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. breaking overnight, target france. this morning, prosecutors revealed new details about how the brussels terrorists were initially planning to attack france again. the new information the man in the hat who now faces terrorist murder charges. we're live in brusse. claiming victory. bernie sanders stretches his winning streak to seven after taking wyoming in the democratic caucus. he takes a swipe at hillary clinton's failed attempt at getting through the new york subway. >> the new york city subway is the best way to get around. [ laughter ] >> while on the republican side, ted cruz picks up more delegates
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with a clean sweep over donald trump in colorado. how will this affect the new york primary, now just nine days away? make it stop. ten days into april, and we're still seeing cold and snow that just won't quit. tens of millions on the east coast waking up to temperatures that are 15 to 20 degrees below normal. we're grilling in woman, dylan, for some answers. it all comes down to this, final day of play at the masters about to get under way in augusta. jordan spieth barely holding on to the lead. he's facing stiff competition. and it's really anyone's game, today, sunday, april 10th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning,ed wi welcome
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"today," i'm sheinelle jones. >> i'm craig melvin, here with dylan dreyer. i know you were watching with baited breath for your boy rory mcilroy to come back. he went off the rails a little bit yesterday. >> you know i think it's the wind. you couldn't really wait out the wind. >> in any other sport if you blame the wind, it's a joke, but here we're serious. let's get to our top story, belgian prosecutors have released new details about what they've learned from the so-called man in the hat. they now say the bombers were planning to attack france again but instead struck closer to home. nbc's global correspondent bill neely has more on these overnight developments. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, craig. it was the deadliest ever isis
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terror cell, clearly being broken up. and we're now learning new details about what it plans to hit next. prosecutors say its number one target was france. belgium was only hit after the gang feared arrest and rushed an attack. at the center of all the plots, the man who has now begun to talk. [ sigh sirens ] >> reporter: the belgian prosecutors this morning say the isis cell in belgium had been planning a second hit on france. but the rest of the paris bombers surprised them and the speed of the investigation rushed them into an attack on belgium. the new investigation is coming for this man, hunted for months, the man in the hat, wielding his explosives and now confessing his role.
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mohamed abrini, arrested friday, talking saturday, has been formally charged with the brussels massacres. prosecutors say he admits fleeing the bombings, telling them he threw his jacket in a garbage can and sold his hat. prosecutors had evidenceab ev a was one of the paris attackers. but until he talked, his roles in brussels was unclear. now he's telling them more. >> brussels is a safer place with abrini in jail. it does not mean there aren't many more on the loose. >> reporter: police are on the the hunt for more isis suspects, raiding an apartment block. the fear is that the terror gang may be bigger and ready to strike again. abrini is likely to be questioned again today. no one involved in the investigation either here or in france really believes that everyone involved in the gang has either been captured or
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killed. so there are no celebrations here about the arrests and the charges. they're on their guard here. the police car has just gone past, the sirens are still in this city. belgium's prime minister is warning people to stay alert and to be careful, craig. >> bill neely for us in belgium, bill, thank you. in india at least 100 people are dead after a huge fire broke out at a temple in the middle of a fireworks display. kelly cobiella has more. >> reporter: sheinelle, thousands of worshippers were entitled the hindu temple in southern india along with stacks of fireworks when a stray spark set off this, a devastating series of explosions at 3:30 a.m. white smoke and flames. the explosions so powerful, witnesses said chunks of concrete were flying half a mile through the air. that fire burned for hours, part
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of the building reportedly collapsing. thousands inside the temple complex were trapped by flames and rubble. more than 200 of them were hurt, many badly burned, taken away in ambulances. this morning the fire is under control. rescuers having to use bulldozers to search for survivors. prince william and duchess kate are in mumbai honoring the victims of the 2008 terrorist attacks. they released a statement about the fire, saying they were saddened by it and that their thoughts were with the rescuers. as you mentioned, sheinelle, at least a hundred people believed dead and suspected missing this morning. >> kelly cobiella, thank you. another win for bernie sanders. sanders won the democratic caucus in wyoming. both he and senator clinton will each pick up seven delegates from that state. it means even more momentum for sanders with new york's primary now just nine days away.
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we have full coverage this morning. let's start with nbc's kelly o'donnell, covering the democrats. kelly where good morning. >> reporter: good morning, craig. bernie sanders had been expected to do well in the wyoming caucus, and he did, winning the wyoming caucus. that format and the state go along with sanders' strengths. sanders' wife stepped on stage to tell him that he had won wyoming. sanders has won eight out of nine contests. hillary clinton did not campaign in wyoming. she put out a statement congratulating bernie sanders but pointed out she has a delegate lead, a margin her campaign calls insurmountable. today hillary clinton will be
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campaigning in baltimore at the business behind me and will be holding a grassroots event, urging supporters to help her campaign in maryland, voting on april 26th. the next big contest is new york, a week from tuesday. and that is a must-win for clinton. of course there still has been tension between these two campaigns, with disputes over how much to raise the minimum wage, and sanders calling on bill clinton to apologize after he had a verbal back and forth with a black lives matter protester. >> kelly o'donnell for us this morning in maryland, kelly, thank you. to the republicans, ted cruz claims another victory, this time in colorado. nbc's jacob rascon is in new york with more on that. >> reporter: good morning. ted cruz may be a distant third here in new york, but last night his experienced ground game proved its worth. he swept all 34 delegates in
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colorado, plus others from virginia and iowa. it has never been more clear that donald trump's ground team is right now ready for a floor fight. this as john kasich hopes to be a spoiler in new york, spending time with the candidates with increasingly massive crowds, more than 3,000 people here in rochester at his latest rally. trump left trump tower for a private tour of the 9/11 memori memorial. later today he will be out here for a rally. his team wants to avoid an open convention. that would depend largely on a big win in trump's home state. sheinelle? >> jacob rascon, thanks. chuck todd is moderator of "meet the press." good morning to you. >> good morning. >> chuck, the math obviously still on hillary clinton's side but let's talk about the optics
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for a second. she's now dropped seven in a row. how big of a problem are the optics for her at this point? >> well, i think it only becomes a problem if she loses in a state that she shouldn't lose in. that's the definition of new york state. what happened yesterday in wyoming, talk about sort of the nomination fight in a nut shell for bernie sanders. he wins yet somehow doesn't pick up any ground on the delegate front. that's been the frustration that i think bernie sanders has run into. he's had this run, but this run has done nothing to stop clinton's path to the nomination. beating her in new york is a different story. that's what it's going to take to make this momentum a reality. >> what about donald trump shaking up his campaign, putting a veteran political strategist, paul manafort. what does this mean for trump's
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state of mind? >> it's an acknowledgement that he can see this thing being taken away. you have to win the votes but then you have to make sure you have the right people that become delegates to the convention. frankly it's becoming a saturday tradition here, ted cruz out-organizing trump at a state convention. this weekend it was colorado springs in colorado. the weekend before, it was in north dakota. that's what they had to stop, and that's what trump had to do, bring in somebody with a little more experience at playing hardball. >> clubbinghuck, i know you've "the boston globe," deportations to begin, this is of course what they say happen if donald trump wins. does that move the needle at all in new york or anywhere else?
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>> i don't think it does. i'm surprised "the globe" went that far, that's something you would expect from "the onion," from a partisan magazine or something like that, a very surprising move. again, that's something that could actually turn people off more than maybe what was initially intended by the editorial board. >> chuck, thank you. we'll look for more this morning when senator bernie sanders joins you on "meet the press." a big day for golfers at the masters tournament. today the final round. last year's winner, jordan spieth, trying to maintain his lead, but he's just barely hanging on. our resident golfer dylan dreyer is following the action. >> meteorologist and golf. i like it, i'm not complaining. those high winds were back on saturday, torturing players at augusta. that included rory mcilroy, who started play on saturday right behind spieth, but ended it much farther away. >> welcome to the masters. >> reporter: rory mcilroy started the day just one shot
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behind leader jordan spieth. but things got ugly early. mcilroy has won three of golf's major championships. but on saturday, chasing the elusive masters, he couldn't stay out of trouble. hitting out of the woods and into the water. >> no spring in the step now. >> reporter: spieth also had ups and downs, but managed to make shots when he needed them. this shot slipped past the trees by inches. for the third day in a row, strong 20-mile-per-hour winds swept the court, blowing billy horschel's ball down the green and into the water. there were pleasant surprises too. world number one, jason day, sank this incredible birdie putt on 14. he's on even par for the tournament and a threat to win it all today. rookie smylie kaufman finished the day at 2 under, one shot back of spieth, the master
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rookie having a great week. the two have known each other since junior golf. and a sentimental favorite, bernhard langer, also hot on the trail, two shots behind. at 58, he would be the oldest man to win the masters by 12 years. but in today's final round, they're all chasing spieth, who could be caught. spieth dropped three strokes on the final two holes saturday, hanging on to a one-stroke lead. >> all of a sudden now it's anyone's game. it's tough to swallow that. >> some good news for golfers today, if they're watching. the wind isn't going to be as much of a factor today as it has been the last two days. and the speed of the green, the u.s. winds, like the british open. it's a mix of everything. >> spieth has led every round since he turned 21 at augusta, interesting to see if he's got what it takes to hold on. thank you. in norew orleans, an incide
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of road rage has taken the live of a pro bowl player. reports indicate that after words were exchanged, the other driver opened fire, killing smith and wounding his wife. the alleged shooter is in police custody. smith was part of the saints organization for more than a decade, playing on the team that won the 2010 super bowl. lawyers for former speaker of the house dennis hastert say their client acknowledges his past transgressions. it offers earnest apologies to his former students for the harm his actions caused. he's awaiting sentencing on charges prosecutors say stem from sexual abuse that took place when he was a high school wrestling coach. secretary of state john kerry the highest ranking american official to visit hereby hiroshima since world war ii.
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john f. kennedy's grandson is often seen at his mother's side and is interested in his family's tradition of public service. dylan dreyer is back. we continue to talk about the winter that won't go away. >> yes, ohio saw a lot of snow yesterday, about 5 to 10 inches of snow in ohio. look at that, a winter wonderland on april 9th. guess what, it's snowing in ohio again. we are going to see not as much as we saw yesterday but we are still going to see still a bit of a mess this morning, through western ohio, that will move through eastern ohio shortly. most of michigan is where we'll see an additional 1 to 3 inches with isolated higher amounts. the cold is still in place across the northeast. we'll start to turn the corner. this morning we're only in the 20s and 30s, very much below average. this afternoon we're staying below average. we'll get closer to 60 degrees as we get into tomorrow. it good sunday morning.
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meteorologist anthony slaughter here waking up to rain showers across parts of the bay area. it's coming down pretty heavy across parts of the south bay and the coastline. today on and off rain just like yesterday. this between the south bay and the north bay. right now looking rainy skies across most the bay area. it will continue on and off through the afternoon. temperatures staying cool. showers tamper off by tonight. upcoming week details at 7:00. that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. a lot of people heading to church on this sunday, two days after pope francis released his document on family life called "the joy of love." reaction is still pouring in. nbc's morgan radford is here with more. >> many are calling this another progressive move by the pope. some are saying this is just more of the same, the church policy hasn't changed, the pope is just being a little bit more
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forgiving. >> reporter: catholics have had a lot to digest. in the document released on friday pope francis called for greater acceptance of modern families when it comes to issues like divorce, remarriage, and same-sex marriage. even though one in four catholics are divorced, the church continues to exclude them from communion. the pope says they should be made to feel part of the church. >> he's trying to get catholics back in the church. >> reporter: pope francis also continued to reject same-sex marriage but said gay catholics should be welcomed with respect and dignity. but is that enough? what did you think about that? >> i thought it's the right direction but he needs to take it further. >> everyone should be able to get communion if they want it. >> reporter: six in ten
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catholics say the church should allow people who are divorced to take commitment and should accept same-sex marriage. but some say the pope can only go so far. >> the pope doesn't make up the teaching of the catholic church. the pope is the custodian of the teaching of the catholic church. >> reporter: still, with sagging church membership, some hope that those who didn't feel accepted before will now come back to the altar. >> more than half of americans raised catholic have left the church at some point in their lives and some say this more accepting stance, even if a small step, means a lot and could affect church policy in years to come. up next, "saturday night live's" latest crack at political humor. it needs to be earned every day. using wellness to keep away illness.
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and a look at last night's "saturday night live." >> we had a look at hillary clinton's trip through the subway turnstile. >> you know what my favorite part of new york is? the subway. i love to ride it and am comfortable riding it in fact here's me using it earlier today. the new york city subway is the best way to get around. it's been a while. is this a working metro card? i'll go in the old fashioned way. [ laughter ] i'll take a cab. the cab is the best way to get around. >> that only happens when you're in a rush. >> meanwhile, believe it or not, it was russell crowe's first time hosting the show. musical guest margo price there. who you knew that russell crowe
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was to funny? >> for sure. in fact i think this was his time, to show that he has it. >> it was a fun show. >> i honestly didn't get to see it. i was asleep. still to come here on a sunday morning, how celebrities including the boss are reacting to various religious freedom laws. and some incredible trick shots, after these messages. sweet sun no artificial flavors. philadelphia® strawberry.
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good sunday morning to you. the time is 6:26. we start off with a wide look out there at san jose. if you think it looks gray, you're right. the rain is coming down. good morning i'm vicky nguyen along with anthony slaughter who is standing by with a check on the microclimate forecast. >> it's coming down pretty heavy in some parts of the bay area. this morning it's wide spread. the north bay is the only place not seeing the heavy bay. it's going to be concentrated. so the south bay didn't have much rain yesterday but today we're going it see lots of it. as we get going this morning, we're expecting gray skies and they'll stay with us all day long. it's going to be one of those
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days. just like yesterday. on and off rain. the showers are expected to tamper for your morning commute tomorrow. today it's going to be one of the days where it rains all day long. we have another storm system set to hit the bay area this upcoming week. we'll talk about that. >> nice cozy sunday. >> yes. thank you. we turn to a developing story. san francisco police are asking the public to help find a missing 2-year-old girl. this comes a day after police declared the child's mother a victim of homicide. we brought it to you as breaking news in our 11:00 show last night. 2-year-old arianna fitts was last seen in late february. her mother disappeared this past tuesday. nicole's body was found on friday. the missing girl is at risk. >> we're following up on laepds, but at this point the more people aware of her missing, the better. >> if you see this little girl, arianna fitts you are asked to call 9-1-1. five people are dead including two young children
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after a head-on crash in the north bay. it happened about 5:30 last night near rio vista, close to where highway 12 meets highway 160. a woman driving a honda civic was trying to pass cars on the two-lane highway when she failed to get back in her lane. the car crashed head on into a chevy silverado truck. the three women and two children in the civic are dead. the chp said none of them were wearing a seat belt. the family of four in the silverado survived the crash with minor injuries. liver more police are warning people about thieves targeting vans and trucking belonging to construction or trade workers like plumbers. since last fall, two dozen vehicles with visible lock boxes for tools have been stolen. even more specific many were white ford vans or trucks. police say it's important to say something if you see something. too often we have community members that go, you know, i saw it but didn't want to bother it.
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i saw something that made me suspicious but i thought you didn't want to know. we want to know. >> investigators say the cars are usually recovered or the equipment or work tools often are not found. coming up at 7:00 on today in the bay. traffic news in the sports world. a former nfl star shot and killed. we'll tell you what sparked the violent confrontation. plus, the top news stories coming up at 7:00. anthony will be back with a complete look at the forecast. for now we send you back to the "today" show.
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we are back on this sunday morning, april 10th, 2016. another chilly crowd. >> the crowd is chilly. winter hats. >> the weather is once again one of our headlines this morning. we just can't seem to shake the bitter cold. parts of ohio picked up close to 10 inches of snow on saturday. mohamed abrini, the man who has confessed to being the man in the hat, has been officially charged in connection with the brussels airport bombings last month. the terrorists had initially planned to attack france again but changed their minds and
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instead went after brussels when investigators started to close in on them. william and kate have arrived in india, part of a week-long tour of the country, paying tribute to the victims of the mumbai hotel attack in 2008. they also attended a cricket game where kate got in on the action, playing with some of the kids. tomorrow on "today," it has been nearly 25 years since confirmation hearings for anita hill, who spoke out with sexual harassment charges against nominee clarence thomas, all the subject of a film starring carrie washington. we sat down with anita hill to talk about the hearings and clarence thomas today. >> are you at peace with your role in history? >> i'm at peace with my role in history. i don't think i have to become at peace with him on the supreme
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court. what we have to do is understand why my experience and testimony was so important to the integrity of the court and why it spoke directly to the character of the nominee at the time. >> you can catch savannah's full interview with anita hill tomorrow on "today." now to the growing backlash against various religious freedom laws that are on the books or being considered right now. bruce springsteen the latest public figure to weigh in after north carolina enacted its law dictating which bathrooms tra transagentran transagendaerd people are allowed to use. >> reporter: this morning, springsteen's fans in north carolina are out of luck after he cancelled his show tonight, protesting a new law which removes protections for gay and transgendered people.
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it's one of several states where religious freedom laws have been passed, pitting the rights of the lgbt community with people who have religious objections. >> there's been over 100 religious freedom bills introduced this year. >> it's exactly the same as the civil rights movement. >> reporter: many state and local officials banning non-essential government travel to north carolina and mississippi where such laws are already in place. paypal announced it's cancelling a multimillion-dollar expansion in north carolina and georgia's governor vetoed a law. >> you have the civil rights community, people of faith, and everyday folks. >> i think it's ridiculous.
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>> reporter: supporters, however, say the various laws are about protecting the religious beliefs of individuals. >> i feel like that christians, our rights are being taken away from us. >> these bills simply restrict the state from discriminating against people for exercising their freedom to believe and live according to those deeply-held beliefs. >> reporter: the debate between civil rights and religious freedom moving swiftly to center stage. sarah dallof, nbc news. dylan dreyer, bundled up, headed outside with a final check of the forecast. >> everybody a little chilly out here? you're smiling, babe, where are you from? >> houston. >> do you like the cold? >> yeah. >> some people like it, it's official. in the southwest we actually have another rainy day in the forecast. so we did have some flash flood watches because of that heavier rain that's falling, some areas could pick up a quick couple of -- about a half inch to inch
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of rain in a short period of time. this area in yellow includes southeastern kansas, including oklahoma city, where we could see some isolated strong storms today. damaging winds and large hail, also some flash flooding. on monday, farther to the east, most of arkansas, parts of texas could see some of those strong storms as well, ahead of this cold front. meantime we're starting off the day with a little bit more snow in ohio, some grumblings from ohio folks here, big boos out here. that will will finally move away and we'll see temperatures get back good sunday morning. meteorologist anthony slaughter here tracking more rain this morning. this time it's falling across parts of the south bay. same for the east bay. you're seeing more showers as well. heavier rainier the coastline. as we move through the day we're going to see on and off showers like yesterday except for today it's more concentrated across the south bay and the peninsula
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and the east bay. kind of different from yesterday when it was mostly across san francisco and the north bay and the east bay. temperatures in the mid 60s. on and off rain continues through tonight. i'm going to squeeze as many we'll squeeze as men people from the plaza in this morning because you're braving the cold. where are you from? >> kentucky. >> any special indication or just hanging out? >> just hanging out. >> here to see you. >> wow, i'm flattered! glad i came over to say hello, nice to have you guys here. back over to you guys. up next, our sunday stories, from kids getting a once in a lifetime chance to show their talents to the game of golf like you've never seen it before. and harry smith introduces us to a young man helping people keep an open mind, after these messages.
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tomorrow, they'll show off what they've got on stage at radio city music hall. >> they have faced many obstacles on the way. they would never let that slow them down. >> reporter: rockettes and rock stars. that's who we're used to seeing on the iconic stage of radio city music hall. on april 11th, those rock stars will be replaced with acts like this. ♪ and this -- ♪ among the headlines, 11-year-old stephanie. >> i told my mom, i want to dance here one day and it's finally happening. >> reporter: she was diagnosed with cancer last year. but she'll tell you -- >> cancer messed with the wrong dancer. >> reporter: 100 kids will get to show us their incredible talent on this incredible stage. meet nawan and ahmad sharif.
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to say it's been a long road for these two is an understatement. nawan lost his arms after being electrocut electrocuted. the second they start to perform, disabilities disappear. ♪ now that you are here inside radio city music hall, how are you feeling? >> you know, basically, i can't sleep. i can imagine the picture in my mind. i was telling him, it's like a parking lot. >> it's going to be a life changing thing. it's going to be awesome. >> reporter: awesome, yes and it's all happening thanks to madison square garden and the garden of dreams, whose mission is to positively impact the lives of children facing obstacles. >> i'll be performing the song "when you're feeling blue".
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>> i don't know that one. >> it's an original piece that i personally composed. ♪ you got to think about the accomplishments you can make ♪ >> reporter: you see, every child here has a back story. ♪ aaron has cerebral palsy. rachel's had 17 surgeries in eight years. and caroline is now cancer-free. ♪ but looking around during last-minute rehearsals, you don't see tragedy, cancer, or homelessness. instead, can you remembeourage,d uncontrollable smiles. >> find something you love and embrace it. let it be inside of you. >> it doesn't really matter what you're going through. all that matters is that you are able to look alive and show people who you really are. >> reporter: run dmc's darryl
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mcdaniels serves as a mentor to this bunch. >> a lot of kids would drive by and say, man, i wish i could go in there. to tell a kid, you cannot only come in here, we're going to give you the stage. >> reporter: one night, one stage, a lifetime of memories. for "today," nbc news, new york. >> fantastic. >> to be able to find your talent and share your talent with the world like that despite having gone -- >> nothing better. let's send it over to dylan. she has today's plaza fans of the day. >> you guys have some talent too. it's your 16th birthday. happy sweet 16. having fun? >> having a blast. >> you've been eating a lot? >> a lot. >> they said we went to breakfast, dinner. that's the way you do it in new york. still to come on "today,"
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we mentioned earlier, all eyes are on the masters. as they continue to vying for that green jacket, two brothers are showing it's not necessarily the trophy that's the most important, it's the fun had along the way. >> george and leslie bryant have made a name for themselves on the golf circuit. their incredible trick shots inste instead. let me tell you, their moves are pretty impressive. >> i got to work on my game. >> no, no. don't think of it as work. the whole point is just to enjoy yourself. >> when the challenges of if the ball goes in the hole rather than how it gets there, the bryant brothers are at the top of their game. meet wesley and george bryan. their trick golf shots raking up hundreds of thousands of views. >> we saw this video on youtube
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get a kip l million views. we're like, kind of similar stuff to what we're doing. i think we can do that. >> and do that they did. with tricks from the quadruple bank shot. >> oh, yeah! >> as wild as these tricks are, it's the game of golf that comes first and foremost. >> just using this as an outlet to provide us the opportunity to keep chasing our dream on the pga tour. >> so while they're chasing their dream, i figured i'd take a dog leg right down to north carolina and learn a few tricks of the trade. >> this is the first of the snowball effect i guess. you thought i was going to hit you. >> this is never going to happen. >> it might. >> now for a trick that i've been performing since i started
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the game and never called it a trick until now, hitting the ball right into the water. >> too many to count. >> and when a golf club and a ball isn't enough, bring in the cement blocks. just don't try this on the court. >> there we go. >> we played until dark. but the fun and games didn't stop there. >> dressing myself up in glow. pulled out the white thing. >> ah. >> we lost the daylight. time to jazz things up a little bit. >> let's do it. about to get tricky here. >> costume change. hit it. >> yes. that's right down the middle. >> high five. >> game over. >> i love golf. but to dance around in that glow suit was probably the coolest part of the day. >> really cool. >> i've known those guys for a number of years.
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they're really good guys. >> they're good and they're great golfers too. >> they're brothers. they were in the backyard, playing around. getting hits on youtube. then it sort of is a growing. this is in an effort to hopefully have the money to be able to play in the pga. >> getting your card is expensive. >> they are a lot of fun. typical brothers too. they're bickering back and forth. then they get it and high fi >> like the barn owl is so high, what's next? >> they're coming up with stuff. coming up today, harry smith is in the house, a man taking over a beloved show that his grandfather started six decades ago. but first these messages. avh thought to the acidity in any foods. never thought about the coffee i was drinking having acids. it never dawned on me that it could hurt your teeth. my dentist has told me your enamel is wearing away, and that sounded really scary to me, and i was like well can you fix it, can you paint it back on, and he explained that it was not something that grows back, it's kind of a one-time shot and you have to care for it.
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this morning on "sundays with harry," a tv show that's become a family affair. harry, good morning. >> good morning, everybody. this has been a raucous political season, name calling, mean-spirited back and forth, and no small amount of attention paid to poll numbers and twitter feeds. imagine a television program, then, that refuses to go along, one that dwells not on sound bites but on the cerebral. that show exists and it's celebrating its 50th season on pbs. >> reporter: you'll recognize richard hefner, the college professor who lead viewers through 58 years of respectful, provocative conversation. his guests were a who's who of thinkers and doers. >> my first guest is the
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reverend martin luther king jr. >> reporter: after his death in 2013, hefner's grandson took over. >> i'm alexander hefner, your host on "the open mind." >> dr. hefner used to bring alexander in, we would put the headset on him and he would sit in and come and watch the show on his off days at school. >> reporter: while at harvard, alexander made a name for himself as the student who understood young voters. he was the go d-to guy on millennials during elections. following in his grandfather's footsteps came naturally. >> he was my mentor and i'm succeeding him here. he was a champion of public airwaves, serving the public. >> reporter: serving the public, an idea that's never gone out of style on "the open mind."
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>> when you think about the public airwaves, you think of a special imperative. it's distinctive to facility conversations about the public good and for the public good. >> reporter: guests on "the open mind" get time. whole sentences are completed, even paragraphs of thoughts. guests are not entrapped. they are unleashed to think through an answer. the program is different, as it has been since alexander's grandfather created it 60 years ago. >> he always said to his interviewees, there's never a topic too complex, no answer too long. that to me, especially in this political season, is so essential. >> i hope you join us again next time for a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas. until then, keep an open mind. >> weekends, in the afternoon, you'll find it. check your local pbs listing. you're like, i'll watch that!
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>> a whole paragraph answer? >> how about that? >> that's pushing it. you always find the good ones, sir, thank you very much, harry. we wanted to take a quick moment before we go and tell you about big changes coming to the organization 4h, launching its grow true leaders campaign, empowering today's kids with leadership skills. when you think of 4h, you might think of agriculture and farming, but as i know from my days in 4h, it's much more than that, teaching leadership, healthy living, and how to be a good citizen. this new campaign really focused on giving teenagers the skills they need to become leaders. learn more about, looking forward to being a part of their legacy gala on tuesday in washington, d.c. >> i learned something right now. craig mentioned to me something
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about 4h, and i said, oh, cows and horses. >> you don't have to be on the farm. >> and not everybody is into sports or music. it's something else to feel like you're a part of a bigger organization. >> let's all hug. thank you for waking up with us this morning. tune in to "meet the press" this morning. one of chuck's guests will be the man behind trump, his convention manager paul manafort. >> that will do it for this sunday edition of "today." thank you for watching, have a fantastic sunday and fantastic week as well. >> let's see your old 4h jacket.
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good sunday morning to you. it is april 10th, we start off with a wet and live look outside at san jose. from our camera atop telecommunications hill. it's slow going on the freeway. probably a good idea to slow down. it's slick out there. thank you for waking up with us this morning. let's check on the microclimate forecast with anthony slaughter. >> over the past couple of days we picked up over an inch of rainfall. oakland hills over an inch and a quarter.


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