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good morning. inside the rampage. a new federal criminal complaint lays out what happened when the gunman opened fire at los angeles international airport. this as the slain tsa officer's wife speaks out. >> he was a very good person. he took pride in his duty for the american public. show of force. extra-tight security as some 45,000 athletes prepare to run in today's new york city marathon since the first time since both superstorm sandy and the boston bombing. and what the hail? a fantastic finish at the end of the nebraska/northwestern football game.
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>> it's caught! it's caught! it's a touchdown! and yes, cornhusker fans everywhere still celebrating today sunday, november 3rd, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today." with lester holt and erica hill. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and welcome to "today" on this sunday morning. i'm erica hill. >> and i'm lester holt alongside dylan dryier and mara schiavocampo. that highlight that will live on. by the way, it's nice to see everybody made it on time today. >> we did. that was a little challenge for you last time we changed our clocks. >> you've got to let that go. it was a one had of time deal. >> we all picked out gray, too. we're coordinated. >> that's what you do with an
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extra hour of sleep. >> i guess so. we do want to begin this morning with our top story. and that is the latest on the shooting rampage at los angeles international airport. this morning there's new information about the suspected gunman and also about the tsa officer who was killed in cold blood. miguel almaguer is at the airport with that latest information. good morning. >> reporter: erica, good morning. this criminal complaint says the 23-year-old suspect should be charged with murdering a federal officer as well as causing violence at an international airport. he could face the death penalty. this happens as the nation's third busiest airport comes back into normal operations only with, though, a heavy police presence. today terminal 3 is open for business. but this is where the bloodshed began. >> there's a shooter at terminal 3 screening. >> reporter: according to a federal criminal complaint, 23-year-old paul ciancia pulled this assault rifle out of his bag and fired multiple rounds at point-blank range at tsa officer
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gerardo hernandez. the document says ciancia then proceeded up an escalator. but when he saw the wounded officer move, he returned to his body, shooting hernandez again. >> he was a joyful person, always smiling. he took pride in his duty. >> reporter: anna hernandez married her husband on valentine's day 15 years ago. a father of two, he would have turned 40 next week. >> gerardo was a great man who always showed his love for our family. he was always there to help anyone in need. >> reporter: with passengers scrambling for their lives, court documents say ciancia opened fire on two other tsa officers and high school teacher brian ludmer. all three injured but alive with police in pursuit. the suspect made it over 100 yards deep into the terminal. he passed restaurants and magazine shops. this is where it all ended, in
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the middle of a busy terminal. shot multiple times, ciancia was taken into custody. his rifle, five magazine clips as well as a handwritten signed letter were all said to be recovered. >> we found a statement where he made a conscious decision to kill multiple tsa employees. he addressed them at one point in the letter and stated that he wanted to, quote, instill fear into their traitorous minds. >> reporter: the fbi believes ciancia was dropped off here at l.a.x., but they have not yet identified the driver. the 23-year-old remains hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds. he's been unresponsive medically, but police say they do hope to question him. erica? >> miguel almaguer, thank you. of course, this attack at los angeles international airport has travelers across the country wondering how safe they are. and if there's really any way to prevent a shooting spree like this in an airport. kristen welker is covering that angle. kristen, good morning.
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>> reporter: lester, good morning to you. tsa officials say they screen about 1.8 million passengers every day, and they say what happened on friday is incredibly rare. still, some security experts say it may be an indication that there should be some changes. in the wake of the shooting at l.a.x., some travelers in this country remain unnerved. >> obviously, all of us were shocked and saddened that we've had another incident. >> it's a surprise and concern for anyone that was there and involved. >> reporter: security experts say travelers at airports and train stations are far safer in the wake of september 11th when tsa was formed. the agency has swelled to more than 50,000 employees. experts also say friday's shooting, while tragic, could have been worse if not for the stepped-up security. >> it could have been a large massacre, and it was thwarted by the actions of police and tsa. >> reporter: still, former atf agent and nbc news analyst james
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kavanaugh says federal officials need to review their policies and consider beefing up security outside the airport. >> well, it could be done in a variety of ways. more cameras, maybe even some armed police outside with long guns. there's all kinds of little things that can help, and they've got to make those assessments on the ground without impeding the flow of traffic at a place like l.a.x. >> reporter: an official with the tsa says they are not currently considering such a move. >> once again, ladies and gentlemen. >> reporter: and with nearly 1.8 million passengers flying every day in this country, shootings at airports are rare. fewer than ten in the u.s. since the 9/11 attacks. while this latest incident will undoubtedly raise questions about safety measures, experts emphasize travelers also play a critical role. >> well, an alert passenger and traveler is a safer passenger and traveler. >> reporter: now, tsa officials also tell me on average, they intercept about 30 firearms and other dangerous weapons every
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week. they also say they have beefed up their security support systems at places like train stations in the wake of the 2004 madrid bombing. still in the wake of this latest incident, investigators will undoubtedly ask if more could have been done. lester? >> kristen welker, thanks. erica? well, we're talking about security, lester, here in the big apple, security this morning is extra tight for today's running of the new york city marathon. and this is the first marathon to be run here, of course, since what happened in boston earlier this year. ron allen is near the start in staten island. ron, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. and remember, the marathon in new york was canceled last year because so many people in the region were still recovering from hurricane sandy. 45,000 runners are here. you can see them gathering, about to take their positions at the starting line. 26.2 miles lie ahead of them, and there is security everywhere along that long, grueling journey to the finish line. >> these guys are running just under five-minute per mile pace.
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>> reporter: it is one of the biggest and most prestigious marathons anywhere in the world. and as they wrapped up training -- >> after boston, it was my honor and my privilege to be able to run something like this again. >> lasagna. >> reporter: loaded up on last-minute energy, no one seemed to have second thoughts about being here. a huge challenge for law enforcement. tens of thousands of competitors. more than 26 miles of territory. millions lining the route as it winds its way through each of new york's five congested boroughs to the finish line in central park. >> nypd began examining and enhancing its coverage of the race starting the day after the boston marathon. >> reporter: because of that april day when two bombs killed three and wounded hundreds, new york police say they will have thousands of additional officers on duty. the command center has video screens monitoring as much of the race course as possible. teams of dogs like lucas and clifford able to sniff out
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explosives. >> go find it. >> reporter: have been training for months. and the nypd has added this. it's called wolverine. a robot built to deal with bombs. and police will have much tougher security near the finish. this year police suggest holding those joyous reunions away from the course. >> hopefully it's a very uplifting day for all of new york city. i think we'll see a lot of smiles at the end of tomorrow. >> reporter: indeed, it should be. and there are also restrictions on what the runners can carry and what they can wear. you'll see all of them are carrying things in these clear plastic bags. suffice it to say it is not a day to carry a backpack like those boston bombers used anywhere near the race course. it's a very beautiful day for a race clear and temperature in the 50s. and of course, there's certainly a lot of inspiration in the air as well. erica? >> that there is. ron allen, thank you. there is another race that's starting to heat up even though year less than a year into president obama's second term. we're talking about the race for
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president. last night new york senator chuck schumer urged hillary clinton to run for the white house, saying she'd lead his party to victory. and today new jersey governor chris christie is traveling around new jersey as he runs for re-election in what's widely seen as a test run for president himself. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." good morning. great to see you. >> morning, lester. >> schumer in his endorsement of clinton says she has his full and unwavering support. with her his party with vanquish ted cruz, the tea party republicans in 2016. i'm curious, does this start to sound like the beginning perhaps of a series of coordinated and carefully timed endorsements to give her candidacy a ring of invincibility or inevitability? >> yeah, i think you're right. i think that's the right instinct. as i talk to supporters of hillary clinton, they're unabashed about saying that she's running. that all signs point toward it. even though there are some who still cling to the idea that she needs to be persuaded to make the final decision, and maybe that's, of course, the case.
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but it's all lining up that way. i think she'll be very careful about an air of inevitability. that's what she had with barack obama, and we know how that turned out. so i think she's got to find a way to recalibrate that and really have a message that's her own while at the same time sticking very close to barack obama. that's the legacy. she served in his administration. that she's going to want to carry on. >> kind of wonder if it's also meant to discourage other democratic challengers. >> yeah, it's a good question. you know, there's the likes of elizabeth warren or anyone who would challenge hillary clinton from the left with a more progressive approach. and i think that we typically see that in primary fights. and i think there will be some early rumblings of that and an early effort. >> on the republican side, we mentioned new jersey governor chris christie facing re-election. he's got a big lead. but yet he still has something like 90 stops. 90-stop week-long bus tour on his schedule. is he -- does he appear to be testing the waters for a presidential run? >> without a doubt. and look at the language he's using. he spoke to our colleague kelly
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o'donnell overnight. and he was making the point that he knows that new jersey will be looked at. that there will be reverberations. he wants to be a leadership model for the republican party. think about the republican party right now. there's actually governance going on among republican governors and more opposition going on at the national level. resistance to president obama's policies. i think chris christie's going to lay his case out there and say, i've led. i've governed. and here's a blueprint for how a republican can do it. it reminds me a lot of former president bush who, while he came from a republican state of texas, really built on his idea of governance and even getting along with democrats. >> and we don't forget mitt romney, of course, took a pass on christy as a running mate. kelly o'donnell caught up with christie yesterday, as we mentioned, and asked him about this new book that says mitt romney had serious concerns about christie because of perhaps some baggage. here's what he had to say. >> reporter: when the romney team talks about maybe some land mines during the vetting process last time around, does that
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plant any seeds of concern? >> no because any of that stuff that was in the book was all stuff that was litigated in the 2009 campaign. it will be litigated again in the future. i understand that. but the fact is that these are just two guys trying to sell a book. >> i've got to tell you, david, if there are land mines out there, doesn't it work to his advantage to get those out now so they don't become an issue if he runs? >> right, maybe not now, but maybe over the course of the next year. you know, what's also in that book is governor romney saying yeah, some of these issues might have been litigated in 2009, but nothing is actually litigated in a governors race. the point being when you run for president, it's a whole different level of scrutiny. and i think christie understands that. i think he also understands that his weight, his health is going to be an issue. and that was something that weighed on the mind of governor romney. >> all right. david gregory, we're going to circle back in a bit. we'll see you soon. want to get a check of the morning's other stories from mara schiavocampo. good morning. u.s. secretary of state john kerry has arrived in cairo amid a very tense political team in
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egypt. kerry's visit is his first since the country's military overthrew its democratically elected president, mohamed morsi. morsi is set to go on trial on monday on charges of inciting murder. bold accusations this morning from the pakistani government. officials there say the u.s. saab tajjed peace talks with insurgents by killing a taliban leader friday in a drone strike. the death of the man came a day before government clerics planned to send a formal invitation to the taliban regarding peace talks. back on solid ground this morning. experienced skydivers had a harrowing ordeal saturday night just as they were about to jump. >> reporter: nine skydivers and two pilots are very lucky to be alive this morning following an accident in the skies above northern wisconsin saturday night. >> as skydivers, we live for the excitement. but tonight was a little bit over the top. >> reporter: two small planes, both cessnas, collided at 12,000 feet, just as the skydivers were set to make their jumps.
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>> the trail plane came over the top, hit the lead plane. >> reporter: but with their chutes already on, the skydivers quickly bailed. >> you hear this tremendous loud bang. you see the wing come off. you see it on fire. and it's, you know, right there. >> reporter: the pilot in the more seriously damaged plane managed to grab an emergency chute and escape, ditching the aircraft. he suffered some cuts and scrapes. the other pilot was able to land his damaged plane. a very close call and more of an adventure that's these skydivers ever bargained for. that's for sure. also very fortunate are those on the ground. there were no reports of any serious damage or injuries. denver broncos fans are on pins and needles this morning after the team's head coach announced he has to have heart surgery as soon as possible. the club will name an interim coach to replace john fox. fox will undergo an aortic heart valve replacement this week and will take a leave of absence for the next several weeks. a rare feast for the eyes this morning. the sun and moon are teaming up
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to create a hybrid eclipse, and it can be seen all across the globe. watchers in much of the u.s., south america, europe and the middle east are treated to a partial solar eclipse. in central africa, the sun will be totally obscured by the moon for mere moments. and things were looking bleak for the nebraska cornhuskers saturday, and then the team's prayers were answered. final play of the game. nebraska down to northwestern 24-20. time is running out. and nebraska's third string quarterback, ron kellogg, launches arguably the most ridiculous finish of the 2013 college football season. he unleashes a deep hail mary that was tipped by a northwestern defender, and it lands in westerkamp's arms. just to show you, it ain't over till it's over. >> he's still running. >> he's going to come run the marathon today. it's perfect. >> speaking of the eclipseclips
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was supposed to be 6:38 this morning, stood on 49th street, clouds. i didn't get the light effect. i thought it would get dimmer. >> here i didn't find out it was happening till it was over. >> we had the video. dylan dreyer is here with a check of the forecast. good morning. the video is usually better than what you can see. it's never as good as you hoped. you know, it's just too enough, especially when you're in new york city with the buildings. we are seeing finally an end to a huge wind storm. look at the waves in the pacific northwest. that's the bridge over puget sound. you can see that the waves were actually crossing over the bridge. people were running from their cars as winds were gusting up to 60 miles per hour and creating a lot of damage. now 150,000 customers are still without power. this storm system, though, thanks to the jet stream is finally starting to push eastward. and now we're looking at the chance of two different storm systems. this one that's going to bring snow to the cascades and this second one that's a bigger storm system that's eventually going to move into the denver area by tuesday. we could see more of a rain/snow
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mix possible. for the new york city marathon, it is going to be on the chilly side. winds are gusty and temperatures will number the 40s. we've got a cool start to the morning, 40s and 50s outside with breezy conditions, mostly in the north bay. you got winds from 10 to 20 miles per hour. one thing we will also see is increasing high clouds. you can see them approaching the coast. that gind wicombined with the c coming in from the north will drop our temperatures. low to mid-60s for highs. notice the sunset time, 5:09 thanks to the time change. we could see patchy frost next couple mornings. turning warmer inland for the middle part of the week. and that's your latest forecast. erica? >> dylan, thanks. up next on "today," a big music awards show tonight unlike any you've seen before. partially because this one's only on youtube. and, in fact, your vote is the only one that will really count right after this. it started on my back.hen i firs and i had like this four inch band of bumps
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if there's anything that gets people talking on social media, it's when a great or unusual or bizarre video shows up on youtube. >> something you just have to watch. now millions of people are getting their music fix on that popular website. are getting their music fix on that popular site. >> it's crazy to think that youtube has only been around for eight years. in those eight years it's become a huge power player in the world of music. check these out. they have the most hits on youtube. people have watched them combined more than 4 billion times. notice they're all music videos. it seems only appropriate that youtube would enter the music award arena. that's what's happening tonight. it's where people go to get their cute cat fax, find out what the fox has to say, see babies giggling. charlie biting fingers, groups doing the harlem shake and so
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much more. but it's not just viral videos, youtube has become the go-to platform for artists and fans alive. >> we have a billion users who come to youtube every day. music is a huge part of that. >> reporter: the new normal for not only listening to music but giving careers a rocket boost. it's how justin bieber was discovered, sy, mclemore, too. >> just as the film industry has its oscars, youtube will hold and stream its first ever music awards. don't count on it being like those other shows. at this one the academy is you. >> you'll see every category is driven by data, driven difficult bidata on how fans interacted over the past year. >> reporter: votes are coming in from around the world for the six categories that include youtube break through and innovation of the year. when it comes to the nominees, you'll find a mirks of the established like laid the gaga
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and eminem and the uncon vengsed like violinist lindsay sterling. >> i tried all the more mainstream traditional routes to get my music heard. it got very discouraging because no one was at all interested in spending time of a violinist who danced around to electronic music. i don't understand why. >> reporter: will lindsay be one of the lucky six to walk away with a statue? we'll have to see. for now the best seat in the house is right at home. >> since there are only six categories, the 90-minute show will most likely be filled with performances. the show starts streaming at 6:00 p.m. eastern time on, where else, youtube. >> great folks are getting a chance who might not be discovered any other place. >> it's pretty impressive
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you are watching "today in the bay." >> good morning to you. looking live at a beautiful picture of san francisco from our san bruno mountain camera. if you are up with us this morning, then you remembered to change your clock. thanks for joining us. i'm kris sanchez along with rob mayeda. we got an extra hour of sleep which -- >> very nice. >> -- is lovely. >> the sunrise now happening about an hour earlier. sunset coming up an hour earlier and outside this morning, a cool start but you might think 48 seems chilly in santa rosa. but actually we're running a little warmer thanks to the fact we've got some north winds across the north bay valleys this morning. that is leading to some temperature changes of about ten degrees warm they are morning, but that's going to start to go away as we see temperatures cooling off thanks to clouds
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spilling in this afternoon and cooler, drier air settling in over the next couple mornings. we could have some patchy frost in the north bay tomorrow morning. today highs low to mid-60s, increasing clouds, breezy at times. less wind into tomorrow morning, so we'll see 30s and 40s next couple mornings. afternoons will be trending a bit warmer and then next weekend a chance of seeing some showers. walnut creek police are investigating two burglaries and an armed robbery that all happened in just 24 hours at a mall that's usually pretty quiet. we're talking about the palo ver decimal with lunardi's market is. it took just a matter of moments for a burglar to smash a glass door and bust into a thai restaurant. cameras were rolling as the thief yanked the cash register out of place taking it and $200 in the drawer. he is gone within 15 seconds. another restaurant near the lunardi's grocery store was also
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burglarized. the door of chopin market is boarded up. surveillance video shows a different suspect. the third crime happened 6:00 at the tutti fruiti yogurt shop where a young man entered the store and demanded cash from the clerk at gunpoint. new void ideo into our news. all westbound lanes on 580 were blocked overnight. a man ran across the freeway just before 10:00. that's when he was hit by a silver corolla. the man died at the scene. the highway patrol opened an investigation to find out why that man was on the freeway in the first place. another b.a.r.t. union voted yes on the temporary contract deal which ended the strike last month and which promises no more strikes for several years. b.a.r.t. officials announced yesterday they reached an agreement with the amalgamated transit union, the local one. seiu workers ratified the deal
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on friday night. it is an agreement that includes a 15% pay raise over four years and which improves safety conditions for parb.a.r.t. work but also requires workers to pay into their pensions for the first time and increases health care costs. the riding public gets a bit of peace of mind with the deal because it has a no-strike clause valid through june of 2017. the contract now goes back to the b.a.r.t. board of directors for their final approval. coming up at 7:00 on "today in the bay," an alert bus driver in the south bay gets credit for helping a missing scenor citizen. we'll see you in a half hour. th. ♪ ♪ if you wanna go and fly with me ♪ ♪ it's buzz the bee on your tv ♪ ♪ oh how did i get this way? ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ there's a party going on in your cereal bowl ♪ ♪ o's can help lower cholesterol ♪ ♪ oh why does it taste so great? ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ hey! must be the honey!
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♪ >> yo, "today" show, who is better than you? nobody. >> my mom is running the marathon, but i came here first. >> tv is so much sweeter with the "today" show. >> hi, mom. we're back on a sunday morning, november 3, 2013. we will be outside to say hi to all those nice folks in a bit. beautiful day in new york city. great pictures from our crowd on our l.e.d. wall outside. i suspect everyone enjoyed the extra hour of sleep if they took advantage of the time change. >> do you get the extra hour or do you take the extra hour to
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stay awake? >> that's the question. then tonight we want to go to bed early. it's calls out in the end. i'm lester holt here with erica hill, dylan dreyer and mara schiavocampo. the terminal is up and running again today at lax. the suspected shooter remains hospitalized and could face a murder charge. some 45,000 runners preparing to pound the pavement in the big apple for the running of the new york city marathon. security is extra tight in the wake of the boston marathon bombings. nine sky drivers and two pilots lucky to be alive and tell their story a day after their planes collided in mid air. some had to parachute to safety as one of the planes crashed. ever heard of the cloud for your computer but have no idea what it is ow how to use snit. >> yes. >> just ahead, mario armstrong shows us why it can be a lifesaver when it comes to storing your most precious
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pictures and files. when i was about eight years oldie think i could play the recorder, hot cross buns. but one little girl from england has already composed two operas, called the next mozart. we first metal ma deutscher a year ago, now we're thrilled to have her perform live in the studio. >> she is. we've all fallen in love with her. we're excited for you to meet her as well. before that, let's start with oprah winfrey. what happens when the talk show queen decides maybe it's time to redecorate? she has a tag sale. that's what you do, right? this was the mother of all tag sales. >> reporter: hundreds of personal items from one of the world's most recognized women all hitting the auction block this weekend. call it fall cleaning oprah style. >> this is the ultimate gift for the oprah fan.
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it's priceless to some of her followers. >> reporter: selling rare treasurers from her homes in indiana, hawaii, chicago and california. bidders can shop in person at the polo grounds in santa barbara or online from anywhere in the world for items like paintings, scooters, dolls, even furniture with suggested bids ranging from $100 to $50,000. this from a woman who is known forgiving stuff away. >> you get a car. you get a car. everybody gets a car! >> oprah has been accumulating a lot of things since 1985 she says. this is her way of cleaning house and she wants to come home to a home she feels comfortable in. >> all for good cause. proceeds from the sale will benefit her leadership academy's college fund. >> at last count her auction raised more than $600,000 for her charity. all going to a great cause. pretty wild list of things. >> when any of us clean out our
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closets, we give it to charity or friends. she has an auction and raises $600,000. >> probably because she could bring in the money. my stuff, no one wants it. a last look at the weather forecast. dylan is out on the plaza. >> good morning everyone. what's better than one sweet 16? several sweet 16s. how many? >> five. >> where are you from? >> virginia. >> and spending their sweet 16 in new york city. doesn't get much better than that. we are going to see a big cooldown across most of the country. temperatures right now in parts of idaho, 32 degrees. 40s through the middle of the country where it is going to warm up nicely. st. louis starting the day at about 36. in the northeast we're in the 40s. it's actually not going to get much warmer in northeast today. we'll stay in the 40s throughout the day. temperatures in the 60s and even 70 sz squeezing into the western plains. ahead of the cold front, you see it is going to be windy. we have some wind advisories through the plains. also the rain in the pacific northwest is finally winding
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down. it's turning into more of a snowstorm for parts of the cascades. we could end up with about ten to 18 inches. denver could see a rain-snow mix into tuesday, but and a gorgeous start to sunday morning. cloud-free around the golden gate bridge. as you can see there, and a little chilly as we head to the north bay and a few of the wind-sheltered valleys. 48 in san jose. breezy in the north bay right now. we're going to see some high clouds coming in. the combination of cooler, drier hair from the north and the clouds will drop our temperatures off to wrap up the weekend. highs today mostly mid-60s around the bay area. tomorrow less clouds, could have patchy frost in the valleys and turning warmer by wednesday. can you tell lester just walked out as the crowd goes wild? today's top spot, heading to a much warmer location. down to miami, florida, home to our tv station wtvj and the
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great bed race. this annual race pits teams against each other as they push home made beds down the streets of miami. celebrity judges like rapper flo rider will be there to cheer them on. also a pajama party in the area. make sure you stop over and check that out. beds of all things. now that you're the big celebrities that walked out on the plaza and the crowd goes wild. >> that's what happens when you go anywhere with lester holt. >> oh, stop. yesterday on the broadcast we told you about a norwegian television special where they featured knitting, knitting for nine hours. some among us mocked that idea. >> we did. and we wondered what would capture your attention for nine hours if perhaps it was not the knitting. we decided nine hours would be a long time. >> seven, eight tops. >> we asked you that question. mara is back in the orange room
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this morning with some of your answers. >> we got some pretty interesting responses from our viewers about what would capture your attention for nine hours. some people said puppies which may sound change until you think about "the puppy bowl." one direction, of course, shopping, your iphone. we've all been caught in a time vor fex. someone said adam levine. we have tweets here. marty bray says it's football, every sunday. the nfl red zone with my laptop opened to my fantasy football. debra says the only thing i can watch for nine hours is dancing. yesterday i said jokingly the only thing that would get my attention for nine hours was sleep. this got me thinking. there is one thing that would get my attention, probably watching youtube videos of beyonce. >> that's borderline obsession. >> is that a healthy obsession?
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>> for me maybe gilligan's island reruns. >> a nine-hour gilligan's marathon. >> you do get stuck in marathons. >> with bing tv watching, some of us have done that. >> that would have been me with "lost" years ago. thanks to everybody who sent in responses. you get us thinking, too. thanks for that. just ahead, have you ever wondered whether you should be storing your things in the cloud and better yet, what is that cloud anyway? mario a [ male announcer ] this is not just a laptop. they're not usually this thin, this light. ♪ they don't let you touch and draw, not like this. ♪ this is not just a tablet. it has a click in keyboard and microsoft office, ♪ this lets you run your favorite apps next to your favorite apps. ♪ this is the new surface.
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the cloud, not the ones in the sky, but the cloud clouds, the ones that are supposed to keep all your most precious data, like your family pictures safe. mario armstrong is "today's" digital lifestyle expert. we called you in for help. >> you've been calling me at 2:00 a.m., e-mails at 3:00 a.m. >> is that too snuch i thought we could do that. >> i'm always on the help desk. >> in all seriousness give us a basic 101, what is the cloud? >> in a nutshell, this is the ability to have your photos, your video, your files stored in the internet basically at a different facility. think about it like your storage bin. if you have furniture and you want to move it, you put in a storage bin in a physical place. >> instead of being stored only on your hard drive or an external hard drive, it's stored on the server somewhere else. >> somewhere else. >> now we know where it's going. what should be going?
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what should i be using the cloud for? >> the easiest way to deal with this is what do you want to have access to all the time? there's two reasons to have the cloud. one, to back up your data, two to be able to get access to it on any device. that's the whole purpose. as long as i can get to the internet on my phone, my tablet, my laptop, i can get to my data. i would say things that are precious to you, maybe special photos, important documents, but not everything. >> not all my e-mail contacts, probably more like pictures, music. >> exactly. >> when we're putting it on, you have important parameters on how to store this stuff. >> it depends. this is a screen right here showing i cloud. this is one particular form of cloud services. there's drop box. this is the apple one. a lot of people don't pay attention to the settings. they may run out of space on their phone or tablet. they're wondering why. check the settings. if you notice, i have photos
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off. i don't back up my photos from my iphone or photos, i put them on flicker, a separate cloud for that. >> you said we should encrypt really sensitive files and a strong password. >> strong password is key. >> we weren't the only ones with questions. we asked you at home to send us your questions. kyle is in the orange room with questions. what have you got? >> a lot of tweets. a couple good ones. one from kelly. she wants to know, mario, i use i cloud and drop box. how can cloud services guarantee privacy and security and how do they prevent data loss. what do you think? >> everyone wants to know this. this is the achilles' heel of the whole thing. if people can access the data -- >> who is to say someone else can't get it? >> drop box reported back in 2012 that they were hacked into. you won't get 100% safety.
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if you have several files, encrypt them first and strong, strong passwords. >> before we let you go, even with the cloud storage, should we still be using an external hard drive to back things up? >> yes, i believe so. i think you should have multiple copies of your most precious files in multiple locations. if you have an external hard drive don't leave it near the computer. if you get flooding or burn down your house, you want it somewhere else. >> put it in the actual storage facility where you have your winter coats. >> up next this morning, beethoven, mozart, forget it. how about alma deutscher, the 8-year-old wowing the classical music world and all of us as
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anna roberts. >> she's at a music studio composing an opera she's composed. it's her second. >> reporter: alma is only 8 years old. i last met her at her home in england a year ago. she also plays the violin. she was composing, her father helping her write it down. that sonata is now being recorded and released. it seems nothing phases her, but her dad always gets a case of the butterflies. >> i get quite nervous when she performs, much more than she does. >> why is that? >> because i want everything to turn out well. >> reporter: back in the recording studio alma is working
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hard. she knows exactly what she wants. >> i think it's still a little bit flat. >> reporter: what can the future hold for this extraordinarily gifted child. >> everything, everything she wants. she's not just writing beautiful music, but she's really inspiring by her personality. >> reporter: there's still time for child's play. during a break outcomes the jump rope. >> it's beautiful what you're doing here. >> thank you. >> are you happy with it, how it's going? >> yes. >> reporter: listening to newsic, everyone seems pleased with this first recording of cinderella the opera by alma deutscher, age 8. for "today," annabel roberts, london. >> welcome to new york. >> thank you. >> i have been thrilled all morning long to have you here. when did you realize you had this passion and talent for
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music? >> well, i think i always loved music even from when i was born. but when i was 13 '3 and i listened to this beautiful lullaby and i loved it. i said to my parents how can music be so beautiful. >> that's a good question. >> some of us are saying that as we listen to you. your music is so beautiful. you write this. in a little bit you'll play a song that you composed. how does that come to you? how does that happen? >> well, the funny thing is i try to do beautiful melodies and it usually never comes and my mind goes blank. when i'm resting or even in bed or skipping with my rope, then melodies stream into my head. for example, a few days ago when i was in bed resting in the middle of the night, i got this beautiful melody. ♪ and i got out of bed and i wrote it in my pencil in the night,
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and it took quite a long time. the next day breakfast, my parents wondered why i look so sleepy. >> you have a beautiful sleeping voice. people keep calling you the next mozart, is that a compliment? >> well, i love mozart very much. he's probably my favorite composer, but i don't like it when people call me littlest mozart. i don't like being called little. i'm very big. secondly, if i wrote everything that mozart wrote again, it would be boring. i want to be alma, not mozart. >> you are alma. one-of-a-kind. if anyone doesn't know that, you're going to play it for us. >> i'm now playing what i wrote. >> take it away. ♪
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>> bravo. amazing. that is absolutely amazing. >> what's fun, too, when we watch you play, you're clearly enjoying yourself. you're smiling all the time.
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>> the album is called "the music of alma deutscher." >> you drew that picture. >> yes. i drew the cover of my cd. >> an artist as well. [ female announcer ] right when you feel a cold sore, abreva can heal a cold sore in as few as 2 1/2 days when used at the first sign. without it, the virus spreads from cell to cell. unlike other treatments, abreva penetrates deep to block the virus, to protect healthy cells so cold sores heal fast. as fast as 2 1/2 days when used at the first sign. ♪ learn more at don't tough it out. knock it out! fast. [ female announcer ] only with abreva. you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec-d®. powerful relief of nasal congestion and other allergy symptoms -- all in one pill. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. a 3d white smile with crest 3d white toothpaste.
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♪ ♪ i ♪ know i can't deny... ♪ that i got a new feeling ♪ deep inside... ♪ [ female announcer ] with five perfectly sweetened whole grains... you can't help but see the good. we want to check in one more time with david gregory for a quick look at who is coming ouchb "meet the press." >> coming up, an ex-clue shiv on "meet the press," a live interview with former governor mitt romney. massachusetts governor is here to talk about the rough start to obama care. >> looking forward to that. david, thanks. >> can we hear a little more of alma deutscher. she'll play us off the air. i'll
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good morning. i'm kris sanchez. coming up next on "today in the bay," a crime spree as three walnut creek shops are robbed in 24 hours. the dramatic surveillance video of the thieves in action. also, l.a.x. is once again open this morning as the investigation into the deadly shooting there continues. the chilling note left behind by the suspected gunman. and a man is hit on an east bay freeway closing it for hours. now investigators want to know why he was there. this is toob. "today in the bay." >> from nbc bay area, this is "today in the bay." and we are waking up bright and blue this morning. a live look at san francisco from our san bruno mountain camera. we turned the clocks back


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