered her body monday in a local river one week after she went missing. investigators are still calling the death suspicious and keeping the focus on where celina was last seen. authorities say her mother and
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stepfather told them celina was at home on the computer when she went missing. >> we are interviewing witnesses. we are looking at a number of pieces of evidence. i'm not going to comment if we have a person or persons of interest. >> reporter: experts say while investigators work the case, celina's family and the town wait and worry. >> even though they're taking their time, they want to cross their ts and dot their is. there's a lot of people who need to know the answer so they can rest easy at night. >> reporter: meanwhile, family and friends of celina struggle to make sense of her death. >> she was a very sweet girl. she was shy. you know, an innocent -- an innocent little girl. >> reporter: and again, police and investigators say they have no suspects in the case. they say the family has been cooperating with this investigation all the way. natalie? >> all right. so many questions still there. thank you, michelle fransze, in. here's brian williams and what's coming up tonight on nbc
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"nightly news." >> the debt deal is done along with it all the fighting at least for now. the question now is what about all the americans looking for jobs? what will it take to help them? we'll take on that topic tonight when we see you on "nightly news." for now, back to you. >> thank you, brian. for a look at what's trending today. a quick round-up of what you have been talking online. the secret security agency is looking for a few good warriors. they're going to be a computer hackers convention in vegas, in las vegas, next week offering jobs to young people who know how to breach and hopefully defend computer network. when pregnancy changes your body profile, you, too, can change your facebook profile. facebook is offering users and options to add an expected child to their family. so now your baby can be on the social network before it is born. the internet is still buzzing about thrifty princess kate and her latest trip to the
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discount grocery store. most people are taking note of her swim physique but they are pointing out she's using plastic and not reusable bags. oh, the shame. but at least she is carrying them herself. let's go back outside to matt and ann and al and the zumba crowd. >> you were doing zumba. >> that's right. come on. go like this. >> yeah. there's nothing wrong with that. >> a whole new way with fans. >> wow. this is zumba from one to ten. yes. my goodness. >> i think i broke something. >> she's back. >> i think producer is wearing spandex right now in honor of zumba. let's check your weather and see what's happening. we've got tropical storm emily movinglhrough thevi caribbean, bringing a zumba rainstorm.
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winds at 50 miles per hour. moving west at 14 miles per hour. the path of the storm will bring it over the caribbean over the next 72 hours and then along the southeastern atlantic, sunday and monday, we're going to keep an eye on that. as the rest of the country looks at thunderstorms from the mid mississippi river valley all of the way into the mid atlantic states. plenty of sunshine in the pacific northwest. sunshine and heat continues. zumba is waiting to break out in you. i can see. >> it's not all that ready. not really. >> not so much. that's what' folks would rather be zunbaing right now is on the 280. look at the skies. starting to see sun breaking through the clouds. temperatures around the bay area ranging from 83 in san jose. 67 san francisco. low 70s around oakland. 81 in petaluma. today, believe it or not, the
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warmest day for the rest of the work week as the sea breezes turn stronger, cooler temperatures approaching the weekend. >> training over 500 athletes in this week's try@on this. >> where do they go? >> training.org. >> terrific. thanks so much. maybe you will zumba during your try. all right. tomorrow. >> thank you very much. when we come back, sugar daddies, the controversial way some women are choosing to pay off their college debt. and zumba sweeps the nation right after these messages. [ female announcer ] add whole grains to your morning
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she specifically going online looking for wealthy, older men looking to find compensation in exchange for what these women call come pan johnship. just google tuition and pictures and offers appear. >> i guess technically i could call myself a sugar baby. a paspade is a spade, isn't it? >> reporter: we'll call her jennifer to protect her identity. she graduated from sheryl lawrence outside new york city. when she made the move to the city jennifer says she had a degree and tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debts. >> a girlfriend of mine a while ago told me that she had gone on a site and found someone who was helping her pay her college tuition, so i figured if i'm going to date an older guy, why not date one who is generous. >> reporter: jennifer says she has currently two active daddies and can make up wards of $5,000
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in one weekend. even though she says she is having sex with these men she does not consider herself a prostitute. >> if i was a prostitute i would be meeting people that i would see for an hour for a very specific act for a very specific amount of money. >> reporter: it is not illegal to advertise for a sugar daddy, and even legal experts say a prostitution case would be very hard to prove. >> the only place that would be illegal is if the money is exchanged for sex. so if there is talk of sex in exchange for money, how much is this going to cost me, how much is this sexual act going to cost me. >> reporter: while it's impossible to know exactly how many shugar babies there are ou there, for its part one of the leading websites seekingarrangement.com, claims to have over 800,000 members. 35% of whom are college students. psychologists warn that the sugar daddy may be paying the price tag but the sugar baby may
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pay the emotional price down the road. >> it can affect their self-esteem. they are young adults still developing. it can also lead to a lifestyle where it's hard to get out. >> reporter: but for now, jennifer has no plans to get out, and is soon hoping to be debt free. >> i'll be able to enjoy my youth instead of waste it slaving away trying to save every penny to pay off a loan. >> nbc news spoke to brandon wade, the founder of seekingarrangement.com. he said the only difference between his websites and other dating websites is on his they focus on matching people who wealthy and successful to people who are attractive and beautiful. as for any money that changes hands he says it's up to the people that use the site. >> tamron hall, thank you. the huffington post recently reported about this issue. arianna huffington is editor and chief of the aol huffington post media group and dr. gayle shultz is a contributor.
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what is the level of the financial desperation that is causing these college women and to a smaller degree men to make this decision? >> we don't promote it because it puts flesh and blood on the statistics that we hear every day how kids graduate from college and can't get jobs. 85% of them go back to live with their parents because they can't make ends meet. and they graduate with unprecedented loans. there's now $1 trillion in college loans that college kids owe. so just think of it. this is the american dream, right? you play by the rules. you work hard. you graduate from college. but we have an economy which does not make it possible for them to get a good job and pay their debts. so this is really an act of desperation. >> okay. >> hundreds of thousands of them. it's not just a small problem with a few thousand women who look for sugar daddies who sell themselves, who basically take a step that's ultimately going to
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affect their whole life. >> you say hundreds of thousands. that's the evidence? >> just on this one website seeking arrangement, there are 245,000 women registered who have a college, dot edu, e-mail address. >> the women and men who are students, to not be negatively effected by this kind of relationship? >> i think it's likely that they will. i mean, they're using defenses to try to say this is okay or i am desperate or it's what i have to do. but i think ultimately because it may feel like an immoral act down the road there's going to be guilt. where there's guilt there's often self destructive behavior. >> in addition to the physical and the psychic risks they're taking, they also seem to not be getting paid sometimes very much. >> no, the story that amanda fairbanks, education reporter wrote about, african-american
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student who went to college, who went all of the way to grenich to spend an afternoon and have sex with a wealthy man. at the end of which she got $350. and she said when she got back on the train to get home, she was racked with guilt and confusion about what she had done. so my question as a parent, we all have college kids, and what are we doing about it? >> what are we doing about that, gayle? >> i tell you what we need to be doing. it's not just about the desperation, it's staying in touch with your child about what their needs might be. if you really teach your child to be independent you're also teaching them to have moral compass. and this is -- this is frankly a lacking that. i think it's desperation and a change in our moral fiber where girls are able to say to themselves this is okay. it's not okay. >> you can obviously, we have to do more to protect our children.
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♪ -♪-ov- le ♪ love, love, love, love ricky gervais is best known as an emmy-winning comedian, producer, and actor. top dog to the resume. irreverent britt is the voice of a family terrier in the new movie "spy kids, all the time in the world" in 4-d aroma scope. take a look. >> the dog is talking. >> well, he's not the sort of thing you miss, is it, really, a small, handsome dog talking? my name is jackson, like james bond. anyway, i've been assigned to protect you. so give me five.
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>> ricky gervais, good morning. welcome back. >> hi. >> 4-d aroma scope, is this for real? >> it's -- gosh, reaction. yeah. along in there. you watch the film. something happens and you go, oh, i wonder what that smells like. >> i want to apologize for our viewers because our 4d aroma scope is not working so i'll be describing. starbucks coffee, a little old spice. >> yeah. >> aftershave. >> hint of perspiration? >> yes. >> money? >> probably not. >> research read that this dog, one of the weapon at his disposal is a butt bomb. >> butt bomb. he can do butt bombs. i have to get into the mind of a
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dog. i did a lot of sleeping in baskets. i did a lot of overeating really quickly. sniffing. and a lot of -- a lot of washing myself, which i learned from you. >> thank you. thank you. >> that is cat behavior. >> it is. yoga, you can do that. >> you can leave this show afterward, i have to come back tomorrow. >> you still have a sugar daddy from college. >> really. a guy's got to do what a guy's got to do. >> we can laugh about it now. >> yes. describe the 4d aroma scope experience as he let's go of the butt bomb in the theater. >> it's horrendous. you might have to leave. i haven't actually watched it in cinema yet. i imagine it's quite an experience. >> you went in and recorded the voiceover, got the check and went home? >> exactly. like marlon brando in superman.
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a million dollars for a day's work. >> you still like the other spy kids move thiies. >> i've been calling in every day for 12 years to get this part. >> congratulations. >> thanks. >> big things come to those who wait. >> i have the canines. >> you do. you have a bit of a potpourri for a career these days. you write, you direct, you produce, you do stand-up, you host award shows. >> yeah. >> is this pretty much what you envisioned it would be when you were starting out? >> awards show was short lived. >> no, i don't think so. i don't think so. well, let's go back. since i brought it up and you went with it there, you got a lot of criticism after the golden globes. i thought it was brilliant. >> thanks very much. >> others thought you crossed the line, that you poked too sharp a stick in the eye of
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hollywood. now that there is some distance between you and that show, how do you feel about it? >> i thought it was fun. i didn't do anything wrong. i mean, i crossed the line. who drew the line? i didn't draw the line. where is the line? you know? it wasn't that bad. it wasn't that bad. stand-up, the head will explode. also, i was poking fun at a room full of people who pretend to be someone else all day. it wasn't a room full of wounded soldiers. they are hollywood agent ctors? really? i poked fun at you. what did you do? you laughed. come on. i mean, i've been controlling other avenues and cutting edge or nasty or particularly controversial about it. >> ironic, maybe not ironic, maybe perhaps the invocation is that you were nominated for an emmy for that hosting job. >> yeah. >> we liked it. >> go back and do more? short lived career, hosting the
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emmys? >> i did it twice. i wasn't proven the first time. i think i proved that. i'll probably leave it there. >> do me a favor? >> yeah? >> do it again. i loved it. >> did you? i'll do it again. >> i answer to anything you want omewe a trnso good mornings to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. police are looking for a man who trailed a woman and her 2-year-old niece and then flashed them near a mall. it happened 11:00 monday morning. the woman said she was pushing her niece in a stroller when the middle-aged man jumped out of his car and exposed himself. the woman had seen the man following her earlier in the day. police are still looking for that man in the car he was driving, a four-door dark blue od.rd>> 1990s m.ford we're going to take a quick
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break. we'll be back with weather and traffic right after this.
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welcome back at 8:28. a pretty nice forecast today, which should be the warmest day of the work week. by august standards, mild standards. livermore 92. 73 in oakland. look at those numbers. cooling down as the sea breeze cranks up approaching the weekend. the earlier sig alert has cleared at mission boulevard. slowing just a tad bit as you're approaching the scene still.
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and that got a million hits? yep. why do we even make commercials anymore? 'cause you like to be in them. ♪ 8:30 now on this wednesday morning, august 3rd, 2011. you're watching the zumba craze sweeping across our plaza for a very special profile today. kathie lee and hoda will be dancing.
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meantime, just ahead, kate middleton lands on the list. >> she's one of the famous faces, "vanity fair's" best dressed of 2011. we'll reveal the rest in a little bit. two very well dressed stars in our video. three, actually. jason bateman, ryan -- >> you come on back. come on get in there. oh, yes, yes. >> gorgeous. >> ricky just told jason he loved him in "family ties." he's a funny guy. >> oh, man. we are going to cook fish different ways. >> let's say hello to a special guest. legendary singer and 15-time award winner and just when everybody, it's his 85th
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birthday. >> happy birthday, tony! >> and here to celebrate, you have a new album coming out. and on this album -- sure do. >> on this album you've got, what, lady gaga. >> lady gaga. >> queen latifah, willie nelson, john mayer. >> this is called duet 2. on a more serious note, tony, also you sing on this album with amy winehouse. >> that's right. >> i believe you're the last person to perform with her. >> yeah. that was the last record she made. >> what was the experience like? >> it was great. she sang beautiful. when everybody hears that record, it's actually what's going to happen is that we're putting it ahead of the album and it's going to be a foundation that her father started to teach all the young children not to take drugs. and all the royalties of the record will go to that. >> we wanted to do a little something to mark your birthday. the official birthday party
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happens at the mets a little later on. but take a look at this, to be any, just from us to you. >> oh, my gosh. >> wish you a very happy birthday. >> beautiful. thank you very much. >> picture of your album is on the top of this cake there. >> great. >> thank you very much. >> tony, can you sign it? >> he said that to me once, tony. >> she's the only one that fell for it. >> i come between you and the cake. >> we love you, pal. happy birthday. >> happy birthday. we'll cut you a slice, tony. >> do you want to blow the candles out? let's show you what's happening and show you for today, we're looking at fabulous weather in the northeast. we will see some thunderstorms though later todayn the mid atlantic states. let's look for wet rough weather. pl plenty of heat down through the
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south. continue through tomorrow. more clouds in the pacific northwest. plenty of sunshine in the northeast. that's looking at the national map, seems like it's hot everywhere but here. patchy low clouds to start the morning. high temperatures climbing into the low 90s in a few spots. today will be the warmest day inland with livermore near 92, san jose 83, 63 san francisco. low 70s in oakland. tomorrow and friday, look at the drop-off of the inland temperatures. extra morning clouds. and cool temperatures to start and finish the weekend. >> and that's your latest weather. we're going to have a fire if we don't get started on this thing. >> blow those out in a second. still ahead, jason bateman, ryan reynolds, apparently more with ricky gervais. but first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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every year "vanity fair" magazine lists a compile of best dressed icons. today the winner is a special correspondent for "vanity fair." amy, good morning. >> good morning, ann. >> i think everybody on the list and mostly people off the list are wondering what is the criteria? >> the criteria is to be an individual and a leader. and we have people vote thong list. >> all right. >> people who are readers of "vanity fair"? >> people who are fashion insiders. >> okay. these are the people who really know what they're talking about. one of the people on their list -- i think this is no surprise, is kate middleton. >> kate middleton is the hands down winner this year and has so many votes and she is the style leader of 2011. >> because of the lines she's taking, the simplicity? what would be the reason? >> kate has brought back items we never thought we would see again in fashion, including hats and nude stockings.
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she also knows how to combine art, mass market, off the rack, with real designer clothes. >> someone else who is a style icon who has been on the list for the past three years is carla bruni sarkozy, the first la lady of france. >> carla bruni is someone who knows how to wear bluejeans and ball gowns with equal ease. she has the european ability to be both lady like and sexy. >> on that note, sexy, colin firth is on the list for men. >> i think colin is sexy and he's masculine and he's learned a lot about clothes from tom ford. he's cleaned it up. he's slimmed down. and he is very, very quietly elegant. >> okay. also on your list, justin timberlake. and he has a very quirky style. >> justin is quirky. he's cool. he's young. he's hip. he loves clothes.
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he even has his own fashion line. >> i didn't know that. that's interesting. there's also a part of your list, a category for best dressed couples. the first lady and the president are on that list. >> michelle and barack made it as couple this year and they are the perfect balance to each other. he's classic, american. michelle is great under pressure. she has influenced style quite a bit with her dresses, her belts, her cardigans. >> and also a decision to sometimes wear j. crew in addition to wearing fashion forward expensive lines. >> she goes high and low, as kate middleton done. >> lady gaga made the list. and certainly she's one who is probably the most creative, i would guess, person on your list. >> exactly. she falls into our originals category. she knows about fashion, self expression. she is an individual. and she has created the new normal in her outrageous wear. >> does she set trends in what she wears sometimes? >> she does set trends.
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lady gaga has brought along the idea of wearing wigs, just making it a little bit crazier. >> that is something i have not seen. maybe it's good that we haven't seen that particular trend, the big round black dot. our own brian williams of nbc "nightly news" has been on the list and is on the list this time. best dressed hall of fame. >> brian deserves to be in the hall of fame because he represents male glamour, he's dashing, hessem's manly. he loves his 1977 volunteer fireman's jacket. >> what i find insane is that matt lauer is not on the list. i got to say that because i've got to sit next to that guy every day and try to keep up with him. but he's not on the list this year. >> not this year. but now that brian has been elevated to the hall of fame there's room for matt to get on. matt was on before brian ever was but brian made it to the hall of fame before matt did.
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>> throw down the gauntlet. thank you so much this morning for bringing us "vanity fair's" best dressed list. september issue of "vanity fair" includes this list, on the newsstands this week. coming up next, jason bateman, ryan reynolds, two guys who also should be on the list. talk about switching bodies in their new movie.
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we're back now at 8:43 with the stars of the new film "the change-up." jason bateman plays dave with lawyer, a picture perfect family, and ryan plays mitch, friend. when they switch bodies they find out you have to be careful what you wish for. >> oh, you'll play me and n. one of your productions? >> yes. >> no. >> why? >> because you're -- >> careful. >> because there's more to being a lawyer than what you see on
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tv, mitch. >> is there? >> i object! >> oh, my god. >> okay? >> no, wrong. my friend, you don't know the first thing about being a lawyer. >> you're not a trained actor. >> neither of you. >> save it. all right, dave. one day. one day of anything. give me the keys. >> jason bateman, ryan reynolds, good morning, guys. >> good to see you. >> i heard the movie "the change-up." i thought it was a baseball movie and i took my three little kids to see it. >> oh, no. sorry. it's a documentary. >> yeah. >> they tell me the kids will be in therapy in about 11 years. >> yeah. we'll give you some money for that. >> we apologize for that. >> this is r-rated with a capital r. >> with a capital, capital r. it barely squeaks by with an r rating. >> yeah. we were happy we didn't get that anti-17 stamp. >> there's no reason to do the body switch of movie again unless you're going to do it differently. that's what ryan and i quickly decided. and then after page like 3 we saw, oh, i see, they're not
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going to do this -- >> not going to be involved. >> refreshingly. >> the way you guys switch bodies, keeping in mind that this is morning television, who wants to take a run at how this strange phenomenon occurs? >> well, two guys who left their adult actors at home go out for a night of drinking and these drunken idiots relieve themselves in a public place, in a fountain. that happens to be -- >> magical. >> magical fountain. >> sure. >> we get that right the hell out of the way early on. and then these two guys switch. what happens is the exact reasons it needed to be rated r, if we did live in a world where two drunken idiots could do this in a magic fountain, this is what would happen. >> i kept thinking while i was watching this movie, if this is what made it into the movie, imagine the stuff that got left on the edit room floor. >> we cramme eme emed quite a b >> yeah.
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>> people aren't buying dvds anymore. >> no. >> save it for the director's cuts? >> yeah, yeah. >> so there's some raunchy stuff here. and although it goes around equally you both get to do some raunchy stuff. you get to do some of the rou h rainchyest stuff. >> yeah. >> there's a scene in the movie where your character who is actually his character makes a lorno movie. >> yeah. at the beginning of the film i play a guy who is kind of an out of work actor desperate for a job of any kind. and it turns out unbeknownst to dave what i'm work in is lorno which is like porn. he didn't know that. he has to go be me for the day. i have to go be him for the day. yes, the conservative guy now is unfortunately having to act out scenes from his very worst nightmare. >> shooting that scene, was it just a dream come true for you? >> you know, matt, no.
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i had hired early on in my life but, no, that was -- it was the one day i invited my family to set because i don't look at the schedule in advance. >> you did not. >> i did. >> you did not. >> yes, i did. no, not -- the bulb was dim. yeah, they were there. they watched it. i watched my mother actually pass away. she went down. >> you guys shoot this out of order, so it had to be a little confusing because one day you are playing dave and the next day you're playing mitch and then back and forth. how do you keep it straight. >> you make it sound like what we're doing is tough stuff. we're not scientists. agenters have it pretty easy. we did memorize our lines and hit our marks. if we decided we were going to do impersonations of one another, that would have been difficult and ultimately distracting to the audience, i think. we just delivered the lines from the funny script and really,
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really proud of the movie. >> one of the things that comes across very well in the movie is you guys get along well on screen and i would imagine in life as well. from what i understand, this has been someone who has been kind of nice to you from the beginning. >> you know, i was, you know, a fresh face, 19-year-old kid when i moved to los angeles. and he was one of the first people who was nice to me. i was a rough drunk. i'm not going to say he was sober at the time. but, you know, he was very, very kind. and then we maintained a friendship throughout the years. always wanted to do something together, and this came along. it was just the perfect vehicle for that. >> and the experience was good. you might do this again? >> well, america is going to decide that. go and stuff the box office and we'll do another one. >> yeah. >> jason bateman, ryan reynolds, good luck. appreciate it. it's called "the change-up." it hits theaters on friday. universal pictures. thanks very much.
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up next, mark dempsey, cooking fish four ways. this is "today" on nbc. ♪arefreghway, let lip aw♪cc1:
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cooking school, fish four ways. we're all here to learn how to broil it, roast it, poach it, and saute it. >> our teacher is here, recipe appear in the "new york times" magazine and author of "how to cook everything qutd ". mark, great to see you. >> here we go. >> four different ways guys. we could make any kind of white fish this way but you're going to go with cod. why? >> it's the most common. it's what people are most used to. we have six or eight different fillets of different shades of white, different thicknesses. the point really is that if they look like they're in this category you can treat them pretty much the same. >> this version is the caramelized broiled cod. >> this is really, really cool. what you do here is we have a pre-heated -- we hope -- pan. we have a pre-heated broiling pan. you want it hot. and then you just -- you're going to dredge in brown sugar. what will happen is that brown sugar will get carol mcaramelizd
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in the oven. >> it's not stick that well. do you moisten it more? do that. >> a little oil in the pan. and it just goes in, sugar side up. salt and pepper. >> okay. >> and then we put it back in and we have -- >> this is really what happens. at about ten minutes later the sugar liquefies and caramelizes. fish sauce. and a tiny bit of chili. >> looks amazing, mark. >> i love the way it looks. >> i know. i want to bite of that but before we get to that. this is roasted fish with potatoes. >> we have roasted potatoes. >> those are already done. >> yeah. >> slice the po pate tos in the oven with olive oil.
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>> salt and pepper. >> salt and pepper. a little more olive oil and some garlic and sage. >> you just put the raw garlic on top of that? >> we're going to cook it some more. >> okay. all right. >> and then simply the fish goes on top of here. and you roast this at pretty high heat until the fish and the potatoes look like that. olive oil, salt and pepper. a little more garlic if you like. >> how long do you roast it? >> probably 15 minutes. the way you know --i i think this is worth doing. i'm looking for a knife. >> yes. >> but whenever any of thesere done, a thin knife is going to go in pretty easily. it's not going to be -- you know how this goes easily? where it's here, you can't do that. that's really the way. a thin-bladed knife will work. that's the way we know between cooked and not cooked. >> and this is my favorite way to eat this, actually, poached cod with ginger and soy sauce.
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>> this is so great. this works with darker fish, too, like mackerel. we have a little oil in here. we're going to add -- the water actually.ast, cc1: soy sauce. >> this is your fresh ginger, right? >> fresh jiginger. >> and then what? >> vinegar. white vinegar? >> white vinegar. i would use half of that. save the other half for garnish. >> sounds good. good deal. >> another water to where it's going to poach. >> you're going to boil this. >> bring this to a boil. you slip your fish in. you put the cover on. you turn it off. ten minutes later, you come back. >> it doesn't take long. >> i did that two weeks ago. >> did you? >> yeah. >> this one is simplest.cc1: corn meal crusted cod. >> here what you do is buttermilk and chili powder. and then dredge in corn meal. >> cooking in a suit is not
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easy. into the hot stuff. i have the piece that i started for you eight minutes ago. should be about looking good. >> nice. >> and there you have it. >> your garnish and you're done. ways, four ourcc1: people, four minutes. >> unbelievable. >> wow. do it again, mark. >> mark, terrific. >> we appreciate it. >> really, really good. my favorite. >> and if you would like to find out more about these recipes go to today.com and click on food, which is always a good idea. still ahead, would you leave your spouse if they gained too much weight? a new survey of men -- what? come on.cc1: after your local news. cc1:cc1: m
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8 cnn 56 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. governor brown just signed a new law banning caffeinated beer. fruity drinks with high alcohol aimed at young people and make it too easy to
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drink too much. health experts say the added caffeine masks the high alcohol content which can lead to binge drinking. in the meantime, other bills just signed into law, more beer positive, it will make it easier tocc1: have weries tasting rooms. they no longer have to follow food safety rules the same as restaurants have to follow. wineri have been exempt from those rules since 1985.
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welcome back. still seeing a cloudy start to the morning around san francisco. 56 degrees. chose clouds extending over to oakland. heading down to san jose, we've got sunshine. pretty nice aahead.
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67 near san francisco. mild weekend ahead. 8:58 right now. for the latest traffic and news updates check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook
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we're back now with more of "today" on a wednesday morning. august 3rd, 2011. apparently it's the great day for zumba. we have a bunch of fans on the plaza this morning. we'll tell you more about that in just a few moments. >> they're taking over. no doubt about it. >> out on the plaza, i'm matt lauer along with ann curry and tamron hall and al roker. coming up, we're going to talk more about casey anthony. a judge in florida has ordered
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her back to that state to begin probation on a fraud charge. the question is, will she show up and what will happen if she does not? we'll speak to the lead attorney in her case, jose baez, in just a little while. and we're also going to be dealing with today's financial issue with our "today's" money 911. protecting romcc1: herself financially after usingcc1: your savings tocc1: invest in the market or pay off a student loan. experts are here to answer your questions. the zumba crowd out there, packing on the pounds make your spouse pack up and go? i don't know. it will not surprise you that men and women answer this differently but will surprise you is the number of men who say they will leave their spouse or girlfriend if they spaks on too much weight. surveyed. werecc1: we'll find out how many men we never want to see again. >> the zumba crowd is about to become a mob.
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kidding. >> i know. but first, let's get a check of the news. what do you say? let's go to natalie inside at the news desk. >> good morning to you. good morning, everyone. services says rcc1: the will keep the aaa bond rating. the mood came as president obama signed the bill to reduce the deficit and raise the debt ceiling and divert default. congress now out of town on summer recess funding for the faa remains up in the air until after labor day. the partial faa shut down means 4,000 employees had been furloughed and hundreds of airport construction projects are now on hold impacting tens of thousands of other workers. the government is losing more than a billion dollars in airline ticket taxes. attorneys for casey anthony judge's enging thecc1: order. nbc's kerry sanders is in orlando. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, natalie. casey anthony thought she was a free woman, acquitted on charges
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of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee.cc1: but there was another case, a case of check fraud, where she had entered a guilty plea. and in that sentence she was told that she had to serve a one-year probation. she1:was some confusion andcc was released because the department of corrections here in florida said she had served that probation while she was in the jail cell awaiting on the murder case. now they're saying, according to the judge, that she has to return to begin serving that one-year probation here in orlando. her attorneys say they're going to fight, including attorney jose baez. >> she has completed the terms of probation. done something in the jail that would have violated her probation, she would have had a probation violation and had to serve time for that violation. so she was expose to the probation, she completed it. probation officer actually came
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out and met with her. they continue to monitor her. she's completed her probation. no doubt about it. i live in the united states of america, where someone's accused of a crime, you have your day i: court. and if the jury finds you not guilty, that should be the end of it. but unfortunately in this e-lynching time day that we live in, that's not possible. so, yes, we're very concerned. it's not something we are taking lightly. and orange county should also be concerned, if they're going to require her to come back, that's going to require additional security. >> the department of corrections says they are making arrangements for her to arrive here today. they have given, according to the judge, judge stan strickland, a 5:00 p.m. deadline for her to show up. if she doesn't show up a bench warrant for her arrest could be issued. natalie? >> kerry sanders in orlando. thank you. a trial is under way this morning in cairo for former egyptian president hosni
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mubarak, wheeled into court on a stretcher and held inside a defendant's cage. he suffered from heart problems, according to his doctors. mubarak is accuse of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters during the up rising that ousted him. he denies the charges. questions remain in the death of a new hampshire girl missing for almost a week. on tuesday an autopsy failed to determine how celina cass died. her body was found a day earlier in a river near her home. investigators consider her death suspicious. a homeless man is in custody in washington, d.c. after police say he jumped over a gate at the white house. the man's backpack was examined for possible explosives. he's charge with unlawful entry and violating an earlier order to stay away from the white house. and a very large newborn is expected to draw big crowds in indiana. starting today visitors at the indianapolis zoo will get to check out a baby elephant born just 13 days ago. now weighing in at 254 pounds,
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the zoo's newest celebrity does not have a name yet. the zookeepers say she is healthy and very happy. and she's absolutely adorable. five minutes past the hour. let's go to al with a check of your weather right now. mr. roker. >> thanks somuch, nat. as we show you what's happening with emily. right now, tropical storms warnings up throughout the caribbean. about 145 miles south southeast of santo domingo, dominican republic. moving west. cutting a swath across the caribbean. this weekend, by sunday into monday it is somewhere along the southeastern atlantic coast. again, the code of uncertainty says it could make landfall any time over the weekend. we have a risk of severe storms stretching from the mid atlantic coast to the central mississippi river valley. showers and thunderstorms already firing up with that system, cold front making its way. we are looking from anywhere to a half inch of rain to an inch as you get down to washingto
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pretty comfortably cool weather around the bay area, thanks to the low clouds around san francisco, even misty skies out there around the golden gate bridge. if you want to find the warmest temperatures around the bay area, head over to livermore, 92 today. 81 degrees in fairmont. 60s for san francisco. low 70s in oakland. speaking of low 70s, even our inland valleys will be in the 70s for high temperatures as a stronger sea breeze ushers us into the weekend. ♪ time now for "today's" money 911. we offer help for your financial problems. jean chatzky, author of "money 911." sharon epperson is cnbc's personal finance correspondent. we are going to go to the phones to start things off. first of all, we have tracy.
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she's in indiana. she's got a question for us. good morning, tracy. >> good morning. my question is, how can i get my name removed from he ex-husband's mortgage? the divorce has been final two years now and he was supposed to refinance but he didn't. i was able to purchase my own home two years ago by proving i wasn't living in his house and i hadn't made contributions to the mortgage payments. right now he's several months behind and it's really damaging my credit. >> you need to actually get him to refinance the mortgagor to sell the place in order to get your name off it. my question for you is, why hasn't he done it? is he unable to do this because he doesn't have enough equity in the house right now? >> i really don't know. he tells me he's tried. >> this is the thing. when you're divorced from somebody, especially if kids are in the picture. you don't want to ruin the relationship but she may have to pick up a phone and call a lawyer and she may have a case
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to get him to take that action to get off that mortgage. >> she can't do it herself. >> she can't do it herself. he has to do it because it's his house and he's living there and he's got the mortgage. >> good luck. >> thank you. >> we're going to head to skype now. we've got christine from texas. she's with us via skype chat. hi, christine. >> hello. >> what's your question? >> i have a federal student loan that i've been paying down since i got out of college. i'm down to $13,000. i am new to investing, but i saved $10,000. i wanted the recommendation to use the $10,000 to pay off my student loans or invest in stocks, etfs and mutual funds. >> at your age with your future and so much potential and so much in front of you, before you think about what to do with the student loan or the $10,000, you should be congratulated on having the manage your debt as well as you have and have and so that is really where i would start, is with a little pat on the back that you have this opportunity, there you go.
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and then ask yourself this question. what do i want to do? what potential do i want to realize? it is far more important that you realize the resources, whether it's $10,000 or the student debt in a way that helps you to get where you want to go. so whether you become a perfect investor right now with a portfolio of bonds, stocks, who cares? you're a beautiful young woman with a huge future. you have cash on hand and a modest amount of debt. go for it. just figure out what the plan is. >> i agree with dylan, however. >> and i'm not saying grow the money, i'm saying think about what you want to do before you decide what to do with your money. >> look at the interest rate on the student loan. if it's a cheap loan -- >> christine, what's the interest rate on your loan? >> you know, i know it's pretty low. >> it's a federal loan? >> take your time, pay off that loan over ten years, make sure
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you have emergency savings in place and then look at your opportunities. >> some people want to rush in. and they don't think about having the emergency fund. that's first and foremost. >> money is an opportunity to do things, and you have to think about what you want to do and use that resource to help you get where you want to go. >> christine, thank you so much. dylan, you're a handsome man. >> i feel handsome. i do. >> absolutely. >> thank you. >> barnmarny lives in new jerse. what's your question? >> i am a teacher that is invested in the pension. how should i handle the mean that's already in my pension if i leave the state? can i take out and put it in a requirement fund without being penalized. >> you are talking about being vested and not fully vested at this time. and that means you probably don't have access to all of the
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funds in the pension, but the contributions that you have made, those are yours and that's your money. that's your eligible money. check with the employer to make sure that that's the money you can take out. how much it is. that's the money you will be able to roll over to an ira. key is to do a direct rollover to the financial institution so you don't have to pay the 20% withholding and don't get the additional penalty if you're under 59 1/2, and see all of your option there, and the national association of personal financial advisers, that's the best place to go to find one in your area. >> good luck, marnie. >> let's head to the crowd. a question from june and gary from alabama. hey, guys. >> hi. this is -- my name is june i'm from alabama and i have a question. my husband and i just recently retired, and we've been frugal throughout our years, and we have money in savings and 401(k)s that type of thing, and we're wondering, how much of it
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can you spend before you run out of money or before you die? >> okay. >> that's the million dollar question. and the basic rule is 4%. you have to realize that 4% is a moving target. 4% of your portfolio today is less than it was a couple of days ago because the market has been heading down, look at that number and pull out 4% or less every single year and you should be able to live forever. >> you look great. but what is your health care going to be down the road. and that will eat into retirement savings. a couple, 65, may spend over $200,000 out of retirement on health care costs alone. think about your health and really take care of yourself. >> thank you. good luck. thanks so much. don't forget, check dylan out on "dylan "dylan ratigan show" and we have
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a chat about the debt ceiling. up next, would your man leave you if you start inching up on the scale? men weigh in on a new survey. and the duchess seen once again doing her own grocery shopping. how kate's frugal ways are influencing the royal family. after these messages.
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if morning on "today's" relationships. what would you do if your partner put on some extra pounds? according to a recent poll nearly 50% of men say they would dump their partner if she gained too much weight. nicole is the executive editor of "cosmopolitan" magazine and robi ludwig is contributor to care.com. ladies, we are shocked. cosmo did this survey of 80,000 men. men who are basically not married yet, though. they're boyfriend and girlfriend. this was the result. half of them. >> askmen.com, did a joint survey. 80,000 people overall. this horrifying stat, they said 50% of guys said they would leave their partner if she were to gain significant weight. i'm five months pregnant, reading this is very alarming.
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i'm taking it as a not so gentle reminder that no matter how in love a man is, physical attraction always remains very important to him. >> and, where do you think this is coming from, that men feel that the relationship can dissolve so much based on that physical attraction? >> men are statistically a lot more focused on looks and body type. and it does matter to them, because in part they feel that who they're with is a statement about who they are. so if they're with somebody who doesn't look good, what does that say about them? they have low self-esteem, they're not successful? plen a men are a little bit more focus and what their women look like. >> it's also about weight. i think that for men some are thinking if she gains a lot of weight it means she no longer cares about her appearance, which means she no longer cares about being sexually attracted to me which means we're never
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going to have sex again. >> interesting thing is studies show that a woman who is obsessed with her weight isn't necessarily more sexual. if she feels good about herself, that can increase her sexuality. >> meanwhile, women are much more forgiving, thank god, in this survey. apparently 20% of women would dump their boyfriend if he gained weight. i guess we give a little more in that department. >> right. there are other parts of the survey that show that men were less for giving for themselves. when it comes a certain part of their anatomy, majority of men would like to be a little bit bigger and that jmajority are h. men are hard on themselves, too. >> when it comes to the message the survey says to women in terms of self-esteem, what does this tell us, nicole? besides, get to the gym now, do zumba on the plaza. >> the message for me and i think most women should take
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away is just the physical attraction and sexuality is important to the relationship. they call it intimacy for a reason. if you lose that, the relationship will suffer maybe more for the men than women. self-esteem, being at the weight that makes you feel happy and comfortable and sexy. that's going to make you feel the best. >> there is a weight discrimination in our country and it has increased by 66% over the last ten years. >> is it equal men to women, that weight discrimination? it doesn't seem to matter so much when a man puts on weight. >> it does. it does affect men in the job market, in terms of dating. women, it affects them a little bit more because that's in part what we bring to the table, how we look. and i think we just have to understand that reality. there is a study done that had a man pictured with a heavyset woman that same man pictured with a thin woman. and the man with the heavier woman, there was a more negative response to. so i mean, i think looks impacts us. >> if there is some redemption here, there is a part of the
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survey that i think is interesting, where 26% of women say having a successful partner is the ultimate status symbol. meanwhile, 39% of men say family is the ultimate status symbol. it sounds like when they're in a committed relationship and ready to start a family -- they do like to be in that committed relationship and will stay. >> i think it's important that women not get too comfortable and think, well, he loves me, we've been together for a long time, we have kids together, it doesn't matter anymore. >> and couples should help each other to be their best physically, emotionally. >> lie. >> no, they don't. >> twice as big as they used to be and lie to your face, no, honey, we love you. >> they want to love you into beauty. that's the key. >> all right. well, ladies, the discussion is certainly -- it's pretty unbelievable when you look at all the statistics from this cosmoaskmen.com.
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and this thick and creamy greek yogurt, so rich and full of flavor. it was a grueling trip! try new activia french and greek yogurt. a world of great new tastes. good morning to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. protesters are protesting an airline that kicked a student off a flight for wearing saggy pants. they'll deliver a petition with 40,000 signatures to the us airways ticket counter. they asked him to pull up his pants before walking down the aisle of the airplane. he refused to do it until he got to his seat. he was kicked off the plane. in the process, a police officer
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was injured. no criminal charges will be filed against marvin, but his lawyer says he plans to sue the airline for racial discrimination. 9:26 right now.
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welcome back. just before 9:28, the low clouds are still hanging on. downtown san francisco breaking out to a little bit of sunshine now. we've had sunshine for a while in san jose. we have this mild pattern for august, with the sea breeze going all day long. so inland temperatures warming nicely. 80s to low 90s up in the tri-valley. 67 san francisco. 73 in oakland. should be gorgeous weather for the giants game that comes up just after noon today. and tomorrow, another cooling trend. we'll expect slowing in the city for the 12:45 game around at&t park. in the east, we've had a
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tremendous morning for 680. southbound side right now, the accident there has cleared over the last half hour. we'll take you back to the maps. this is where it was around vargas. affectinging you coming out of pleasantton. slow and backed up on the 580, because folks are having trouble making the transition. a new accident involving a number of cars, three, maybe four at bollinger canyon road. 25-minute drive for the bulk of the sloewing. for the latest traffic and check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. i'll have another local news update in a half an hour. cc1:cc:
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♪ that's the grammy winning band maroon 5. hit song "makes me wonder." they will be here to take center stage live on the plaza for a summer concert series. if you're in the neighborhood, come on down. avril lavigne will be one of the judges. already dubbed her the recycle royal because she actually been seen, get this, wearing outfits more than once! gosh.
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>> oh, no. >> and now the duchess of cambridge has been seen once again actually pushing her own shopping cart and carting around her own groceries. and are her frugal ways now spreading to the entire royal family? are they actually eating tuna fish? we'll find out with a live report from buckingham palace. >> and then, there's only a few weeks until school bells will start ringing again. we have the hottest back to school fashions. >> there's jerry. >> oh, dthere they are. >> where is your lunch box, jerry. >> flower power, tell your kids what to wear. and then in "today's" kitchen, what a catch. >> i'm trying. >> taking advantage of of seafood with crab. >> wow. >> that sounds fabulous.
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all right. first, al, have you got a check of the weather for us? >> i do. ♪ >> ear mid atlantic states. th we got a list of strong storms. we have beautiful weather in the northwest. the heat continues again tomorrow. most likely 34 days in a row of 100 plus readings for dallas. the heat will spread across the southwest. showers along the southwestern atlantic coast. that's what's going on around thanks, al. san francisco right now, sunny breaks coming out over downtown. obviously patchy low clouds. temperatures today, we're going to see the low clouds linger. we'll continue to see 60s. low 80s around the santa clara valley. and the warm spot today i think
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will be either pleasanton or livermore. strong sea breeze, all of that equalling a cooler finish to the work week and start to the weekend. >> and that's your latest weather. thank you. up next, kate's common touch is spreading. how more royal family ers gianh. : and off we go! seeking inspiration from the world's best yogurts for activia selects in paris we discovered the inspiration for a totally new yogurt. activia selects french
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costs the british taxpayer plenty of pounds, sterling. it does start to be a growing trend here that now it's cool to be both royal and lower budget. after a weekend of royal festivities, this time the wedding of prince william's cousin zara philips and the english rugby star, the future queen of england was caught on camera as kate doing the more homely duties, like her own grocery shopping at a supermarket near her home in north wales. we've seen this before. this photo taken just days after her own wedding to william, shopping at the low-cost grocers. and kate's touches are common and frugal are spreading. passengers were shocked to find them settling into cheap seats on a low-budget commercial flight back from zara's wedding in scotland. one-way ticket, about $60. prince harry even flew round trip on easyjet and carried his own bag.
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$80. it all seems part of the effort for the new royals to be more down to earth and in touch with their recessionist times. not in only how they travel but what they wear. kate is already known as recycling royal. that green diane von furstenberg dress she wore at a swank receptionist in california she wore again at zara philip's engagement party. and if now iconic reese dress she wore in an engagement photo got a second run during a royal visit to canada. >> the fact that she's able to wear an outfit twice in a row is a positive thing, especially when most of us who are keeping an eye on your wallets. >> reporter: they are still royals, but these royals are grappling with what looked like our daily chores. like zara's brother peter philips, struggling with golf clubs and a baby buggy, driving his own family in his own car, in jeans. just as william and kate put off their honeymoon to get back to work as a helicopter rescue pilot, so, too, his cousin zara, olympic horse rider, and
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husband, the rugby man. their training, they say, comes first. for generations, they were royals who happened to dabble occasionally in other things but this new generation is increasingly professional. they have their own jobs, goals, budgets, problems and worries like this rest of us who happen royal as well. in a world, i guess you call thm modern, which is pretty refreshing. >> jim, that house behind them, could probably takake in a few roomers. >> you're more than invited. bring your friends. >> all right. thanks so much. coming up next, back to school fashion that will send your kids to the head of the class.to the safety of onstar is now available for your car. ♪ [ recorded voice ] onstar. we're looking for city hall. i'm sending directions to your car. [ recorded voice #2 ] turn right on hill street.
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>> we've got some really cute kids and afterfordable fashion as well with you. >> we sure did. we've got a great group of kids. and i can't believe it's already time for back to school. >> they can't, either. summer goes so fast. let's get to it. of thecc1: season. color blocking. first, tell us what color blocking is. >> here we've got billy and his sister fiona. wearing one color but more than one at a time. you can see bithey are working major color.cc1: what we love about color blocking, tamron, is it's a great transitional trend. you can take your bold colors and take them through fall just by layering. >> you suggest shopping in your closet. going in your kids closet and pulling out bright colors. >> let's start with billy. you don't have to buy all of these trends at once. you may have a colored jean in your closet. that's a great place to start. we've got these fun little blue jeans, $29. works in with this really bold
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wind breaker. great transitional piece from l.l. bean. started on fiona wecc1: with a bright orange t-shirt. light summery piece. putting on a great cardigan, layering over it. we love a belt for this season. makes the layering look a little bit more structured. add aing legging. >> girls love leggings. >> they both look adorable. thank you so much. adorable. next up is the skater cool. the boys still love it. >> the boys still love it. >> this skater cool look is not going anywhere. even though it's been around for a couple of seasons. and here we have devon and jonah. and skater look is all about looking cool. you know, think hoodie, skinny jeans, lots of plaid, vans and high tops. >> skinny or baggy, are they both in style? >> both are in style. let's start with jonah here. jonah is wearing the it jean of the season. and that is the baggy jean.
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so it used to be last season all about the skinny, skinny, skinny jean. and now we're seeing a fuller silhouette sharing the stage. and these are great little jeans. also by zara. we paired that with this really fun plaid shirt. and what you look for with skaters is an urban colors. so we've got more urban color scheme with grays and matching greens. and then on devon we have the must have t-shirt skater, the hood hoodie. this is by sean white from target. sean knows a thing or two about skating. and then devon is wearing the skinny jean. still way in style. also the fun on his feet because we've got the great van style shoes. >> do look great. jonah, devon, thank you so much. now, this one i could walk out in either of these outfits. lucy and lola.
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>> boho chic is about the mixing and matching of patterns and styles. romantic with rugged. and so let's start with lucy. lucy is wearing one of the key trend items. >> the faux fur. >> faux fur is a big friend in its own right. you can wear it with the dress, jeans, leggings, what have you. layer that over a chunky knit. another big boho trend. what we love is we actually put it over a summer dress in is a great way to get more wear out of your summer clothing just by layering. and a fun cowboy boot by target. >> perfect. >> on lola we layered her up. that's another sort of big trend. >> we started with a tiered ruffle dress from the gap. and then the big accessory for boho is this fun lightweight start. >> okay. >> style it, really nonchalantly. throw it on. you've got boho. >> let's get to olivia and lucy. they are rocking the floor this
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season. come on out, girls. what do you feel about your kids dressing themselves? what's the age? >> if it were up to me, never. >> but you do. >> no, kids have now have such a great sense of style. >> feminine look. >> let's start with lucy here. you know, florals are not just for summer anymore. we love taking them all of the way through fall and winter. -- one of the big stories with floral is the darker floral. this will take you further into the colder season. lucy's little dress is from target. it's a navy background so it's got that darker feel. just $16. we paired it with a really adorable pair of checker boots are hot pink trim. these are from land's end. and we just love them. now, olivia -- >> let me ask you. splurge on one item, what uld who it be? >> maybe shoes. shoes will really take you through a couple of seasons. >> okay. >> let's get to our last group of models. he's ready to get out. the mini-me look. we have twins. they are ready to roll.
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this is the mini-me look. >> mini-me is all about dad's favorite pieces sh runken down in smaller size. outfits for dad and your son. first, here with the classic navy blazer. and, you know, matt says it's a staple in every man's wardrobe. now it's staple for anybody. now we've got -- and on nelson we've got the army jacket. it's all about military. it has been for a couple of seasons for man, woman, and child. great investment piece. $39. >> very nice. >> come on guys. we've got to get you out of here. go, run, go where you need to go. the kids are running now. our beautiful handsome models. thank you. up next, everyone will be clawing their way to the dinner table with crab cabinara on the
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kitchen, what's for dinner, crab carbonara. >> new chef quinn seen at miami, florida. chef, good to see you. >> good to see you. >> let's get started. >> we're doing a little twist. we actually poached the crab in the water. we take the crab out. using the water to cook our pasta. >> how does that crab taste already? what inspired it, lifestyle miami? >> yeah, we have snow crabs in miami. >> you cook that in the oven. still using bacon? >> yes. brown it up in a pan. if you want to throw that in, you can. >> butter? >> saw stay that first. >> don't get away of yourself, mr. roker. >> butter, i get excited. >> yeah.
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>> butter and bacon. >> nice. >> quick saute. >> like traditional carbonara, as well. >> very traditional. >> put the butter in there. >> there you go. >> there you go.cc1: >> you brown that up a bit. >> that's right. brown it up. >> nice. >> moving on. we're going to let that sit for a sec. eggs in a bowl. going to scramble those like that. you want to put the parsley in there for me? >> that's parsley? >> yeah. the green stuff. >> the green stuff, yes. >> put the parsley in there. >> the lemon juice and zest. >> the whole thing? >> about half. >> good. >> that's interesting you add the lemon zest to it. that's not the traditional recipe. >> no, no. a little parmesan. >> okay. go ahead and do that. >> do you want to put the crab in there? about half the crab will be good. >> any particular kind of crab you like? >> this is dungeoness. down in miami, we're a stone
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crab town. we use a lot of stone crabs. mix it all together. >> be careful not to break it up. >> that's right. that's right. we want to keep it nice and lumpy. >> you don't have to -- just keep going. >> i didn't mean to -- >> i didn't want to break it up. >> i didn't mean for you to stop. take the pasta, the warm pasta. put it in the eggs. >> now, the egg helps all of this -- >> it cooks it. we're going to kind of toss that up. >> nice. i love this. it's so simple. you can just kind of -- again, a little flavor and you're done. >> put the bacon. >> now you're talking. >> bacon is last. nice and crispy. >> beautiful. >> good mix. you want to cook those eggs slightly. you don't want raw eggs. >> do you cook these for children? >> they love it. >> you have little guys. >> that's right. that's right. >> i remember. pictures. i have a good memory. there we go.
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>> on top. >> there you go. >> and that's goods. salt and pepper. >> nice. >> can we dig in? >> sure. yep. all day. all day. >> nice. >> thank you very much. >> down in miami. >> come and see us. coming up, it's girls gone latino hour. kathie lee and hoda, zumba. >> cc1:
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good wednesday morning to you. 9:56 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon.
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a brentwood man had an accident during national night out. it happened at balfour road last night. a local eatery brought a mobile diner to cater food for the party. "mercury news" reports a worker went to investigate a hissing noise. tankcc1: propane exploded. there were no reports of any other injuries. cc1: more than 30 million people across the country actually participated in yesterday's 28th annual national night out. oakland held 560 parties. that shatter ted last year's total. pretty nice. the sun now breaking through the clouds around san francisco. should see temperatures in the upper 60s. 83 san jose. low 90s out to the tri valley. 82 degrees around santa rosa. a stronger sea breeze tomorrow,
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which means we'll see a cooling trend once again here as we kick off august. you'll see the numbers dropping into the 60s and 70s inland tomorrow. warmer early next week. mike. a hot time in the traffic here. 580 still slow all the way over in towards dublin interchange. the southbound side of 680 continues to recover after the earlier accident that had things tied up for quite some time. slow in both directions from 680 away from the 25-minute drive out of the altamont pass. slowing eastbound 24, heading to the one eastbound bore. the metering lights have been turned off at the toll plaza. there is the reason why. fast track lane must be closed. there's a backup right in the middle. the latest traffic and news
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>> this is what they call. it's called zumba. the guy in the middle is a guy named beto who is the rock star of all zumba. >> he's the elvis. >> it's a dance, it's an exercise. >> and it's a lifestyle, too. >> women claim to have lost hundreds of pounds. >> well, now you see why. >> you can lose a cup size just doing that, you know what i'm saying? that's my problem, i need to do more zumba. >> there were more than 1,000 people out there. >> way more! >> the reason we're in here and not out there is because it was so loud and out of control. >> like the last time we were on the mraz. >> that we're not permitted to be out there so we had to go earlier and then come back into the quiet studio. >> hoda and i were banned from the mraz. i don't know if you know this many years ago. i believe it was in may. >> nobody wants to see that. >> nobody wants to see that. >> that's not so bad. >> look at you!
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>> you were shaking it. i looked like lucy ricardo. >> can i tell you, when you're done with one of these workouts we were both drenched. >> oh, my gosh! >> we didn't do it for more than three minutes and i can tell why these women are dropping pounds like crazy. >> and i think they're having fun. i think they're all in love with beto today. >> who isn't? the whole show we're celebrating latina. >> all things latin culture. >> so we started why not start with a mojito. >> it's wines day. so we're cheating a little bit, but -- >> and we have great guests on the show today. >> guess who are gefrts -- >> you what? tell me about the one you met downstairs. >> i met pit bull. i didn't know that i'd like pit bull so much. >> pit bull is actually adorable. >> tryou probably know some of s songs if you go to the gym and work out. listen. ♪ ♪ >> here's with marc anthony. >> here's the pit.
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whenever he's on somebody else's song, that song's a hit. he was on marc anthony's. he offiwas on j. lo's song. >> everyone has a story. you know, like the dance version. >> here's the cool thing about pit bull. his fans are older like us -- >> excuse me. >> and younger like this 2-year-old granddaughter. it was the granddaughter of this woman and she sent us the video and she calls him pit bull, which sounds italian. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> wow! okay. >> this kid's not going to have an obesity problem. this is good. ♪ >> anyway this, kid is in the rhythm being in the background. listening to pit bull -- i wish i knew spanish because i love how it sounds, and it sounds so
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sultry and great. >> he's the singing and the rapping and the fun. >> all righty. as i said, we were banned from the plaza about three years ago when i think god's gorgeous man ever made was with us, eduardo verastegui. >> there's eduardo. oh, please, stop it! you have to understand, eduardo stays in my house. he lives in my guest room, and i can't sleep when he's there. >> i know. >> make me fight you for him! >> how are you? >> i'm good, darling. >> this is eduardo, ladies and gentlemen! >> oh, stop it. >> there was screaming and then it got louder and louder and louder. so we've been banned from the plaza ever since. >> that was the last time we were ever on the plaza. >> that was quite the day. >> i still see eduardo occasionally. >> you do? >> cassidy and i had dinner with him in beverly hills.
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>> you did? >> at mr. chow's. >> there is this guy in j. lo's video. >> eduardo had done one. >> look at him. >> this guy is levy. that's not him. there he is. i know. ♪ ♪ >> where is he. >> what is she doing? >> she's in the way. anyway, so he's a real hot ticket and by the way, "the new york post," marvel comics is revamping spider-man and there's a new guy is miles morales and he's half hispanic and half black and he's the new spider-man. >> charlie sheen's real name, i think you know. >> i do. >> what is it? >> i don't remember. >> estevez and his first name is carlos. >> ashton kutcher started
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filming for "two and a half men" and not only is he going to be killed off, they're going have his funeral. charlie's funeral and all of his ex-girlfriends show up for the funeral. that's every actress in l.a., isn't it? it's on that show all these years, and i guess hilarity ensues because they put the malibu beach house on the market. >> who's ashton kutcher? >> he's a new character. >> that premieres in mid-september. >> ashton kutcher is a great pick. i thought it was a replacement for charlie sheen, but -- >> you can't. he defined that character. you have to take risks in life. >> that's what i was saying just a few minutes ago. >> okay. so here's a study that came out from britain and it said, this is interesting -- one in five -- can you roll back for a second because i can't read that. >> one in five married couples. >> one i five married couples kiss just once a week.
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>> one time a week. >> the kiss lasts no more than five seconds and it's a peck once a week, that's what they said. the younger lovebirds spend more time kissing. >> you guys still kiss. i've seen it. >> that's really none of your business. >> i would say we don't kiss enough. >> guys don't really like kissing in general. >> frank does. he does. i think some men love it. >> some men do love it. >> do you think most men love it? >> i don't know most men, hoda. i've only been with one man my entire life. that's my story and i'm sticking to it. >> they like it. >> i'm not going to say another word because i don't talk about your sex life. >> once again, you and i did not make the international best dressed list. >> "vanity fair" came out and it's a great list. when it came to women, who is on the list? >> kate. >> kate, of course, is on it. >> i can't call her duchess
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catherine. >> kate of windsor. >> carla sarkozy. >> this is fun, army hammer. >> colin firth and justin timberlake. >> there's arms. >> we talked about. >> look at that tight haircut he has there. >> like him way little bit more hair than that. >> and the couples, of course. >> brian williams. our brian, hall of fame. >> by the way, he always looks so put together. he always has the pocket hank hankerchief. >> he was retired. after a rewhile they retire you. >> i don't know if it was a "vanity fair," it was from the 1800s. >> barack obama and michelle -- or president obama and michelle obama were best dressed and lady
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gaga. >> who can compete with her. >> she offiwas on a show and shd a crazy thing, and it's not shocking anymore. >> when she did the smurf hair. that hair didn't look good on smurfs, you know? there's been a peacock around here and it escaped from the central park zoo. it landed on the fifth avenue building. >> it was perched there and all these cameras were on it. look at live truck. why don't you call the people who own the apartment and ask them to open the window, but apparently it's empty. i don't know why no one could open it. this peacock in new york. it was huge news. people were watching it live forever until this morning at 8:00 a.m. when all of a sudden the bird decided it was enough already and wait, here it comes. wait, oh! anyway, let's see it again. i don't know why anybody's fascinated by this and back to the zoo.
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go! >> you know why? >> i don't know why. over.1:use zumbacc he had been watching zumba from fifth avenue. >> i have to tell you that zumba on the plaza, can we just say people came out in droves. there were more than 1,000 people. >> you said some people flew in from california. they are so dedicated. when you see people at 5:00 a.m. joyful to work out on the plaza. >> i know. >> i was shocked. they were all go, kathie lee. >> yeah. they were -- >> they were really drenched afterward. so it's a good workout. there were pictures before and after. >> we'll meet two of the ladies that have an incredible story to tell. one of them lost 100 pounds and another. >> just with zumba. >> you were rocking it. >> by the way, sarah, i don't know if this latina influence or what, but can you stand up and shake it. >> my parents will be so proud.
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>>. >> smoking! >> we're all ready to move and pit bull is here with the party album for the summer. >> look at pit bull, how cute is he. >> he really is a cute little puppy. >> zumba creator beto is on the plaza. he packs it, he shakes it and he rocks it and we're just hanging in here. in here. ike new splenda® essentials™ no calorie sweeteners. this bowl of strawberries is loaded with vitamin c. and now, b vitamins to boot. coffee doesn't have fiber. unless you want it to. new splenda® essentials™ are the first and only line of sweeteners with a small boost of fiber, or antioxidants, or b vitamins in every packet. mmm. same great taste with an added "way to go, me" feeling. new splenda® essentials™. get more out of what you put in. oh, there's a prize, all right. [ male announcer ] inside every box of cheerios are those great-tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats
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♪ ♪ crank it. >> miami native armando perez is better known as pit bull or mr.: 305, but don't be afraid his bark is a lot meaner than his bite. >> oh, really. >> >> he's been with enrique iglesias to t. pain. his newest album is planet pit. >> and we believe everything they say because they love us. >> they do love us. by the way, i'm sharing my mojito with you. mojito. is a vole cc1: low calorie. >> it's the company that we have. low calorie. >> look at you. >> mojito. >> thank you, by the way. >> so you were out on the plaza, i remember just a couple of weeks ago and you had the joint -- you had it jumping. >> i had the joint jumping. >> the plaza, joint, where is this going? where is this going? >> why do you think so many
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different people connect with the music because they do connect with all genres? >> no matter what language you speak or what culture you represent music is a universal language, where i speak english, they speak spanish, but they speak music. >> you were born in miami. >> yes. >> both of your parents are cuban. >> first-generation cuban-american. >> how did that influence. >> you appreciate the chance to create your own destiny and that was instilled in us since we were very, very young and it was something that they would say every day, and i would tell abuelita or my ti a -- [ speaking spanish ] >> this doesn't happen in cuba. >> be grateful. >> what's great about you is you team up with anybody. i don't know -- whoever it is. >> anybody. >> and it's like the golden touch, okay? you're with marc anthony.
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>> neyo. >> you're with neyo, you're with j. lo. are people clamoring to get you on their record so they can have a hit? >> i don't look at it like they're clamoring to get me on the record and it's a chance for hard work. to me, the secret behind the record is arranging the record and having fun. >> say somebody calls you, marc anthony calls you and says i want you to do this song with me and it's been written or do you write the song together and then you add the rap part or how do you do it. >> marc didn't call me and he said i've got something for you and it's a big surprise and it's an honor for me to work with a living legend like marc anthony whose god mother celia cruz, may she rest in peace. she just passed away this past year. >> no, she didn't pass away this last year, she lives on. just say azucar.
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>> you're drinking my mojito. >> thank you very much. >> amigo. >> red one was the produce or that one which is the one that has broken lady gaga around the world. >> you write the rap stuff, you write the rhyme. >> i either write the record d and -- nobody writes for me. >> nobody writes for pit bull. >> did you go from 0 to 60 and you ended up doing well? >> no. i've been in the business for ten years. eight hours involved in a case where i won back my music so '09 was freedom for me. through that i learned a whole lot from the school of hard knocks when it comes to the music business. it's 90% business and 10% talent, believe it or not. >> it really is. dolly pardon told me years and ago.cc1: yearscc1: don't give away her babies. >> she's never sold her babies. >> she makes about $10 million a year on her babies. >> she never sold her babies! >> the success that they give
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away and they're publishing. >> unfortunately, yes. they run into it not knowing th: business and i learned a whole lot and we've had a goal. you werecc1: so funny. >> hear me after two mojitos. >> you charm our producer like craze pep. >> she will remain nameless vivian fell. >> she's got a beautiful yellow dress, we'll call her vivian belle today. >> vivian, besito. >> and we'll say salud. >> gracias. >> coming up next, you kids, sarah takes this latin thing serious and heads to puerto rico to learn salsa from the champions and then back out plaza where we're banned. we're going zumba, with the rest of them. >> go, beto! go, beto! what?! -match it! -match it! -match it! -match it! -match it! -match it! -match it! -match it! -match it! -match it! -[ horn honks ] -match it!
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♪ ♪ >> on to salsa steps with junior world chafrms emmanuel. >> you can do the side to sidestep. one, two, three, five, six, seven. >> one, two, three, five, six, seven. >> you're a good teacher. >> thank you. >> five, six, seven. > and then more salsa withcc1: latin dance star eddie torres. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the view is a little distracting. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> i just found out i scored a private lesson with the most talked about and watched person here, adrai. ♪cc1: ♪ ♪ ♪ >> at 6 years old, edrai has been dancing only a month, but it is very clear this little nugget is a natural, and we bonded.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> this girl had her game face on for the nightly party where dancers and world champs twirled the time away. for me, this entire experience was -- ♪ ♪ ♪ i've had the time of my life >> oh, wow! >> spanx alert! >> there might have been some spanx, the best dancing i've ever seen, but that edrai, that tt. >>ove him.cc1: >> come back. we're headed to the plaza for zumba! cc1:
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880, nice smooth flow in both directions. we see no problems right now for the nimitz. >> looks great. thank you very much. 10:29 right now. for the latest traffic and ne updates check nbc bay area morning news on facebook. cc1: ♪ ♪ and we're back on this wines day with a special girls gone latina edition of "today" and what a great topic for us and the trivia game. as always, kathie is across the street at the nbc experience store. she's ready to hand out $100 bucks to those who answer right and if not, you have the kathie lee cd. she is latina magazine's editorial director. this has been a fun show. >> and the best music. >> let's go outside to kath. >> this one is from new jersey.
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who is the highest paid latina 1:television. eva sofia vergara,cc1: aubreya, sara ramirez orcc1: plaza. >> i would say a, sofia vergara. >> you just won a kathie lee cd! >> oh, boo! anyway, the correct answer eva longoria. makes about $19cc1: million a year for "desperate housewives." sofia is a good guess. she's the only latina to get an emmy nomination so she's doing all right. >> this lady is from maryland, she goes to rohobeth beach. you can win this, finish the lyric to this jennifer lopez song. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> oh, you've got to be kidding me. i have no idea. >> i knew it. >> so enjoy.cc1:cc1:
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♪ love don't cost a thing ♪ >> come on. >> j. lo is great. she is great. >> she has a new album coming out including one with pit bull, but she's always got a ton of things in the fire, she's kohl's.ng a new line at cc1: the woman is unstoppable. club music. >> back across to kath. >> another lady from salisbury, maryland. has the leadctresscc1: female role in the top-grossing movie of all time? t was penelope cruz, evacc1: mendes, zoe saldana or salma hayek? >> zoe saldana. >> oh! good for you. >> excellent.cc movie, of course, was "avatar." she was the lead, the navi princess. there were a bunch of latin nass including michelle rodriguez. >> she was the tough girl. >> exactly. exactly. we love that movie. >> excellent. let's go across to kath.
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>> the ladies in salisbury, maryland. the best-selling latin musician that lives in the u.s. is jennifer lopez, gloriaest the fan, ricky martin or enrique iglesias? >> jennifer lopez. >> no, she's just the most beautiful woman in the world. >> that's kind of surprising. i know gloria estefan sold a ton of record, and i didn't know she lcc1: time.hest of al >> there was gloria estefan back in the '08s and she's the one mainstream it tocc1: american culture. she's excited to come back. solo album and it's very dancy, poppy music and unlike anything you've heard before. it will be great. >> i love her. >> two lovely ladies from staten island. got you.cc country latin american1: was desi arne as born, mexico, cuba, colombia. >> i'm going to say cuba.
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>> desi from cuba. >> he was married to the star of i love lucy, lucille ball which celebrating its 60th anniversary this fall. it's amazing.cc1: the 1950s show. she was such an iconic character. >> such memories looking back on that.cc1: >> kathie lee will come back from across the street. thank you for being with us. >> up next, we'll take a bite out of latin culture and then, guess what? we're headed out to the plaza packed with zumba fans and we'll get our sneakers out and we'll shake our moneymaker right after this. ♪ ♪ ♪ on our car insurance. great! at progressive, you can compare rates side by side, so you get the same coverage, often for less. wow! that is huge! [ disco playing ] and this is to remind you that you could save hundreds! yeah, that'll certainly stick with me. we'll take it.
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serve mojito. >> we like things that are simple and easy because we're laz. >> here's what i find interesting, too. tortillas are outselling bread because i would imagine the calorie count is lower and they're thinner. >> they're lighter and by looking at them you can tell. you can use them for egg wraps, breakfast, lunch. >> i love them. they're great. >> and salsa. this is outselling a lot of condiments. tell us about this. >> this is outselling ketchup. >> it's america's favorite condiment. you can dip it into anything, and put it on eggs. >> do it. >> maria. >> it doesn't have a lot of calories. vegetables.cc1: when you get to the guacamole you're in trouble. >> we like ceviche. >> ceviche is super hot and
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us, and enrique iglesias, for example is so hot and he's everywhere and he's been selling albums like crazy since the '90s. sings in spannish and english. >> since he was 20. coming up next, guess what? we're headed out there. we'll zumba. >> it's not a pretty sight. >> you'll sweat. get off the couch. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪cc1: there's another way to help eliminate litter box dust: purina tidy cats. tidy cats premium line of litters now works harder on dust. and our improved formulas neutralize odorscc1: better than ever in multiple-cat homes. so it's easier to keep your house smelling just the way you want it.cc1: purina tidy cats. keep your home smelling like home.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ it is that time we've been waiting for that is finally time to dance zumba on the plaza. >> we'll find out what it's all about. there are two ladies here with us today who have remarkable stories. both of them have lost over 100 pounds and one 200 pounds and for different reasons they got involved in it. this is nina who lost 105 pounds, right? and jackie, 200 pounds.
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was it just the dancing? because this is a great workout. we can feel it. >> it's the music as well because there are so many international rhythms that you haven't heard the music before and you just want to get up and get moving. it is just so much fun. >> can anybody do it? >> your before picture is astonishing. you have kids and everything. did it come off quickly, the weight? >> it took me two years for 200 pounds. >> that's healthy. >> the most important is that it stayed off. >> and exercise that's fun and the guys behind the whole entire craze is with us, beto! beto! come here. >> how are you? we also have gina grant, and they are the brains behind this. >> we did this for accident because i forgot my music one day and i teach aerobics class and one day i said, i need to teach the class and i forgot my
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music and the only thing i had was one tape. i had reggaeton and flamenco, and i started to improvise with one hour, people splieled and people burned calories and people were happy. >> on this plaza there is not a bigger name. matt lauer is not bigger than beto. you're the man! >> claudia and gina. [ inaudible ] >> we teamed up with susan g. komen to raise money for breast cancer research. we plan to raise over $1 million this year and that's pretty powerful. >> gina has had four children. >> yes. >> you enjoy being an instructor? >> absolutely. yes, i do, and you know what's awesome we offer different programs so zumba gold for older adults and zumba for kids, but
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what's interesting is you can have a mother, a daughter and grandmother in the same program and enjoying it equally at the same time. >> one lady in the front said it gets rid of menopause! >> we are going do -- you will show us how to zumba right now so if you're home get off the couch and play with us a bit, all right? >> okay. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> up next, authentic costa rick an recipes in our recipe, but first, hoda. >> this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ time for kwtd today's kitchen" lat ain style. >> chef gordon armstrong is here with the latina show with a costa rican lunch and he's the partner of the host and bean restaurant opening in los angeles. >> wow! >> congratulations. >> let's show off your beautiful mane here. >> he has the most gorgeous locks. >> i can't believe how light they are. >> it was a commitment. >> my entire life. i've been growing them. >> we started with a little drink. >> exactly. >> i was so into your dread locks. >> what is this called? >> i call it guado goofy juice. >> guado is from costa rica.
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>> similar to what? like a rum? >> yeah. it's similar to rum, but more closer to a moonshine or something like that. >> it's illegal. >> oh, man. >> we have a little bit of fruit and apples, strawberry and a little bit of mango. >> it's interesting right after a mojito. >> after your workout, too. >> we're exhausted. >> let's make -- hoda's getting a little weird. >> so this dish is something that you passed down from your grandmother. >> exactly. it's a traditional costa rican dish, we are making escaveche. >> red snapper is so good. >> it is so delicious. >> a little bit of olive oil. >> a little bit of flour. >> you're cooking that, you just popped it in less than a minute ago. >> right when we started. >> and then over here we have a little bit of bell pepper, onion, garlic and a scots bonnet pepper which is extremely hot.
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>> we're not going heat that up. >> that is just there for the aromatics. don't breathe that in. >> we have black peppercorn, allspice, thyme and bay leaf. >> everything is basically right from the ocean and right from the guarden. >> it's really, really fresh. >> this is malt vinegar. >> don't inhale this either. >> a little bit of malt vinegar. >> we'll add a touch of water to balance that out. >> water is good for you. >> water is great for you. >> capers and some olives. >> uh-oh. >> and the salt. >> of course. of course. we will get all of those flavors married there like so. we already had a little bit of salt and pepper. we'll put this directly on top of the fish. >> and it stays nice and light and fresh, and this is so different from a ceviche because it's not raw. it's slightly cooked and we have
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a nice, crispy skin. >> oh, look at you. >> she never stops, rights? >> unlike hoda, i'm helpful. >> talk to me about this rice dish which is outstanding. >> that is a tradition in costa rica as well. >> rice and beans. it's the caribbean style rice and beans and we have a little bit of coconut. >> we need to turn the fish down, baby. >> you got it. >> oh, my goodness. >> it looks good. >> we've got to get in here. >> terrific. i'm going try this rice dish. >> oh, my gosh, that's delicious. >> and your restaurant opens when, hon. >> reporter:. >> it will be opening next month. >> we've had a wonderful time. >> and we'll leave you with a little bit more. >> how could we not? ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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