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here in the bay area. we'll see you again in 25 minutes. >> have a great one. to clear the air. >> is a trump kelly face-to-face in the near future. while bernie sanders comes out while a surrogate raises eyebrows with this line. >> if we continue to elect para el debate esta noche. act of aggression, russian leaders down playing their jets
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buzzing a navy destroyer in what's going called a stimulated attack. >> below the bridge wing. >> why the russians say the u.s. is overattacking. raging debate, the interview with robert dee nero had a that is gone viral and reignited the argument over whether vaccines cause autism. >> there is a link and they're saying there isn't. >> what the experts are saying about the comments and why this controversy won't go away. and story book ending. >> for the final time, number 24 on the floor. >> kobe bryant erupts for 60 points in the last game of his career. >> bryant for the lead. >> a star studded crowd in los angeles while just up the coast. >> it's official, number 73 -- >> the golden state warriors finish off the greatest regular season in history.
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today is thursday, april 14th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today." with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. good morning. welcome "today." it's 7:00 on the west coast on a thursday. we have willie in for matt. which historic basketball moment do you want to start with, the warriors, kobe? >> let's go kobe first, 60 points ends his career in style. he had to go out this way. shack said go out and get 50, kobe went and got 60. up the coast a little bit the golden state warriors making history. let the sports talk radio begin over this warriors team or michael jordan's team is the best of all time. >> that big night in the nba our top story. miguel almaguer inside the oracle arena. good morning. >> reporter: they're still cleaning up the confetti here.
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i think they're still celebrating in the streets here in oakland. while in los angeles they are in awe. what a night. the warriors making history here in oakland while in los angeles kobe bryant clutch one last win. >> down the court goes kobe. switches it through. >> it was vintage kobe bryant. >> he's got another one. >> reporter: in his last game, one final come back. >> bryant for the lead. yes, sir! >> reporter: a season high for any player this year. >> a 60-point game for kobe bryant. >> reporter: on hollywood's biggest stage bryant put on the best show, a final curtain call for the ages. >> kobe has another one. >> this has been absolutely beautiful. i can't believe it has come to an end. you guys will always be in my heart. >> reporter: in los angeles the end of an era, while in the bay area a young dynasty is in the making. >> curry. goodness. >> reporter: in oakland the
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night was golden. for the warriors, it was raining threes. >> curry, three-pointer. bang. >> reporter: on this night the historic number was 73. >> number 73. the greatest regular season in nba history now belongs to the 2016 golden state warriors. >> reporter: the warriors eclipsed the record held by michael jordan's '95, '96 chicago bulls, they were led by sharp shooter steph curry. >> i try to keep getting better, keep pushing myself and try not to have any kind of limits. >> reporter: for the sports world a night to remember. a glimpse of the future. >> 400 three pointers in a season. >> reporter: and a nod to the past. >> thank you. thank you from the bottom of my heart. god, i love you guys. >> reporter: it wasn't cheap to watch history. ticket prices here in oakland and in los angeles were sky high.
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if you wanted to sit court side it was roughly $20,000 plus, and if you wanted to sit up in the nosebleeds roughly $1,000, but many folks say it was worth the price. savannah and willie back to you guys. >> anything gel, we will let you get back to your two on two game with steph and the guys. now to the game of politics, this morning there are new campaign trail controversies in both the republican and democratic races. we have it all covered. we will start with nbc's andrea mitchell. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. and the race between hillary clinton and bernie sanders is now at a fever pitch. as they prepare to face off tonight in their final debate before tuesday's pivotal new york primary. sanders had a record breaking crowd last night in greenwich village but it produced new controversy over comments made by a sanders supporter. this story does contain strong language. bernie sanders on offense. >> there are a lot of people here tonight. >> rallying a massive crowd in
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new york's washington square park. >> larger than any hillary clinton has seen this campaign. >> we're going to win this thing. thank you all very much. >> but this morning clinton supporters are crying foul over what a speaker said during the rally. >> while i agree with secretary clinton that medicare for all will never happen if we have a president who never aspires for something greater than a status quo. medicare for all will never happen if we continue to elect corporate democratic whores who are beholden to big pharma. >> although it seemed clear who he meant dr. paul song denies it was clinton, later apologizing for the remark on twitter. he is the husband of lisa ling. it was bill clinton to got the release of her sister in 2009. today hillary clinton still leads the vermont senator by double digits in new york.
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>> i need your help on tuesday. i need your help to go to the polls. >> with just five days to go the two vie valls are literally chasing after each other. >> this union and workers are standing up for justice and i stand with them today. >> on wednesday sanders was on the pickett line in brooklyn meeting with verizon workers on strike. then hours later clinton showed up at another verizon pickett location. >> people need to come to the table and reach an agreement. >> reporter: tonight the two finally meet face-to-face on the debate stage, their last show down before new yorkers go to the polls. clinton's team demanded that sanders disavow that comment by a surrogate and sanders has now tweeted that it was, quote, inappropriate and insensitive. but sanders is expected to go after clinton tonight for making $25,000 in a speech to verizon before she became a candidate, that is the first company whose striking workers she joined on the pickett lines. >> lots to talk about.
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please stay with us. we want to bring in steve kornacki. good morning to you. let's talk about the polls in this race because it still shows clinton with a wide lead although it has been tightening if you look at the trend but new york is a closed primary, does that hurt sanders? >> yeah, i mean, there's closed primaries and then really closed primaries. this is the kind of state where you had to switch your party registration months ago, really last year if you wanted to participate in the democratic primary coming up next week. the problem for sanders he has made progress in the polls they seem to have stabilized around a ten point lead for hillary clinton. you basically need to run the stable from here on out, moral victories count count anymore for bernie sanders. >> let me ask you about this trip for bernie sanders to the vatican. a lot of his allies are saying how can you up and leave in the middle of a primary that he needs to at least keep close? >> this is really personal. i know -- i know myself i interviewed bernie sanders moments after pope francis finished his speech to congress, he was so caught up in it.
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he really relates to this, to pope francis' social values. so he is insisting on doing it and they think that he will be back on the campaign trail by saturday. so he won't have missed so much. >> and no guarantee by the way of meeting the pope yet. >> not at all. it's in fact not confirmed, it's still possible, it would be after the conference, they're still talking about it with people in the vatican but not at all confirmed. >> are you surprised in this pitched battle that he is taking just a couple days off the trail. >> especially given the stakes of new york to him. this is dpo or die for bernie sanders. >> steve hang in with us we want to get your take on the republican race as well. donald trump ramping up his attacks on the system. peter alexander has more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. never a dull moment. donald trump now beefing up his campaign leadership as well adding vet can operatives to try to catch up to ted cruz who has
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out-organized him in this delegate dual that includes hiring scott walker's former campaign manager. all of it as trump steps up his protest of the rnc process and tries to put another battle to rest. >> their feud apparently diffused, donald trump and megyn kelly putting their war of words aside during a closed door meeting wednesday at trump tower at kelly's request. >> mr. trump was gracious enough to agree to it. we met for about an hour just the two of us and had a chance to clear the air. >> reporter: another ruckus night this time in pittsburgh. protesters confronting trump supporters outside the arena, 500 pittsburgh police officers nearly the entire force on site, some in riot gear. inside trump pouring new fuel on his rivalry with the gop calling the party's delegate selection process corrupt. >> because it's a rigged system, folks. the republican system is a rigged system. what it does is allows the bosses to pick whoever they want.
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>> rnc chairman reince priebus responding. >> i think when people are frustrated and upset they say things that they regret. the rules are not being changed in order to injure or benefit anybody, they are what they are. >> the back and forthcoming amid what some are calling an awkward moment at that pittsburgh rally when trump invoked the late penn state football coach joe paterno. >> how is joe paterno, are we going to bring that back? right? how about that whole -- how about that whole deal? >> paterno died in 2012 shortly after retiring in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal that rocked penn state. a trump spokesperson later clarifying trump was referring to a statue of paterno removed from outside the stadium amid the controversy four years ago. wednesday night cruz and his wife found themselves on stage and upstaged by daughters caroline and catherine. >> they both had matching karaoke machines and it is a little frightening with the two of them singing taylor swift together. >> we don't sing together.
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>> that's true. >> it does not match. >> you do sometimes. >> well, i stop singing because she oversings me so i stop singing. >> they're cute. as for his battle with the rnc trump fired back on twitter that the rules did change in colorado after i entered the race in june because the pols and their bosses knew i would win. he planned a protest march in colorado tomorrow. trump's campaign manager will not be prosecuted for that incident with a breitbart reporter last night. "politico" citing sources that a florida prosecutor will not pursue a case against cory lewandowski who was charged with simple battery. we are told an announcement is expected later today. willie. >> busy day. a lot of people asking can we nominate the cruz girls to run for something. >> steve kornacki and i have moved over with more on the republican's delegate battle. let's talk first about this number, perhaps the most famous
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number in politics right now 1,237 the number of dell a gats that have to be won to get the republican nomination. >> every state has a different number of delegates it's based on the population of the state, two, how republican the state is, is it vote for republicans, elect a lot of republicans. you add them all together you divide it in half and add one, that's a majority, 50% plus one and you come up with 1,237. >> simple majority is what we need. voters actually now are picking delegates to go to the convention to represent them. voters noft directly voting for the canned at that time. so who are these delegates. >> this is a state by state thing. in some states you do a winner take all if you win the state you get all the delegates, in some states it's proportionately divided. it really varies. in some states people actually run with their names on the ballot next to the candidates to be delegates to the convention, in other states candidate wins the primary and the state party decides, okay, you got 25 delegates from this state, here are the 25 people who will be your delegates. it's across the board, it varies. >> republican convention
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mid-july in cleveland, last primary early june. what are the key stas as we approach early june that are going to break or break this race? >> the question here is can trump hit 1,237. pennsylvania is the first big wild card. trump looks like he is going to win it but we talk about the different kinds of delegates, they have this thing called unbound delegates, they have 54 of them, they're technically free agents but a lot of them are saying they will honor the statewide winner. if trump gets a big win there he could get a lot more delegates than people are thinking. indiana may 3rd looms as the ultimate wild card in all of this right now. you could make a strong can a case it's a cruz or trump state, the swing in delegates based on a few points difference is huge. in terms of trump getting to 1,237 that's the biggest single wild card. >> conventional wisdom after wisconsin was that donald trump perhaps could not get to 1,237. you still believe that this morning? >> i think he can get to 1,237. if i were in vegas i might even bet on it right now. it has a lot to do with what i
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just said in pennsylvania but again tell me who wins indiana and i will tell you if he gets there. >> steve kornacki, thanks. one other note on politics, we should mention one week from today donald trump will join us live for an exclusive town hall on our plaza, we will talk to him and he will answer questions from our crowd next thursday april 21st. now to extremely close encounters that are raising concerns with u.s. officials. russian fighter jets buzzed an american navy destroyer in the baltic sea. at one point the planes came within 30 feet of that ship. this morning both sides are weighing in. kelly cobiella has the latest on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the russians are shrugging this off this morning, even questioning the u.s. reaction to it saying russian pilots did nothing wrong when their jets flew straight for a destroyer in the sea on attack mode. >> below the bridge wing. >> reporter: the two russian jets buzzed the uss donald cook
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not once. >> over the bow. right turn. >> reporter: but more than 30 times over two days. at one point coming within 30 feet of the destroyer. >> coming in low. >> causing a wake in the baltic sea a source told nbc news. the fly byes happening 70 miles from a russian naval base. on monday two russian jets maybe 20 passes. they were back again on tuesday, 11 more fly byis and a russian helicopter circling overtop taking pictures. the commander worried about safety stopped all operations until the jets were gone, the pentagon clearly concerned. >> the russians are up to their old tricks again. >> so is the white house. >> there have been repeated incidents over the last year where the russian military including russian military air skraft have come close enough to each other or close enough to
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other air and sea traffic to craze serious safety concerns. >> reporter: this morning the russian defense ministry called this a training exercise saying therapy lots executed a turn away from the u.s. ship client to all safety regulations. this morning russian president vladimir putin held a marathon call in q & a session nearly four hours long he talked about everything from syria to the u.s. presidential election. but savannah, no mention of this incident in the baltic. >> kelly cobiella on the story. thank you. we have breaking news this morning out of japan. a strong earthquake has been felt in the southern part of the country. the quake had a preliminary magnitude of at least 6, it was followed by a powerful after shock. so far there is no official report of karnlts, but japan's chief spokesman said a number of walls and buildings have collapsed, some bullet train service in southern japan has had to be halted. officials say there is no danger of a tsunami from that quake. a new report from u.s.
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health officials confirms the link between the zika virus and birth defects. scientists say there is conclusive evidence that zika causes babies to be born with abnormal small heads and other severe brain defects. they confirm what doctors in brazil has said. pregnant women are encouged to avoid travel to areas where the requires is spreading. bad news for anybody no has takata air bags in their vehicles. u.s. regulators say takata ma i have to recall an additional 85 million air bag deflators unless the company can prove they're safe. they are already recalled more than 28 million inflaters, the air bags can deploy with too much force and expel shrapnel into the vehicle. at least 11 people have died worldwide and over 100 have been injured. al is here with a first look at your weather. >> soggy stuff for our friends in the pacific northwest and
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northern california, a storm system coming on. you can already see it's starting to fire up, you can the see circulation off the pacific northwest coast. we're also watching -- this is going to be a strong system that is a slow mover as well. for today heavy rain for southwestern oregon, northwestern california, gusty winds for a lot of the southwest so could be some airport delays later today. tomorrow a winter storm taking shape in the mountains. we will be watching weekend snow amounts around the cascades, the wasatch mountain range and into the rockies, some places may see 24 to 48 inches of snow above 7,000 people. denver may be looking at about 12 inches of snow by the time sunday rolls around. rest of your western whether r for today san diegoer sunshine 69. showers in the pacific northwest, rainy seattle 59 degrees, salt lake afternoon thunderstorms possible high of
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good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. a quick round of light rain moved through overnight, but now things are clearing out with some sunshine, but still patchy fog across the north bay, and temperatures dropped to 43. it's 50 degrees in san francisco and the east bay. high temperatures today reaching the low 60s with gusty winds that feel a bit cooler than yesterday. even though it would be sunny, we'll just see a few clouds
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mixing in, and warmer temperatures for the weekend. that's your latest weather. coming up in the next 20 minutes the omega block and what it means for you. >> i don't know what that means. i can't wait to find out. >> i will be googling it. our interview are with robert dee nero reigniting the debate over vaccines cause autism. what all the experts are saying about what he had to say yesterday. and the tsa under fire for extra long security lines at airports coast to coast and wait times may only get worse this summer. what some airports are doing to try to speed things up. first on a thursday morning it is "today" on nbc. and the duke and [ nurse ] i'm a hospice nurse.
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a have good thursday morning to you. 7:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. police spent much of the night along looking for a dangerous man. they came up empty-handed. at one point people were told to lock their windows and doors and remain inside. they were liking for kyle amos, he's being investigated for a homicide earlier in the month. if you have any information about his whereabouts call fairfield police, he is considered armed and dangerous. is the rain all clear now? >> it is. ingleside the skies have completely cleared out and the streets are still wet, so that
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may cause some problems in areas where the rain recently fell. we are now in the upper 40s to lower 50s, heading into the low 60s this asp, up to 65 in gilroy, 63 in palo alto, and in santa rosa, also 62, 63 in oakland, and livermore, 64. how is it looking on the roads, mike? >> despite the wet roads, it's looking good. we're still watching the slick on and off ramps. most of the activity is concentrated here. a little fender bender right around washington just before you get to 238 there's some extra slowing, but other than that, a smooth drive. i'll be back with another local update in about half an hour. hope to see you then. have a good morning.
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some might call it a prank, but his school cited him instead. >> you're citing him for trespassing. we continue our investigation tonight, and whether one district goes too far. you have no idea that these kids are getting a criminal record? >> i would not know that one way or another. that's tonight at 11:00. we investigate.
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7:30 now on this thursday morning. willie's request justin bieber as we greet the crowd. >> i am the world's oldest belieber. russian leaders spoke out over jets making low altitude passes. russia's defense ministry said pilot pilo pilots. hillary clinton and bernie sanders square off in a debate in brooklyn tonight with the primary five days away. both candidates have been crisscrossing the state for more than a week.
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last night an estimated crowd of 27,000 people packed a rally for sanders in new york city's washington square park. and the golden state warriors with a record of 73-9. that is the best of all time. l.a. lakers star kobe bryant scoring 60 points in the final game of his storied career. the texas teenager who used an affluenza defense ordered to stay in jail after a dramatic day in court. >> reporter: this morning a new reality for the affluenza teen ethan couch up to two more years in jail more time that prosecutors or defense expected. >> the juvenile court transferred your case to this court. do you understand? >> reporter: in 2013 couch driving drunk killed four people and injured nine others.
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an expert argued his upbringing left him unable to determine right from wrong and got ten years probation. >> this favoritism that he is still a kid is gone. he is now an adult. >> reporter: the judge's ruling 180 days in jail for each of the four deaths each to be served consecutively. >> you will remain in county jail at this time. >> reporter: his lawyers argued the judge only had the authority to impose one penalty. the attorneys says the sentence was more than he hoped for. >> what a pleasant surprise. these families have not had many surprises that were pleasant as they went through this case. >> reporter: last december couch failed to meet with his probation officer after video
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appeared to show him at a party. he fled to mexico with his moth. >> we all wanted justice for this. i'm glad to see that it will continue. >> reporter: the judge says he could change his mind about the sentence. he is giving both sides two weeks to make their arguments. there is bad news for anybody who flies. those long security lines we have talked about are not going away anytime soon. the tsa acknowledging it doesn't have enough people to screen a record number of airline passengers this year. jet blue and other airlines warning delays could last well into september. tom costello is at the chicago o'hare airport this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: did you hear what savannah said? the delays could last until september. this lane yesterday was a 55 minute delay.
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at the moment it is 15 minutes or so. a lot of airports would be happy with just 55 minutes. whatever airport you call home if you haven't yet been caught in a security check point's choke point you probably will soon. take a look at chicago o'hare terminal three. >> not enough people up front maybe helping us. >> reporter: are you going to make your flight? >> i hope so. >> if everyone would look at your boarding passes. >> reporter: this is atlanta. >> you shouldn't have to be in line for an hour. >> reporter: same story in minneapolis, newark and nashville with passengers sharing pain on social media. in charlotte the airport director sent this letter complaining of three-our lines recently. 600 passengers missing their flights. a detrimental effect on customer wait times and a negative economic impact to the airport and the airlines. the worst may be seattle where
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the tsa can only staff 19 of 32 security lanes. >> i do point out it is an all day event. >> reporter: now adding its own staff and asking for volunteers to help speed things along. >> members of the public that are volunteers. >> reporter: the problems are nationwide. the tsa have lowered staffing levels not expecting the sudden record surge in passengers up 8% this year alone. now 2.2 million people are coming through every day and the tsa is trying to staff up fast. while struggling with attrition in the post brussels terror threat. >> we are increasing accelerating hiring for airports of highest volume. >> reporter: the advice for travelers, not what you want to hear. >> i hate to get to the airport two hours ahead of time but get to the airport two hours ahead of time. >> reporter: you may also see
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more dog teams in airports. if they can sweep a line like this with a dog and are confident nobody has an explosive they can move the people to expedited screening. and they are really urging the public and companies sign up for free check. it can really whisk you through quickly. >> those precheck lines are getting long. >> last week it was quicker to go through the regular tsa line. >> at newark all the time it is like that. >> bottom line is you need to go early. >> the other bottom line, amtrak. >> ride the rails. we talked about the omega block. so the greek letter omega is shaped like that. you have low pressure over the rockies. you have upper level low over the atlantic. big area of high pressure. it blocks weather systems from moving across the country.
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so east-west movement gets slowed down. if you are in the middle drier and calmer. if you are under the upper level low look what happens, snow and storms. we are talking about for the next five or six days for rockies and plains. we have a storm threat friday for supercells from nebraska into texas. saturday more of the same. isolated tornadoes and a lot of snow to talk about. so rainfall next five days we are talking flooding possible river flooding likely. rainfall three to seven inches possible over the next five days. look at the snowfall threat in the rockies we are talking through saturday into sunday upwards of four feet of snow.
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denver may have a snow storm of anywhere from 8 to 12 inches this weekend. we are talking fire, it will be all quiet here. we're going to see some sunshine after an early morning rain. it's cool and damp, but we'll have gusty winds and clearing skies later on this afternoon. here's look at your lunchtime temperature in instances. 67, breezy and it will feel cooler. north bay at 63, with our highs today pretty much holding steady in the lower 60s for the south bay and trivalley, and mix of sun and clouds that will be mostly clearing out as we go through the day. that is your latest weather. >> coming up, katy perry and her courtroom battle with a group of california nuns. and the questions raised
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questions about link between vaccines and autism, a connection widely discredited. we want to take a closer look at some of the comments answering questions many parents might have. >> i'm not anti-vaccine. i want safe vaccines. >> reporter: robert de niro may have pulled vaxed from film festival but has questions. >> how the vaccines are dangerous to certain people who are more susceptible. nobody wants to address that. >> reporter: the medical community research has addressed that vaccines don't cause autism in any population. >> we know there are certain children who are susceptible to autism and those children are children who are born prematurely, whose parents are older. >> reporter: de niro is not convinced. >> there is a link and they are saying there isn't. there are certain things.
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the obvious is mercury. >> reporter: the centers for disease control says scientific studies have shown that in vaccines given to children is not a cause of autism. for de niro this issue is personal. his 18-year-old son is autistic. >> many people say i saw my son change overnight and i should have done something and i didn't. >> is that the experience you had? >> my wife says that. i don't remember. >> reporter: pediatrician says she has had this conversation with families, some realize the change was not overnight. >> a lot of times it is not seeing the signs until it becomes apparent when the child is a toddler. >> reporter: many parents echo de niro's fears. some asked doctors to delay or stagger shots thinking that will reduce the risk. does it? >> studies show children who
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receive vaccinations on time versus those that don't have exactly the same developmental outcomes. >> reporter: the medical community says when vaccination rates drop it opens the door for disease outbreaks like measles and whooping cough, something de niro question after watching the documentary. doctors note that in 2000 measles had been eliminated in the u.s. yet 2014 there were 667 cases and 2015, 189 cases. the cdc says majority of patients were unvaccinated. some wonder if the mmr shots can be separated. in the u.s. the vaccine for just measles is not available. when it comes to autism rates at least one study found no difference between those who get the single measles vaccine versus mmr shot.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. skies are clearing after early morning rain. here's a live look at sunol. a beautiful start to the day, but it is cool. we are at 51 in livermore, and 51 in san francisco. expect those winds to kick up to about 30 miles an hour this afternoon, and a lot of sun, up to 63 for a high in saratoga and palo alto. the tenderloin will be at 62, 66 in fairfield. fremont 64, as well as 64 today in livermore. over the next few days or temperatures will be rising fairly quickly. we're in for a very sunny and warm weekend, about 20 degrees warmer than today in some spots. let's see what's happening on the roadways with mike. >> because that rain was so early, things have had a chance to dry out for the most part. a couple damp patches on the road, but not enough to cause problems. spring break eased things up as
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well. we're holding steady the last half hour, and that will continue to be around for another may 45 minutes. 101, you expect that there san mateo, but the dumbarton bridge slows a bit, and north 880, from the roadway, toward the bay bridge, and behind me, back to you. >> thank you very much. happening now on our digital platforms on, read the remarkable story of a coyote found shot in the head, but managed to survive and give birth to publicies four weeks later. plus a golden record for our warriors. the chase is over, the record-setting golden state warriors with a huge victory. we have put together a slide show of the top moments on the team's stellar season. another log news update in half an hour.
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it's 8:00. a royal welcome. prince william greeted by king and queen after a plane ride into the mysterious kingdom. anna wintour stops by to talk about the star studded fashion event of the season and the film that captures it all. who are you going to call? >> i'm ready. this is it. i'm going to bust me some ghosts. >> al sits down with the new cast of ghostbusters reboot. >> a lot is made that this is a mostly female cast. does that bother you? >> i feel like people are excited about it.
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if you are going to redo something this iconic i love that it is different. >> that's nasty. today thursday april 14, 2016. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> on the today show! >> good morning. it is thursday, april 14. a little bit chilly out here.
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if you cheer really loud it warms you up. >> exactly. we have a great throwback thursday song. >> "mighty love". >> i thought you would do the ghostbusters theme song. >> i love the spinners. i am feeling love for the weather today. let's get a check of the morning's top stories. >> good song choice. good morning. in the news the stakes couldn't be higher as bernie sanders and hillary clinton face-off tonight in their final debate before tuesday's new york primary. sanders drew a huge crowd wednesday night but one rally speakers had to apologize later for a remark made before candidates arrived. it does contain strong language. >> if we continue to elect
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corporate democratic -- >> the speaker said he was referring to members of congress and not specifically to mrs. clinton. he is married to lisa ling. donald trump's campaign manager will reportedly not be prosecuted for battery in florida where he was arrested last month after grabbing a reporter. trump meantime took his campaign to pittsburgh wednesday night. he escalated his rivalry with party leaders calling the delegate selection process corrupt. >> it's a rigged system. the republican system is a rigged system. it allows the bosses to pick whoever they want. >> reince priebus responded that the rules are not being changed in order to injure or benefit anybody. one week from today donald trump will be joining us live here for an exclusive town hall on the plaza. we will talk to him and he will answer questions from our crowd. moscow is rejecting u.s.
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complaints that russian war planes repeatedly buzzed at dangerously close range. the navy released this video saying the american destroyer was on routine patrol. unarmed russian jets coming as close as 30 feet from the ship. one u.s. official called the maneuver a simulated attack profile. russia says planes respected all safety rules. a california man got quite a surprise after driving 50 miles home from mexico and heard meowing coming from the front of the car and a cat was stuck inside his bumper. a firefighter was able to pull the cat free and has been taken to the humane society. quite a road trip. >> take the car into the shop. i am hearing meowing. >> it is pering a little more than usual. >> thanks a lot.
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to william and kate in an unusual spot as guests of royals. keir simmons is following them on their journey. >> reporter: this is the king's office, dates back to the 12th century. they met the king and queen here this morning. they are known as the william and kate of the himalayas. today we flew on the same plane as the royal couple and you have to see the landing we just experienced. a royal welcome. the duke and duchess of cambridge meeting the king and queen this morning, a stunning ceremony beginning this historic visit to a medieval land of monastery and sacred sites. it was time for sports.
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william and kate enjoying themselves trying out the national sport of archery and a form of dance. earlier this morning in india kate and william were the last to board our plane. we took off heading for an airport in the mountains. only a handful of pilots are allowed to fly into the airport. conditions have to be perfect and not allowed to land at night. it seemed like we were going to hit a mountain as we banked and finally landed. >> welcome. >> reporter: william and kate on firm ground again. >> welcome to the kingdom. >> reporter: just yesterday an earthquake struck the region. the royal couple felt the shock waves. and kate told one group who were with their children she is missing prince george and princess charlotte who stayed at
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home for this trip. today there will be plenty to talk about with the king and queen. the couple had their son in february, a prince who like william and his son will one day be king. it was kind of cool to be on the same flight as william and kate. they have their own personalized luggage with suits and dress bags with their monogram on them. on that 30 minute flight she changed outfits. >> hanging with the royals. thank you. coming up next, are we looking at proof that the lockness monster exists. and what can be a solution to katie ♪ i am never getting married. never. psssssh. guaranteed.
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all right. back at 8:12. well, that's right, in the movie theaters always remind you, don't have your cell phone. one will be considering that. am clrks say it may lift the ban in order to lure millennials inside. this is what the ceo told "variety." when you tell a 22-year-old to turn off the phone, they hear, please, cut off your left arm below the elbow. and say to make sure others weren't disturbed. >> turn it off for 2 hours? please. >> we didn't have a phone in our day. >> should they allow to text? 82% said no. 18%, probably millennials, said
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yes. we'll be hearing from the millennials. okay, this is huge. after decades after speculation, there may be proof that the l k lockness monster is real. researchers used imaging and here's what they found. 600 feet below the surface. a shape that does seem to resemble a monster. the image is real, but alas, it's not nessy. that's prop made for the life of sherlock holmes. it sunk during production and producers left it there, so it's a prop rendering of the lockness monster. >> the mystery goes on. remember when we tried face swap? this social media secret gone viral.
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we were all mortified how we looked when we swapped faces. new video shows a grandma having a similar reaction. take a look. >> oh. [ laughter ] >> i like it.. >> we all have the same reaction. >> we did, and for good reason. now to why "game of thrones" fans pleading with president obama and the hip-hop classic. >> first, to katy perry and the latest in her legal battle with a group of nuns over a former convent. katy offered to buy it, you might recall, for nearly $15 million and she was turned down by the nuns. on wednesday though, the judge
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ruled that the nuns can't sell the property because they don't own it. the catholic church does, so the ruling clears the way for katy to scoop up the convent with approval from the vatican, of course. they are considering their options. so this is like they're giving up. tough nuns. next up, "game of thrones" fans are in agony. we are waiting for the premiere of the sixth season. circle the calendar. april 24th. and pretty desperate, finding out what happened to jon snow. is he dead? is he a white walker? hbo is anxious about spoilers. no one has been able to get an early screening. no one except president obama. he asked for advanced copies and his request was granted. "entertainment weekly" said when the commander chief said, i want to see it in advance, what are you going to do? give a copy. >> wait for the executive order.
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jennifer lopez known for beautiful curves. so j. lo partnered for a dramatic reading of, what else? sir mix a lot. baby got back. >> give me a sista. i can't resist her. red beans and rice. ladies, if the butt is round and you want a triple x throwdown, dial 1-900-mix-a-lot and kick them nasty thoughts. baby got back. 1-900-mixalot. baby got back. >> bravo. >> >> all right, it's a playable psa encouraging our gals to love our curves. >> i love it. >> that is something you'll never see again in your life, so embrace that moment. >> it was like a poetry. >> tamron, thank you. >> how do you follow that? but let's show you what we've
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got going on as we pop up the map. you can see we've got some showers down to the southeast. wet weather moving in the pacific northwest and around the plains and snow around the rockies in the intermountain region, but for today, more wet weather down to the gulf, the southeast on into florida. beautiful day here in the northeast. mid-atlantic states, temperatures start to moderate. spectacular through the lakes and more wet weather making its way through the northern and central plains as well. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neighborhood. central plains as well. that's what's going on in the country.
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>> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thank you so much. the met gala is one of fashion's most anticipated nights each year. power plays from hollywood and beyond. it's the subject called the first monday in may and as you'll see, organizers leave no stone unturned. >> alex has six feet and bringing gaga, miley, zoe. >> tori. >> she's looking for one other guy and then ricardo is down here with jessica, julianne and beyonce. >> been at the helm of the met gala for years raising more than $150 million for the cause. and of course, she's also the editor in chief of "vogue" and the artistic director. good for having you here. i'm a little intimidated. please don't silently critique my outfit while we speak.
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>> you look perfect. >> i was fishing for that. this documentary takes us behind the scenes of the met gala and over the years, it seems to have become right up there with the oscars in terms of importance and red carpet and fashion. how did you do that? >> it took an army to make the met gala what it has become, but what i particularly love about this documentary is that it puts the spotlight on the workers, the curator in charge of the costume institute, and really, takes the view with him as the exhibition unfolds and you really learn about the incredible amount of creative thinking and hard work to making the exhibition every year. we get a lot of attention for the party, but in the end, it's andrew's work we're celebrating. >> and we celebrate fashion and art. you talk in the documentary about how fashion must be art because it produces such strong emotions and there's a great
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scene with you and your daughter where it produces a lot of emotions for you and getting ready for the gala. >> yes, she was exceptionally lucky last year to work with sarah burton, the creative director at mcqueen and sarah produced the most fantastic dress and to me, that belonged in the metropolitan museum. for years, i walk through the galleries and the exhibitions of art and listened to people talking about the costumes that they're looking at and becoming very involved in the audio, discussing whether the costumes originated and you see there's a very deep emotional reaction and that makes everything so worthwhile. >> we saw you poring over the seating chart and we learn where you get this reputation of being attentive to detail and meticulous. is it hard? like match making putting these different celebrities from different walks of life together? >> i'm lucky in my team. they sit opposite me and i get to see them every day sitting
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there, staring at the seating chart. it's almost like a chess game, but in the end, everything comes into place and we just hope everybody has a great time. >> how did you like those cameras following you everywhere? that's kind of like living dangerously, right? >> i learn the documentary makers are incredibly sneaky people, very elegantly, very kind, very low key and they just follow you around until you make a complete fool of yourself and say something that you deeply regret, but i had so much respect for andrew ross' work with page one the documentary he met may burt about the new york times. i think we all if he felt we were in safe hands up to a point. >> this year's theme is modest, the relationship between handmade fashion and now what we see with what technology can do and i love the dress code you made for this event. tech white tie. what does that mean? >> we're going to be exceptionally creative.
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i had some e-mails of one man in england working with taylor on an 18th century waist coast that is embroidered with silver thread probably made by monks somewhere that's going to be in the form of an apple mother b r board and her dress designed by artificial intelligence. the sketch she sent me was designed by a robot. >> before we move on, matt lauer is going to be a guest there. what should he wear? should i just pass on any tips? >> i think there's definitely going to be a big mood for silver, so i'm hoping a touch of silver. >> okay. i'll pass it on. you'll see something so rarely done which is give us a sneak peek of the "vogue" cover. >> i'm thrilled it's taylor swift, my co-chair at the met gala this year.
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and we were very much wanting to give taylor a new look, make her into a sort of rock 'n' roll chick. we were also very aware that the rumors circulating at the time that the great designer might be stepping down from his post, so we wanted to do an homage on the cover but we love the way she looks. she looks young and modern and different and i can't wait to see what she's going to wear on may 2nd. >> one of my favorite online features of "vogue" is 73 questions. i was going to add a few more questions to you. what is the one fashion trend you'd like to banish forever? >> i don't really love nylon. >> okay, good. have you ever taken a selfie? >> never. >> what do you think about at leisure? >> a difficult word. i wish you would help me invent a new one. >> are cuelats a good idea?
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ci stilettos or chunky heels? >> stilettos. >> what is the least fashionable thing about you, anna wintour? >> i have a mean back end. >> thank you. first monday in may opens in select theaters tomorrow and new issue of "vogue" next week and nationwide on the 26th. guys, over to you. >> al and i just threw away our chunky heels. >> you were taking notes so well. natalie in our facebook live booth getting ready to answer questions on what's going on in there? >> we have a party in our facebook live booth. i thought i'd put the space to the test. with jason and robert, the two brothers. also, the band ruby but we'll talk live so if you have questions for us, go to our
8:26 am page right here and we'll answer your questions. ready to go live good morning on your thursday. 8:26. i'm sam brock. the man accused of preying on children while working at a concord dental office is going to face a judge this afternoon. another girl has now come forward saying that alejandra saro mow lefted her during a procedure. he was arrested last week. detectives say he filmed himself touching more than 50 young patients inappropriately. so far, four girls have come forward to police. the final chapter in a sad tragedy. san francisco board of supervisors considering a $3.45 million payout for the 2013 asian na crash. that settlement would go toward the city's legal costs and damages at sfo. this morning mike is watching your roadways. you're following something on the peninsula. >> yes.
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a pretty calm drive around the bay, a little damp. 101 north, slow past candlestick and off the san mateo bridge. we had a crash just before 101. let's get you to the live look. the bridge is starting to recover just over the last few minz. decline going better slow up the incline from the hayward side. >> thank you so much. we'll be back in another half hour for more updates. for now, we'll send you back to the "today" show. i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tape in and hit play. this is a flip phone. have you seen these before? it's called a compact disc. oh. looks like we're getting a facsimile. what year is it to you?
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how are you? >> it is thursday, april 14th, 8:30 in the morning. nice crowd saying hello. we are starting to warm up slowly but surely. spring is on its way. >> absolutely. >> coming up, wraps up chat with viewers from facebook live booth story of supermodel and
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experience that inspired her to try to change the world one woman at a time. i got to go behind the scenes of the new all female ghostbusters. caught up with the stars. pretty cool stuff. >> of things happening in your life where is this? >> probably in the top ten. >> right after children? >> marriage. let's show you what we have going on. our weekend outlook, wet weather through the southeast and gulf coast. slight risk of strong storms texas to oklahoma. as you look into saturday sunny skies eastern half of the country with temperatures warming up. showers through florida. strong risk through texas into nebraska. beautiful weather along the west coast. sunday western half of the country looking good. eastern half of the country looking good.
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in between where we have the jet stream and upper low and more wet weather. nice folks at south carolina brought a bear and i gave it to our camera guy and he said -- what are you wearing? >> i am wearing good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. while you were sleeping last night, we had some light rain move through the bay area, but a live look now at mt. tam shows some beautiful weather now that the clouds have parted. it is cool, though. look at the temperatures, 49 in napa and 53 degrees in san francisco. you throw in a breeze and it feels even cooler. the windy conditions will continue as we go through today, wind gusts up to 25 to 30 miles per hour and high temperatures reaching the upper 50s to lower 60s.
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>> he's wearing a teddy. guys, back to you. >> i get it, teddy bear. thanks. now to more of our special run for today experience. how a near death experience of. >> christy is running all for a cause dear to her heart. she has one of the most recognizable faces in the world, christy tirlington burns. today she finds her joy out of the spot light helping others. >> it feels rewarding. >> reporter: she is preparing for her fifth marathon to bring attention to a cause important to her. maternal health care. 12 years ago she nearly died after giving birth to her first child. >> usually baby is out and you are feeling okay and a matter of
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recouping and bonding. within an hour or so the energy in the room shifted. what i had was the beginning of a very serious postpartum hemorrhage. a woman can bleed to death within two hours. >> reporter: a scary incident for her and wakeup call she realized many other women without the same access to quality care had been less fortunate. >> where did this passion come from? >> once i learned about this i couldn't unlearn it and i felt compelled to try to figure out why and what i can do to change things. >> reporter: she took that knowledge and acted on it forming a nonprofit. >> it is a campaign that is dedicated to making pregnancy and child birth safe for every mother everywhere. hundreds of thousands of girls and women die because of not having access to basic or emergency obstetric care. >> reporter: without access to good care more than 300,000
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women die every year from preventable complications during pregnancy and child birth. that means one woman every two minutes in countries like haiti, india and here at home. yt united states there are major problems when it comes to adequate access to health care. >> the u.s. is one of only 13 countries that has a rising maternal mortality rate. >> reporter: christy runs as a metaphor for the distance some pregnant women have to travel many on foot to get quality care. janet is one of them, a mother christy met in tan zania. >> i have memories of her walking, just to walk up it without carrying a child is almost impossible. about an hour away from the regional hospital. an hour away when you don't have a car is terrifying.
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>> reporter: christy was able to get janet the help she needed and continued to do so for many other mothers like her, walking miles around the world from new york to chicago, london and haiti. monday she will take on boston. what is the inspiration for you? >> i'm going to be thinking about janet and monica, all the women i have met and spent time with, that is where i will be where i draw my strength from. they would think i was crazy to be choosing to do this, i'm sure. i know that they appreciate it. and i know it will make a difference. >> of course, we wish christy good luck on monday in boston. christy's organization has invested nearly $3 million to get mothers the help they need. if you want to get involved head to our website, to find out more about every mother
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counts. tomorrow here on "today" we show you six strangers that took on the daunting task of running nearly 200 miles for a remarkable cause. don't forget if you are in the area here in new york join us on sunday for the women's half marathon. we will be running it again this year. >> it is one of those i haven't been training only down to a five minute mile. >> i haven't been training but never close to a five-minute mile. >> i have not trained at all. >> i haven't trained at all. coming up next ain't afraid of no ghosts. al can hardly contain himself on the set. life dream realized. this is "today" on nbc.
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song, one of our favorite movies. after 30 long years we are getting a new one. >> no one more excited than al roker, excitement reaching new levels when he was personally invited by the director to visit the set. >> i did it. when i got that invitation i couldn't wait to check it out. obviously, get to take the mobile for a spin. >> we got one! >> reporter: the "ghostbusters" captured imagination of a generation with mix of comedy, horror and cheesy special effects. >> slimed me. >> reporter: 30 years later the "ghostbusters" are back with one little difference skblmpt it that stuff went everywhere in every crack. very hard to wash off. >> reporter: mostly female cast of paranormal crimebusters, mccarthy, wigg, mckinnen and
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jones lead the most anticipated reboot in decades. >> let's go. >> i'll let you. >> you are part of this movie that could be a touch stone for a generation. isn't that kind of heavy? >> i wasn't thinking that before but now i think i'm freaking out. >> reporter: this is an all female cast or mostly female. does that bother you that people make a big deal about it? >> i am thinking like get over it. women, we are doing everything. why wouldn't we be able to bust ghosts? >> i thinkue people are excited about it. if you are going to redo something this iconic i love that it is different. >> especially with so much action. >> so fun for us to be able to do this. >> and a couple of you worked with paul feeg before. he directed the successful
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"bridesmaids". >> what has it been like working with paul who seems to get working with female comedians? >> he absolutely does. he is such a gentleman. i love him. >> what i want for christmas is for him to carry me around for the rest of my life. >> really? >> i feel so much safer in his arms. i would like that to continue. >> reporter: you have become this director who is known for working with strong female casts. >> yeah. i always love funny women and growing up i was an only child and had a lot of bullies. the male humor was always lots of punching and insulting. i run over to the girls and we would all have fun making each other laugh. i found it was a different type of comedy, a little more fun and supportive and just goofy.
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>> reporter: after some time with paul and the cast i needed to get to the set fast. >> i have to go bust some ghosts. let's see if they left the keys in this. oh, yeah. i'm going to run for my life! can you believe this? they left a spare protonpack just lying around. i'm ready. this is it. i'm going to bust me some ghosts. there you are. come on. >> that's nasty. >> it goes everywhere. not easy to wash off. it was delightful scent. we are going to have more from "ghostbusters" set in our next half hour. he is perhaps the best dressed
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man in hollywood. >> he actually had a walking stick. >> that cast. >> offcamera camaraderie anything like on screen it will be huge. sylvestor stallone opens up about his new show.
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. [ cheers and applause ] . >> welcome back. sylvestor stallone known for muscles in movies, now putting might behind a new project. >> good morning. stallone's new competition show is called "strong" following ten women as they push themselves to the limit transforming their
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minds, bodies. on screen few are stronger than sylvestor stallone. now he wants to inspire that strength in us as executive producer of the new nbc reality show "strong". it pairs ten ordinary women with top male trainers to compete in challenges that transform their bodies and push them to new heights. >> there are a lot of reality shows that involve people losing weight. what makes this one different? >> such an emphasis on weight loss but not building the other aspect of mind, body and soul. strong is not just physical strong. >> i am so inspired to be here. >> reporter: gabby reed is the host. >> i want to be the best version of myself versus i need to lose x pounds. i think i want to be healthy, strong and the best me. have you tried the physical
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challenge snz. >> no. they wouldn't let us. too hard. >> are you kidding me? >> it is amazing. >> reporter: for stallone it has been an amazing year. his hit film "creed" winning him a golden globe. are you still pinching yourself that this is still happening? >> slap the hell out of myself. >> i always started off like inferiority complex. that is overcoming and then i don't know if i can do it again. i'm a scaredy cat. that is motivation. fear. >> one thing the 69 year old isn't afraid of, commitment. he has been married to his model wife for nearly two decades. they have three ten giren girls
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bring out the saucy in stallone. all your fans know you as this tough guy but your instagram has a different appearance of what you are. >> this is what happens when you have girls. i'm surprised i don't wear chiffon motorcycle jacket. >> is it true you had your girls boxing by 4? >> i wanted her to have a perfect left hook. they started clipping me. i'm going if i'm getting stunned by a 6 year old i don't think i have it anymore. >> reporter: that message of empowerment central to his new show. >> people treat their cars better than themselves. we are trying to make them aware that it is not about losing weight but gaining strength.
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>> stallone says there won't be weigh ins or scales. the focus will be conquering fears and discovering what they are capable of physically and mentally. i saw the first couple of episodes. this is a show you want to work out while you are watching it. >> let's do it. >> is it possible he gets cooler with age? somehow he is pulling that off. >> he is like should i wear the purple jacket? i said 100%. >> i want that jacket. >> that is your kind of jacket. >> you can catch it tonight 8:00/7 central. just ahead two young entrepreneurs turning lemonade and cookies into big business. first this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back at 8:00 something with two boys from different parts of the country redefining child's play. >> senior food correspondent is here with more. >> these kids are turning hobby into profit making entrepreneurship taste better than ever. it's big business at the hands of small ceos. >> running my own business is just really fun. >> reporter: meet jack and
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corey, two tweens taking entrepreneurship off the playground. >> would you like lemonade or iced tea. >> reporter: jack started selling lemonade with the goal of a $400 lego set. >> i asked my dad if i could get it. he said i could but i would have to pay for it. >> reporter: today it turned into much more. >> my revenue has been about $30,000. >> reporter: employing more than 100 kids from the area with three locations expand to ten by the summer. >> when a new kid would start i would teach them how to greet the customer, make change, how to track the sales. >> dress the part so if you dress in a suit and tie people would respect you more and do business with you. >> reporter: in new jersey 11-year-old corey is baking up
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sales. >> mr. corey's cookies is a cookie business that me and my mom run. i am ceo and my mom is coo and my cat is board of director. >> reporter: selling dookies door to door. >> we make more than a dozen types of cookies. >> they are delicious cookies. they really are good. >> reporter: tasty treats caught the attention of ellen degeneres in 2014. >> never give up and always treat your customers with respect and love them. >> reporter: earnings are classified information he does hope to scale the business and one day offer cookies across the country. >> always keep your eyes on the target and dream six impossible things in the morning before you wake up. >> my big dream is that i want to have at least 100 jack stands all over the country. >> i want to make mr. corey's
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cookies and help the community. >> and giving back to local charities is the cornerstone of these kids businesses. >> they are awesome. we are so lucky we have jack and corey with us on the plaza. good morning. so tell me about this lemonade stand. how did you get this thing off the ground? >> so i franchise lemonade stands so other kids can operate them. i will teach them about entrepreneurship, business, how to make some money. >> you are how old? >> i'm 10 years old. >> cory, we can't wait to try tease cookies. what is your secret of success? >> my secret is always keep your eye on the target and never give up. >> i have to say i want to hand you both our resumes because we will be working for you both someday. >> what is your advice to other kids?
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>> i would say never give up and whatever you want to do you always want to do that and don't do anything else. >> and dress for success. congratulations. keep up the good work. thank you so much. if you want to learn more about the businesses visit and good morning at 8:56 on your thursday, i'm sam brock. wre expecting an update later today on the review the department of justice has been performing on the san francisco police department. that review being carried out by doj's community-oriented services and its director is expected to spike with the media. high-profile officer-involved shootings are what prompted the review in the first place. b.a.r.t. is looking at a new
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anti-seat hogging policy. it's on the agenda for the board of directors meeting this morning at 9:00. b.a.r.t. wants to make it against the law for someone who takes up more than one seat on a crowded train. if you break that law, your first 0 offense, will cost $100. and happening right now, scrubbing a controversial video from the internet. on, you can see the push from uc davis officials to erase footage showing an officer pepper spraying students. and taxpayers might be the one footing the bill to get ritd of it. on our twitter feed, eureka. police uncovering a handful of bronze disney character bars. are they yours? for photos of the souvenir bars, head to twitter and check that out. see you again in a half an hour.
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this morning, who are you going to call? best to let sleeping cats lie, the unwelcome wakeup call. and ellie kemper makes a huge announcem. all that and more coming up now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall. live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" thursday morning. beautiful crisp day outside on our plaza. today's morning jam, the room
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where it happens from hamilton. just this is the big show stopper. i picked that song because coming up our big premiere on sunday. big profile. we are back stage and get to see how this show should become a cultural phenomenon. >> i was there yesterday. we were very fortunate the foundation along providing tickets for high school students for 20,000 school kids to see hamilton. and these kids got to perform in front of the cast. it was really -- to watch the play and to listen to it with these kids reacting to it and the history and everything was just unbelievable. >> are they performing? >> they were performing some other things. then they got to stay and see
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the show. it was unbelievable. tonight there is a story on nightly news. there is going to be a profile about that. profile coming up on sunday. >> the reason that is so cool, it is nearly impossible to get into that show and they opened the theater to middle school kids. >>. >> so many people are inspired to read and learn. we are very fortunate to be in the position we have people in position to see the shows. when you are a family visiting new york or living here that is an impossible dream because they cost a lot of money. cephaland access to it. these kids listen to the sound track over and over. the opening number everybody in the audience was snapping along. it was a really great way to see the show. last night was a huge night. you don't have to be a sports
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fan to appreciate what is happening. kobe bryant playing the last game of his incredible 20 year basketball career. he scored 60 points. he made 22 out of 50. >> it isn't bad. but it was his night. he got 60 and the lakers had a terrible season won the game and goes out a winner, as well. played 1,346 regular season games in his career. after the game kobe addressing that home crowd in los angeles. >> the thing that had me cracking up all night long was the fact that i go through 20 years of everybody screaming to pass the ball and last night they are like don't pass it. [ laughter ] this has been absolutely beautiful you guys. i can't believe it has come to
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an end. you guys will always be in my heart. i sincerely appreciate it. no words can describe how i feel about you guys. thank you from the bottom of my heart. i love you guys. i love you guys. >> that is so incredible. >> that was a huge moment. there is shaq. they won three titles together and then had strife afterwards coming together after the game. >> lots of celebs in the crowd. >> the tickets were like -- >> 20,000 front row. >> you saw snoop was there. jack. kanye was there. david beckham. >> kanye tweeted out a picture of his ticket to the game and said here to see the god.
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kobe's long time sponsor nike created a really cool tribute ad featuring otis redding "i've been loving you too long" ♪ my hate growing stronger ♪ as you became a habit to me ♪ ♪ don't make me stop now >> you have him turned to the crowd and one by one he is directing and each person talks about -- >> phil jackson, this might be
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at the top. i didn't see it coming and i got -- >> one last message. nike did that one for jeter last year. >> that was a tear jerker. meanwhile the golden state warriors up the coast a little bit with the nba record with 73rd win of the season. 73-9. steph curry making sure with ten three pointers. scored 46 points in three quarters. the previous record by bulls 95-96. the warriors get the record by one game. michael jordan sending out a message. i want to congratulate the warriors on their amazing season. the game of basketball is always evolving. i look forward to seeing what they do in the playoffs. that's the public statement. we know michael. >> the most competitive person. i love that i wanted us to have
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the crying michael jordan meme there. you said behind the scenes i live in chicago that is a painful thing to give up. he is a class act but a competitor. >> it's well deserved. passing the torch on. >> it's nice of us -- that man is amazing. >> president obama also tweeting congrats to the warriors. if somebody had to break the bulls record i'm glad -- first round starts saturday. warriors play houston rockets. >> you saw the spurs are really good. great western conference final. >> he has the cutest family. his wife is getting a cooking show. >> he has two now and they are like tv magic. so people are rooting for them. something we are not rooting for. we are not against the workers. this is nothing to do with the
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amazing people that work at tsa, but have you noticed the tsa lines. tom costello was on citing the fact that apparently this record high travel this season -- >> also low employment. >> they didn't hire enough workers. they didn't see it coming and now people are tweeting out, going on social media and showing incredible lines tsa lowered staffing level not expecting surge of passengers up 8% about 2.2 million people coming through every day and staffing has kept up. we have all witnessed this through work travel. you travel more than all of us. >> it's horrible. and you think get tsa pre. the prelines in some instances are longer than regular lines. they have to get more people in there. >> newark airport everybody is tsa free. you take the regular line.
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>> individual airports are hiring their own people to try to emillier ate the lines sblmpt dethey ask for volunteers. it is strange that a volunteer can take on tsa. you would think it require more training than a volunteer. if you are traveling this summer with your family, al is really good about getting early. i'm a running down the airport jumping over shoulders person. >> i'm with you. >> tsa administrator is saying we are increasing accelerating the hiring and targeting hiring for airports of highest volumes and bringing in more dog teams maybe they can detect a way to cut down the lines a little bit. >> it was a cute dog. >> can we say a quick -- we don't have much time. we have 20 seconds left. ellie kepler is expecting along with her husband their first child. we can't wait to see little baby
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around. >> you have big news for us and i am kind of excited you will tell us. >> i'm pregnant. >> hi, baby. your mommy is really funny and very talented. >> you are the first one to bless him or her. it is just a disco ball. >> baby disco ball. she will be joining us here tomorrow. we will find out her cravings and i guess jimmy gave her some rocky road ice cream. >> custard from st. louis is famous. i love this video because you consider yourself morning people? >> i don't. >> i was going to say no. >> do you take somebody's head off?
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>> i bet you nothing compared to this. check out dublin zoo, one tiger napping and another gives a wakeup call. >> that's amazing. that's how you react. >> the little kid is like -- >> look at the child. >> pardon me. >> that
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starring melissa mccarthy, leslie jones, kate mckinnen and kristin wig. >> you didn't disclose the vehicle would be a hearse. >> reporter: i have the sense this has been a tense set. >> we don't look at each other. >> there has been a lot of physical violence that you will probably read about later. >> i slapped at least three people. >> and they weren't on the set. >> i like that you know me like that. >> reporter: were you fans of this movie? >> we are comedians. this is like the biggest comedy of all time. i had just watched it for the first time with my girls so it is all surreal we are getting to do it. pretty amazing.
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>> reporter: this fab four proves how great they can be on and off screen. these are very fashionable jump suits. they have pockets and they have a thing going on. >> you have pockets and things hidden. >> when you are done with this movie will you just walk around wearing jump suits? >> i always wear the costumes of the movies i do after. >> i will sleep in this. >> this is really -- >> reporter: the glue that keeps them on task. >> what is the relationship with the cast? >> they just get along like a house on fire. they are happy to set the other one up to get a laugh. they offset. they are joking and laughing the whole time. sometimes it's like do that in frupt of the camera. >> when it was time to head to the set i used the only mode of transportation available.
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>> you think they notice if i borrow this a while. >> paul showed me the ropes of directing a cast. >> you don't yell action. you go and action. >> you give them a chance. >> they wind up. you got it. >> and action! >> oh, my gosh. al, those aren't actors. you just made the crew fight. >> i hate when that happens. >> while paul sorted out whatever damage i just caused i swung on a spare protonpack and headed into action. >> i'm ready. this is it. i'm going to bust me some ghosts. >> there you are. >> that's nasty. >> you got slimed.
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emily mortmer on some of our favorite shows and more recently coping with control room drama as executive producer on the newsroom. >> now emily is taking a turn playing former model who heads to beaches with her older husband with whom she has a complicated relationship. emily is with us. so fun to have you. we already started having fun. >> we have. >> the movie is a big deal but the news that you believe willie geist looks like mick jagger.
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>> i love mick jagger, too. you don't have to say he looks like mick jagger. >> he did. i think he looks like on the tv show chips two cops. one was a guy named larry. >> that's who he looks like. >> we share an affinity for mick jagger. you met him? >> it was deeply disappointing. i really ruined it. i knew i was obsessed with nick jagger from the age of 6 because one of the earliest memories of my mother crying with her head in her hand because the flight was delayed and she was going to miss a rolling stones concert. i knew it must be very important. she was a wreck.
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i became obsessed with them after and listened to all their albums and was in love with mick jagger. i knew he would take one look at me and say you have to be my wife. >> i had the same thought. >> take you to the concert. and that is going to be it. he is still moving along. you are very busy. we are obsessed with you and this movie. a very complicated character and complicated relationship. tell us a little bit about this. >> i play the sort of wife of a much older man. and come from new jersey. and we have a house in rio and i sort of torment this elderly husband of mine and torture him. in the end he has the upper hand and it's more complicated than
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delicious and good for you. new activia fruit fusion. the man accused of preying on children while working at a concord dental office will face a judge this afternoon. we're learning disturbing new details in the case. detectives say another girl has come forward saying "alejandro saro" -- molested her during a procedure. detectives say he filmed himself touching more than fifty young patients inappropriately. =vo= the statewide search for two year old arianna fitts continues today-- law enforcement says they have indentified several people of interest -- but no direct suspects in the case. fitts mother was found dead last friday at a san francisco park. ==vo==] the dog who was apparently thrown from a moving car in the north bay, is doing much better this morning. she's being taken care of at the petaluma animal services... check out her pink cast. the shelter has dubbed her "martha - the sweet freeway
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girl." marthaas found weak and suffering from a broken leg and pelvis yesterday. someone found her on the side on highway 101, near the east washington street off-ramp in petaluma. martha is going to be just fine. hopefully one of her now 12- million fans online may just give her a loving, happy home. anchor toss to break we'll have a look at weather and traffic after the break...
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taking a look at the headlines a new survey finds 80% of americans who book vacation will be staying in the u.s. something named by 84% of those surveyed, safety. 63% base decision on affordability. and it can tell whether a driver involved in an accident was texting just before the crash. considering a bill to allow police at the scene of an accident to examine a phone using the device. it may become standard in police cars. facebook is rolling out a new way for you to shop.
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ceo mark zuckerburg says people who use the service will text a business. he says people should be able to message a business in the same way they message a friend. more than 30 companies signed up for it. and a great escape where an octopus named inky somehow slipped through a gap in the tank and squeezed in through a narrow pipe and disappeared. it is believed he made it to the pacific ocean leaving behind only that slimy trail. officials say the octopus is a very intelligent creature and say he must have thought the great escape. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> that is impressive. let's show you what we have as far as your weekend outlook. friday looking for sunshine in the northeast. mid atlantic states looking for wet weather.
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some severe weather making its way from texas into the plains. snow back through the rockies. it will be going pretty good all weekend long. we are looking for rough weather to continue in texas saturday into the plains. western and eastern half of the country looking spectacular. sunday more of the same. we told you earlier about the omega block, nothing moving just staying there. it will continue. whatever you had saturday you will a lot of changes in the bay area. rain earlier this morning, now sunshine and cool temperatures. it is 50 degrees in the north bay, 57 degrees in the peninsula. highs today will be cooler than yesterday. only making it into the low 60s and gusty winds kicking up to about 25 to 30 miles an hour. in san francisco, 62 degrees. 63 degrees in the north bay, east bay and peninsula. and expect there will be some choppy conditions on coastal beaches. a high surf advisory in effect today.
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. and that's your latest weather.. diane kruger always infuses her roles with a bit of glamour. the national treasurer franchise. >> in her new movie she stars opposite norman reed as a woman who escapes an abusive relationship and goes on a journey of self-discovery. >> it's just that i'm free and i don't know where my life is going to take me but i'm going to get there and my aim is to just float. i'm just going to float. >> hello. >> okay. gets steamy. good morning. >> good morning. >> i love this character because it is this complex story starts with the love story and broken
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marriage. then she completely escapes. something happened and that relationship ends. she starts a journey of self discovery. >> it is about finding yourself. >> and i love the director is french. she didn't know america. she went on this journey. she came to see me in l.a. and she was inspired by the characters that she met so i just love this unique look. >> it's a tough character. >> she decides she has to get out of this relationship without giving away too much. did you like that grip she had? >> i think it is something we can all identify with. the older we get the harder it is to start new. i feel this gives everybody hope. there is always a possibility and we can start over and it is never too late. >> talking about the film and he is proud of it as you are. i understand you are now a fan of walking dead. is that true?
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>> i am now. >> i love the qualifier. >> i hadn't seen it before. i'm not a big zombie kind of person. they really turn you on to it. >> did he give it away? >> tried everything. >> no. >> you know what happens? >> i'm not a good actor. >> i beg to differ. jackson makes an appearance. you guys go way back. >> we go way back. >> we never worked together before. >> we go way back home together. >> that's what i meant. it is a film where everybody we knew and who wanted to work for free came on board. leah is doing a two day part. i was like do you want to work
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for free. she is like yeah. >> what a great offer. >> a heck of a pitch. want to work for nothing. >> we want to play a lovely game with you. danke do or don't. taking on acting role where you have to handle snakes? >> i handle a snake in this movie but it was cut out. i feed it a mouse. it was cut out. >> what is up with that? >> get a tattoo? >> maybe danke maybe. >> danke don't have one yet. >> danke go. >> so great to see you. sky opens in theaters and video
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the band rooney released three albums, toured the world. now the band is returning with their first album in six years. >> it is not out until next month but we are getting a sneak peek of the first single here. how rooney made their way to our stage. ♪ shaking >> alternative rock band rooney gained a following in los
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angeles before releasing debut album four years later. but it wasn't until a cameo appearance on the oc catapulted the band on to center stage. rooney's success didn't stop there. they toured the country with bands such as weezer and the strokes. ♪ when it's your heart you're missing ♪ >> reporter: even being named vh 1's you ought to know artist on the rise. and most recently the golden globe winning series "mozart in the jungle." now the band is back six years after the release of their last cd. ♪ shine a little brighter >> reporter: the fourth album
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out next month as they hit the road this summer. ready to rock the nation. ♪ my heart beats for you >> welcome. and special bonus we get his brother, actor jason schwarzman, actor, director, co-creator "mozart in the jungle" you are joining for the movie premiere. >> it's tonight actually. but it's first thing i directed. it's a narrative. i don't want to give too much away. it is a young man's journey of love and finding his way through the early stages of his life and what love means and what being a man is all about. >> and jason is in it, too. you direct your older brother. >> that's right. we grew up like making a lot of
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movies as kids. we cared a lot about trying to make and write scripts. it felt really comfortable to get together and do it. it felt like coming full circle together. >> this works out perfectly because you are able to then join the band this morning. you don't normally play with them on a regular basis. >> no. but it was a great timing where robert was able to have his film here. we are all here to support him. our family is here. >> your mom is right there. >> and camera left. >> she is wearing the scarf. >> she looks great. >> jason is directing. camera left. and then robert said do you want to join us. it was such an exciting thing because i don't play with a band so to sit here with everyone is super nice. i forget how loud cymbals can
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be. >> jason is such a great musician. i grew up watching him play before i started making music. >> we will have a treat getting to hear you guys in just a moment. >> we are back with rooney right after this. after this. you don't wjust press clean anda help with your everyday messes. a full suite of sensors automatically guides roomba throughout your home. cleaning under furniture, along edges and in corners. and with its powerful three-stage cleaning system roomba picks up pet hair, dust and debris for up to 2 hours, recharging itself when it needs to. which means your floors are always clean. you and roomba from irobot®. better together™. i'm lika small boxer. ring. you don't expect much... and then, wham! i hit 'em with huge creamy goodness! alright round two! bring it, girlfriend! rich, creamy, 100% natural cheese. mini babybel. snack a little bigger.
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the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> we are waiting for a performance by rooney. here they are with national tv debut of "my heart beats for you" off their new album "washed away" and special musical guest jason schwarzman. roon rooney! ♪ ♪ goes around but doesn't come around ♪ ♪ so strange how they never change ♪ ♪ ♪ always trying to find a way to get in the way ♪
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♪ when they never heard us sing a song ♪ ♪ all they know is barry manilow ♪ ♪ always something ♪ we burned a little brighter ♪ we fly a little higher ♪ we move a little faster ♪ closer to disaster ♪ my heart, my heart beats for you ♪ ♪ ♪ can't believe what they see ♪ can't see what they can't believe ♪ ♪ it don't matter ♪ sometimes you have to throw your hands up in the air ♪ ♪ we burn a little brighter ♪ we fly a little higher ♪ we move a little faster closer
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to disaster ♪ ♪ my heart, my heart beats for you ♪ ♪ sing a little louder ♪ we dance a little longer ♪ we feel a little younger ♪ we love a little stronger ♪ my heart, my heart beats for you ♪ ♪ oh ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ someday i'll find a way to be with you ♪ ♪ to be with you
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♪ someday i'll find a way to be with you ♪ ♪ to be with you ♪ someday ♪ we burn a little brighter ♪ we fly a little higher ♪ we move a little faster closer to disaster ♪ ♪ my heart, my heart beats for you ♪ ♪ we sing a little louder ♪ we dance a little longer ♪ we feel a little younger ♪ we love a little stronger ♪ my heart, my heart beats for you ♪ >> rooney, thank you so much.
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album. we are back in a moment. first this is "today" on nbc.
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after some very early morning rain, we'll get sunshine across the bay area and expect some cooler temperatures than yesterday. up to 64 degrees in the south bay, 63 in the peninsula, east bay and the north bay. san francisco, some gusty winds,
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62 degrees. our winds will be up to about 20 to 30 miles an hour, and that will create some choppy wave conditions along area beaches. keep that in mind as we will have a high surf advisory in effect throughout the day. now let's get a look at the roads with mike. >> after everythingly nicely are had a spin-out problem, that was one issue. slowing through cupertino for 85. moving toward the dublin interchange we have late slowing west 580. a crash has cleared at 680, a smooth eer drive now. bay bridge, metering lights are on. police are searching for a 2-year-old child, jason vargas. he was last seen in monterey county, soledad. police say he was abducted just before 7:00 this morning. the child was wearing a beige beanie and a blue sweater. the suspect was last seen driving a 2015 black honda
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accord with california license plate 7lie244. also a golden record for the warriors and steph curry. the pursuit for 73 accomplished. the record setting golden state warriors making history after a huge win against the grizzlies. find all the --
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♪ >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody! it's thirsty thursday, and no, your eyes are just fine. it is throwback thursday. april 14th, 2016. our darling hoda, koda on well-deserved vacation. her mom having a big birthday this weekend. so look who showed up to help us out today! tv legend! [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you, thank you. >> so hello! >> hi. >> you've been in california for five weeks. >> five weeks, you know. we bought a l


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