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throughout the morning and realtime news, weather, and traffic with our app. good morning. outrage and anger. president trump disparages immigrants from haiti and africa using a vulgar term to do it. democrats and republicans calling the comments racist. the white house not denying any of it. race against time. more than 40 people still missing three days after that mudslide disaster in california. new evacuations under way, as an aerial tour reveals the true scope of the devastation. >> three or four houses that are completely inaccessible from anywhere. >> where they are, live. wintry mess. a powerful storm takes aim at the east coast after hammering the midwest. a mix of snow, ice, heavy rain and high winds set to bring
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dangerous conditions to tens of millions this weekend. double-check your paycheck. why new irs guidelines could cause confusion for taxpayers. shelved the infamous new movie about patty hearst is canceled. and family-first. a major announcement from facebook overnight, the big changes coming to your feed, today, friday, january 12th, 2018. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everybody. happy friday. nice to have you with us. we've got a top story that a lot of people are talking about. the president sparking a firestorm here at home and around the world, with his vulgar remark that bashed haiti and african immigration. kristen welker has the latest.
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>> reporter: good morning to you. the immigration deal being negotiated on capitol hill may have been derailed this morning after those comments by the president that have sparked widespread condemnation, with the president using an expletive to describe africa and haiti. it's been eight years to the day since that massive earthquake devastated haiti. that painful anniversary overshadows as officials from the nation and around the world lash out at president trump. this morning, a bitter backlash, as president trump referred to haiti and african nations as s-hole countries. >> this remark smacks of play taunt racism. >> reporter: now, haiti's ambassador vehemently condemning the remarks. ambassador slamming mr. trump saying, either the president has been misinformed or he's miseducated.
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according to a democratic aide, the president was meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers thursday at the white house, when he asked about people from haiti and africa, saying, why do we want these people from all these s-hole countries here? suggesting that the u.s. should have more people from norway. why do we need more haitians? take them out, he said, according to two sources briefed on the conversation. someone else in the room responded, because if you do, it will be obvious why. those words infuriating democrats and republicans alike. republican congresswoman maria love, the daughter of haitian immigrants, called the remarks unkind, divisive, elitist. jeb bush tweeting, i hope today's comments were a crass and flippant mistake. others were speaking out overnight. >> i condemn the comment if it's reported as true.
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>> reporter: on the cover of "new york daily news" this colorful illustration. a spokesman not denying that the president made the remarks. but trying to clarify. certain washington politicians choose to fight for foreign countries but president trump will fight for the american people. the comments could make democrats less likely to compromise on immigration. on thursday, a deal seemed close for a period of time. but the white house and many conservatives weren't onboard. >> we think we can get there and we're very focused on trying to make sure that happens. >> reporter: another controversial brewing this morning, president trump has canceled a trip to london planned for next month. in a tweet, the president blaming his move on former president obama, whom he accused of moving the u.s. embassy to a new location. that embassy move was a bush administration decision. many of president trump's policy decisions have been unpopular in britain and officials there had expressed concerns over the
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potential for protests, savannah and hoda? >> back to this comment. how are the white house handling it? they've been in these controversies before. >> that's right. they're saying this is about getting tough on immigration. as you point out, many say the latest controversy is not surprising. the president launched his political career by suggesting president obama wasn't born in the united states, something that many saw as racist. in his first official campaign speech, form ee eer candidatkac said mexicans were bringing crime and were racist. and the president equated counterprotesters to white nationalists. the white house insisting the latest comments about haiti and africa, are not about race but about getting tough on immigration. an ongoing political problem for this white house, savannah and
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hoda. >> kristen, thank you. we have more to get to today, including the frantic search for dozens of people still missing in the wake of the mudslides in southern california. we're getting a new look at the damage. miguel almaguer is in montecito with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. this is still a search and rescue mission. but in many neighborhoods, it looks like a recovery. massive boulders have come from the mountain with the mud. and it's covering homes up to the rooftops. 43 people are still missing. finding them in conditions like this will be a difficult task. in this massive area of devastation, search and rescue teams are still hoping for a miracle. with so many roads still blocked, the size and scope of the disaster can only be fully understood from the air. some of the worst
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devastation we have seen. the homes here look like they have been gutted. boulders have gone through living rooms and bedrooms. >> reporter: the normally press teen shoreline marred with debris. highway 101 shut down until next week. there's been more than 100 air rescues, choppers plucking families and pets to safety, from places too difficult and dangerous for ground teams to reach. >> you'll see these three or four houses that are completely inaccessible from anywhere. >> turn around. the flash flood is right there. >> reporter: this is the moment when steep hillsides came crashing down. the mudslide ripping up gas lines and setting off a huge fire in the mild official a rainstorm. >> 400 feet of fire in the air. big mushroom fire cloud over our whole neighborhood. >> reporter: maria's home is in
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ruins. but she and her family survived. >> you can't take it in. it doesn't make sense. there's big, huge boulders and trees going sideways. it's the most scary, unsettling feeling you'll ever have. >> reporter: those who made it out now grateful for what they have, including celebrities like oprah, pledging her support to fellow resident ellen desegener. >> i'm going to do what i can r t community. >> reporter: late thursday, the authorities identified the montecito residents that lost their lives, including four children. a community facing a difficult and enormous restoration and mourning those who will always be remembered. overnight, they expanded the mandatory evacuation zone. 10,000 people have been asked to bring their homes. they need to brick in mass equipment here to remove the
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boulders and all of this mud. anyone who rode out the storm in this one was lucky to get out alive. >> miguel, thank you so much. we're also following the weather coming out east. >> the radar really tells the story. it's rare to see a delineation. you can see ahead of the system, it's 57 in cleveland. beckley, west virginia, 50 in new orleans. but look at memphis, 28 degrees. st. louis 14. chicago 13. this is the cold air making its way in here. we have 72 million people at risk for winter weather advisories or winter storm warnings. we have heavy rain to the middle east, ice jams on rivers. 30 million people ready for flooding. rain and sleet michigan down to louisiana. temperatures will be dropping by as much as 40 degrees. this evening, look for snow and ice from buffalo down to nashville. major travel delays with heavy
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winds, along the eastern seaboard and the i-95 corridor. flash freezes and heavy snow for western new york. ice from memphis all the way to bangor, maine. we're looking at a tenth to a quarter-inch of rain. and snowfall, we're talking 9 to 12 inches of snow from northwestern pennsylvania all the way up into northern maine. the heaviest amounts even as much as a foot and a half as we get into parts of the northeast. guys, this is going to be about a 48-hour event, . on the roads and in the air, it will be a mess. allow yourself extra time. ahead on this busy friday morning, important information tied to your money. the irs is out with revised income tax withholding tables to reflect the changes made by the republican tax law. what does that mean for you and your paycheck?
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when get confused, we have stephanie ruhle come in and explain it for us. >> this happened at the end of the year. you have an understaffed irs and treasury department. people are confused. >> what is this? new withholding tables but we're supposed to fill it out ourselves? >> you fill out your w4. your employer figures out what they should withhold. they are working off last year's system. they don't have the new forms. the government says we'll get you the forms by mid-february. people are anxious about it, we're going to find out. there's going to be irs tax calculators that are coming out online. you're going to go online and say, here's my income, here's my family information. by putting that out, they're going to spit out a number. you're going to tell your employer if it's too high or too low. it makes you nervous. this tax bill went through quickly. they don't have the forms they need. but according to the government,
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mid year, these companies should figure it out. >> does it look like more people will get more money in their paycheck right away? >> according to the white house, 90% of people will get an increase. they say it should happen by next month. i'm not telling you to buy a new washing machine today. wait for next month to come. be patient, they need to work through the system. >> i'm still confused. but okay. >> give it a little bit of time. you're going to fill out the w4. you're going to use the new tax calculator online next month when it comes. >> stephanie, thank you. we're learning more about the mysterious death of an ivy league college student in california. it's being investigated as a homicide. joe fryer is in los angeles with the latest. >> reporter: no arrests so far in this case, but investigators are working around the clock. the body was discovered tuesday, a week after he disappeared. he was a premed stufdent at the
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university of pennsylvania and was home on winter break. now, a search warrant is providing information about the friend with him the night he vanished. his parents are searching for answer once his body was found inside a park near lake forest, california. >> we want to see resolution. >> reporter: he met up with a friend and drove to the park late at night, obtained by the search warrant. investigators spoke to that friend who said, bernstein walked into the park by himself. the unidentified friend told authorities he waited about abhoan hour and tried to contact bernstein. and at 1:00 a.m., drove to his girlfriend's house, and drove back to the park at 3:40 after he didn't respond. two days after the disappearance, detectives noticed the friends had several small scratches and abrasions
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which he said were from a fight club. investigators noticed what appeared to be dirt under the fingernails. he said he fell into a dirt puddle while fighting. according to the neighbor's report on the aft, every door the friend had to touch, he pulled his jacket over the hand to prevent his hand and fingers from touching any part of the doors. >> we've interviewed that friend several times. he is not in custody. >> reporter: investigators said bernstein was probably killed the night he disappear bud wouldn't say how he died. during a vigil his grandfather told friends and neighbors that heavy rains helped expose the teen's body. >> god uncovered the grave he left in limb poe for years. we thank everybody here. >> reporter: according to the orange county register, the
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affidavit said bernstein's girlfriend could not remember his last night. his story stayed consistent. the orange county sheriff's department said it is working tirelessly to make an arrest. >> thank you. new developments in the story we told you about on thursday. a st. louis prosecutor has launched a formal investigation to determine if missouri's governor has committed any crimes associated with the 2015 extramarital affair. the government admitt eted wednesday he was unfaithful to his wife. but he denied allegations that he threatened to blackmail the other woman. she said after further consideration, she believes an investigation is necessary. let's turn back to mr. roker. man of the hour. it's friday and it's going to be a messy weekend. >> it sure is. let's show you what we've got around the rest of the country. out west, things are calm. we're looking at showers making
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their way into the pacific northwest. bitter cold making its way into the plains. temperatures well below zero. international falls right now, about 22 degrees below zero. sunshine and warmer conditions right now through texas. but we're looking also at heavy showers and thunderstorms down through the southeast, ahead of the frontal new puppy? new food, but there's so many choices! at petsmart, we have the largest in store selection of blue buffalo pet food, including puppy solutions! which are specifically formulated to support healthy growth and development. from grain free to meat rich recipes, wet food and even puppy training treats. petsmart and blue buffalo have got you covered. and now, when you spend $50 on blue buffalo puppy products at petsmart, you'll save $10! why shop anywhere else? petsmart. for the love of pets. good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley.
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a first alert in effect through noon saturday. we will see periods of heavy rain. a chance of thunderstorms, and strong, gusty winds. that heavy rain could lead to flooding. what we won't see -- today, no cold air. the temperatures in the 50s and 60s. we'll warm into the upper 60s this afternoon. occasional heavy rain and strong gusty winds. 67 degrees in philadelphia and up to 68 in delaware. sunshine returns this weekend with winter's cold. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >> al, thank>> al, thanks so mu. coming up, the infamous kidnapping of newspaper heiress patty hearst back in the spotlight. and a big announcement from mark zuckerberg and the major changes coming tofacebook feed. first, on a friday morning this, is "today" on nbc. el: broke, ho, selling my body to get high, locked up, a slave to heroin - that was my life. married, a homeowner, a professional, recovering and
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7:26 friday morning. good morning. i'm tracy davidson. we've issued a first alert for rain, wind, and possible flooding. and you see the clouds and fog, it's all coming in. first alert meteorologist bill henley has the timing with your most accurate neighborhood weather forecast. bill? >> it's a big storm, and there's a lot going on. our first alert is for the heavy rain and the potential for flooding for the entire area. now through noon saturday. we'll see the wet weather, heavy rain on and off, a chance of thunderstorms this morning. winds gusting to 45 miles per hour. that flood threat will come with the runoff over frozen ground and possibly ice-clogged storm drains. the rain so far has been mainly light but steady. we're seeing steadier and moderate showers in berks county, and there are more on the way to the south.
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this is a system that is going to be with us not only this morning but through this afternoon and into this evening. even overnight tonight. look at the wet weather lining up to the south. then there is cold air that will end the storm. that arrives for tomorrow. the wind, gusting to 45 miles per hour. that happens this morning. a southerly wind, though, that's giving us some very warm temperatures. we're in the 60s. warming into the upper 60s later today. if you're heading out, you know you'll face wet roads. whales will you face? let's find on with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> wanted to update everybody on the incident in cherry hill. we had an earlier transformer fire on the westbound side of 70 after 295. earlier, all lanes were closed. they answer just reopened. you don't need an alternate. 70 is back to normal. wang for regional delays and suspension -- watch for regional delays and suspensions. >> thanks.
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we're back, now, 7:30 on this friday morning. i'll say it again. friday morning, january 12th, 2018. it happens to be the warmest day on the east coast so far. but the bad news, is some bad weather is rolling in. >> we're going to get to al's forecast in a moment. let's begin with the global stories facing the president. >> outrage growing as president trump uses an expletive to describe haiti and african nations. >> this remark by the president of the united states smacks of blatant racism. >> the white house not denying the comments, saying the president will always fight for the american people.
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desperate search. >> i never could imagine such a scene. >> dozens still missing in southern california after the deadly mudslides destroyed entire neighborhoods. >> this is some of the worst devastation we have seen. the homes here look like they've been gutted. boulders have gone right through living rooms and bedrooms. bannon on the hot seat. nbc news learns that former white house strategist, steve bannonill head to capitol hill next week, to testify behind closed doors before the house intelligence committee investigati investigating russian involvement. sam's club is shutting 60 locations, the same day that walmart announces pay raises to thousands of employees. and good boy. an emotional moment in bakersfield, california, as officers honor a retired police dog after nearly a decade of
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defense. today, friday, january 12th, 2018. a sweet sendoff for that little guy. >> makes your heart good to see that. now, to one of the most infamous and strangest cases in history, the 1974 kidnapping of patricia hearst. she is spoeaking out and blastig attempts by hollywood to tell her story. >> reporter: it's been years since patty hearst publicly discussed her kidnapping. years since she published her own account of what happened. her silence has done little to curb curiosity in her story. now, with news of a canceled movie and a six-part documentary series getting set to air, hearst is taking issue with both projects. this morning, 20th century fox says it's cancelling its planned film about patty hearst, after the heiress slammed the project,
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for, quote, romanticizing my torture they are scrapping the movie, that was slated to have dakota fanning as hearst. the film focusing on her abduction, a true crime that shocked the nation. what happened next became a national obsession. the 19-year-old armed with an a automatic rifle, appearing to take part with her captors. was she a victim? >> i'm making this tape to let you know i'm still okay. >> reporter: fox's feature film along with the docu-series, promised to provide insight on the story. based on jeffrey toobin's 2017 best-selling book. hearst issued a combative statement, citing the me too movement and oprah's speech at the golden globes influence to speak out.
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i refuse to give anyone involved in the projects power to make me a victim again. toobin spoke with nbc news last year about the book. >> the mystery at the heart of patty hearst's trial is the mystery of this case to this day. did patricia hearst actually, of her free will, join with the sla in robbing banks? or was she brainwashed? >> reporter: toobin argues that when hearst fired a weapon during a robbery, the question was answered. >> she established, i think, beyond a doubt, that she was a member of the sla and no longer a victim. >> reporter: hearst told the jury in court, she was brainwashed. she was eventually convicted for her role in one of the robberies and sentenced to seven years in prison. president carter commuted the sentence and president clinton
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pardoned her. she writes, it's no secret that i was abducted, rape dd and tor chunned when i was 19. patty hearst says that jeffrey toobin told her his book would be the last word on the subject when he asked her to take part. hearst says it's offensive that a man would have the audacity to tell a woman that she would have the last word. she declined to participate. >> these projects not happening. >> at least this movie. we don't know what's happening with the cnn series. let's switch gears and go to mr. roker and a look at the weather. >> it's cold outside. we look at places in the plains, windchill advisories -- windchills of 15 to 40 degrees below zero. bismarck, feels like 27 below. minneapolis, 27 below. kansas city, minus 6. as we move through the day today, for boston, washington,
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d.c., all the way down to savannah, near record temperatures. look at what's happening. it's only going up to 4 in minneapolis. as we get over in the weekend, minneapolis by wednesday, you warm up to 14. as we get into the week, temperatures start to moderate. it will be one brutally cold roekend thughout the northeast good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a first alert in effect through noon saturday. we will see periods of heavy rain. a chance of thunderstorms, and strong, gusty winds. that heavy rain could lead to flooding. what we won't see -- today, no cold air. the temperatures in the 50s and 60s. we'll warm into the upper 60s this afternoon. occasional heavy rain and strong gusty winds. 67 degrees in philadelphia and up to 68 in delaware. sunshine returns this weekend with winter's cold. have a great day. >> don't forget, get that weekend weather anytime you need
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thing. "rossen reports." he's protecting us from dangerous e-mail scams. do you think you would be able to tell the difference between a real e-mail and a fake one that was trying to get your personal information? >> we're going to find out today. jeff rossen is here with some important warning signs. all these things we need to know. >> we get e-mails every, single day. think how many hundreds we get. it's a new year, that means there's new e-mail scams out there. hackers are trying to get your private information, get inside your computer. most of the time we invite them in by accident. it can be as simple as opening an e-mail sometimes.
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and, boom, they have full access to your entire life. so many of you write to me asking, what are the warning signs to look for? how do i know a real e-mail from a fake e-mail? i have the anxioswers, revealin the top red flags that could be in your in box right now. >> that's scary. >> reporter: they look so real. >> my husband is in i.t. security. i'm in so much trouble. >> reporter: e-mails from companies you know and trust. in their reality, they're fi sophisticated scams. experts say there are warning signs. we're about to show you the red flags to look out for. we're about to show you how hard they are to spot. and to do that, we've come outside our nbc headquarters in new york city, hitting the streets. we're going to ask you, our viewers, to see if you can spot them. how are we doing it? we had our security expert put together some e-mails here. these are e-mails claiming to be
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from real companies. and each one of these is one of those hacks, one of those flaws. can you spot them? first up, a pop quiz for you at home. look at this e-mail. there's a major problem here. can you see it? i'll give you a second. time's up. this says bank of america. but look at the actual e-mail address, it's missing the better "a." that's red flag number one. misspelled e-mail address. who is this e-mail from? >> bank of america. >> bank of america. >> can you spot the hack? >> can you? >> you're going to ask your son? >> yeah. >> reporter: that doesn't say bank of america. >> what does it say? >> bnk. >> reporter: that's what the criminals do. you click on this e-mail and -- >> i get hacked. >> reporter: bad formatting in the body of the e-mail. check out the blank line in the middle of this sentence. >> i'm missing something.
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>> reporter: look at that weird space in there. >> didn't catch that. >> reporter: another common trick from these thieves. person after person -- >> don't know. >> reporter: unable to spot it. on to red flag number three. links or attachments asking you to update your personal information. >> i'm from a very small town. let me just say that, 5,000 people, we don't get this kind of stuff. >> reporter: you don't get e-mail? >> i do. >> reporter: after a while, she gives up. can i tell you what it is? >> what? >> reporter: never click on an attachment. unless you pick up the phone and call the company yourself. >> reporter: on to red flag number four, beware of deals. generally, it should have the last four digits of your account number in the e-mail. this one doesn't. >> wow. it's looking for my credit card and all my financial information. >> reporter: everything you got, one click away. for red flag number five, you really have to pay attention.
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grammatical errors in the e-mail. look at your account. did you catch that apostrophe. >> that's a typo right there. it's the wrong usage. >> reporter: boom. you got it. you're the only one to get it today. >> i look for those things. >> reporter: i'm proud of you. great job. we can all learn something from you. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: the five warning signs to protect your life. >> i can't believe you're doing this out here in the cold. >> reporter: let's not help america today. it's too cold. the grammer police, savannah guthrie, that number five tip is up your alley. >> i like that. >> reporter: experts say constantly check your credit score, as well. look at your bank and checking accounts, make sure your information has not been compromi compromised. if you have kids, teach them these tips, too. they're opening stuff all the time. >> we do it all so fast. >> that bnk, i would have never noticed that. >> reporter: i'm going to send you fakes and see if you open
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there's an overhaul, apparently coming to your news feed on facebook. carson has those details. >> facebook introducing big changes if your news feed, with your goal of making the time spent more valuable. the site is going to prioritize posts over those that are business and media-related. when you go to facebook, you're going to see fewer news articles and ads, and more important updates from the people in your life. mark zuckerberg shared the news in a facebook post, saying, am changing the goal i give for having more meaningful social interactions.
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zuckerberg referenced his two daughters. it's important to me that when they grow up they feel like what their father built was good for the world. these changes come as facebook's been under fire over the spread of misinformation. it will take months for the updates to roll out fully. while advertisers and publishes may not support the new goal, he says it's an important move to make. >> interesting to see how it changes your feed. thank you, carson. coming up, a really touching story. the heartwarming homecoming for a remarkable boy who really could use a boost. and then, the queen getting candid in a rare interview about her coronation. what it's like to wear that crown. apparently it's heavy. apparently it's heavy. turns out things aren't always what you think they are. take guinea pigs. they're not pigs at all, nor are they from guinea. or take this haircut. i may look all business, but look out... . but there's a party going on back here.
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coming up on 8:00. good morning, i'm tracy davidson. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with your most accurate neighborhood weather forecast. bill? >> windy, wet, and warm. the warm is bringing us some fog this morning. cape may socked in with thick fog. the visibility was down to 0 in coatesville. now just under two miles. light fog in the suburbs and improving conditions in wilmington. now increased to half a mile visibility. temperatures, they've increased, too. 62 degrees in philadelphia. the lehigh valley, rain and the 63. and delaware in the 50s right now. we'll warm into the 60s during the day. 60s, neighborhoods in new jersey in the 60s to start with. upper 60s this afternoon. but it comes with rain. seeing some moderate showers now moving into chester county. heavy rainfall will move in later this morning. we'll see it this afternoon and overnight. tracy? if you're heading out, wet
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roads, reduced visibility. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has you covered. >> with the wet roads comes some accidents. there's two lanes blocked on the p.a. turnpike's eastbound side approaching ben salem. you see the big delay behind the scene there. and again, that was eastbound. the 42 freeway seeing slowdowns, as well. the drive time doubled now from 55 to the walt whitman bridge. big delays that way. moving toward philadelphia because of a crash around creek road. we continue to follow breaking news for you in sicklerville, new jersey. police -- that's the wrong script. we can tell you about the funeral service for fallen firefighter matthew letourneau today. mourners will gather at the cathedral basilica of saints peter and paul for a viewing followed by a funeral at 11:00 this morning. the search is on for a second suspect in a bank robbery. two men tried to hold -- in a barber shop robbery.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, bitter backlash. president trump at the center of a firestorm for allegedly using vulgar language to describe haiti and african nations. the comment blasted as racist. just this morning, the president denying he ever said it. we're live at the white house. plus, texas homecoming. the remarkable 6-year-old boy who survived last november's church shooting, finally out of the hospital. the firefighter who saved his life, making sure he goes home in style. >> he was ready to get in the truck right away. he was having a blast. >> how his family is finding hope after heartbreak. >> he deserves it if any kid does. and candid queen.
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in a rare tv interview, queen elizabeth speaks out about her coronation. what she's saying about that historic day 60 years ago, and what it felt like to wear that crown. today, friday, january 12th, 2018. >> good morning to my mom, brother and three best friends. i'm on tv >> from tulsa, oklahoma, celebrating her 40th birthday on "today." ♪ >> from sunny cape co florida. >> to here in new york. >> it's my 're celebrating on t. >> good morning to my wife, lisa, in wilmington, north carolina. i love you. >> on a bucket tripo t "today" show. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." look at that crowd. look at those cute faces. look at those ponchos. >> look at the umbrellas we're
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going to have. >> we're going to be warm outside. >> loving it. >> we're going to get out there in a moment. let's get to your news at 8:00. the president appears to be disputing the report that he used a vulgar term to describe haiti and other african nations. the reported mark has triggered a global outrage. let's get the latest from kristen welker. she joins us from the white house north lawn. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. this latest firestorm started during a meeting on immigration. now, any potential deal may have been derailed. the president denying that he made those vulgar comments, tweeting, quote, the language used by me at the daca meeting was tough. but this is not the language used. what was really tough was the outlandish proposal made. a big setback for daca. still, it's prompted condemnation here at home and abroad. this morning, condemnation and outrage growing, after president trump referred to haiti and
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african nations as s-hole countries on thursday. >> i condemn the comment if it's true. i don't agree with it at all. >> reporter: according to a democratic aide, the president was meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the white house, while discussing people from haiti and africa, he asked, why do we want these people from all these s-hole countries here? suggesting the u.s. should have people from places like norway. why do we need more haitians? take them out, he said, according to two sources briefed on the conversation. if you do, it will be obvious, why. haiti's ambassador to the u.s., vehemently condemning the remarks, summoning a u.s. official to explain them. the ambassador slamming mr. trump. e sai he said, the president is misinformed or miseducated. >> this remark by the president of the united states smacks of
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blatant racism, the most odious and insidious racism, masquerading poorly as immigration policy. >> reporter: republican congresswoman, plmia love, call the comments divisive, elitist. and a spokesman saying, you cannot dismiss entire countries and continents as s-holes, whose population is not right, and therefore not welcome. on "the new york daily news," this colorful headline and illustrati illustration. a white house spokesman not denying the president made the remarks, but trying to clarify. certain washington politicians choose to fight for foreign countries. president trump will always fight for the american people. the president tweeting that the proposed immigration deal was, quote, a big step backwards. and another controversy we're watching this morning. president trump has canceled a trip to london planned for next
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month. in a tweet, the president blaming a costly decision to move the u.s. embassy to a new location. many of president trump's policy decisions have been unpopular in prison. and officials had expressed concerns over protests. he will have his first physical as president at walter reed national military center. savannah? >> kristen welker, thank you. in southern california, dozens of people are missing three days after that massive mudslide. at least 17 others are confirmed dead. search and rescue teams are hoping to locate miracle survivors. but they acknowledge the reality they're likely to find more victims. crews are making slow but steady progress through the slide zone. it's littered with downed trees and woulde eboulders that came down the hillsides. it could be up to two weeks before people can return safely. in texas, a young boy that was badly wounded in the church
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massacre last fall has gone home from the hospital. he lost his stepmother and sisters in that attack. but he gained a life long friend, a firefighter who helped to save him. here's gabe gutierrez. >> reporter: this is the day everyone wants 6-year-old rylan ward to remember. a little boy's dream, getting to ride in a fire truck up front. lights, sirens, the whole deal. >> i can't think of anybody who deserves it. he se defdeserves it if any kid. >> reporter: two months ago, when a gunman walked into the church and opened fire. 26 worshipers dead, and 20 wounded, including rylan, shot five times. two days later, his grandmother told me he would be fine. at the time, a hope, not a prognosis. >> his arm's messed up where he was shot. his lower intestine, his
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bladder, just goes on and on. >> reporter: it's a day that firefighter rusty duncan will never forget. he was one of the first on the scene. in the carnage, it wasn't that he found rylan. more like rylan found him. >> a little hand grabbed my pant leg. i saw his eyes looking up at me. and i knew i had to get him out of there. >> reporter: the firefighter and his family visited him often. and duncan promised the boy, when he was ready to go home, it would be in a fire truck. when that day finally arrived -- >> he was ready to get in the truck right away. >> reporter: what 6-year-old wouldn't be? and off that went. >> he wanted to go faster. he wanted the siren to be louder. and he wanted me to hank moonk t all the people. he was having a blast. >> he looked like a kid on christmas morning. he was happy. >> reporter: his grandmother says he is a miracle, a fighter. today, the boy who never stopped fighting, is finally safe at home. for "today," gabe gutierrez, nbc
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news. >> love the story about the good ones, the good people, right? >> yeah. >> i think that was "the morning boost," actually. >> that could qualify. you can never have too many. here's one on the side. baby starts talking.arent when and this man tried to get his son to repeat after him. hi. >> get out. that's got to be a fluke. >> tom and his wife made it a point to speak to their son in normal english. they were surprised, though, because he is their first child and they don't know when they're supposed to start talking back. that was a nice little hello. >> that's early. three months. cutie. coming up, we got rare access behind the scenes with
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the all-female squad of air force officers who could launch our nation's nuclear weapons. and the queen gets candid about her coronation. what she says was horrible about that event. and let's see what megyn is working on this morning. >> coming up today, a murder mystery that's had millions at the edge of their seats. a woman falls in love with the man of her dreams. it's more like a nightmare. find out how she escaped dirty john. all that plus the unique sound of one of music's rising stars. the name, you won't forget it, anderson east is here for a live performance. why did we re-engineer america's #1 detergent? because performance clothes have changed, but the challenge remains the same. and the generation may be different, but the color needs to endure. and the toughest stains come with their own rewards. we've re-engineered tide because no matter what life
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double your lovin', double your fun you get two for the price of one ♪ ♪ we're back, now, at 8:12, with rare access to some of the most important women of the world. >> the u.s. air force granted nbc news a look at inside one of the bases at the center of our nuclear program and the female officers who are awaiting that call. stephanie gosk is back with the story. >> reporter: this was an incredible trip. just last week, president trump tweeted, i, too, have a nuclear button but it's much bigger and a more powerful one, taking a jab at north korean leader, kim jong-un. putting aside criticisms over style, it's an irrefutable message. we met an all-female unit, ready
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to push that button. passing through the farmlands of north dakota, it's possible not to know that here, is one of the most devastating nuclear arsenal in the world. operated by air force base minot. the air force invited us to take a look around. a slow cargo elevator dropped 80 feet down. our guide, opening the first of two blast doors. >> these doors are made of concrete and rebar. they're 8 tons each and they've been here since the '70s when they built this place. on the other side is a launch control center, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for roughly 40 years, it's been staffed. today, by an all-female alert team, the first of its kind at
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minot. these captains, both in their 20s, sit waiting for the call from the president. that message has to come from who? >> it has to come from potus. >> we will absolutely key turn on it. >> reporter: this launch center is connected to ten intercontinental ballistic missiles. 60 feet tall, 79,000 pounds. the minutemen 3 can go miles per hour in a minute. the pay loload, much more power than the bomro on hiroshima and nagasaki. what's with t>> we have a serie compare what's in the box to the message we get. if they match, it means that it's an authentic order from the president. >> reporter: you each have your own padlock. it looks like something you
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would use on a g locker. this doesn't look high-tech to me. >> a lot of this is analog. the best purpose for it is it's not hackable. >> reporter: it looks straight out of "war games." >> shall we play a game? >> how about global thermonuclear war. >> reporter: when stuff breaks down, do you have trouble finding parts? >> that is a problem sometimes. we had parts that had to come from the smithsonian because they don't manufacture them anymore. >> reporter: the air force has been lobbying to replace their equipment. that's slowly happening. computer systems are too unsafe. everything has to be specifically developed. you are capable at any given moment to launch the most destructive wknown to man ki mankind. >> they ask you the question. if you were given the order to key turn, would you do it? >> if i'm being ordered to key
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turn, that means there's somebody else out there that's more than willing to destroy everything we live for here in the united states. >> reporter: being the first all-female alert team is not something they think about often. >> it doesn't feel unique to me. and i think most women, especially women missiliers, we want to be valued for being good at our job. >> reporter: while under ground, with all that time on their hand, the missiliers do a lot of reading and tv watching. do you watch the "today" show? >> of course we watch the "today" show. >> reporter: every day, right? >> absolutely. >> reporter: are you lying to me right now? >> no. i am not lying to you. when they told me that they were coming, i said, can they have kathie lee and hoda come and bring wine? that would be great. >>ter: if you're looking for a trip, they're looking for you in north dakota. >> those are your people. >> all joking aside, they can't drink wine.
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they can't drink at all 24 hours before their shift. they are also responsible for monitoring their emotional well-being,et personal reliability program. if something traumatic happens in their lives, like a death or a breakup, they have to report it. they may have to take time off before they go back to the b. >> love that they have a sense of humor. man, what an important job they are doing. >> it's remarkable. >> thank you. that made me laugh. kathie lee in proximity to a nuclear weapon. what could go wrong? let's look at what's going on right now. we have an arctic front that's pushing through. look at the temperatures behind it, in the teens and 20s. all that is pushing east. as it does, an intense arctic cold front comes in. you have frigid air behind it. then, you have warm, moist air that rides up ove that colder air as it wedges in.
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as the moisture fall plus shallow where the icing happens. as you get further back and the co air is deeper, that's where you see snow. that's why we have such a mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain. icinroll the up to bangor. and snowfall amounts from 6 to 8 inches, from buffalo all the way he into nort a first alert in effect for the entire area through saturday. we will see periods of heavy rain, a chance o in the 50s and 60s. we'll warm into the u 6 this afternoon. occasional heavy rainnd67 in ph delaware. sunshine returns this with winter's cold. day. skbroo latest weather. willie's here. >> yay. >> doesn't it feel good? >> willie geist.
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>> it's friday. >> i want to enter every room that way. >> you're going to like this. it's a funny conversation going on on twitter. the tweet that started it all. what is the funniest time your parents banned a piece of pop culture from you? i came home from school once and this cd was broken in tw had to bedroom to watch "the simpsons" over their shoulder because of the violence. really? >> itchy and scratchy. >> my mom confiscated the marshal mathers l.p. when i was 12. she wrapped up and gave it to me on my 21st this. i wasn't allowed to watch "the love boat." i thought itas anonymous '70s hookups. >> they were right. >> i've still seen every episode. >> my parents were so strict. my parents were very, very
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strict. i couldn't go to a dance. we had to go to sue larsen's house for a sleepover. >> what was your curfew. >> around 9:00. >> that's early. >> we were the weird ones. >> i don't think we had rules. my dad took me to see "beverly hills cop" when i was 9. >> i saw "weird science" when i was like 10. >> the only deprivation we had, was no sugarfood. we had grape nuts as kids. >> we had bran flakes. the same. >>schwartz's house and he had all of the sugary cereals. >> "mad" magazine. that's dating myself. alfred e. neumann, what? me worry? >> and if you're a duran duran film, remr"girls on film" video. >> of course i do. >> there were two versions. and i wanted to watch one of them. it wasn't that bad. >> it's funny you mentioned. my mom wanted me to take down
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duran duran posters. they didn't approve at how much i idolized duran duran. every inch of the wall was duran duran. i wasn't allowed to see "grease." i could go on and on. >> "grease" is racy, actually. >> it is racy. but when you're 10, you don't get it. let's do "pop start." keep it clean. >> we're going to start with taylor swift. she has a big midnight. it's trending everywhere. it feature ed sheeran. you missed it, have a look. ♪ i want to be your end game i want to be your first strain ♪ ♪ i want to be your n.t. i want to be your end game ♪ ♪ we connected when we were a little older ♪ ♪ both sprung i got iueon m shoders ♪ ♪ reputation proceeds me the truth it's too much to ignore it ♪ >> it's a great song. but call it does to me is
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reinforce what an incredible artist ed sheeran is. >> he can do no wrong. >> he is inib. >> as soon as he starts singing -- now, to cindy crawford. who can forget the iconic pepsi commercial that aired in the super bowl commercial, 1992. 26 years ago, that was in minnesota, where the super bowl is this year. she's going to be re-creating it. pepsi teased the trailer for it. and take a look. ♪ >> everybody seems to be talking about the new commercial. >> she looks great. >> it's 26 years. >> her son is going to be in the commercial alongside her. >> the only thing that's different is that her hair isn't as big. that's it. she looks amazinamazing. >> looks hot both ways. >> i like the big hair. >> have you seen the commercial for her skin thing? >> is that what you do at night?
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>> i do. she extracts some secret oil from the melons in the mountain of italy. >> carson is 87. >> i just squeeze melloons on m face now just to -- that came out wrong. i'm going to keep going. my coronation went wrong. her majesty is going to be celebrating the 65th anniversary of her coronation. there she is at the young age of 27. and the queen reflects on this monumental day in the upcoming documentary "the coronation." we have a special sneak peek. have a look. >> she is much more familiar with this, the diamond-encrusted imperial state crown. she wore it at the end of h rote openings of parliament since. >> you see, it's much smaller, isn't it? i mean, it was the same height.
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you know, it would have been up to about there when my father wore it. >> i mean, it was huge then. >> yes. very unwieldy. >> it's difficult to always remember that diamonds are stones, so, very heavy. >> yes. fortunately, my father and i ame shaped head. once you put it on, it stays. it just remains itself. >> you have to keepour head very still. >> yes. and you can't look down to read the speech. you have to take the speech up because if you did, your neck would break or it would fall off. >> i can't believe that melons comment happened just before that. i wanted to say hello. >> i don't think you should bring it up. >> you can catch "the coronation" at 8:00 on the smithsonian channel. now, your "daly click."
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if you have kids, you've probably seen "muana." duane johnson does a great job to it. on a recent trip to costco, two little girls were convinced they found the original mawri. >> go find him. >> one, two, three. >> i would be excited, too. he looks exactly like the real character. he has the sound down. you want to watch it again? that's a cashier. his name is william. in the past, he's dressed up for parties and for friends. >> that's cute. >> pretty good there. >> you're welcome. >> that's a good sport. thank you. just ahead,
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. good friday morning. just a few minutes before 8:30. happening now, philadelphia is bidding farewell to fallen firefighter lieutenant matthew leturneau. you see a large crowd has gathered right in front of the church there, a number of first responders as the picture pulls out. this is followed by a funeral mass at 11:00. burial this afternoon is in springfield delaware county. we have rain in our forecast that could lead to flooding. bill henley is here tracking the stormy weather. >> we're seeing that light rainfall.
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the heavier showers at this hour are farther north and west. movinghrough bucks county right now. heavy downpours are expected throughout the day today. it's why we've issued a first alert. that line of showers to the south is going to be coming at us during the day. stand by for heavy rain that could lead to flooding later on. let's get a check of the roads with jessica boyington. >> a few things going on right now. route 30 eastbound near route 322, an accident in the left lane and road closed near browning road with downed wires. we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. get the latest with our app. we just moved in about four months ago,
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what's your >> and yours? >> megan. >> these two are here but you're sara, she's f your dearest in chicago. she's a nurse. but she's the "today" show's biggest fan. she watches every morning. >> everybody on three say, hi, sara. one, two, three. >> hi, sara. >> thanks, you guys. >> a little shoutout for sara. >> all right, sara. coming up this half hour, we told you about david letterman's return to tv. this morning, much more on the interesting conversation he had with his first guest, not a bad one, former president barack presence of hollywood royalty. we will talk to dame helen mirren and donald sutherland and their "the leisure seeker." for tomorrow, heavy snow're and dry out west.e southeast.
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sunshine from the plains tall way down to the gulf. sunday, sunday, we have plenty of sunshine along the eastern seaboard. light snow and windy conditions through the plains. a first alert in effect for the entire area through noon saturday. we will see periods of heavy rain, a chance of thunderstorms and strong gusty winds. that heavy rain could lead to flooding. what we won't see today, no cold air, the temperatures in the 50s and 60s. we'll warm into the upper 60s this afternoon. occasional heavy rain and strong gusty wind 67 in philadelphia, 68 in delaware. sunshine returns this weekend with winter's cold. have a great day. it's so fitting. we have loren lorenzo carter fr uga georgia dogs. you blocked that field goal, right? we'll talk football. that's right.
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got a big playoff game. oh, yeah. it's the battle of two predatory birds, the atlanta falcons and the eagles, flying into lincoln financial field, philadelphia, p.a. brisk winds, 32. a windchill of 20. it's going to be cold. it's going to be good. it's saturday, 3:30, falcons/eagles, be there. you want to be there, too, right? >> yes, sir. yeah. >> inside. oh. now, to start your "deal of the day" every day, all month long, jill martin bringing us bargains on the things that will help you tackle your resolutions. jill, hit it. >> hi, guys. it's time for the "deal of the d day." today, it's how to stay warm in the freezing weather. 32 degree jackets, they're for men and women. you see a bunch of the colors. more on what i love about these jackets,
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it's that and then it's this. it's packable. if you're going on a trip or you want to throw it in your handbag, also a great gift. the retail, $100. the deal, $32. that's 68% off. and for more information, head to that's the "deal of the day." >> screaming deal from jill. now, to david letterman's television comeback. he has a new show debuting on netflix. >> this morning, we're focusing on letterman's first guest. it does not get much bigger than a former president of the united states. >> ladies and gentlemen, my next guest, the 44th president of the united states of america, barack obama. [ applause ] >> reporter: a highly-anticipated blast from the past. former president barack obama making his first talk show appearance since leaving office. on david letterman's new netflix series, "my next guest needs no introduction." >> he's got this biblical beard,
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you know? do you have a staff? >> reporter: the former late show host coming out of retirement, to interview a lineup of familiar arting with about his transition from president to citizen. >> i had run the race. i had completed it. i was proud of the work that we had done. i was ready for the next stage. >> reporter: from sleeping in to vacationing in the british virgin islands, president obama talked about life after the white house. that includes sending malia off to college, a moment, he tells letterman, had him sobbing and misting for weeks. >> i held it together in front of malia. and when we drove away, the secret service is in the front and they're looking ahead. they're pretending they can't hear me in the back. you know, sniveling. >> reporter: the hour-long interview offers a rare glimpse
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into president obama's personal life. but he does talk politics. he didn't specifically mention his successor, president trump. instead, the former commander of chief says he believes social media and personalized news sources have caused divisiveness among americans. >> if you watch fox news, you y are living on a different planet, than you are if you listen to npr. >> reporter: president obama reflecting on his time in office, telling letterman he wishes he would have acted less presidential and more relatable. >> were not for the constitution, there would be michelle. >> oh. >> no, no. >> reporter: and a strong reaction, when the audience seemed to think the former president was hinting at the possibility of another obama white house. >> you guys are misunderstanding me. what i'm saying is, i'm prevented from running again by
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the constitution. but even if it were not for that amendment, michelle would leave me. >> and she showed no interest in running herself, either. this is a cool forum for david letterman. we showed some of the guests he's going to have, jay-z, tina fey. >> too bad he couldn't get anybody. >> a pretty good booking, too. coming up next, two hollywood legends for the price of one. dame helen mirren and donald sutherland are here. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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don't suffer. don't wait. choose help. call 844 reachnj or visit welcome back. if you ever just wante drop everything, escape your troubles and take a road trip, in the new vi"the leisure seeker" that becomes a reality for a couple free-thinking rebels, dame helen
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mirren and donald sutherland. they play a couple grappling with the age of illness. take a look. >> you're reading ernest hemingway. >> yes. short stories. you know, i start a sentence. and by the time i get to the end of it, i can't -- >> you don't know how it started. >> dame helen and donald, good morning to both of you. that was a serious clip. but this movie has everything it. you guys are on the road in an r.v. we decided to deck the place out for you. >> this is exactly like it. >> all right. >> it's spectacular. >> you play a pair of white-haired rebels. you're on the road. you're playing these independent folks. describe this role. this isn't your typical
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grandmotherly role. describe that for us. >> this is a couple who have gone through having families. their kids are grown up. they have grandkids. they're growing up. and they're both struggling with major physical ailments. and so, they decide to take their final road trip as a couple. they took road trips in the r.v. v that they had. their first r.v. they still have it. it's from the '70s. so, they decide to take a trip in this r.v. and it'she bucket list, i guess kind of thing. it's a final trip for the two of them. and they are confronting these major medical issues. but the film is comedic. it's looked at with a very sort of high level of comedy. >> i like how you described it. you described it as, i think i'm right, the pursuit of dignity. tell us a little bit about that,
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donald. >> me? tell you about the pursuit of dignity? that's what i've been pursuing my whole life and never found it. >> you're an actor. actors have never dignified. >> they wanted to be together. >> yeah. >> to fulfill a dream of his, which was to go to hemingway's house in key west, which was pretty disappointing for them, both of them. but just, he had a couple of -- he had a couple of problems. he couldn't remember some stuff. >> the chemistry between you two is undeniable. if i were just watching this thing, i would think a lot of it seems like it was you two ad-libbing, improvising, having fun. >> we did. we improvised. >> she did, i didn't. i stuck straight to the script. >> you're such a liar. he just makes this stuff up. >> i love her to death.
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>> this isn't the first time you've worked together, right? do you remember the first film you worked together? it was 30 years ago. >> it was. it was "beth hune." >> what do you think of these clips? >> that's where i hit you. you're going to see it. the hat flies off. it was terrible. i was so technically idiotic. i hit him so hard, it was, really, i was so embarrassed. >> how come it took 30 years for you to work together again? >> she hit me really hard. >> exactly. he said, no, for the next 30 years. take her off the list. >> wow. helen, you've been a little bit of a rebel anyway.
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>> her? completely and utterly. >> you were ahead of hollywood. just when we talk about your personality and speaking out, when i think a lot of women didn't, you just sort of went in the driver's seat and did it any way you wanted. >> i guess. the trouble is, if people aren't listening, it wasn't matter how much you talk. if the culture is such that people won't listen, you know, you're just talking into the void. nothing comes back at you. >> that's really smart. >> you need the culture to change. and i think, in my wisdom of old age, i've come to understand that what people ascribe to nature is actually cultural. and the culture can change. they make it out as if it's nature. that's just how we are as human beings. it's natural. no. it's not. >> do you feel that change? do you feel it's happening? >> absolutely. >> you guys are such fun. and this movie is a lot of fun. i want to thank you for coming to see us. it's called "the leisure
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seeker." it opens march 9th. coming up next, a live performance from rising star anderson east. first, this is "today" on nbc. thank you, guys. excuse me everyone! paul? paul? this is three million dollar mega multiplier the new game from the pennsylvania lottery with top prizes of three million dollars! three million dollars! did you win? i don't know. i'm so excited about it. this could be a big winner! just had to share. carry on. sometimes the moments before you scratch are as exciting as the moments you do. keep on scratchin'!
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the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> welcome back. if you're not familiar with anderson east, you're in for a treat. billboard calling him one of nashville's promising new talents. >> he has a new album out today. he kicked off a world tour with a sold-out show here in new york city. i'm taking everyone's starbucks orders because you were out singing until 1:00 this morning. how does it feel? >> it was fantastic. we had a lovely time. great crowd. >> yeah? and the album is out today? >> finally, yes. >> what's it like? you're introducing new music to the world. >> it's a little nerve-racking.
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but ultimately, it's exciting. >> great to be playing new songs, though. >> yeah. >> that's refreshing for you. >> big-time. >> how big is the tour? where do you go from here? >> from here, i go to brooklyn. i have no idea. >> didn't someone give you a tour t-shirt. >> i'm preoccupied. >> you're surrounded by incredible musicians. thank you, guys, for getting up. >> what are you going to sing for us? >> we're going to do "all on my mind." >> you wrote this with ed sheeran. >> yeah. >> anderson east, everybody. ♪ ♪ ♪ she can wear a nightgown to a wedding ♪ ♪ a t-shirt to bed
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a short skirt in olden times ♪ ♪ some daisies wrapped around her head ♪ ♪ you can find my woman dancing in bare feet ♪ ♪ on the couch i a ballroom dress ♪ ♪ and i love how my baby looks at me ♪ ♪ with arms draped around my neck ♪ ♪ and i said, oh, honey, just like that ♪ ♪ i give you my loving and you give it right back ♪ ♪ i said, oh, honey, just like that this ♪ ♪ hanging on white knuckle grip ♪ ♪ it's all on my mind feel something when i kiss you good night ♪ ♪ it's all on my mind feeling something when i open my eyes ♪ ♪ it's all on my mind feel that i could be your sweetest compromise ♪ ♪ it's all on my mind
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it's all on my mind ♪ ♪ i could wear wing tips to a wedding ♪ ♪ 501s to bed a full suit to the party ♪ ♪ we dance till no one's left ♪ and i kiss my baby with a sweetness ♪ ♪ that only she could bring and i love how my baby touches me ♪ ♪ to play our lover's games ♪ and i said, oh, honey, just like that ♪ ♪ i give you my loving and you give it right back ♪ ♪ and i say, oh, honey, just like this ♪ ♪ i'm hanging on white knuckle grip ♪ ♪ it's all on my mind feeling something when i kiss you good night ♪ ♪ it's all on my mind feeling something when i open my eyes ♪ ♪ it's all on my mind i feel that i could be your
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sweetestise ♪ ♪ it's all on my on my mind ♪ ♪ ♪ me and my baby are the boass and the beat ♪ ♪ lo-fi rhythm, the sweat and the heat ♪ ♪ come on, lover, won't you follow my lead ♪ ♪ move on into the night ♪ it's all on my mind feel something when i kiss you good night ♪ ♪ it's all on my mind feel something when i open my eyes ♪ ♪ it's all on my mind i feel that i could be your sweetest compromise ♪ ♪ it's all on my mind
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it's all on my mind ♪ ♪ [ applause ] >> sounding good. anderson east, thank you so much. new album i check the internet for tour days. we're back in ,000 deaths in america last year. we need to stand up and say enough. the only way this problem is going to be solved is if we raise our voices. hope over hopelessness.
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rohlehr. she says the secret to longevity is to make sure you get plenty of rest. happy 100th birthday to francis of sand point, idaho. he has 19 grandkids, 33 great grandkids. you know what i would call them? hey, you. ida mae of sunset, pennsylvania, at 101. minna schwartz, didn't retire until she was 90, 100 years old. and hap birthday to -- i like his name -- ike newcomer. >> not anymore. >> ike loves to travel. he visited 49 of the 50 states, only missing hawaii. you and me, ike. let's go. >> maui, here we go. what's coming up next weekend? or this weekend? hello. it's so friday. i know. let me tell you what's coming
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up. dylan and sheinelle will have everything about the weather. how about sunday? >> that was expertly done. my guest is taraji p. henson. >> wow. >> cookie, "hidden figures" and a cool movie she stars in and produces. >> we have a lot coming up. starts now.eekend good friday morning. i'm we have issued a first alert for rain that could cause flooding. >> it's also giving us fog. thick fog in cape may. wilmington also has dense fog. both locations, quarter-mile visibility. the fog, part of the issue. the temperatures warming into
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the 60s right now. we'll be climbing into the upper 50s this afternoon. northeast philadelphia airport at 65degrees. the rain is coming down. you can see the moderate showers now in the lehigh valley line of showers lining up to the south. peri of heavy rain could lead to localized flooding. let's check in with jessica boyington now. >> the 30 bypass eastbound side seeing major delays because of a crash that's taking out part of the left lane. right near route 322, pretty big delays. traffic is barely moving. we're closed for a portion near browning road. you'll be detoured around. happening right now, philadelphia is bidding farewell to fallen firefighter lieutenant matthew letourneau.
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here's a live look at the basilica where you can see dozens if not hundreds of firefighters are lined up outside the church waiting to get in. following the viewing there will be a funeral mass at 11:00. lieutenant letourneau will be buried in springfield, delaware county.
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[ applause ] good morning, everyone. good morning. i am megyn kelly. we begin, today, with weight in america. close to 40% of americans are obese. they need support. they need kindness. and one thing they do not need is to be body-shamed. i said something yesterday on this show that clearly struck a nerve and i think it's a conversation we need to have openly. we were discussing body-shaming others, something i do not support. in fact, quite the opposite. we had on a woman named maria kang. maria came to fame a few years ago after she had three babies in three years and she posted a picture of her toned body


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