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good morning. hermine on the move. the tropical storm battering the carolina right now. the storm packing top sustained winds of 60 miles an hour. heavy rain causes problems people who live near the shore and now hermine slowly moving up the east coast. expected to make a mess of the labor day weekend for tens of millions all the way up through massachusetts. dylan is tracking it all. on the hot seat. donald trump trying to reach out to skeptical african-american voters today with a visit to the detroit church.
sight after fbi released issues about the investigation and that the concussion damaged her. and more refusal over the colin kaepernick not standing for the national anthem. now officers may choose not to work home games. why their officers are being treated unfairly. and she dominated the olympics and now gold medal winning gymnast simone biles is taking a rest to pursue other opportunities. what she plans to do with her year away from the gym. today, saturday, september 3rd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza.
this saturday morning. i'm craig melvin alongside sheinelle jones and stephanie ruhle and dylan dreyer. busy morning. >> let's get right to it. the top story as we follow tropical storm hermine's path as it moves up the east coast. bringing rain and heavy winds and storm surge. people waking up to a massive clean up as the storm threatens to ruin labor day en begin with nbc's kerry sanders in virginia beach. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: it is a morning, but not good morning with winds of 45 miles an hour. 30,000 people in this area have no power. just to the south of here, on hatteras island in north carolina, a possible tornado touchdown. it apparently picked up two mobile homes with residents
along the atlantic coast this morning. it is all about getting ready. in new jersey and as far as cape cod. >> we're putting extra lines on the boat and stuff like that. some of the guys are moving their boats up to a cove where it is a bit safer. >> reporter: hermine roared ashore in the florida panhandle as a category one hurricane. then lost its 80-mile-an-hour winds as she crossed over land into georgia and the >> whoa, we're going to lose something. >> reporter: along her path, a trail of destruction. more than a quarter million customers lost power, trees came down, streets flooded. a sign of what could come later today. now over the atlantic where waters are 7 degrees warmer than usual. hermine could become a hurricane again. heavy rains, winds, flash flooding and rip currents a
maine. >> storms downgraded. people are saying it is safer to go, but it is still a storm and create tidal surge and rough water in the ocean. >> reporter: for those who endured hermine, a word of warning. don't ignore mother nature. >> my husband came back in the house. i thank god he did not get hit. >> reporter: a tree branch fell on a man in florida and killed him. that is why suggesting you limit time outside and don't drive. emergency shelters are opened and believe it or not, we will see some people who decided to get out here and go jogging. authorities say this is not a good idea. hopefully they will take care of each other. >> thank you, kerry. be careful. >> hermine expected to keep moving north up the eastern seaboard. beach goers in new jersey are
keeping people out of the water. tami leightner has more. >> reporter: good morning, craig. this is a different scene from yesterday morning. yesterday, when tourists and locals were flocking to the beach enjoying miles and miles of sunshine, but there were red flags out yesterday warn of rip tides. they were up the coast from a current will pull a swimmer out making it difficult to escape. difficult, but not impossible. you can escape one if you stay calm and swim parallel with the shore until you are outside of the rip current. as you can imagine, not a lot of people are out to the beach today because of the dangerous conditions. craig. >> tami for us. thank you. >> i was there yesterday with nobody in the water. i want to get a check now.
storm headed and when will it be over? >> we have been talking about it for 17 days. that is how long the storm has been hanging around. we will talk about it more as it moves over the water and gets stuck. here it is across northeastern north carolina. winds of 60 miles an hour. we still saw the gusty situations out there for kerry sanders. you could see the heaviest rain through virginia beach, but banding up across parts of maryland. that will continue to t i want to point outgoing through the end of the week through labor day, it is not the rain that is an issue, but the storm is offshore and it could strengthen with winds up to 75 miles per hour. that will push the water onshore and create gusty winds. we have the dip in the jet stream. it will get trapped through here. that is why it will not move. you have the water pushed onshore.
to the astronomical high tide. at times, perhaps as high as 40 to up to 60 miles per hour. not just in the mid-atlantic, but across long island and up into nantucket and south coast of massachusetts. that is how expansive it is. you add 2 to 4 feet in the addition of the astronomical high tide and that could lead to flooding in the atlantic and new england as well. as for rain, we are not looking at a lot of virginia and north carolina with an additional 4 to 6 inches of rain. you look at new jersey and atlantic city with 2 inches. the farther north you go, more or less clouds and spotty showers. it is really the wind that will cause damage and coastal flooding. >> this is going to be around for a few days. >> up until wednesday and it will finally start to pull away. >> exacerbaing back to school
white house. donald trump is in detroit today to reach out to the african-american community. this as he blasts hillary clinton as the fbi released a report finding out she knew very little of how to handle classified e-mails. nbc's jacob rascon is following it from detroit. >> reporter: sheinelle, good morning. a week after he is blasted for taking his black votewh detroit. hillary clinton is now again under fire for e-mails and some national polls shows donald trump catching up. ?? donald trump has a lot to prove in detroit. his support among black voters almost nonexistent. his pitch is criticized. >> i have a family. i have a career.
city lives in poverty. ben carson at his side, trump will argue his policies are the answer. >> it is disgraceful how badly they have been treated by democrats. >> reporter: during donald trump's first visit to detroit, he will not address the congregation. the new york times publishing a leaked memo of the scripted answers and relus representing hundreds of detroit congregation signing an open letter rejecting the candidate. discrimination and bullying and fearmongery yno place in the white house. >> why not have a rally to come in and wave our hands and say what we wabd want to say. >> reporter: credit sims show a tight race as hillary clinton
interview with the secretary which investigators said she did not recall being trained on how to handle classified information. relying on staff to use their best judgment and she did not know "c" on an e-mail meant confidence. 2,000 of the e-mails contained classify tied information. including e-mails about of future drone strikes. she did not receive instructions
gadi schwartz has more. >> reporter: he rushed out of jail after p sentence too lenient for sexual assault. he was followed to a hotel with more cameras in tow. he is expected to make his way to ohio where protesters are waiting outside his home. wherever he lives, turner will have to register as a sexual offender. >> we will make it known. >> reporter: during the police interterrogation, a detective ad
the detective asking if you saw her again, would you recognize her. brock responding, uh, probably not. exclusive pictures obtained by nbc news show the swimmer was tackled by two men near a dumpster after the party on stanford's campus. in jail, he received and the judge could have sentenced him to 15 years, but it was whittled down to three months. the judge shouldn't be swayed by public opinion and the decision respected. more than 1 million people have signed petitions online to remove persky from the bench. support in an unnamed victim. >> the more people who get out and say this is wrong, that is how change happens.
how society views sexual assault. for "today" gadi schwartz, san jose. thousands are gathering to witness the canonization of mother teresa. she will be named in a mass led by pope francis. we have matt with us in vatican city. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. st. peters square is filling with thousands of celebrating mother teresa. after tomorrow, we will know her as saint teresa. dancing for a future saint. pilgrims flocking to the vatican to see mother teresa named a saint tomorrow. she was born agnes in modern day macedonia. she traveled to india at 19
mother teresa said god called on her to not just help the poor, but live among them. she moved to the slums of calcutta and began a new order, the missionaries of charity. >> just talking with her, there was never anything extraordinary. when you left her, you came away with a sense that you had been with someone holy. >> reporter: but her work still attracted controversy. some accused her of poverty rather than working to alleviate it. those who worked with her say that critics are wrong. >> if i could do a fraction of good that mother teresa did it, i would be a saint. >> reporter: her message continues to inspire. from calcutta to the faithful of chicago. >> that's why she's a saint. i knew she was a walking saint when i was with her.
going to be canonized tomorrow a real saint. >> reporter: tomorrow's ceremonies are playing out in the area that is jittering of increasing terrorism. italian police added 1,000 officers and air space above me will be closed to traffic all day. >> thank you. in other news, president obama and china's president formally sign the paris climate agreement reached last taking place shortly after the president arrived for the final g-20 summit. the action by the world's two largest polluters after tougher safeguards worldwide. new fallout from san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick's national anthem sit down protesting what he calls police brutality. now the union for the santa
boycott the 49ers games and wearing of his socks depicting police as pigs. comments and actions creating a hostile work environment for officers. big news for the superstar of the olympics. simone biles will take a year off from competition. the 19-year-old took home four gold medals. she said there are too many opportunities to focus on training. >> i imagine there are a distractions. she will be back. >> she can take time off. dylan is back with the forecast. >> we're also talking about the tropical activity in the pacific where we have hurricane lester passing just to the north of hawaii. it is going to stay to the north where hurricane madeline stayed to the south of hawaii. the beaches could see rip currents and rough waves and storm surge. it is a category two hurricane
you can see it weakens as it moves away from the island. it is a rough go on the beaches on the north side of the islands. elsewhere across the country, we are looking at the cold front to trigger isolated storms. nothing severe expected. you could see some brief heavy downpours. we have scattered thunderstorms down with the stalled front in florida. like they need more rain. we could deal with today through virginia and up in delaware and maryland, the threat of the y per hour and several inches of rain before it moves to the
we are back on this saturday morning, september 3rd, 2016. that right there is a look at virginia beach this morning as tropical storm hermine barrels down on the east coast. the waves battering the re york, but it is expected to change tomorrow. look at that. hermine is topping our headlines today. tropical storm warnings in effect. major. 44 million people from virginia to the state of massachusetts. storm came onshore in the carolinas overnight with top sustained winds of 60 miles an hour. now hermine is moving off the coast as it heads to the northeast. dylan will have more on hermine's path.
car in washington state. turns out two young kids, 3-year-old and a 5-year-old, who really wanted to get to grandma's house. they took the car to get there. police say they crashed that car into another car. no one was hurt. hollywood lost jon polito. he is known for his raspy voice in more than 200 roles. he died after a bat well cancer. jon now the recap of the biggest headlines. >> donald trump took a trip to mexico. passengers experienced scary moments as they -- excuse me. passengers with scary moments at l.a.x. and strangers came to the rescue after a car crash in new york. those are the stories in the weekly "joan load."
with a trip south of the border to meet with the mexican president. after a sit down with the mexican president enrique pena nieto, trump saying. >> we did discuss the wall. we did not discuss payment of the wall. >> exactly the opposite of what nieto said later. i made it clear mexico would not pay for the wall. just a year ago. >> they are not our friend. believe me. >> i called you a friend. >> hillary clinton calling it a o trying to make up for a year of insults and insinuation. >> huma abedin separated her from husband anthony weiner. >> huma abedin last seen in public sunday night at the hamptons fund-raiser announcing her split with weiner.
my husband. this is after the report that her husband sent suggestive photos online. and an incident at l.a.x. sparking chaos. >> hows of the passengers on the streets and on the tarmac at l.a.x. a loud noise mistaken for gunfire triggering >> a major setback for spacex. >> a massive explosion after 9:00. the rocket launched in a fire ball that the company says started in the upper stage oxygen tank. witnesses to see and feel it miles away. caught on weather radar. video captured a stunning rescue in new york. >> a run away tractor-trailer slamming into slowing traffic.
debris raining down on new york's route 17. strangers coming together finally smashing open the passenger window. pulling the victim to safety. indoor sky divers. >> they call themselves the mad ravens. they are flying around the indoor wind tunnel. up and down and even upside down. the team based in prague. they spend 5,000 practicing the routine. surf's up in las vegas. natalie morales went body surfing with britney spears and her children. >> grab my hand. >> sorry. >> oh, no. we almost lost natalie. >> natalie is as athletic as they come. that must be hard.
couple weeks ago. >> i have done it. they have one in new jersey. the impressive thing is britney spears is wearing sunglasses doing it. >> and they don't fall off. >> they look amazing. >> that video of the sky divers. i can't get over that. >> would you want to try that? >> sin >> amazing. >> okay. >> 5,000 hours of practice. >> how do you become these guys? >> 5,000 hours of practice. >> okay. wow. >> dylan dreyer is here. this is very nice, by the way. this is very nice. you are wearing this baby very well.
what a compliment. >> i don't know what to do with that. >> we just looked at each other. >> who is this craig melvin guy? >> thank you, craig. we are all eyes on tropical storm hermine. it is going to pull away, but not quickly. it will take until wednesday before it leaves the mid-atlantic coast. i want to point out for the areas where you will enjoy a nice labor day weekend. high pressure builds in and you have a gorgeous saturday. 78 degrees in 82 in charleston. 86 in nashville. we are going to start warming up into the 80s and low 90s. a little bit above average. st. louis at 86 into sunday. by monday, the heat will build back into the east. by wednesday, st. louis is in the lower 90s. chicago stays in the 90s through the beginning of the week. erie, pennsylvania, 89 on wednesday. and in philadelphia, once we clear out the clouds, we should
today, most of the country is okay except the mid-atlantic. heavy rain continues through north carolina and virginia and it is all about the wind and rip curre and craig, you are looking fabulous yourself. >> i see what you did. >> if i could blush, i would. dylan, thank you. still ahead here on saturday morning, summer is known for
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the door. are the discounts worth it? lisa is our expert from flip app to sort out what we should buy now and what can wait. good to see you alisa. >> thank you. >> let's play the game. sporting goods and apparel. >> this is the perfect storm of sales. labor day sales and back to school sales. the end of season clearance sales. especially for sporting gear for biking and baseball. dick's has half off sports gear for clothes, shorts, all of that stuff. great time to buy this stuff. a good way to keep up on the sales is download an app like the flip app to have all of the local weekly ads at your finger tips. >> so sporting goods and apparel. you did not let me guess.
>> sorry. what about mattresses? buy now or later? >> i was ready for sporting goods. i say wait for later. >> nope. labor day sales are awesome. the only time to buy mattresses is when there are big sales. this weekend, huge sales. 50% off for more plus throwing in as macy's a free box spring and other extras free delivery and take if they are not offering them, you can negotiate. >> you can haggle? >> only shop for mattresses when they are on sale. not worth shopping any other time. >> sheets and towels? i say wait for later.
that is when the white sales heap up. january is the time to buy sheets and towels. wait to spruce up. >> after the holidays. computers, i assume this is, you know, based on nothing. i would assume with kids going back to school, there will be a huge drive to get folks in the door. >> right. >> this would be a great time to buy. >> actually now is good, but if you wait until black friday, it is better. i would say wait until later. if you need to buy one now, go for it. the best deals are coming up late november. >> black friday for computers and other electronics. tvs and things like that. shrubs and trees. i say now because we're about to hit fall. folks won't plant as much as in the spring. wait for later. >> you are right. >> how about that? >> good.
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we are back on this unofficial last weekend of summer with a loo fun we had with families this summer. first up, a game we're playing. i did or did not. i went to a pool party? >> i did. >> we all went to a pool party. we tried to find pictures for you, but did we take a lot of pictures? oh, this is you. >> that's my friend janeen. her little guy duke there. >> that is fun. >> i went to several pool parties, but i noticed i'm not
i'm taking pictures of the kids. >> you know i went to the water slides of great adventure. i was in the wave pool. >> that counts. >> it was another level. >> okay. who visited an ice cream truck? >> well, i did. >> i don't think i did. >> i did not you are saying for sure? >> oh, i did. >> at the pool party was at, we heard the ding, ding, ding of the truck. my boy at the ice cream truck. >> this is in highland park with my little ones at the ice cream truck. >> there's me with two of my three. >> you bought for the whole neighborhood? >> my whole street. the truck was there. >> the next one. >> who went fishing? >> i did not. >> i wish.
i told you my husband bought two canoes off craig's list. we were on the river. look at the picture. he is putting a worm on whatever you want to call it. my daughter is miserable. my son ate all the snacks. we were out for two hours. my hair is a hot mess. i was ready to give up. >> i love that picture. >> next. >> who >> i did not go to the beach. i don't have a car. >> there's my boy. >> is he tall? >> he's in the 90th percentile for height. >> there is my family. >> that is westport, connecticut. >> long beach island, new jersey. >> who dressed up in costume? >> i did not. >> for summer? >> i'm always a yes. >> there we go.
that's friday night at the ruhle house. >> madonna and michael jackson at an '80s party. >> we were supposed to guess who had the best summer. >> i think you won. >> you went to rio, my friend. we have to go. still to come, hope you had a good summer. we are doing star gazing at the u.s. open. the stars who came out to watch the matches. but first this is "today" on
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good morning. hermine on the move. 44 million people under a tropical storm warning this morning from virginia up to massachusetts. the storm making a mess of the carolinas overnight. leaving a path of destruction in its wake northeast. dylan will have the latest on hermine's path. police boycott. fallout from colin kaepernick decision to sit during the national anthem. police want the 49ers to do something about it or they will not show up for work.
ninja warrior makes it look easy. how hard is it? stephanie is giving it a try. today, saturday, september 3rd, 2016. >> it's my birthday and i'm at the "today" show. >> it's my 60th birthday. >> our 40th anniversary. >> crazy ladies from north dakota. >> hap >> to me. >> we're in new york. >> we're celebrating our 25th anniversary. ?? >> i love it. good morning. welcome back to "today" on saturday morning. we have a great crowd on rockefeller plaza enjoying the beginning of the labor day weekend. good they are here now. tropical storm hermine is expected to come this way tomorrow and monday. >> we better get outside and
bit. we start with hermine. >> the storm coming on shore overnight in the carolinas and now on the move. nbc's kerry sanders in virginia beach this morning. kerry, how is it now? owe, my goodness. >> reporter: it is stronger by the minute, frankly. the wind was gusting at 40 to 45 miles an hour. now it has picked up. let me make my way over here. about 30,000 customers or so -- there we go. a better spot. who lost their power in e area, has opened up emergency shelters as folks preparing for a miserable day. this may go a bit longer. let's take a look at what hermine left behind in her wake. in florida, 250,000 people lost power. one man was killed when a tree branch fell on him. injuries up and down the west coast. hermine came ashore as a category one. of course, in north carolina,
out power. a lot of attention here today, sheinelle, to the tidal surge that will come. it is expected to be at 11:00 a.m. it won't be much lower than it was during hurricane sandy. they know there will be flooding. >> stay safe. kerry, thank you. >> dylan joins us now on where hermine will head next. >> it will stick around until tuesday night and wednesday. we will not see as what kerry is dealing with across the northeast. we will see winds up to 40 to 60 miles per hour. here is the storm about to make its way offshore. it is moving east/northeast at 21 miles per hour with 60-mile-an-hour winds. it will get trapped in the jet stream and go nowhere fast. we have heavy bands of rain. mostly offshore. virginia beach is seeing pockets of heavy rain right now. the storm is forecast to move over the atlantic and look at
it could restrengthen into hurricane status by tuesday morning with winds up near 75 miles per hour. we have a dip in the jet stream. that will lock this storm in place and keep it out over the water. all of this water is going to get pushed onshore. that is why there is a threat for coastal flooding because of the storm surge. we are looking at the storm close enough to produce gusty winds from ocean city, maryland to ocean city, new jersey and in nantucket with winds gusting up continue through labor day and through tuesday across long island. again with the water pushing onshore, we could have storm surge up to 2 to 4 feet. you add 2 to 4 feet on top of the astronomical high tide. as for rain, most of the heavy rain will continue near virginia and north carolina. as we go into the rest of the holiday weekend, we are not
york city. maybe 1/2 inch. it is the wind and coastal flooding that is the concern. thank you. turning to politics. donald trump will make his first campaign stop at a black church today. the republican presidential nominee is already receiving criticism that the detroit visit will not include addressing the congregation. he will answer pre-submitted questions for the pastor. for hillary clinton, the long holiday weekend is start e-mails. the fbi released notes from the interview with clinton in which she said she could not recall being trained to handle classified information. football season is fast approaching and this morning, there is a new headache for the san francisco 49ers. new fallout today from san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick's comments about police and refusal to stand for the national anthem. the union for police officers
sent a letter to the team threatening not to show up for future games. the letter obtained by nbc station kntc says kaepernick's claim that police are put on paid leave for what he calls murdering minorities is insulting and unsupported by any facts. >> the 49ers are letting this come out from the employee and it is making a hostile work environment. >> kaepernick wearing socks of cartoon pigs, he said he did it because the rogue cops allowed to hold positions in police departments not only put the community in danger, but put the cops right and intention in danger. this setoff a national controversy last month refusing to stand for the national anthem. >> we have a lot of people oppressed. we have a lot of people that are
>> reporter: then, thursday night at a military appreciation night, refusing to stand. kneeling on the sidelines instead and facing loud boos. kaepernick saying his critics don't understand his message. >> i realize that men and women of the military go out and sacrifice their lives and put their lives in harm's way for my freedomsn >> last night, the 49ers reiterated and stood behind the decision recognizing the right of the individual to choose to participate or not participate in the celebration of the national anthem. in pakistan, a helicopter search set up for two missing climbers. they were making their latest attempt to scale one of the world's toughest peaks of
hampered the search efforts. and hope after digging through the rubble in amatrice, italy. they pulled a dog from the top of the rubble who had been buried for a total of nine days. the searchers went to the home with the openers and heard barking and reached the pet. >> amazing. let's check in with dylan on the plaza with the rest of the country's forecast plaza. we have one girl here. i heard you are the reason your family's here this morning. right? where are you from? >> south carolina. >> nice to have you here. thanks for visiting. big "today" show fan there. let's look at the weather. most of the activity is down through virginia and into north carolina and into florida as well. we will see the stalled front produce more rain and hard hit areas, especially north of
looking all right as we start off this holiday weekend. temperatures warm up as we continue into the next couple days. we are going to see a war and i found the crazy ladies from north dakota. they're wild up there. sheinelle. >> i love that. thank you, dylan. many of you are looking for the last few days of sunshine on the
one family has a warning. morgan radford has the story of one tragedy into a personal mission to warn others about the dangers of the sun. >> reporter: out of the clear blue sky, a young life cut short. >> she was running, playing ball. you wouldn't suspect her of being sick. she was perfectly healthy. >> reporter: the family remembering their daughter and sister. molly. she lost h melanoma at just 20 years old. >> after learning she had a mole, we took her to the dermatologist. six months later, she passed. >> reporter: the family now shining a light on the dark side of the sun. in a sobering psa that debuted this summer. >> a perfect time to remind parents that as they send their
up. >> my parents make me wear sun block. i know more about reapplying it. >> mr. sun. >> reporter: the video titled "mr. sun" begins with the end of a young woman's life as she dies from melanoma. it hit the rewind button of her on the beach without sunscreen. just five sunburns can increase the risk of melanoma by >> what about people who see this psa? this is too harsh. what do you say? >> i think it is harsh. i think it is out of the box and edgy. it is a shot of reality. >> reporter: the american cancer society cites melanoma as one of the most common cancers in people younger than 30. the number of women developing the disease increased by 50%
grief as they work to help others maintain a bright future. >> i can still see you struggling to hold back tears. how often do you think about your daughter? >> every day. >> i'm sure every parent who lost a child misses their child. just as we do. to know skin cancer is preventible and melanoma, if caught early, can be cured. this is our mission. >> reporter: for "today," morgan still ahead, the awesome before and after photos parents are posting of their kids first day of school. some are funny. we are showing you the before pictures. wait until you see the after pictures. and in pop start, who should host "saturday night live?" the celebrities slated to fill the spot for the season. >> i want to change my vote. >> it is all coming up after
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welcome back on this saturday morning. it is time to trend. shall we trend? >> all right. >> let's talk about prime minister justin trudea. check out this cover of the newest issue of the civil war comic book. it shows him in the boxing ring and donning a maple leaf top. he previously fought and a fans say they are wishing it was a different -- what am i trying to say? they wish it was a different comic. they wanted him to be shirtless. apparently listen to this, the cartoonist tried, but the original draft was considered too risque.
political leader. >> i wouldn't objectify him like that. let's talk parenting. i feel good about this one. you know the back to school photos we take of our kids to commemorate the school year? check out this little girl the morning of the first day of school. wearing a nice outfit and hair with a bow in it. big grin on her face. now look at her after school ended. she was looking worse for the wear. bow and smile gone. her mom posted the before and after photos. check out the other before and afters we have here. >> that makes we sad. look at that. >> who is the kid on the floor in the back? >> wow. >> yes. >> we should make everybody do
>> just bumming. i hope i don't come out with those this week. with labor day upon us this weekend, this may be the last day to grab an ice cream cone. be aware. hungry seagulls ready to snatch your cone. a woman enjoying an ice cream cone so much, she decided to snap it and post it on instagram. you see that seagull behind the cone. too close for comrt happened. >> she snapped a picture? oh, my gosh. >> that bird dove mouth first in the ice cream. >> in front of her camera. >> why won't you throw the cone? >> why stay there and take a picture? >> everyone wants a great picture. she sacrificed the picture. >> i would have dove in and grabbed it too. >> she has been dying for a vanilla swirl.
remembering this week about gene wilder's movies. good news. they will be back in theaters. gene wilder passed away this week from complications from alzheimer's. in honor of fans wanting to see movies. amc is bringing "willy wonka & the chocolate factory" and "blazing don't forget golden goose eggs. who will host "saturday night live" next month? the show doesn't know. snl posed the question. who should host? simone biles and sara barellis and billy eichner among others.
that is my personal pick. or eddie murphy. this is his first time back in studio 8h since he was on the show. finally with the u.s. open under way here in new york, stars are coming out to see the favorite tennis pros. jay-z and beyonce cheering on serena williams. a lot of pressure. not for re she said usually when people are there, i try to play better especially if they are famous. it is like i want to show them i'm good at my job too. >> she's pretty good at her job. >> also spotted is alec baldwin and his wife at the novak match. >> i can only imagine what he is thinking. >> and there's jonah hill not quite paying attention. that's pop start.
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we are back on this saturday morning, september 3rd, 2016. what a fantastic crowd on the plaza. a nice group on this labor day weekend. >> a couple good thing they came today and not tomorrow. >> because we're not here. >> still to come in this half hour, summer may be over, but it doesn't mean the great movies will stop coming. we will check out what is hitting theaters this fall. if you have ever seen "american ninja warrior" you know it is an incredible competition. i had to give it a try.
>> great. >> you haven't seen it. if you guess i did pretty? >> you are seriously fit. >> thank you. >> you are built for it. >> maybe i don't have the actual skills. >> there is a skill set. later, a perfect end to summer meal. crab cakes and a delicious meal with the garden fresh ie weather. >> it is cloudy as tropical storm hermine comes up the coast. not a lot of rain as the storm will stay offshore. today, we are looking at heavy rain through virginia and into north carolina. even southern new jersey with heavy rain. it is the rough surf and coastal flooding and rip currents up and down the east coast. more rain in florida. we have a cold front in the
isolated stronger storms in minneapolis on sunday. on labor day, we are looking at just not good conditions up and down the northeast. winds up to 40 to 60 miles per hour and dangerous surf. still with storms across the midwest and northern plains and unsettled across the gulf coast. hot and dry in the midwest with temperatures in the 90s. the heat starts spreading east.
and that's your latest forecast. sheinelle. >> dylan, thank you. this morning, weekend movie text as summer draws to a close, we look ahead to the movies hitting theaters this year. from oscar hopefuls to sequels. we have joelle gargulo with the latest. >> reporter: things are heating up with "sully." brace for impact. >> reporter: the untold story of the miracle on the hudson and what faced sully sullenberger after he saved all of the people on the plane. >> simulations showed you could make it back to the airport. >> reporter: the film stars tom hanks as sully. and why and how did edward snowden pull off the biggest intelligence leak in nsa history?
"snowden." sticking with the real life stories, oscar winner lupita nyong'o stars in a drama about a uganda prodigy. and then it has been 14 years since we have seen zellweger. now over 40 and in a predictment. >> you have no idea which of us is the father? >> and some books inspired movies coming your way. >> i used to watch this perfect couple. >> reporter: emily blunt in "the girl on the train." >> they will wipe out half the world's population. >> reporter: and harry potter
where to find them." for "today," joelle gargulo, nbc news, new york. >> shall we talk movies and have pop corn? >> we have three of them based on stories ripped from the headlines. you have "sully" with tom hanks. landed the plane on the hudson river saving all on board. this is directed by clint eastwood. also having "snowden" with joseph gordon-levitt. this was directed by oliver stone who promises to dig deeper in the personal life of edward snowden. and we have my favorite of the three personally.
starring mark wahlberg. this is about the oil explosion off the coast of louisiana. this was directed by peter burke who directed previous films with mark wahlberg. >> we have a lot of movies. you move book to screen. >> for me, it is about "the on the train." this is based on the popular book. it reminds me of "gone girl." both came out around the same time. about the addictive mysteries. this stars emily blunt is commuting and looks out the window and sees something that changes her life. >> just by looking out the window? what will i see? >> she sees something.
brown. we have tom hanks back again. >> he is a busy man. >> he is a busy man. he is trying to stop this deadly virus and wiping out half of the world's population. >> and the blockbuster. >> this was split. what is the most anticipated? "fantastic beast" and "where in the world." this is harry potter starting di revolves around the briefcase full of magical creatures in 1920s new york. they get out of the briefcase. harry potter fans should know the creator of harry potter wrote the screen play. heavily involved in the movies. this is a first of the planned trilogy. get ready for more potter. we have "the magnificent seven."
fall. ethan hawk and others who were hired by the town to take out the ruthless gang leader. it boosts one of the great finales of the year. don't miss that. it is magnificent, dare i say. and marvel is back with "dr. strange." it stars if you were a fan of christopher nolan, you will love this. marvel is delivering the movies with a strange twist. >> and can we talk oscars? >> a lot of movies. "manchester by the sea." with casey affleck. and "birth of a nation." >> a lot of buzz. >> you know what?
also "loving" about an interracial couple who wants to get married in 1958. sentenced to prison. that is a film i'm looking forward to. it is packed with diversity and good movies. enjoy. >> can we say cheers with pop corn? cheers. up next, visit the set of "american ninja warriors." does stephanie takes to be a warrior? we will see after these messages. ds and what they can do to your teeth. thinning of the teeth and leading to being extremely yellow would probably gross me out! my dentist recommended pronamel. it can help protect enamel from acid erosion. my mouth feels really fresh and clean and i stuck with it. i really like it. it gives me a lot of confidence. pronamel is all about your enamel.
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we are back on a saturday morning with an inside look at what it takes to be an "american ninja the popular nbc show. >> my family and i are warrior super fans. when the opportunity came up to head to vegas to give some of the stunts a try, i could not pass it up. it is a competition like no other. "american ninja warrior." some of the most athletic people you never heard of taking on the obstacle course from hell.
now, it all comes down to this. >> i came in trying to conquer the obstacles. >> brave ninja warriors who competed across the country have come to sin city to master the nasty obstacle course all hoping to stand proud atop mt. midoriama is the beauty. when they see that inspiration, it is magical. >> it is ordinary people doing extraordinary things. that is what people love about the competitors. >> now take off that prosthetic leg. the first woman ever to complete the qualifier. >> i loved it. open up the doors and now so many other amazing women are coming out and proving we're here too.
the first woman ever to make it through stage one in las vegas. >> she is going to make history. >> i don't think this is what i was imagining when i thought i would be a ninja, but i wanted to be a superhero or action hero or villain. it is what i imagined. >> reporter: jeff is back after finishing the course and failing to take home the top prize last year. >> my strategy is to come out and take one obstacle >> if you win the money, you will take it? >> absolutely. my wife would love a new car. >> every single one of us has fallen on these courses. you have to get back up and dust yourself off and try harder every time. >> for me, there is no next year. so after suiting up, warming up and a little coaching from
but i couldn't leave without trying the famous warped wall. >> i can't get wet on this one. it's a win. >> with jessie and my son cheering me on, i gave it everything i had. >> one more time. what an experience. this was >> you can't say i didn't give it your all. >> my all. >> oh, my gosh. >> i like this. >> why would you jump back? >> we slow motioned it. we got it one more time. >> one more time. >> i think we have it a fourth time. >> one more time.
that's it. four is okay. five is gratuitous. >> the last piece of advice they gave me, you have to commit. if you get to it, commit. the first thing i did was not commit. on the trip home, my son said, mom, i just want you to know i still think you're good at sports. >> you did a great job. the rest of us suiting up would be a no. >> i loved experiencing if i'm a warrior in spirit. if you want, you can watch the show, the finals coming up soon. monday night at 8:00/7:00 central here on nbc. you will end up doing exercises in the house. >> i like how it is a family show. everybody can enjoy it. >> do you have a bruise? >> a lot. when i was under water. >> we're going up to the kitchen for the perfect end of summer
we are back on a saturday morning as we finish up a week of the garden on a go series. al introduced us to the truck on monday. we picked up vegies for the dish today. we are using those and fresh seafood for dinner anyone can make. ed brown is group restaurant associates. >> good morning. >> i'm out of breath. i just ran upstairs. you do so much with the u.s. open. you come back year after year. there are so many unusual styles, i would say, at the u.s. open. >> besides a unique event at u.s. open, probably the biggest collection of greatest food at a sporting event anywhere. we have enormous amount of talented celebrity chefs and
restaurants. this dish we are making at aces. the restaurant i am in every day. it is the crab cakes that i have been making the same for 25 years. many times on this show, actually. it is always a hit. >> a little bit different than regular crab cakes. >> fresh crab meat. simple. crab meat and egg yolk. mayo, mustard. cayanne and bay. re there's no filler. >> this is chunky crab meat. >> a warm mound of seasoned crab meat. >> egg. >> mustard and mayo. >> what else can you sub? >> if you don't want crab meat, you can use salmon. flaked salmon. roasted leftover. we mix that up. >> so then, how will this bind together? the egg? >> i'll push it together.
>> it will not fall apart? >> we make it into a bowl. try it. that's it. pick it up nice and delicately and put it in the pan. >> like that? >> that's it. >> i'll trust that will hold together. >> it will. put a note of butter on top. let's go make our slaw. >> are you baking them? >> yes. they are baked for 12 to 15 minutes. th they are baked, not fried. a warm mound of beautiful crab meat. summer slaw. white and red cabbage and kale. nectorines and carrots. rip up some mint and basel for me. dressing is olive oil and salt
lots of your torn mint. sherry vinegar. >> mix it all together. >> how are we doing? you are quiet. that means you're eating. >> they are enjoying it. >> crab cakes are fantastic. >> i never thought about baking. >> this is mozzarella? >> this is one of the biggest sellers at aces. summer on a plate. red and yellow watermelon and fres salt and pepper. >> if you want this recipe, head to today.com/food. we are back right after these messages. our special today is the seared ahi tuna, and i'll be right back to take your order. thank you. thanks. don't you hate that? when they don't tell you how much something costs? and you have to ask? right. i do. maybe that's why i always make sure to... ...?bring up the costs associated with your services.?
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