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newscast. live local news updates every half hour. >> that's right. we'll leave you with a picture and you can always check have a great day. ♪ good morning. breaking overnight. out of control. the death toll mounting. new emergency evacuations ordered as massive wild fires ravage california. >> one minute it's fine, the next minute everyone is screaming. >> nearly two dozen fires burning across the state. entire neighborhoods consumed. firefighters pushed to the brink. >> extreme is not even the right adjective to use anymore. >> we're live on the front lines. operation quiet sky. a secret government program just now revealed. undercover air marshals covering following americans with no criminal history at the airports and on flights. is this good security or an
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invasion of privacy? "today" exclusive. bode and morgan miller opened up in their first interview since their daughter's drowning. >> my heart sank. i opened the door, and she was floating in the pool. >> this morning, why they say their tragedy could happen to anyone as they look to change the way we all look at children pool and safety. >> i think it does in some way to heal a little bit that maybe we're preventing it happening to somebody else. all that plus caught on camera. officials in minneapolis release body cam video of a controversial police shooting. black eye. the board of cbs reportedly meeting today amid new fallout amid accusations of sexual misconduct against ceo les moonves. and final report. new findings just out this morning on the disappearance of flight mh370.
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will it answer the question of what really happened today monday, july 30th, 2018. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a bright and early monday morning. so nice to have you with us. >> one of the things on the show is a very, very powerful interview you did in l.a. a few years ago. >> i really hope people will watch this in a few minutes. bode miller and his wife morgan lost their baby girl, emmy, 19 months old. she drowned. if you think you know everything you need to know about water safety, i just ask you, specially if you're around little ones, it changed me. i hope it changed a lot of hearts and minds. >> i know it's difficult to talk about but that's their purpose. we'll get to that later. but first, a busy morning with lots to get to.
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we'll start with those raging wild fires out west. >> this is an important breaking story. it's happening in northern california. the death toll from the massive carr fire is climbing. it exploded over the weekend. it is only one of nearly two dozen major fires now ripping through the state. nbc's miguel almaguer is in redding, california, for us this morning. he's right there. miguel, good morning. >> savannah, good morning. when that massive fire blew through here, firefighters weren't even trying to save homes, they were trying to get people out and evacuate them. six did not make it out of this area alive. today, this is what many people are finding block after block, this used to be a bloat. it's been completely incinerated. entire neighborhoods look just like this. >> reporter: the most destructive fire torching california becoming one of the most devastating in history. the carr fire damaging or destroying more than 1,000 structures, mostly homes. entire neighborhoods incinerated
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in just minutes. >> it isn't just our place, it was all of our family, all of our friends, all of our children's friends. it's a big loss. >> reporter: ripping into redding, the blaze almost the size of denver. the unstoppable force taking the life of a firefighter and a bulldozer operator working on the front lines. melody bledsoe wrapped a wet blanket around her great grandchildren, emily and james, as fire tore into their home. their bodies discovered over the weekend. her husband was evacuating neighbors. >> can't lose more than family, and then you lose everything on top of that. >> reporter: some 40,000 have now been evacuated, driven out by the raging wall of flames. >> i have literally everything that i can think of that's valuable shoved in my car as fast as possible. >> reporter: with some people still missing, 5,000 structures are threatened.
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we were with crews on the front lines. with this fire fight now going block by block, firefighters are losing more houses by the hour. and there is very little they can do. with erratic winds spawning firenados, the blaze is creating its own weather. across california, 19 fires are burning. resources stretched thin. near yosemite, a second firefighter, a hot shot, has lost his life. >> if you feel like you need to leave and nobody's told you, leave. >> reporter: the inferno in redding jumping rivers, torching mountains, taking lives and homes. still out of control. >> wow. >> reporter: and as dangerous as ever. >> with fires still sweeping across hillsides outside of the city, the big concern remains protecting redding, but again today, this is what so many people are waking up to, nothing left to come home to. guys, back to you.
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>> absolutely frightening. also this morning, president trump is ramping up his attacks against special counsel robert mueller. the president's attorney, rudy giuliani, also going on the offensive. nbc white house correspondent kristen welker has the very latest. hey, kristen good morning. >> hey, hoda, good morning to you. this morning president trump is lobbing some of his most direct attacks against special counsel robert mueller. it's a one-two punch with his lawyer lashing out mr. trump's former attorney michael cohen. rudy giuliani over the weekend questioning the authenticity of that tape released by cohen and taking aim at cohen's credibility. >> reporter: president trump ignoring shouted questions sunday but unleashing a barrage of tweets, now calling the special counsel investigation an i illegal scam and calling out the head of it tweeting is robert mueller ever going to release his conflicts of interest with respect to president trump, including that we had a nasty
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and contentious business relationship. while the special counsel declined to comment, deputy attorney general rod rosenstein knocked down the idea of any conflicts during a hearing on capitol hill in june. >> i'm not aware of any disqualifying conflict of interest. >> reporter: this morning, mr. trump's attorney is going on offense, amid speculation the president's former personal attorney michael cohen could be poised to flip on him. >> the man is a pathological manipulator, liar. >> to my surprise, he turns out to be almost an intellectual liar. >> reporter: cohen under investigation including for bank fraud in new york all but declared war last week when his attorney released a tape of him and mr. trump discussing a payout to buy karen mcdougal's story, who claimed she had an affair with mr. trump, an allegation mr. trump disputes. >> no, no, no no. i got it. no, no, no. >> reporter: and then cohen raised the stakes with knowledgeable source telling nbc
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news he's willing to tell the special counsel that mr. trump knew about that 2016 trump tower meeting between don jr. and a russian lawyer before it happened. something the president has denied. >> if he taped everything else, why the heck didn't he tape this? it's not on tape. it's flat out untrue. >> reporter: giuliani initially encouraged cohen to talk to prosecutors, calling him honest, but no more. >> i didn't know him well, but i know nothing bad about michael cohen until all this started to happen in the last couple weeks. >> and on another note, kristen, it looks like president trump is threatening another government shutdown. what's all that about? >> reporter: he s hoda. that's right. he did it on twitter over the weekend. let me read you that tweet. quote, i would be willing to shut down government if the democrats do not give us the votes for border security. the president essentially saying he's not going to sign a spending bill that doesn't fund his border wall. it's high-risk rhetoric, though, with a spending deadline looming in september and midterms less than 100 days away.
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republican leaders over the weekend pushing back against the idea of a shutdown with the top gop senator saying, that's not going to happen. we'll have to see, hoda and savannah. >> thank you. we are learning more this morning about an undercover tsa program that puts every day americans in some instances under surveillance in airports and on board planes. if their travel history and behavior raise red flags. tom costello covers aviation at reagan national for us this morning. tom, good morning. what's this all about? >> reporter: savannah, good morning. it's called quiet skies. it involves federal air marshals watching americans, not only in the airport but also on board planes even sitting next to them. americans who may have no idea that they're being followed but because of their travel histories and maybe a couple other factors they have raised alerts with the tsa. and now civil libertarians are raising serious concerns themselves. internal tsa documents suggests
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it happens 40 to 50 times a day, armed, undercover air marshals tracking and surveilling everyday passengers through airports and on board domestic flights all across the country. passengers who have no criminal history and are not on any terror watch list but have still raised red flags. with air marshals watching their every move, even sitting n to them on board. "the boston globe's" january that winter broke the story. >> this means they where down are you talking on a phone, what are you saying? do you have a computer? are you reading something? are you looking in a weird direction? do you change your clothes on the plane or at the airport? >> reporter: the information then sent to tsa headquarters. in a statement the tsa says the primary purpose of this program is to ensure passengers and flight crew are protected during air travel and it is not intended to surveil ordinary americans. passengers are selected for surveillance if their foreign travel and other factors raise concerns, including criminal records, curious financial transactions, e-mail or phone numbers that could be tied to terrorism.
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we recently talked to tsa chief about the air marshals. >> we keep their presence covert because we don't want our adversaries to know they're on particular flights. >> reporter: but passengers aren't told if they're on the quiet skies list or what happens to the information that's collected about them. some federal air marshals complain the program is a waste of money, the unions saying the american public would be better served if these marshalls were instead assigned to airport screening and check-in areas so that active shooter events could be swiftly ended. civil libertarians are also concerned. >> well, it should go without saying that government agents shouldn't be monitoring travelers without a good reason for doing so. >> tom, do you have any idea how long somebody who would be on this list might stay on that list? >> reporter: yeah, the tsa says you can remain on this quiet skies list for up to three months after returning from an overseas trip before you're cleared. among the individuals that we know have already been part of the surveillance and may not have realized it, a
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businesswoman who came through turkey on the way home, a law enforcement officer and a flight attendant with southwest airlines. savannah? >> that's an interesting one. good to shine a light on that, tom. thank you very much. >> we do have a lot more to get to this morning, including a controversial and deadly police shooting of a black suspect in minneapolis. amid growing outrage this morning, we are now seeing what exactly the officer saw that day. nbc's joe fryer has the story. hey, joe, good morning. >> reporter: hoda, good morning. the police body camera video was released sunday night. it shows officers repeatedly warning a man who appears to be armed to put his hands up as they chased him through a neighborhood before those fatal shots were fired and a warning the video may be disturbing to some viewers. overnight the minneapolis police department releasing body cam video from two officers chasing
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31-year-old thurmen blevins through neighborhood in an alley. they spotted a man matching a description from a 911 call of someone firing shots into the air. >> black tank top, tapered hair. >> reporter: the man who turned out to be blevins is sitting on a street corner talking to a woman with a dog with a baby in a stroller. the officers pull up and he starts running away. the officers jump out chasing blevins, repeatedly warning him to put his hands up. in a second body cam video blevins can be heard pleading with officers not to shoot him. >> put your hands up! >> please, don't shoot me. >> put your hands up! >> reporter: a third video of the incident slowed down and stabilized by a california forensic video firm hired by the minneapolis police department appears to show a gun in blevins pants and in his hand shortly before more than a dozen shots were fired, killing him. the death of blevins who is black at the hands of white officers sparked tensions and protests throughout minneapolis which has been rocked by a
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number of high-profile fatal police shootings in recent years. >> regardless of the circumstances and facts that took place on the afternoon of june 23rd, let us all recognize one conclusion, a life was lost and that in and of itself is a tragedy. while the body camera footage is now released, this is just one part of an effort to bring greater transparency to these processes. >> reporter: the family of bl blevins saying they believe he was not a threat to police and that he did not deserve to die. >> reporter: the officers have been placed on paid administrative leave as the department investigates this fatal shooting. hoda and savannah. >> joe, thank you so much. also on a busy monday morning, new developments to tell you about tied to the explosive allegations of sexual
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misconduct against long-time cbs president les moonves. >> good morning. he is one of the most powerful and influential people in hollywood. the 68-year-old dubbed a tv programming wizard is the latest high-profile media figure swept up in themetoo movement. the cbs board is now holding a conference call to discuss his fate. >> reporter: this morning, another media titan under fire. six women accusing cbs ceo les moonves of sexual misconduct. the new yorker reports allegations ranging from forcible touching or kissing to physical intimidation between the 1980s and the 2000s, all of the women say their careers suffered because they rejected his advances. four of them spoke on the record. including actress illeana douglas who said moonves kissed her during his office. in 1997. what it feels like to have someone hold you down. you can't breathe, you can't move.
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the physicality of it was horrendous, she said. douglas claims she was later fired. the new yorker reports it corroborated douglas's story with numerous people, including her ex-boyfriend, director martin score say seize. in a statement, les moonves says in part i recognize there were times decades ago i may have made some women uncomfortable by making advances. those were mistakes and i regret them immensely, but i always understood and respected and abided by the principle that no means no and i have never misused my position to harm or hinder anyone's career. >> watershed moment. >> last november he talked openly about the metoo movement. >> it's important that a company's culture will not allow for this. >> reporter: a month later, the cbs mogul helped form the commission on sexual harassment and advancing workplace chaired by anita hill and contains explosive allegations against the former chairman of the cbs and current executive producer
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of "60 minutes." >> this is where editing starts. >> reporter: six unanimous former employees claim he touched employees at company parties in ways that made them feel uncomfortable. 19 former staffers say he allowed harassment in the news division. fager denies the claims. in a statement, cbs said it takes each report of misconduct very seriously. adding, we do not believe however that the picture of our create created in the new yorker represents a larger organization that does its best to treat its tens of thousands of employees with dignity and respect. well, these allegations come just as cbs is locked in a legal battle over whether to merge with its former parent company via com. stocks fell 6% on friday when this news first broke. former cbs "this morning anchor" charlie rose was fired last november after harassment allegations surfaced against
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him. >> morgan thank you. we'll switch gears now and go to mr. roker to get a first check of the weather. hey, al. >> good morning. thank you for getting your first weather from us. we had bad weather back in parts of northeastern colorado, brush, colorado. you can see caused big problems at the airport there, demolishing buildings, flipping planes and that same system is pushing its way now into parts of oklahoma with strong storms. these will dissipate over the next several hours, but in the meantime, they're pretty strong between oklahoma city and dallas. and if you like the weather you had last week, well, you're going to love it this week. if you didn't like what you got, you're not going to like this week. big area of high pressure in the west. another bermuda high in the east and in between we have an upper level storm causing big problems, bring that heat continuing out west and days of rain and potential flooding in the east. look at this, through friday. we could see upwards of 4 to 5 inches of rain as you make your way from the panhandle of florida all the way into interior sections of the
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with high of 55. inland valley reaching the low 90s. we keep this weather through the rest of the week. >> thank you. >> and that's your lateeweather. guys. >> coming up, a "today" exclusive, bode and morgan miller opening up about the drowning accident that claimed the life of their little girl. their new mission after that unspeakable tragedy. >> we have a choice to live our days of purpose, to ensure that no other parent has to feel what we're feeling. >> what the millers want every parent to hear but first this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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such a tough fire out there with that dry brush. >> there will be intense heat this afternoon. we do see low clouds and cool conditions low 90s inland. a lot of sunshine. san francisco keeps mid-60s. early morning clouds and we'll be stuck in this pattern throughout the week. let's see what's happening on the roads this morning. we have got some issues popping up in the east bay. another one popped up as we were getting into this report. southbound 880 there is a lane blocked. it is causing heavy delays. just up ahead you can see another one there causing heavy delays. there is debris out on the road. it is all right effecting our drive time from 580.
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it is 22 minutes and also seeing slight delays in the south bay. back to you. >> thank you very much. another update in a half an hour.
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7:30 on monday morning july 30th, 2018. more than four years later the disappearance of mh 370 remains one of the biggest aviation history. this morning a new report shedding light on what investigators believe happened. we'll have the latest on that ahead. the headlines. the death toll in northern california's massive car fire is now up to six people. officials say the latest victim did not abide by an evacuation order. some 40,000 people near redding have been forced from their homes. flames have engulfed nearly 100,000 acres and damage or destroyed more than 800 homes.
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firefighters did gain ground sunday, the fire 17% contained. president trump ramping up attacks against special counsel robert mueller tweeting on sunday, is robert mueller ever going to release his conflict of interest with respect to president trump including the fact we had a very nasty and contentious business relationship? meantime mr. trump's attorney rudy giuliani going on offense amid speculation his former personal attorney michael cohen could flip on him. giuliani called him pathological manipulator and liar. two cyclists hit by hit-and-run driver in tajikistan. they are investigating as a possible terror attacks. tourist from switzerland and netherlands also killed, three other tourists were injured. police have arrested a suspect and they killed another suspect while trying to detain him. three others remain at large. supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg said she hopes to
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stay on the bench a little longer. the 85-year-old said my senior colleague stepped down when he was 90. i have at least five more years. ginsburg appointed to the court by president clinton in 1993. now to a "today" exclusive. you may watch this story through tears but i hope you don't turn away because it's important. it's been seven weeks since olympic skier bode miller and his wife morgan were due in october lost their baby girl emmy in a drowning accident. their pain unbearable but their braveness on full display when we sat down with them at their home in southern california. >> she was just a bear. she had had such a powerful full personality where she did what she wanted. >> she was such a bright light, and she was determined.
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>> no. >> bode and morgan miller working to put their lives back together, everywhere reminders of the little girl they love. her room untouched. >> this can't be easy. this can't be easy to talk about. why did you want -- >> it's an obligation to some degree. it does help to heal a little bit that we're preventing it from happening to somebody else. >> we live our lives of purpose making sure no other parent has to feel what we're feeling. >> you want to talk about it so people understand what a regular day it was. >> it was a normal day. every morning the kids would go swimming and bode would go swimming with them and they would be in there for hours. they loved it. >> after some time in their pool, the miller family made their way to a birthday party. 19-month-old emmy fell asleep on the way. >> i got to hold her. i was sitting with a couple of moms.
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we were just chatting about life and school. she still slept. i kept saying, this is so crazy. she never let's me do this. i haven't been able to do it for months. >> it's so rare for them at that age to sit still for mommy to hold you. >> so i held her. then about an hour later, she woke up and saw that she was in chuck e. cheese and was so excited. >> after an afternoon of visiting friends and grandparents morgan returned home to say good-bye to bode who was getting ready to take their oldest car to a softball game. >> he was loading up the car and i leaned over and gave him a kiss. she leaned over and gave him another kiss. we were so amused by her reaction, because it wasn't typical of emmy. i kissed him again and she kissed him again and we laughed. i turned around and i walked inside. she waved and said bye to her
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dad. >> morgan decided to bring the kids next door to visit the neighbors. >> we go over multiple times back and forth during the week, their family to us. it was just a normal day over there. we sat on the sofa and she played in front of us of. i had my cup of tea. and the boys were right next to us. downstairs guest bedroom playing on the ipad, playing with toys. emmy would go back and forth, which was all of 15 feet. all of a sudden it was too quiet for me. we were amid conversation and i stood up and i turned and i walked right toward the boys' room and said, where is emmy. before nate could respond, i turned around and the door that leads to the backyard, that was closed had this tiny sliver of light coming through the side.
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my heart sank and i opened the door and she was floating in the pool. and i ran and i jumped in. >> morgan pulled emmy out of the water and started cpr while her neighbor called 911. >> what is the emergency? >> fell in the pool. the baby fell in the pool. >> shortly after bode got the call he will never forget. >> i was at the softball game, so i was hearing all this through the phone when they were doing cpr and in the ambulance and all that. just, you know, in shock. >> must have felt so helpless. >> yeah. yeah. >> doctors first told the millers they had reason to hope emmy might survive. the next day, sunday, june 10th, they lost their precious baby girl. >> the doctor said her brain had just not had enough oxygen for
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too long of a time. >> there's not a day that goes by i don't pray for the opportunity to go back to that day and make it different, but now we have this opportunity to make other parents days different. >> in their grief, the millers learned they aren't alone. drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death of children one to four years old. >> it's the number one way you could potentially lose your kid. if it's number one for me, i want to know about it. >> do you feel like this is something that pediatricians or the medical community, public health community, have we not been paying enough attention to this? >> definitely. the intensity behind this conversation is where we are lacking. this should be the number one thing we talk about. you need to be hyper aware. >> i've been to all the pediatrician meetings and
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checkups on our kids. i can't say it's come up one time, not a single time. >> bode and morgan say drowning prevention classes and protective barriers around pools are key when it comes to water safety. before they moved into their home with a pool, they did just that, training their two olders boys before emmy was born and blocking easy access to their pool with a fence. >> you are very careful parents. >> i think we did the best with the knowledge that we had. >> the reality is as a parent you can't dodge responsibility for your kids. it's, you know, that part is probably the single most difficult part to get over. >> and guilt is a very painful thing. i hope and pray and beg that it gets easier. >> they move forward now with a mission, to encourage others to be more vigilant and honor the memory of their dear emmy. they say their three other children are guiding them through their darkest days.
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>> when they talk about her and they share stories, they always have a smile on their face. they constantly remind us we're still here. it allows us to bring our focus back to the things we still have to be incredibly grateful for. >> kids grow up fast. we don't want to miss time with them. >> how are you thinking about the new baby, and the fact you are going through this and creating life. >> that was my first concern, besides the fact of never seeing my daughter again. every time, how am i supposed to bring a new baby into this world without -- with just losing my baby. emmy was so excited to be a big sister. she walked around all the time with our baby. now we have the opportunity to get to love that baby not only for ourselves but for emmy.
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>> where are your eyes? where is your nose? >> it's the little moments with emmy bode and morgan miller of cherish forever moments that spread awareness and effect real change. >> i want to remember her as my baby girl. she brought so much to our lives, and now she's helping us bring so much to everyone else's lives. >> i think that was one of the most moving interviews i've seen. >> i could barely get through that interview because i, of course, could see that little girl and her picture everywhere. we all know if you have a child or you love a child and you care so much, it was not easy for them to do this. i think they went back and forth about it. but they feel a real responsibility. it's not that we don't know that drowning is a concern. it's not that we don't know water can be dangerous. as morgan said, where is the intensity around the
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conversation. this conversation with her has changed me in the way i think about it. just in terms of the urgency you feel. if you've got a body of water in their house, their house had the fence. they went to the neighbors. they weren't even swimming. it wasn't their thought. the other thing i wanted morgan to mention was little emmy was a fighter. she really tried. she was in the hospital for a full day. her pulse came back and there was hope for a time but she wasn't able to pull through. so her death doesn't even get counted as a drowning technically. so when you see these alarming statistics, they probably don't even capture it fully. they don't capture kids who die after 24 hours. they don't capture a near drowning, which can be as devastating in the sense that sometimes these children need lifelong care and never are the same again. >> like you said, who hasn't looked away for one second knowing that your child is there. you do something, and you turn
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back and they are gone. >> we all think they are careful parents. i can tell you. they are more careful than even me and i think i'm a helicopter parent. morgan said to me, if you've ever looked away for a second and gone, charlie is writing on the wall, that's how long it takes. be glad he didn't slip through the door and instead he was writing with crayon on the wall. that's all it takes. i hope people really hear this and let it in, even though it hurts. >> painful. >> but do it for them, if for no other reason. there's one other really interesting part of this story. so morgan miller got connected with another mom who lives across the country. she lost her 3-year-old boy on the same exact day. they are now united on a mission, they want to change this conversation. that's tomorrow. i hope people will watch. >> look forward to that. still ahead, new findings out this morning on mysterious disappearance of malaysia flight
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time east bay congressman .. and later - oakland mayor .. ron dellums has breaking news. word coming in that ron dellums has died. dellums served 13 years from 1971 to 1978 representing oakland. he worked for a time as a lobbiest. he was elected mayor of oakland. he served one term. we don't know how he died but friends say he had been sick for some time. he was 86 years old. we are going to see mostly cloudy skies for a little while
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longer. 85 in san jose. up to 65 in san francisco. napa high of 85 degrees. it will continue on with hot weather for the inland areas. going into the coastal areas expect temperatures to stay in the low 60s. morning mist and drizzle but overall we'll still have a very wide range in temperatures throughout the next several days. that's a look at weather. let's head over for an update on traffic. >> the east bay is dealing with a couple of issues. i want to take your to an earlier crash dauzing delays. they have figured that out. we have seeing slow drive times from southbound 680 to 580.
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housekeepin it's 8:00 on today, coming up, overnight new emergency evacuations ordered as deadly wildfires continue to tear across california. >> wasn't just our place, all it's 8:00 on today, coming up, overnight new emergency evacuations ordered as deadly wildfires continue to tear across california. >> wasn't just our place, all of our family, all of our family, all of our friends, all of our children's friends. it's a big loss. >> one out of control fire becoming one of the most devastating in history. we're there live with the latest. plus, lashing out. meghan markle's father opening up once again. insisting his daughter has cut him off completely. what mr. markle is revealing about their troubled
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relationship. and a sweet surprise. >> i just want to say thank you from the people in this area for coming down. >> legendary singer neil diamond returns to the stage. the special reason that brought the icon out of retirement. ♪ sweet caroline good times never seemed so good ♪ ♪ so good >> today, monday july 30th, 2018. ♪ >> from calendar lake, texas. >> the best kept secret in east texas. >> hi to my mom and boys in hot springs arkansas. >> we trafrld from -- >> anchorage, alaska. >> twins celebrating our 60th birthday. >> happy birthday.
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>> our 10th anniversary. >> sweet 16 on the plaza. >> you're definitely going to be in the open. >> congrats. look at roker out there shaking everybody's hand. >> it's a good crowd. it's really nice monday morning. so good to have them on the plaza. >> we're going to head out and say hello in just a little bit. >> let's get started. news at 8:00, firefighters pushed to their limits trying to control the fire there. the death toll there is rising, neighborhoods have been destroyed and new evacuations ordered just overnight. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer is in redding, california, for us. miguel, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. the massive carr fire continues to explode, the death toll stands at at least six, though officials say seven are still reported missing. that number could change. as for the destruction -- more than 1,000 structures
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damaged or destroyed, 5,000 remain under threat. it hasn't made any more runs into the city of redding. it's still threatening mountain communities. still that big concern. where that 5,000-structure number comes from. six people have been killed in this fire. including a firefighter and a bulldozer operator trying to stop the spread of flames. officials say we can expect more dangerous fire weather today. hot temperatures, low humidity will likely fan those flames. officials here their big concern remains that fire spread. savannah, back to you in new york. savannah, back to you. >> incredibly intense times there. miguel, thank you. investigators release their final report overnight on the disappearance of malaysia airlines flight 370. it says unlawful interference by a third party cannot be ruled out. however, it reaches no conclusion about the plane's ultimate fate.
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nbc's kelly cobiella is covering this story from london. good morning. >> good morning. this report is lengthy, detailed. the work of air safety investigators from eight countries including the u.s. but families hoping for answers were disappointed. four years of searching, an exhaustive investigation, an aviation's biggest mystery remains unsolved. >> only conclusive in the wreckage is found. >> reporter: flight mh 370 disappeared on its way from kuala lumpur to beijing on march 8th, 2014. investigators this morning saying the flight was deliberately diverted toward the indian ocean, veering thousands of miles off course, but they couldn't explain why. releasing their final report, the investigative team says boeing 777 was air worthy. the pilot was very competent and showed no signs of stress or behavioral changes. they cannot rule out unlawful interference by a third party. a second private underwater search for the passenger plane
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was called off in may. dozens of pieces of debris have been recovered but only three are confirmed to be from mh370 and no bodies have ever been found. this morning, devastated families of the 239 who were on board left wondering how a massive passenger jet could simply disappear. some are angry and questioning the report's findings. >> we're no further closer finding loved ones or what happened to them four and a half years on. that's frustrating, makes you very angry. >> reporter: with no wreckage and no cockpit data reporters, investigators said they can't solve the mystery. the families really do want this search to resume but malaysia's newly elected prime minister says that will only happen if new clues surface. hoda, they have essentially closed the book on this. >> all right, kelly cobiella. kelly, thanks. the president spent a lot of the weekend talking about the russia investigation, apparently
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stepping up his efforts to try to discredit the special counsel's investigation. in a twitter barrage on sunday, the president called the investigation an illegal scam. he also called on special counsel robert mueller to reveal what he called conflicts of interest. he tweeted that the two once had a "nasty and contentious business relationship." mueller has declined to comment. in the meantime the president's lawyer rudy giuliani escalated his attacks on the president's former lawyer michael cohen. giuliani called cohen, who could be poised to turn state's evidence against trump, a pathological manipulator and a liar. >> all right, we've got the news covered. how about a little morning boost. >> absolutely. >> we both love this one. a pittsburgh dad worked three jobs. he told his daughter he couldn't afford the dress she picked out for eighth grade formal. but guess what, he worked every shifts, got the money together. he surprised his daughter when she came to visit him at work. he unzipped a garment bag. she could hardly get a word out.
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it was the dream dress she had her heart set on. take a look. she said she'll never forget how her dad made the impact happen. by the way, more than a million people watched that video. >> i watched it personally a million times. i hope people watch the whole thing. because she hugs him for such a long time before she even peeks at the dress. she's so touched. >> beautiful. >> it really is. got a lot more ahead this morning, including some family drama for the new duchess. what meghan markle's father is now saying in a new interview about his own daughter. plus, are we witnessing the end of old-fashioned playtime? the world of tech's impact on toys coming up right after this. you won't even notice you're wearing it. now, are you really not going to notice the underwear you're wearing? no. no, you are not... excuse me, do have anymore of those pistachio scones?
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this morning on "today's" talker, a new interview with meghan markle's father making headlines around the world. keir simmons is with us. >> you guys love the kroun? >> yes. >> it brings out how painful it is to be a royal. this is meghan's first real experience of that. her dad has given an interview where he said she's no longer speaking to him while at the same time admitting while she was growing up he took drugs. >> meghan markle's father, thomas markle, lashing out, insisting his daughter has cut him off completely simply for saying a few critical words about the royal family changing meghan. the duchess of susses appearing frequently in public, sharing a kiss with new husband harry last
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week and performing official duties with the queen. she has apparently not found time to phone her dad. it's a complaint thomas markle has been making for weeks here in the sun newspaper. >> since the interview, i've had no way of contacting her at all. the phone number i called doesn't work anymore. the, i guess, liaison with the royal family never answers back and there's no address i can write to. >> an interview on british television won sympathy as he described missing his daughter's wedding. >> i'm a footnote in one of the greatest moments in history rather than the dad walking her down the aisle. >> it would have infuriated the royals because he also talked about private conversations with harry. >> talked about harry's opinions with donald trump and, indeed, brexit, and the royals don't like that. they don't want their private conversations discussed with the
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press. >> just before the wedding, mr. markle caused controversy when he posed for paparazzi pictures. in his latest interview, meghan's father tells the daily mail perhaps it would be easier for meghan if i died. everyone would be filled with sympathy for her, but i hope we reconcile. i'd hate to die without speaking to meghan again. he also appears to threaten the couple, saying, i won't be silenced. a lot has changed since the engagement interview when meghan hoped harry would meet her dad. >> he talked to my dad a few times, hasn't been able to meet him yet. it's all been worth every effort. now her father fears if the couple have children, he'll never see them. >> so we'd imagine that the royal family isn't happy about these interviews and all this stuff but what can they do or what will they do, do you think? >> this has really got me going. i feel like there are three aspects to it.
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come on to the dad, to keep talking like that and say his daughter won't talk to him. what do you expect? come on to the royal family. why didn't you take more care of them. they always get this wrong. they don't look after the relativ relatives, the people on the outside of that family. and a little bit as well, come on to some of the journalists who are just going back and feeding and feeding and feeding again on this father's comments. it's so painful. but harry said in that engagement interview, i've tried to tell her what she's getting herself into, and this is it. >> keir, you make some goo point. a pox on all of our houses. thank you. al, let's get a check of the weather. >> let's see what we've got going. we're watching this one area of strong storms, this big complex of thunderstorms coming out of oklahoma city causing some tornadoes yesterday in northeastern colorado. we've also got a lot of heat
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stretching 100 degree heat from pacific northwest to the southwest and into texas. 90s through the golf course, 80s here in the parts of the northeast. strong storms will be firing up and hopefully dissipating today through the south. dangerous heat continues out west where they are not going to get any relief for all those wildfires out there and strong rip currents along the mid-atlantic and sou that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning, i'm me meteorologist kari hall. a lot of clouds, including the south bay right now. as we get a look at our high temperatures for this afternoon. we're heading up to 85 degrees in san jose. it's still going to be hot for the inland valleys, reaching 92 in antioch and some mid to upper 80s for the north bay. staying cool in san francisco, 65. 72 in oakland. 78 in palo alto and expect this weather to continue for much of the workweek. >> and that is your latest weather. savannah.
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>> all right, al. thank you so much. sheinelle is in for carson today. she's got a great story in the orange room to tell us about. >> this is a talker. jasmine was driving along the highway when she spotted a man holding a sign. it read, homeless, hungry 4 success. take a resume. he's a college graduate with work experience. when he moved to california in hopes of creating a startup, he lost all of his money and the vehicle he had been living in. he took his resume and wrote in part, if anyone in silicon valley could help help out, that would be amazing. her tweet has been retweeted 50,000 times. job offers rolling in. montana writes, yes, i've been looking for developers in santa monica. i'll e-mail him. ryan said, direct message me i recruit for a company in the south bay. schofield wrote, google,
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netflix, linked in and many others reached out. he start add twitter page, thank you, everyone for the outpouring of support. i'm completely floored by how many are interested in my hungry 4 success story. casarez says he's not interested in taking money, he really does want a job opportunity. so far no word which offer he'll accept. guys, as of this morning he has plenty of options. >> he's demonstrated he's resourceful. >> creative, ambitious, takes a little risk. >> he does. there you go. >> "pop start" for us? >> first up, "mission: impossible" has done the improbable. the 24-year-old movie franchise scored series best opening at the weekend box office. "mission: impossible - fallout" raked in estimated $61.5 million. get this, it's the second best opening for tom cruise ever just behind 2005's war of the world. audiences clearly enjoy seeing
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cruise throw himself from fast moving objects. have you seen this? michelle and barack obama almost like us. first lady and president found themselves at beyonce and jay z concert dancing and waving their hands in the air. thousands posted to social media saying obamas are living their best lives. finally from johns and jay z to neil diamond. the performer surprising a few hundred firefighters in colorado thanking them for their efforts. >> i want to say thank you from the people of this area for coming down. this town has not been this happy since oi don't know. i've been here for 20 years. you've made everybody happy. >> diamond then leading the group in what else, a "sweet caroline" sing along. ♪ reaching out touching me touching you ♪
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♪ sweet caroline good times never seem so good so good so good so good ♪ >> the impromptu performance coming six months after diamond announced his retirement from retouring. >> today, this is a cute one. anyone with brother, sibling, check out this daily click. check out what these two did for fun after a rainstorm. puddling mud into his brother's face. >> he has goggles. >> he has goggles so fully understands what he's in for. >> that's hilarious. >> for the win. brothers. >> thank you, sheinelle. >> that's the perfect segue to the next story, is it not? >> yes. that is something parents have probably noticed.
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>> there are some groans this morning the toy industry is in trouble but bike and mud industry is strong. savannah on snapchat has this story. good morning. >> good morning, savannah, right back at you. closing of toys "r" us marked the end of an era. now the rest of the toy industry is struggling to find its way forward in a world without the iconic store, and one that's embracing tech more and more. ♪ barbie you're beautiful >> you might remember playing with these as a kid. or how about this? but in a world with phones, tablets and endless apps at kids' fingertips, could it soon be game over for classic toys? >> it's extremely hard for toy companies, these old line toy companies, to continue to capture the imagination of kids. >> it's no secret most kids today are more about tech than mr. potato head. a 2017 report finding kids
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younger than eight are spending an average of two hours and nineteen minutes a day glued to screens. 42% of kids have a personal tablet, jumping 35% in just four years. ♪ i don't want to grow up. >> i'm a toys "r" us kid ♪ >> the end of the iconic chain hitting toy makers heart. mattel announcing it will cut 2200 jobs blaming the shutdown of toys "r" us for a 14% drop in sales. there is a bright spot for mattel with recent sale numbers proving barbie never goes out of style. hasbro in a sales slump but getting a boost on wall street after the company behind play-doh and monopoly beat predictions last quarter. but not just toy industry giants challenged in the time of tech. both parents and kids are trying to find the right balance. >> you still want the real toys even though you have the screens. >> yeah. >> it's kind of different. everyone used to play with toys. now they play on screens.
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>> i try my best to limit it. it's hard. >> so we have new technology and an old-fashioned stuffed animal. >> on the local level small mom and pop stores are cashing in on toys "r" us absence. >> now people that used to go there find us and they can't believe there's actually a place like this that exists once they come in here. >> a place that's got classic toys like action figures, race cars, even gumby. >> even kids that like computerized toys are finding joy in my simplest items here because they have never seen it before. >> is that what you're going to ask for? >> toys offering everyone the chance to be a kid again. >> my friend and i just saw that light brat. that's ki -- bright. that's a nostalgic toy. i'minging of buying it for my kids. it brings back good memories. >> both mattel and hasbro are hopeful they can overcome losses from toys "r" us.
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another concern, trade dispute with china, hasbro, which makes toys in china will continue to move production elsewhere. >> screen time is one thing but a lot of families buying toys online. what do the families say about that? >> amazon is convenient now and then, especially when i need something for a birthday party and can overnight it but they like kids being able to see and touch things in the store. when i was there, i left with a gumby. it was fun being in a toy store. >> a gumby darn it. >> that's all you get at a toy store? 2011 two words, giant jenga. >> thank you, savannah. >> sometimes you need those toys so your kids can play make believe. you want them to be able to think. >> where do we get the kid in the toy store, you want to be dazzled. >> up and down the aisles pick
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breaking news: the bay area .. mourning the death of long time east bay congressman .. and later - 8:26. good morning, everyone. the bay area mourning the death of longtime east bay congressman and later oakland mayor ron dellums. he served an amazing 13 years in the house of representatives. from 1971 to 1998. representing oakland, 13 terms. then worked as a lobbyist. and in 2007, elected mayor of oakland, served four years. current oakland congresswoman barbara lee sent out a statement this morning on dellum's death, sending condolences. we don't know how he died but friends say he was sick for some time. he was 82.
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let's get' check a check o traffic. >> major slowing towards the peninsula or down to the south bay. although it's not due to any major accident. ucht jud just the regular traffic build-up. along southbound 101, slight delays there. we're still seeing the east bay trying to recover after a couple of earlier crashes. you're looking at about 24 minutes. southbound 880, about 19 minutes. a couple of mass transit updates. bart is on a ten-minute delay out of sfo and also capital corridor is delayed because of police activity train 527. >> all right, thank you. we'll have more local news in a half an hour. see you then. distance relationship.
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it is 8:30 on monday morning july 30th, 2018. a big hello to our crowd. look how i found. i've just got to tell you who i found. >> hi, baby. >> i found grace. i'm not kidding. grace's mom, would you wave your hand over there. >> grace is like, can i have my baby back. >> she's pointing. she wants to see sunny. >> who do you want to see? >> or maybe mommy. >> who do you want to see? >> there's a dog. >> all right.
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i'm going to return grace because i think her mom is getting a little worried. >> somebody took my baby. >> there's an apb for hoed. >> somebody took my baby. i saw that movie. >> sweet girl. >> okay. this is my favorite moment. oh, my god. okay. i'm going to take you back. say bye-bye. >> call us. >> where is your mama? where is your mama? where is your mama? hi. >> hoda wants to keep her for the afternoon. that's okay, too. >> oh, my gosh, come on. can i show you our crowd moment. that was a cute baby but hold on, hold on. you're going to love this. where am i going? hold on. okay. so we've got a family here, the delaney family. all right. i would like to know who is
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nicknamed the whopper. raise your hand. why were you nicknamed the whopper? >> when i was born i was 11 pounds and 14 ounces. >> where is whopper, jr. how much did you weigh when you were born. >> 10 pounds 8 ounces. >> who was the enchilada and how much did you way when you were born? >> 13 pounds, 12 ounces. >> is that insane? were you hear around the time you were born, didn't you come back in 2005. >> we were interview on the show from our home in milwaukee. >> we're so glad you're here. y'all make big babies. thank you for coming to see us. >> love you. >> thank you. >> how about that. wow. >> you've got another baby. >> while you were out i met a little girl named beverly. >> the baby situation. >> she's six-month-old. isn't she the cutest.
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her mom said, take her. beverly i want to tell you what's happening next month on the "today" show and you can stay here forever. thank you. coming up, we're going to help you save money by revealing everything you want to buy in august. back to school supplies are on the list. sorry, kids. >> it's time. >> plus one of our country's hidden gems. we're going to take you on a journey to uncover mysteries of spectacular island chain off alaska's southern coast. >> babies are popping up. >> babies everywhere. >> i scream, you scream, we're going to reveal "good housekeeping's" top pick for ice cream. >> we're adding more concerts, more acts this summer. they can these out all on the citi concert stage. august 15th. you know it, one of the biggest bands of all time aerosmith will be here. ready for this, friday august 24th, janell mondae.
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meghan trainor, labor day monday september 3rd the hit band, why don't we, will be here. >> and we aren't stopping there, le alesia kara. september 14th, go ahead ready. carrie underwood heading to the plaza. >> who on thursday? >> keith urban on thursday. >> we have a crazy schedule. >> me and beverly have a big announcement. we are -- do you want to fill in with me on "megyn kelly today" at 9:00? we have a great story next hour, guys, about a couple who really dreamed of starting a family of their own. six siblings later they all met, they adopted, and it's just a beautiful, beautiful story. see you at the top of the hour. >> you'll be awesome. >> i feel like we totally understand each other. >> hi, baby, hi, sweet girl.
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>> mr. roker, you've got a check of the weather. >> want a baby? want me to find you one? >> i see some balloons in about nine months. let's take a look and show you what's happening for the week ahead. heat building out west, summer storms, milder weather in the plains as we get to the midweek period. look for more wet weather in the eastern third of the country, nice and warm from the plains all the way to texas. the heat unfortunately continues and it's going to be sunny and dry by friday. later in the week look for that's what's going on around the country. ought to be interesting to see how fast they're able to get inside. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're starting to see some clearing in the south bay right now as we take a live look outside, over san jose. our temperatures heading into the mid-80s this afternoon, up to 85 degrees in san jose. 92 in antioch.
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and 90 in concord. in napa, 85 degrees and 65 in san francisco. inland areas, once again, in the 90s today. this weather continues for the rest of the week and into the weekend. with more clearing as we go into the afternoon hours. while savannah goes inside after having stolen a baby, we want to let you know you can always carry us along with you even once you leave home. you can go to "today" sirius xm channel 108 and you can check us out. we've got all sorts of great shows. "the happy hour," "today show confidential." we've got one of my favorites, off the rails with dylan and sheinelle. all on sirius xm channel 108. ready, savannah? >> i'm ready now. thank you, al, for the extra time. now to ongoing series called what to buy from mattresses to back to school supplies, a lot
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of deals coming out in stores and online this week. founder of bahar telling us what to buy. i love these segments. i'm out of breath to take it away. >> we'll start with mattresses. august is an amazing month to buy mattresses. you should be upgrading mattress every seven years. at nectar sleep save $125 on all mattresses plus two free pillows. good until the end of august, go to dream cloud save on all mattresses now to the end of august, dream cloud savings up to 60% off, macy's and good deals at mattress firm too. >> sleep is my favorite subject. next up, furniture. >>, all coaches $200
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off. let's say you want to revamp your backyard, select $200 off dining sets ace or ace stores in august. let's say you're looking for a new nightstand, bed frame, table for the kitchen. up to 75% off at places like way fair, all has good deals and west emsave up to 30% off select if you were tour. >> what's behind door number three here. >> we are doing swim suits. it's still august, still summertime. >> i love that, another six, eight weeks to wear it. >> if you're like me, do you feel like you wear the same suit over and over. >> i try not to wear a swimsuit if i can help it, but, yes, in theory. >> after time there's worn outness going on. at places like lord & taylor a swimsuit $49 and up. macy's, 60% off swim suits,
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board shorts, swim suits for babies. dick's sporting goods, one full price, one 50% off. nordstrom's had an amazing deal up to 40% off swimwear. savannah they have their anniversary sale right now. are you familiar with that? >> no. >> it's storewide 40% of a lot of things from now until august 5th. >> sounds good. >> stock up now, wear the rest of the summer and next summer. >> exactly. >> back to school. sorry, kids, talking about back to school already. >> right around the corner. whether you've got someone in first grade or sending someone off to college, now is the time to stock up. staples, a backpack, 20% off school supplies. they do great as far as dorm room essentials. you can get everything from beanbag everyone has to storage containers, hangers, all of of that starts at $30 and up on places like target and walmart if you need crayons, pencils,
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rulers, basic stuff it's $1 or more at target and walmart. then at other places we're also seeing bigger deals on even computers which we're going to get to next. >> i'm impressed you can keep that all in your head. computers is something that rarely goes on sale it seems. >> these days whether in high school or off to college you need a big deal on computers. we are seeing select pcs are actually $200 off or up to $200 off at dell. if you want to go to, they have packages where you get a computer and office software as well like microsoft home. that is 20% off now. finally at places like best buy you can get up to $100 off of select laptops. >> you've given us so much information. in case you're not behar and have it committed to memory go to and find out what to buy in august. we're exploring unparalleled
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beauty of alaska's aleutian islands. first on monday morning this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back with "today" travel, one of the country's hidden gems. >> aleutian five dozen islands off the southern coast. most days they disappear into the fog, remote, untouched. when you see them, the chain is truly spectacular. >> the aleutian islands are 1200 miles of islands coming off the alaska peninsula. a lot of times we're in the fog. on a clear day they are emerald green. you can see the bird flying a lot, the whales in the blue ocean. >> step foot onto the aleutian islands and it's as if time has stood still. patty gregory is one of a few thousand people who live here in
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unalaska, the chain's most populated islands. >> my favorite part of the island would be the waterfalls, see the grass moving from the wind. just sit back and enjoy the flowers. >> lush and rugged these 5,000 rugged islands to the south of the mainland are picture perfect. our country's most western territory which alongside pearl harbor was attacked in the second world war. most of these waters can only be accessed by boat, its history matched only by mystery. >> my roots go back, i was born and raised in alaska. my dad's family comes from russia. none of the history is documented, written. >> in the 1700s, russian traders and missionaries began exploring and claiming the area. among the first a group of orthodox priests which built the first chapel on the site. after united states purchased
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the islands search rice later many russians flocked but religious remained. >> being in an orthodox church in alaska over 100 years old does seem out of place but our strong roots accept orthodoxy. >> today the most iconic landmark. gregory is the only church bell ringer. >> as kids grow up, you can hear them in the church service when they are runge. >> a full body dance. >> we use our whole body, a knee that pushes a big bell, the right foot over the rope. you've got hands. it's a rhythmic motion. it's truly an honor. i keep thinking i'm ringing them for god, so i ring them as loud as i can. >> a beautiful tradition only rivaled by its beautiful backdr backdrop. >> gorgeous. >> she's teaching that dance to the next generation, a celebration of her ancestors and
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heritage she hopes lives on. all week we'll show you beautiful places around our world. >> gorgeous. thanks, sheinelle. get ready to make room in the freezer. the scoop on the best tasting ice creams but first this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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follow the wta stars as they hit san jose the mubadala silicon valley classic where visionaries become victors july 30th to august 5th the us open series tickets on sale now . this morning on "today's" consumer we're all about ice cream. nothing beats a cool cone in the summer heat or any time of year for that matter. if you scream for it we've got the best of the test test from our friends at "good housekeeping." jackie london, a registered dietitian. how are you? >> good morning. >> you did some real legwork. >> first things first is taste, then we look at nutritional quality and the quality of the ingredients. >> taste first. we're going to start with bars. these are easy and fun to carry around in the summertime. what do you like? >> they are perfect.
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preportion controlled for you. we're going to start with good humor strawberry shortcake, our time honored classic. it's one of the lowest sugar bars we've seen, 11 grams of sugar per serving. makes it a better option than a lot of diet ones. frozen yogurt can be higher in sugar and lower in fat which means a little less satisfying. however, skippy cow's greek yogurt, this has five grams of protein. >> we tried it. >> give it a go. >> try it. >> got the salt and sweet together. >> that's good. >> the coffee version like a latte in a pop. 70 milligrams of caffeine. perfect for breakfast. >> now we're going to move onto the indulgences. looking for ice cream, a little fun fact fda has a definition for ice cream. it's got to be 10% milk fat in order to be considered ice
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cream. >> how is the breyer's. sheinelle. >> simple ingredients, chocolate and vanilla best bet. >> how is it? >> it's happening. >> is it delightful. >> delightful. >> you get a little portion so a little taste. >> it comes in snack cups, great for the whole family. >> what's going on here? >> if you're looking at gelato. >> pistachio. >> just go for it. >> hmm. >> pistachios. >> even better. >> if you don't like pistachio, but you like ice cream, it has a lot in there. >> classic klondike. >> the bar. come on, al. >> we got it. >> i'm dairy-free. i would be trying it but i can't. get after it. >> we have great testers. >> these are classic.
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>> klondike bar. >> what is better than a klondike bar, honestly. if you're going to opt for something with built in toppings -- >> do you like toppings, al? >> no. >> how is that? >> i don't know what it is. >> peanut butter and jelly. >> what's this one. >> halo top. >> what's this. >> peanut butter and jelly from halo top, get this all of august. movie night from enlighten. made from ice cream. >> enlightened? wait a minute. al you like sprinkles? >> i love them. >> amazing. >> movie night has popcorn, salty sweet goodness. >> that sounds good. you like that. you want to try it sheinelle. >> i don't know. just eat it. >> it's delicious. >> by the way, sheinelle is lactose intolerant. good times a little later. >> we're getting ready for a fun afternoon. >> i don't do mint. >> you don't like mint.
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>> al hates mint. >> i love mint. >> how is that. >> fantastic. >> fantastic. refreshing, delicious. it's going to be lower in calories so this serving size is 2/3 cup. now we're into -- >> you can do this. >> nondairy. >> made from banana puree. delicious. >> try that. >> okay. >> it makes it lower in sugar. banana. >> yeah. >> you sounded like scooby do. >> nut milk, cashew, much higher in sugar and higher in fat than cashew versions. >> okay. >> we have cado made from pureed avocado. scout's honor. this is refreshing delicious.
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i think you're going to be into it. >> oh, what the heck. >> lemon. >> so what? >> i'm not trying it again. >> it's lemon. >> exactly. it's higher in mono saturated fats but also quite refreshing. >> no, it's not. >> it's like an italian ice. >> like a creamy italian ice. >> thank you, sweetie. for an even bigger scoop of ice cream check out back in a minute but first this is "toda on nbc. y"
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i see the virginia tech alumni association out there. thanks, that was delicious. >> most of it. >> going on vacation like a celebrity, we have chloe grace more moretz. >> first on megyn kelly after your local news. this is my favorite.
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as a lobbyist. in 2007, was elected mayor of oakland where he served four years. in a statement, the current oakland congresswoman barbara lee called him a warrior and a statementsman. mayor libby shaf says the nation has lost a true american hero. ron dellums was 82 years old. we have a crew in oaklandreacti. you can learn more at firefighters updating the two major wildfires burning in northern california. you got the mendecino complex fire. six homes destroyed. 10% contained. the carr fire, 723 homes, 400 structures, considered damages or destroyed. >> stay connected to your world wherever the world takes you. xfinity mobile is a new wireless network
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hi, everybody. good morning. so nice to be here. we have a great crowd this morning. i can't believe it. i've savannah guthrie. i get to fill in for "gyn kelly today," she's on vacation. we're happy to be here. we have a great, warm, wonderful crowd. thank you so much. i was telling them, i have never done a show in front of a crowd, it's very exciting. i hope they don't throw vegetables or anything. we have a lot to get to this morning. to help me break it all down from across the pond but right here across the bl


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