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in the bay. we are back at 7:25. good morning. team effort. in a shock move, ted cruz and john kasich suddenly announce they are joining forces to block donald trump's path to the nomination. the campaigns divvying up some of the remaining states to keep trump from a majority and to force a contested convention. can it work? what t frontrunner is saying about it this morning. manhunt. >> is it a bad guy or bad guys? could be one, two, three, four. >> the search intensifies for whoever killed eight members of the same ohio family. waiting for answers. questions around what caused the untimely death of prince. autopsy results weeks away as a friend we talked to last week speaks out. >> lived a healthy life, a
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vegan, and had no addictions we are worried about. >> was prince hiding a dark secret? and lemonade. ♪ back door ♪ ♪ the only woman when i'm not ♪ >> everyone is talking about beyonce's surprise album, video and her message about cheating, and recovery. today, monday, april 25th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live in studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. willie is in for matt. this is what i get for going to bed at 8:00 on a saturday night. i didn't get lemonade. >> hour-long video from beyonce, putting jay-z at the front and center of their relationship. >> everybody is talking about it. first, the republican race
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for president is getting wilder, if you can believe it. ted cruz and john kasich announced they'll coordinate in a last-ditch effort to prevent donald trump from reaching the 1,237 delegates needed for the nomination. as you can imagine, this is not sitting well with trump. we have complete coverage, beginning with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning. >> good morning. make no mistake, this is a major development. ted cruz and john kasich are teaming up against donald trump. the strategy is to divide up the primary map, to clear the path for each other in select states. ahead of the team going against trump, this anti-trump movement, calls the move encouraging. the question this morning, so late in the game, will it work? >> reporter: for ted cruz and john kasich, a temporary truce to stop trump. kasich's campaign agreeing to see the may 3rd battleground of indiana to cruz.
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cruz agreeing to give new mexico to kasich. the competing camps releasing strikingly similar statements overnight. cruz's team calling trump a disaster for republicans. kasich's writing, our goal is to have an open convention in cleveland. cruz blasting trump this weekend. >> donald trump is the master illusionist. he is the harry houdini, engaged in an act of misdirection. trump is a phony. >> reporter: trump tweeting overnight. wow, just announced that lying ted and kasich are going to collude in order to keep me from getting the republican nomination. the agreement comes as trump eyes a clean sweep from maryland to pennsylvania. >> on tuesday, i'm expected to win all five. i hope. i hope. >> reporter: trump pushing back
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at calls for him to tone it down on the trail. >> wouldn't it be interesting if i changed and people said, this is the most presidential candidate since abraham lincoln, and then we started to lose. >> reporter: trump predicted the fierce rivalry will disagree. >> once i defeat them, i like every one of them. right now, i don't like lying ted cruz. in four or five weeks from now, i think he'll be one of my best friends. >> reporter: the political season turning off billionaire charles koch. he won't put a penny into trying to stop trump but may take a pass on trump and cruz. >> you're role models and terrible role models. so i don't know how we can support them. >> reporter: asked if clinton could be preferable to one of the republicans -- >> it's possible. it's possible. >> more on that kasich-cruz alliance, we've learned that john kasich cancelled all scheduled events in indiana.
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the pro-cruz super pac says it's now rethinking its $1.6 million advertising buy against kasich in indiana. for trump, he put out a long statement overnight. called it sad. rong in washington and with our political system. >> peter, thank you so much. mark halperin is managing editor of bloomberg politics and nicolle wallace. >> cruz and kasich need to do something else. i've been surprised how they've been doing the same things, expecting different results. this is also desperate, showing what position trump is in. >> too little, too late? >> trump road into his mega victory on a message of a rigged system. nothing reinforces it more than the collusion of his last two opponents. >> he tweeted about it. as you said, desperation, sad.
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exclamation point. are the campaigns telling voters, vote for other guys, or talking to the independents and money? >> every dollar spent attacking each other -- you had kasich attacking cruz in indiana. they had to take all resources and say, every dollar we have to stop trump has to be spent against trump rather than against each other. again, it's a process argument, as nicolle said, this plays into trump's message, as opposed to a positive message. >> charles koch, conservative politicians, mused about voting for hillary clinton over trump or cruz. >> general haden said she might be a better choice if kasich doesn't emerge. people who care about free market economic policies, free
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trade, people who adhere to the libertarian strain in the conservative movement or robust foreign policy are not growing comfortable with trump. >> we want to get you in with the democrats in a second. hillary clinton leading in all five states tomorrow for primaries and bernie sanders is still drawing big crowds. andrea mitchell has that for that. >> hillary clinton is so far ahead in the polling, she could all but eliminate bernie sanders tomorrow. that said, he's still drawing huge crowds and big money and making demands over the future of the democratic party. >> reporter: at yale, hillary and bill clinton's law school alma mater, bernie sanders was mobbed in a huge crowd saturday night. >> holy moly. this is a lot of people. >> reporter: and during a campus
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walk, sanders has the young people. to stop clinton, he'd need to win every remaining primary by big margins. our latest poll has him down by 15 points in pennsylvania, the biggest state voting tomorrow. clinton is moving on from sanders, focusing on donald trump. >> those insults, the kind of demagoguery we are seeing from him, you have to ask yourself, what really is at stake in this election? >> reporter: and in a new ad out today -- ♪ walking together now ♪ >> reporter: clinton advisers talking about possible running mates, including ohio senator sherrod brown. senators kaine or warner, or elizabeth warren, though her and clinton are not close. also, cory booker and former massachusetts governor deval patrick. >> sanders is now demanding that
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clinton pay a very big price for his full support. his enthusiastic support after the primaries are over. that she adopt their controversial positions at the convention. in pennsylvania this morning, there is a big prize tomorrow. >> we turn back to mark and nicolle. what is sanders likely to get? >> he wants to have a big voice at the convention. i think the clintons are masters at this, through the selection of a running mate. the slot that sanders speaks at the convention. i think they'll find a way to unite the party and make bernie sanders happier than he and his supporters are now. >> the clinton campaign turn td corner of the general election when the vp talk begins. what person should she look at? >> she wants to do that. yesterday on "meet the press," sanders talked about all the things that divides them. i understand he's still raising
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money and winning states, but to no end. i admire them for sort of plowing forward. i think until they settle the sanders portfolio, it's difficult to focus on a running mate because it'll be viewed in terms of sanders influence. the u.s. will send 250 special operations forces to syria to help syrian forces fighting isis. touting recent gains against isis, the president said the added troops were necessary in order to keep up the momentum against the terror group. >> make no mistake, the terrorists will learn the same lesson that those before them have, they are no match for our nation's defense in our way of life. >> this move will bring the u.s. personnel up to 300 up from 50 special operations forces already there. new information on the
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manhunt in ohio for the killer or killers who shot eight members of the same extended family, execution style. marijuana grow operations discovered by investigators at special of the crime scenes. gabe gutierrez has the latest. good morning. >> good morning. investigators finished processing the four homes involved in all this. but the neighborhood behind me remains blocked off, as investigators scour the surrounding woods for more evidence. still no arrests in a brutal crime that authorities are calling premedicated and well planned. >> reporter: this morning, a growing manhunt after an unprecedented massacre in rural pike county, ohio, and a possible motive as authorities confirm marijuana grow operations were at three crime scenes. >> could that be related to a possible motive? >> i think, you know, we can speculate what the motive was. you talk about revenge. you can talk about drug-related. frankly, we just don't know.
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>> reporter: investigators say eight relatives were murdered execution style in four separate homes only miles apart. >> ma'am, ma'am, you've got to tell me what's going on. >> there's blood all over the house. >> reporter: some shot dead while they were sleeping. >> i just found my cousin with a gunshot wound. >> any record of any sort that this family was involved in drugs prior to this? >> not to my knowledge. >> reporter: today, with orange ribbons, piketon is remembering the victims. hannah, a child, just 19 years old and 20 year old clarence, who went by frankie. his fiance also killed. so were kenneth and gary rhoden. the only survivors, young children. a 3-year-old, 6 month old, and hannah's 4-day-old baby, found alive in her same room. >> unimaginable. an act of a person or persons that would come in, no warning,
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come in and kill eight members of a family. i thank god they spared the children. >> why do you think the young children were spared? >> my only guess, and i would be speculating, but they're not witnesses. >> chilling thought. in 2012, authorities in pike county discovered a marijuana grow operation with suspected ties to a mexican drug cartel. for the murders, investigators are declining to comment whether they have suspects. autopsies are expected to be completed on the victims later today. willie and savannah, $25,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to an arrest. >> just a horrifying story. gabe, thank you. we move to the untimely death of prince. friends of the pop star are opening up, as fans around the world are awaiting autopsy results. joe fryer has the latest on that investigation.
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joe, good morning. >> savannah, good morning. we now know prince's body has been cremated. the final resting place for his remains has not been disclosed. fans at paisley park are still remembering how he lived and wondering how he died. even those closest to the performer are searching for answers. >> reporter: private during his life, prince's death is now shrouded in mystery. the autopsy complete but toxicology tests pending, as questions swirl around what the results will reveal. it'll take weeks before the medical examiner issues a report on how the superstar died. >> he lived a healthy life, a vegan. he had no addictions that we are worried about. >> reporter: a close friend spoke with prince five days before his death. >> he said he was doing perfect. we now understand that he was not in the best of health. however, perhaps he's in a perfect place now. >> reporter: in retrospect, those attending prince's final party at paisley park find things strange.
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>> a doctor was next to him. he wanted everyone to give applause for that. he said five seconds later, let's give another applause for him. >> reporter: over the weekend, close friends and relatives held a private service at paisley park, celebrating the legend's life. musician and prince's one-time fiancé, sheila e., said it was a low-key affair, music playing at a low volume. >> you grabbed who you could and cried. we were in disbelief as to is this real? are we having a big dream? >> reporter: prince was busy this year and received this custom purple piano from yamaha, a centerpiece for his tour. other greats like bruce springsteen are filling the void. ♪ purple rain, purple rain ♪ >> reporter: "saturday night live" produced a tribute show, hosted by jimmy fallon. >> prince has never not been cool.
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>> reporter: the program features prince's appearances dating back to 1981, along with never released footage of his party last year, following "snl"'s 40th anniversary special. ♪ >> sheila tells us prince's family wants to plan a musical tribute for the public that would feature old band mates and people who performed with him over the years. it's unclear when that might happen. one more note, in the three days following his death, more than 500,000 albums sold and 2.3 million songs. >> a lot of people appreciating prince over the weekend. joe fryer, thank you. students return to class at a wisconsin high school two days after a gunman opened fire outside their prom. two students suffered nonlife threatening injuries after being
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shot as they left the dance. an officer patrolling the parking lot returned fire, fatally wounding the gunman. 18-year-old wagner planned to enter the prom and shoot randomly. the officer prevented what might have been a disaster of unimaginable proportions. >> monday morning, we have dylan in for al. what's the week looking like? >> okay though today is probably the warmest in the northeast. we had crazy storms, especially near kansas, yesterday. this is in central kansas. we have reports of quarter sized hail that shut down this road. it's i-135. it was closed for a time because of these severe storms. there was a tornado watch in effect at one point, as well. although it didn't amount to producing any tornadoes. we did see the gusty winds and the hail. today, we've got another chance of isolated, stronger storms. in and around chicago, they'll be isolated but we'll still see the threat of medium sized hail. also some damaging wind gusts. this morning, it's showery near minneapolis with reports of thunderstorms.
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as we go to tomorrow, we have our better chance of strong storms. this area in yellow is where we could see stronger storms develop. isolated tornado possible but hail and wind is the big concern today. watch what happens as we go to tomorrow. right through this tornado alley here, through central kansas stretching to oklahoma city, we have the risk of baseball-sized hail. also a possible tornado. outbreak, long duration, tornadoes are possible tomorrow afternoon. that's the weather across the country. your local forecast is coming up in 30 seconds. afternoon. that's the weather across the country. your local forecast is coming up in 30 seconds. es"... to me. tell her everything you love about her with charmed memories at kay jewelers featuring the charmed memories star wars collection. and, for a limited time only, get this free bracelet or a charm valued up to forty-five dollars with any charmed memories purchase of $99.99 or more. at kay. the number one jewelry store in the galaxy. ♪ every kiss begins with kay. ♪
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good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. sunshine today and a chilly start. 51 in the east bay. 41 in the north bay. mostly sunny skies throughout the afternoon with gusty winds. winds kicking up to 15 to 25 miles per hour. and some higher gusts. in san francisco, expect a high of 64. 68 in the east bay. north bay 67. 67 in the south bay. peninsula 65 and rain by the middle of the week. >> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thanks. check out this catch of the day from major league baseball. wasn't made by a player but a proud dad. this was in houston. it was a game between the astros and the red sox. a father with a baby in his right arm and a glove on his left reaches over a couple of seats and grabs that foul ball. well done. by the way, this is the 12th
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inning. it was after midnight when this happened. >> really? >> yes, and he still had the cat-like reflexes. >> the little guy hanging in into extra innings. there was another one this weekend. dads doing glove work around the bigs this weekend. >> defense around the baby. is it for protection or -- >> he wanted the souvenir. >> he had a glove in the other hand. the boat that belonged to two florida teens missing at sea for nearly eight months. it's been found off the coast of bermuda. on board, one of the teen's cell phones. could it hold clues to what happened to them? a warning on the dangers of laundry pods that can look like candy to kids. why one doctor is telling parents, get them out of your home. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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spread the happy! i'm ... our breaking news... ==dbox== a very good morning. it is 7:26. we are following in contra costa county sheriffs are investigating a robbery. they are sifting through surveillance footage to track down a suspect. happened before 5:00 this morning. they had their guns drawn at the scene as they investigated. no one was injured. bob redell is on scene gathering information. a cooler start as we take a look at our view. a game later on this evening at mccovey cove. we will continue to have high wind gusts throughout the day.
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now it's 51 in oakland. 41 in napa and 48 in san jose. winds from the north starting out at about 15 miles per hour. it stays up throughout the day with higher gusts. not as high as yesterday. a breezy day and making it feel cooler. reaching into the low 60s near the coast. 70s inland and mostly sunny skies. let's see what's happening on the roadways. >> the bay bridge approach looks great. chp says there might be gusty winds across all your bay bridges. we haven't heard of any problems. southbound 880 around 238, a crash moving to the shoulder slowing across the san mateo and dunbarton bridge. north 87, the slowest drive this morning.
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>> i'll be back with another local news update in a half hour.
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we're back at 7:30 monday morning, april 25th, 2016, start of a new work week. check out the view from the top of the rock. we'll look at headlines this morning. donald trump's republican rivals have a surprise announcement. they'll team up to try to stop him from getting the delegates needed to win the nomination before the convention. ted cruz will concentrate on winning indiana under this deal while john kasich focuses on doing the same in oregon and new mexico. overnight on twitter, trump called the move cadsad and desperate. >> it doesn't include tomorrow's primaries. both trump and hillary clinton on the democratic side lead polling in all five of the states. police in ohio are describing the murders of eight
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family members at four different homes as a pre-planned execution. authorities are refusing to discuss any potential motive. they did find marijuana growing operations at several of the crime scenes. no suspects have been identified. this morning, we have new developments in the search for two florida teenagers lost at sea since last summer. their boat was found over the weekend weekend. kerry sanders has the latest. good morning. >> good morning, willie. after almost a full year here the 19-foot boat was found about 1,000 miles from here from jupiter inlet, off the coast of bermuda. the ship's captain that found it did the right bring. he found tackle boxes and an iphone. the iphone may hold clues as to what went wrong to the boys at sea. now, there's a twist. >> reporter: there it was. the tiny 19-foot boat floating in the vast ocean. missing for almost a year.
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incredibly spotted by the 300-foot norwegian supply ship. inside an iphone and a couple of tackle boxes. new clues that might help solve the mystery of what happened to 14-year-olds perry cohen and austin ste faphanos last july. the search was intense. no luck until days later. >> report of an overturned vessel. >> reporter: the boys' boat was 67 miles off the florida coast. after a quick inspection -- >> just confirmed nobody is on board. >> reporter: the coast guard attached a marker buoy and continued their search for the boys. when they returned the boat was gone and the buoy sailed. for eight months it was lost until it was spotted in the water last month. 100 miles off bermuda. the serial number confirmed it was the boat almost 1,000 miles from where it had been.
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the norwegian boat pulled the boat on board and took it to norway making plans to ship it back to florida. >> they were amazingly generous and took care of all the financial expenses. >> reporter: the captain sent a heartfelt note saying the boys will follow us in our hearts and minds for the rest of our lives. now, a controversy sprung up over the iphone. is stephanos family is nanddemanding it be returned to them today without being examined by authorities first. they haven't said why. >> any parent would want the information and want the best experts that are available to gather that information. >> reporter: more questions for pamela cohen. >> my life is pretty much still at july 24th. there really hasn't been a moving forward. it's life shattering. >> foundations have been set up in honor of perry and austin. part of that foundation is to
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educate other teenagers on safe boating. last month, the state of florida passed a law that will give a discount to any boater who purchases a beeacon that when it hits saltwater sends out a distress signal. something the boys didn't have on their boat. >> a heartbreaker. let's hope the phone gives the families answers. >> thank you. let's get a check of the weather. dil dylan is in for al. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by blue buffalo. you treat your pets like family so feed them like family with blue. >> a jet stream is allowing warm temperatures in the midwest and down south. the cooling trough is enough to produce snow in the most of the rockies, especially in wyoming. up to a foot of snow expected. temperatures on the cool side. on the flip side, kansas city 79. nashville, 86.
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jackson, mississippi, 85. tomorrow, we'll be in the 70s and 80s across the mid-atlantic through the southeast and south, as well. cooler near rapid city at 42. minneapolis, 56. on wednesday, the cool air starts to stretch across chicago, through the great lakes. we could see it cold enough for snow. especially through parts of new england and the higher elevations. the heat continues to push little farther to the south. cape may, 56. ja you have a cool start to the morning in the bay area grab a jacket before you head out. it's 49 in san francisco. 43 in the north bay, but nice warm-up today. up to 67. slightly cooler than average. the winds will still be gusty like yesterday afternoon. we could have gusts up to 30 miles per hour.
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>> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. up next a closer look at america's addiction epidemic when it comes to prescription painkillers. plus dr. oz weighs in on the topic. that's right after this. using your airline credit card miles. and surprise! those seats sometimes cost a ridiculous number of miles making it really hard to book the flight you want. luckily, there's a better way... with the capital one venture card. with venture, you'll earn unlimited double miles on every purchase, every day. and when you're ready to travel, just book the flight you want, on any airline then use your miles to cover the cost. now you're getting somewhere. what's in your wallet?
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unknown, there has been a lot of talk about the pain he suffered after hip surgery. >> there's been a reignition of this focus on opioid drug use across the country. kate snow has covered this epidemic a long time. >> according to the cdc, 46 people die every single day in this country from an overdose of prescription painkillers. you can track it all back to a change in healthcare years ago. doctors trying to help people in serious pain treating them with drugs like vicodin, percocet oxycontin. the more prescriptions are written, the more people have become addicted. >> reporter: federal officials are calling it an epidemic and the numbers are staggering. in 2014 there were 19,000 deaths linked to prescription painkillers in the u.s. recently the number of prescribed opioids in america reached 259 million. an amount so large, you could give one bottle to every adult in the country.
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since the 1990s, painkillers like vicodin and percocet have become household names, often prescribed to treat severe pain following an injury or major surgery. the number of deaths from abusing those kind of drugs has soared since 2001. the centers for disease control is now urging doctors to reconsider whether prescription painkillers are really necessary in certain cases. >> the point is that they work great in the short term. they don't work very well if used daily over many weeks. the reason for that is because the body adapts to the presence of the opioid. >> reporter: for some that means needing increasingly high doses, which can lead to addiction. the obama administration has already called for $1.1 billion in new funding for addiction treatment treatment. what about the roughly 100 million americans who live with chronic pain? there are other options. >> physical therapy, acupuncture. no one is saying that opioids
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shouldn't be used at all for pain but because they don't work long term we need to retrench and think about other ways to treat it. >> i've berinterviewed so many people who wish they were never given the prescription following a surgery or car accident. they've end upd aed up an addict. when they become too expenseiveexpensive, they switch to heroine. >> dr. mehmet oz joins us now. >> the cdc has gotten involved in this and pushed medicine more further along. 20 years ago, when i was training we were pushed to consider pain as the fifth vital sign. it was a worthy endeavor. medicine was trying to honor the over 100 million americans who
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suffer pain. we went too far. we stopped discusses, what is the amount of pain you can tolerate? we gave you a false promise that we can solve all your pain and it comes with consequences. as we push doctors to prescribe more pain medications, we on bylined. ed-- obliged. the average person on pain medications are construction workers who worked every day of their lives, hurt their back and within a week or two, they're hooked. >> as a patient, i have an assumption what a doctor is giving me is safe. do we need new rules of the road for doctors when they can prescribe and how much? >> we have new rules. we have had a year-long program working with the american dental association, the association of family physicians, may jobjor medical groups asking questions. patients need to ask the questions. do i need the med?
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how long do i need it for? you shouldn't get more than three days of narcotics. i'm a heart surgeon. i can send people home after opening their chest with over-the-counter medications like motrin. most don't need narcotics. if they get it it should only be two or three days. you don't want it. it's danger in your home. >> there are people that have chronic pain and motrin doesn't do the trick. they go to pain specialists. people can chronic back pain. what are they supposed to do? >> there are folks who have chronic pain. i'm excluding the cancer pain patients because it's a different category. there is a disconnect here. chronic pain isn't all that well managed with narcotics. exercise is a much more effective therapy. i mentioned over-the-counter medications like ibuprofen which works well for a lot of folks. there's hypnosis and alternative approaches. acupuncture, chiropractors might make sense. search for those first.
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yes, there are people who need opioids. no question. but not the dramatic number we've been giving out. >> you brought an number new drug saving lives. it can stop an overdose from heroin. >> if you have narcotics in your life pick up one of these. three versions of the same basic drug which is an immediate antidote from an overdose of iates. walgreen's will have it by the end of the year. we're discussing in washington the legalization of this medication. it's a medication without side effects. these are in your nose, in infusions. this is like an epipen. they save lives. we gave away 50,000 of these to a company and they've saved 1,000 lives already, just from having it around. within 30 seconds, you're awake. >> used to be more controversial in your reporting, kate. >> we did a series on heroin two years ago on the program and nightly news. then, only two years ago, people
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were worried about if it was so prevalent -- the governor of maine at the time was resistant to having this drug available, even to ems. now, we're at the point it's over the counter in cvs. >> if anyone had narcotics at home half the people who get narcotics get it from people other than a doctor. crush it up and toss it in the trash. they're fire. don't have it in there. >> kate and dr. oz thank you very much. you can see more of dr. oz on the dr. oz show on weekdays. check your local list igs. sheinelle has the buzz over lemonade and the message beyonce is sending after this. s.
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we're back at 7:51. sheinelle is in the orange room for carson where it's all about lemonade. >> beyonce dropped her latest project over the weekend called lemonade. the album and hbo special has fans absolutely buzzing. there were more than 1.8 million tweets about the program. a lot of the mentions focused on the lyrics accusing jay d of cheating on beyonce. look at this. when are you gonna let me hear the album? she's saying, don't worry. you will. one lyric, beyonce teases as becky. after the debut of lemonade roy
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said good hair don't care. #no drama queens. with that as you can imagine, the beyhive swarmed, even changing her wikipedia page to read the becky with the good hair. we have to go. quickly, people were attacking rachael ray. it's not rachael ray. she's just cooking. crazy, right? i think it was beyonce's way of answering all the critics to her music. >> rachael ray is like what? wait i just -- what did i do? it's delish. after your local news.
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good monday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. clear skies as you started out the day. chilly temperatures. here is a look at outer sunset. we'll see that sun all day long even though there is low pressure and snow in the sierra. still giving us gusty winds throughout the day. our temperatures have dropped down to 41 in napa. 51 in san jose and palo alto. 49 in livermore with highs reaching 66 in saratoga. burlingame 65. at at&t park it will be 62. upper 70s for fairfield. we have 67 in fremont livermore a high of 66. we'll track rain for the middle of the week. more dry weather. let's head over to mike. >> we have better news for san jose. our neighbor said she just got to work a little while ago and said there was one lane blocked.
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they just cleared all lanes. no problem we know of for the metering lights. the rest of the south shows this slower drive you see about this time. the rest of the bay shows typical pattern. slowing 101 around the bridges. the bridges themselves have wind advisory from chp. no major concern but maybe a gust or two. happening now, authorities in the east bay on the hunt for a robber who targeted a casino earlier this morning. it happened at the california grand casino. sheriff's office looking at surveillance video. >> warriors fans holding their breath after steph curry suffered free sprain. doctors plan to do an mri this morning. >> and just in on our facebook page settlement in a police shooting that killed a 12-year-old boy in cleveland 18 months ago.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up household danger. a new warning on laundry pods as a new study shows more kids than ever are mistraining the packages for candy. i immediately had that mother's instinct this was not good. >> what parents need to know. >> plus, small steps, big results. >> the one small thing i do every morning, go on the play list play classic rock 'n roll. >> i put my fingers in my ears. >> tips how to be your best self mind body and soul one small thing at a time. >> i'm a fire ball. >> special delivery. >> they aren't the sharpest tool in the box. >> the always outrageous ricky gervais stops by along with eric
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bana to talk about their new movie special correspondent today monday, april 25th, 2016. ♪ >> good morning. >> who is getting married in love today? >> i do. >> we're in from boston to san francisco, baby. >> good morning. we made it to the "today" show! >> good morning everybody. it's monday morning, april 25th, 2016. welcome back to "today." great spring morning on the plaza, a huge crowd. we may still have spring breakers here. good morning to them. we have willie in for matt we've got dylan in for al we've
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got sheinelle in for carson. nobody's working today. just us. >> pretty spring. very nice. let's head inside. a look at the morning's top stories. >> gop presidential candidates ted cruz and john kasich are teaming up to stop donald trump. overnight kasich's campaign agreeing to clear a path for cruz in the battleground state of indiana. and cruz agreeing to cede oregon and new mexico. a coordinated evident of trump to clinch the nomination. trump describing the agreement as desperation. as for the democrat senator bernie sanders was greeted by a large crowd at yale on sunday night as he faces an uphill battle against hillary clinton. sanders needs to win every remaining primary in order to stop clinton. and our latest poll has him down by 15 points in pennsylvania. the biggest state that is voting tomorrow. clinton now focusing on donald
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trump and on possible running mates. >> questions around the death of prince as those closest open up one saying prince lived a healthy life and had no known addictions. it will likely take weeks before the medical examiner issues a report how the legend died. friends and relatives held a private service celebrating the legend's life. a tribute for the public is reportedly in the works. hundreds of thousands of target shoppers have pledged to boycott after it announced a new bathroom policy for employees and customers. target now a target of a boycott. the family association calling for the action after the retail giant announced transgender customers and employees can use store bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. in less than a week the afa's boycott target pledge has gotten nearly a half million signatures
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of support. on its website american family says in part target's policy is exactly how sexual predators get access to victims. and with target publicly boasting men can enter women's bathrooms where do you think predators are going to go? some customers support the new policy. >> i have no problem with it. whatever gender a person identifies with they should use the bathroom that they identify with. >> the minneapolis-based company became the first giant retailer to weigh in on an issue at the center of a heated national debate. donald trump responded to the hot button topic last week here on "today." >> you leave it the way it is. there have been very few complaints the way it is. people go they use the bathroom that they feel is appropriate. >> if caitlyn jenner were to walk into trump tower and want to use the bathroom you would be fine with her using any bathroom she chooses. >> that is correct. >> in response to the boycott pledge target says in part as a
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company that firmly stands behind what it means to offer our team an inclusive place to work and guests inclusive place to shop we continue to believe this is the right thing for target. this next one will make the ladies swoon. prince harry more like prince charming as he comes to the rescue springing into action when 86-year-old sylvia tripped on the stage for the medal presentation at the london marathon. what does prince harry do? he helped her back up to her feet held her hand as he led her away from the ceremony. she won bronze at the 1952 olympics appears okay. more than okay i think. swooning like the rest of the ladies. >> good man. a good man. >> if i saw -- you pretend to trip? >> why, thanks. >> pick yourself up. >> thank you. parents, time to listen up.
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a new warning about the dangers posed by laundry pods or packets. young children can find them irresistible because they look like brightly colored candy. tom has the story. good morning. >> good morning. the number of children suffered the effects of laundry poisoning is on the increase. tens of thousands of young kids exposed to dangerous detergents despite warnings and some have barely escaped with their lives. >> i immediately had that mother's instinct this was not good. >> it happened in the blink of an eye. >> i heard her gag and immediately connected for me that she had bit into the pod. >> her then 8-month-old daughter swallowed laundry detergent in 2013. not just any but the kind in packets like this. >> we called 911 and went to the emergency room. >> doctors had to put a tube down her throat as her mom watched helplessly. >> holding her hand in her small seemingly lifeless body was the
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most horrifying moment. >> they are colorful but they can kill. >> 911. >> on average detergent pods send at least one child to the hospital every day. >> we've seen coma seizures action we each had two deaths. >> and calls coming in to poison control centers are climbing by 17% in 2013 and 14 according to a new study out totoday. >> they put them in their mouth. as soon as they pop the container, it squirts into the back of their throat and the game is over. >> reporter: data was analyzed from over 62,000 calls made to pay son control centers in 2013 and '14. they found 17 cases of coma, 6 cases of respiratory arrest 4 fluid in the lungs and 2 cases of cardiac arrest. the pods are easy to wash your clothes but the detergent is highly concentrated. last week procter & gamble we released this video. >> keep laundry packs away from
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children. >> reporter: doctors say it might not be enough. >> we recommend that parents not use laundry detergent packets if they have young children in the home. use traditional laundry detergent. >> reporter: jill uses regular detergent now and encourages other moms to do the same. for her daughter kate she's doing just fine. >> she's a amazing, lively kind 2-year-old. >> this morning, the laundry detergent industry says manufactures are implementing new packaging to deter child access access. close the packet completely and zipped up when you are done. >> we have a lot of parents on this set talking throughout your piece. >> more like child locks. the same way you have on your prescription bottles. something that's harder to get. >> the challenge is, first of all, i have to walk away from those. i can't buy them until we get
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older. even if you have all the greatest intentions keep them high it's the one time you have it done or one that falls on the floor. they're going down the hall way and see it. they just put it in their mouth. >> everything goes in the mouth. >> absolutely. >> lot of parents grappling with this. tom, thanks. up next, prince george, the young tread setter. why you have to wait if you want one of the robes he was wearing when he met president obama and the first lady. chrissy teigen responding to criticism for having a date night with john legend nine days after their daughter's birth. we'll reveal the small things we each do that can put you on a path toward a healthier mind body and soul. first, these messages. it's time to set this bird free. ♪ hot blooded, check it and see...♪ ♪ got a fever of 103...♪ feelin' hungry? how 'bout a donut? ♪ i'm hot blooded..i'm hot blooded! ♪ whether it's 30-years old or 30-days old carmax will appraise it
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ready to eat my dust? too bad i already filled up on raisins. kellogg's raisin bran. deliciously heart healthy. ♪ you know mom i will change you. change your body and what you call love. i'm going to make you think less about yourself... and more about those little things you've never noticed. sometimes, i will turn your night into day... and for sure, i will mark you forever. but i promise mom, it will be the greatest journey of your life. we're back at 8:13. time for the first trending of the week. >> you've undoubtedly already seen the photographs of the adorable prince george in his robe meeting president obama and first lady michelle obama. >> adorable.
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>> the obamas met prince george, tucked him in before bedtime. the photos have gone viral and so has something else. the baller's robe. prince george's robe, made by my first years, it's sold out. >> so cute. >> however, if you want the robe for your own little kid, they are accepting preorders. it goes for about 39 bucks. >> i got all those baby robes, baby gifts. i never put my kids in them. >> never. >> they're adorable. >> too cute to put on. >> is there anything cuter than a baby just out of the tub? >> no. >> all ready for bed, in the little robe. it's kind of kobe. >> and the robe says prince george on it. >> killing me. another big event in uk, the london marathon. some of us look at people doing marathons and think, that's grueling, maybe boring. try this one. try doing it in space. this british astronaut completed his marathon on that treadmill, 3:39. >> weighted down though, right? >> exactly.
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on earth, things were more interesting. many marathoners running in the race had elaborate costumes. here are some of the favorites. a raptor runner. >> oh, my gosh. >> do you think they did that for the whole thing? >> look at these guys, team work. >> irony in this costume. >> do you see people dressed up. >> it depends on the marathon. costumes are encouraged. >> london san diego, yes. >> it's a funny skirt or something, not an elaborate costume. >> yes. >> you're running 26.2 miles. if you're going to do it do it in style. now for a look at incredible video. this is a woman literally walking through a minefield while the mines are going off. >> oh, my gosh. >> she's demonstrating a new protective, bomb-proof suit that works against explosions, created for the russian military. >> oh, my gosh. >> this was posted by russian deputy prime minister on facebook. little show of force.
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at the end, there's your moment the helmet comes off. they go full slo-mo for the hair flip. not our editing. >> no big deal. just walking through a minefield. >> and shakes the hair. >> gee, my hair smells terrific. now a new documentary about anthony weiner and kanye's latest. >> first, how do you recover from a career-ending scandal? that's at the heart of a new documentary getting a lot of buzz. the subject is anthony weiner, the congressman forced to step down. can he rebound for a run at mayor of new york? here's your first look at the trailer. >> what is wrong with you? >> your brother said your father never hug you. >> do you believe you're suffering from addiction. >> what are you, the referee over there? >> see the full trailer at
8:17 am "weiner" opens in select theaters and is available on may 20th. the day before that the filmmakers will join us live. just a little over a week ago, john legend and chrissy teigen welcomed their new daughter in the world. the model has been sharing cute moments of her newborn. they headed to dinner without luna in tow saturday night. the next morning, teaguen woke up to not so nice comments implying she shouldn't be partying with her daughter so soon. so teaguen firing back, i went to dinner, people are upset, let's say that. good morning. and followed up with, i never wanted to leave my daughter. that's just me. the passive ive aive aggressiveness is real. >> my goodness. >> people really got mad?
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finally, over the weekend, kim and kanye attended a wedding in miami. while normally, the night should be all about the bride and groom, of course not. kanye couldn't resist taking the mic. >> i'm going to let you finish. this is one of the best weddings in a long time. >> can't top that. >> kanye is playing on his 2009 moment where he stormed the stage, stealing the mic from taylor swift. seconds after she won. he got backlash from stealing taylor's thunder but his antic at the wedding was made for humor. >> made for a good joke. let's get a check of the weather. >> we have a chance of pretty strong storms especially as we go into tomorrow. here's the setup. we have a lot of moisture that's eventually going to stream in. this area of low pressure is going to move to the east. this is going to create a dip in the jet stream. we'll have the moisture funnel
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in from the southeast and the gulf of mexico. we've got the dry air moving in from the west. there's this clash now of not only the moist air but also the warmer air and then combine that with the cooler drier air. we are looking at a chance of pretty strong storms as we go into tomorrow especially. this cold front will move eastward and through this area right in through here including oklahoma city and wichita, kansas that's where tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night we have a chance of baseball size hail also long track and long duration tornados are possible. this is a classic setup for perhaps the severe weather outbreak. we really need to keep an eye out through tomorrow afternoon. here's where this cold front is moving tomorrow. you can see as we get towards 5:00 6:00 7:00 at night, that's when the storms will start to fire up. they continue to move eastward fizzling out a bit overnight. the main threat and concern will we still have clear skies across the bay area and a breezy
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and cool start to the morning. look at those current temperatures, it's 49 degrees in santa rosa. 53 in oakland and 52 in palo alto. our temperatures slightly cooler than average in some spots, up to 67 in san jose and palo alto. at at&t park, game later this evening with 62 degrees. make sure you're dressed for a chilly evening. 67 today in santa rosa fremont and san ramon and tracking rain for the middle of the week. that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you so much. now, something we're excited about around here. when it comes to maintaining a healthy mind body and soul our viewers have been clear about what they want. wellness tips that fit easily into their busy lives with goals that are simple and attainable. we heard you and we'll help you with one small thing at a time. >> reporter: in today's world, there is no shortage of self-improvement guides promising to change your life in 5 steps to 30 days. are big changes necessary, or
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can small, smart improvements make just as much of a difference? >> the one small thing i do every morning, go on the play list and play classic rock and roll. >> i put my fingers in my ears so i don't listen to the old '70s music. >> glad i can be helpful. >> reporter: this week, "today" and are launching, one small thing. >> one small thing i do every morning, pray. >> i take an aggressive shower immediately when i wake up. >> i do the victory pose. i stand up and you feel powerful. >> i play the theme to the "a-team." ♪ >> reporter: our mission, to throw out those plans. regimens and routines in favor of simple sustainable goals you can do right now. >> one small thing i do to start each day is play funky dance music. uh-huh. >> i open my eyes and i say, i love you, lord. you ever you are my stretch. >> you made me feel bad. >> that was the point. >> reporter: on today wellness we're focusing in on key things.
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mindful monday tone-up tuesday, wellness wednesday, healthy living thursday and friends and family friday. all this in an effort to prove that it really is the little things that make a world of difference. mind body and spirit. >> as you just saw, one small thing kicks off today with mindful mondays, dedicated to helping you keep your inner self balanced. we have "new york times" best selling author and spirit junkie. gabby, good morning. >> good morning. >> spirit junky, you have tips. what's an easy thing we can do to center ourselves on a monday? >> be nice to yourself. this is the most important thing we can do on a monday. we wake up alarm goes off, and there's so much to do. we're crazy in our mind. we start saying all the things we have to get done for the day. if we're nice to ourselves, we set ourselves up to win. >> i'm assuming it's not saying in the mirror you're good
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enough smart enough. >> close. set a personal affirmation. today, i choose to be. for me today on monday i choose to be calm. i'm going to write this in. think about what you choose to be today. setting that intention really sets us up for the rest of the day. maybe for the week. we can take that choice with us wherever we do. >> you also say set reminders for yourself for the day. >> one thing to wake up in the morning and have the intention, but another thing to remember it throughout the day. we should set that today i choose to be calm, happy, whatever. setting the choice up throughout the day and putting it in our alarm here. i set this up for 12:00, lunchtime, when you get a little crazy. specifically around 4:00 when you're in the coffee period and need the jolt of energy. >> fun tip. what do we have here? >> this is a fun part. we type in or write in today i choose to be. mine was calm. what is yours? >> i don't know. i have to think about it. today i choose to be grateful. >> great. let's write it in.
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the concept is you snap out of it. whenever you notice yourself in the negative story, you're going to snap out of it by putting your rubber band around your wrist. i have calm here. i'll put it on my wrist. throughout the day, i'll go into the negative place, getting crazy, feeling upset. gently snap out of it. >> we're being nice to yourselves. >> not jarring. just a gentle moment of snapping out of it and reminding yourself to look at the moment of calm. yours is grateful? >> grateful. >> beautiful. >> amazing. >> thank you so much. appreciate it. tomorrow we have tone-up tuesday. take a look. >> hi. i'm from the "biggest loser." tomorrow i'll show you one small thing to tone your body. >> we look forward to that. if you're interested in signing up for the one small thing newsletter go to small thing. coming up star power in studio 1a. we'll talk to ricky gervais and
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eric bana talking about their new movie together. ricky gervais wrote it directed it stars in it even made the costumes. after your local news.
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i'm ... our breaking news in the east bay... good morning to you, it is 8:26. we're covering breaking news in the east bay. sheriff's deputies investigating an early morning robbery at the casino in pacheco near 680. it happened just before 5:00 this morning. deputies had their guns drawn as patrons were evacuated. no one was injured and investigators tell our own bob re-dell the robber took an unknown amount of chips from the casino. some witnesses account that the robber was armed. they are combing through surveillance footage and bob will join us in our midday newscast. let's check the morning commute with mike. >> north 87 still slow drive
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towards capital. same thing for 101, folks are choosing between the two routes northbound to get where you're going. either way it's going to be slow. it's moving well towards cupertino. over here the rest of the bay does move well 680 has slowing and there's a crash just south of stone valley road. watch for closing there. sounds like lanes are clearing. >> another local news update in a half hour. see you then.
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♪ i really wanna love somebody ♪ 8:30 now. it's monday morning, the 25th of april, 2016. our plaza is packed. we've got a great crowd. huge sunshine on us this morning. by the way, don't forget we have two big concerts this week. the band perry will be here on wednesday. celebrating 100 days to the olympics in rio. >> and friday you ready for this the i love the '90s tour making a pit stop on our plaza. vanilla ice, salt n pepper, and
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i had -- kid n play. head to for fan passes to be in the crowd with us. >> willie you're going to dress up, right? savannah? >> banana clips. >> tight rope my jeans. grunge. also coming up this morning, two guys that we cannot wait to talk to. ricky gervais and eric baba. rhymes with savannah. stars of a new comedy called "especially correspondent" "special correspondents." >> savannah is a fan of their work. >> oh, my gosh. how many times has she said something about me? >> true. >> plus websites and apps to know to buckle down on your tips and save money. >> you're too busy to read your script. giving me a hard time missy. >> okay. i love the look i gave you. all last week we were on
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the hunt for today's next big thing. the winner krista woods, had quite the weekend, selling her glovestix on qvc. she sold out twice. >> wow. >> i need some of those for my kids' shoes. i definitely -- >> happy for her. >> congratulations. >> i may or may not have bought one for myself. let's get a check of the weather from dylan. >> do you feel you're in the girls' club? >> i do. >> it was a giggle fest and you didn't know what to do. let's look what's going on across the country. as far as precipitation, mountain snow out in the rockies. also a risk of stronger storms early this week. as we get to the middle of the week we're going to see the storms start to spread to the east. we could see isolated severe storms as we go through the midwest and the middle of the week. the end of the week, another round of storms will redevelop through the southern plains and into kansas and nebraska too. as for temperatures much below normal across the northern plains. out west, much above normal
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eastern half of the country. the area sinks farther to the south. not northeast, we'll see temperatures below average, as and we're looking at sunshine here all across the bay area. chilly temperatures though. especially with those breezy winds, it's 48 degrees in the north bay. 53 degrees in the east bay. here's a look at those highs reaching into the mid to upper 60s and wind gusting up to 30 miles an hour. a little bit calmer than yesterday but blustery day to start. then for the next couple of days our temperatures will be warming up with some showers in the forecast on wednesday. >> we are honored to be joined now by this year's new york women in communications foundation scholarship winners. these young ladies are the future of this business and this industry. they'll be recognized at the matrix awards later today. linda is the founder of the
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foundation's president. also we have some winners. congratulations. so nice to have you here. >> delighted to be here. >> in the past 27 years, this foundation has given more than $1.5 million to the scholarships. why is it so important? >> these scholarships are so important because it gives the next generation of women communicators in every field, knowing there are 2,000 women invested in their success, and helping them get the right education and make the right connections to land that all-important first job. >> which is so important. this is huge. you are such an inspiration because not only are you already a journalist with the "huffington post," but you're also a social media ambassador for, i don't know taylor swift. >> yeah. >> how did that happen? >> this all started when i was in my early teens. it was being a fan girl on twitter and not knowing what to expect. then i had an engaged following and her team reached out. helping with events on "1989,"
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it started with campaigns. it helped me invest in who i wanted to be and where i wanted to go. >> you've been doing amazing internships. thailand last year. what's this year? >> i'll be interning with the united states department of defense. >> incredible. to all of you, thank you so much for being here. good luck tonight. congratulations. >> thank you. >> savannah? >> dylan, thanks. we're happy to have ricky gervais and eric bana. they teamed up for "special correspondent s correspondent s correspondents." they're radio station employees covering a coup. when they get stuck in new york they come up with a plan. >> we need to brainstorm. >> i love these. they're not the sharpest tool in the box. >> you're a genius. >> could two other people go instead of you? >> of course not. >> can you cover a different story? >> no. >> needs to be that story, needs
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to be ecuador and it needs to be us. >> i got it. >> go on. >> use somebody else's passports. ours. >> we're screwed. >> eric and ricky, good morning. >> hello. >> this is a buddy comedy. >> it is. it sort of turned into that. on the page it didn't seem like that. we became baududdies didn't we? >> well -- >> you must have spent so much time together filming this and now doing the publicity tour. you love each other. >> yeah. >> when wei did the "muppets," i had the frog. i prefer the frog to be honest. >> ricky, this is your baby. you wrote it direct it and star in it. i heard you picked the type face for the movie poster. >> anyone can play my part. >> eric what kind of director is ricky? what's he like? >> actually it was great
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because it's quite efficient, working with an actor who has written a script. he's not explaining to the director what he wants because he's the boss. it was actually a hell of a lot of fun. it was. >> was he moody and demanding. that's what i was getting at. >> not really. he's got bionic hearing though. >> i know. >> when it's his close-up he can hear everything. >> yeah. it's like freaky. anything puts me off. i'm so aware. i can hear the film grounding in the camera. >> we shot digital. >> i know. >> how is eric as your lead actor? >> great. i cast eric because i thought he was a brooding inging inging thespian action hero. then i found out he was an idiot like me. >> i, too, think of eric as a screen heartthrob. did you know about the "eric
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bana show" in australia? >> i didn't. >> i do believe we have the video. >> oh. >>er sick a-- eric is a total clown. comedy comes to you naturally. >> when i started in america, the internet wasn't really a huge thing. people couldn't go searching for all those old clips. i got away with kind of like hiding -- not hiding deliberately but people didn't know about my stand-up background which is what i was known for at home. >> you just knew eric would be funny and hadn't seen this stuff? >> i knew he'd be funny. i knew he could do the part. he's sort of angry and insults me and he bullies me which to someone like me i find that funny, when people insult me. it was good. we really -- that's the thing that developed most i think. >> when i found out that he didn't know that i had done
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comedy that was actually a really good thing for me. it meant it relieved a bit of the pressure. we found a natural dynamic as a result of that. >> it's really fun. before i let you go i hear there is a david character that you created. >> i'm finishing up with it now, out in england in august. >> 15 years later, still at the office? >> different office. now he's a rep selling toiletry products. he pays for a band tries to be a pop star. it's tragic and add. >> i can't wait. ricky gervais and eric bana thank you so much. the movie is so fun, called "special correspondents,". >> take your shirt off. >> i'm australia. >> take the trousers off, man. this will go viral. no one downloads me. >> i have no undies on. wouldn't work. >> we have 60 more seconds?
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okay. great. i'm just kidding. thank you, guys very much. coming up next unforgettable images of iconic moments. we have the man behind the photos. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back at 8:42 with a man whose work you'll recognize instantly. more than 50 years, photographer neil leifer captured iconic photos in sports. his book "relentless" gives the details behind the shots. i blame you if i look tired. i was up late reading the book. you say you took the pictures but never have gotten to tell the story. was this fun to put together? >> the first book i've ever done so it was different, with words. i had a wonderful co-writer. it all came together. >> let's look at the pictures.
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i have to start with the iconic shot perhaps the most famous photograph in sports photography. this is 1965. tell us how you got the picture. >> wherever one uses the word "luck," you found like you're being modest. in sports photography, luck is key. look at the photography between ali's legs. he was my competition in "sports illustrated." i got lucky. when you get lucky, don't miss. i didn't miss. >> what's interesting about this a lot of people initially view the picture as a taunt by ali, standing over him, but that's not what happened right? >> you have to focus the camera wait for the strobe lights to recycle. i had no idea what i had. that evening, you don't see the replay on the news at night. probably six months maybe a year later, i saw a video of it and couldn't believe how quickly it'd happened. >> these are twin kenyan brothers. actually, that's your favorite ali shot right?
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>> my favorite. that's my favorite because it wasn't luck. i planned that. you know i worked on that. i got it exactly the way i dreamed of getting it. it was the only picture i've ever taken in my career that i wouldn't change a thing? >> let's jump ahead to 1984 kenyan twin runners. how did you incorporate the giraffes? >> olympic preview for "time" magazine. i traveled the world photographing athletes in front of the picture post guard of their country. a greek at the parthenon. an egyptian discus throewer in front of the pyramids. i wanted the animals with two of the great kenyan distance runners. there is a wrangler in nairobi who sets up movie sets so the animals appear -- >> giraffe wrangler? >> animal wrangler. he fed the giraffe in that spot
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for three days. sure enough they showed up. we had four but two got frightened by a buffalo. i was lucky with those two. >> great picture. this is incredible. a lot of people know you for your sports photographs. you've done so much more over the course of 50 years. fidel castro lighting your cigar. what were the circumstances? >> this was the last picture in the olympic preview i did. i appealed to the cubans and said fidel castro is the picture postcard of cuba. i wanted to photograph their great boxer with fidel castro with a cigar holding up their arms. when the cubans agreed i had a great session. i ask the subject if i can take a picture. i had this idea when i left new york. i looked at castro and said could i ask a special favor? could i have a picture of you lighting my cigar?
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he loved the idea. that's how it happened. i don't smoke. the match kept burning his fingers. went through two matches. he was getting a little upset because i couldn't get the cigar lit. >> before we go i love this picture. jfk and lbj at a ball game in 1961. >> when the washington senators played it was tradition for the president to throw out the opening pitch on opening day. i went to griffith stadium. he's sitting with lyndon johnson. the president didn't do a thing for seven or eight innings. johnson ate a couple hot dogs. in the seventh or eighth inning it got cold. two things happened. the president put his coat on and he put a hat on which caroline kennedy told me years later she never saw a picture of him with a hat on. wore a top hat. there was a foul ball that went in the direction of the presidential box. i like to call it the kennedy administration leaning to the left. >> we've only scratched the surface. this is a remarkable book. the photographs are one thing. they stand on their own.
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the story besies behind them just as good. neil thank you so much. >> appreciate it. need help saving? there is an app for that.
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we're back at 8:49 with help to buckle down on those bills. it can be overwhelming. our "today" financial editor jean chatzky is here and will make it easier for us.
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she found the apps and sites that can save you cash. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> first of all, there are certain bills we can cut down on they're extra and we don't need to pay. >> monthly subscriptions and bills, e-mail prescriptions and prescription drugs which you send a fortune on you can cut your savings there. >> you have a tool to find out what monthly subscriptions you're paying and whether or not you can get out of them. >> there we go. i am stuck on the floor -- >> i've done that, too. oh no. >> do you want me to help you? >> it's good. i'll be short but we'll do it. i'm good to go. i'll make the year-end blooper reel. >> you really are. >> i want to get through this. two services to cut the monthly subscriptions. one is trim. the second one is true bill. they find your subscriptions. you tell them which ones to cancel. they essentially do it for you. >> you're giving your credit card information. is that a little scary?
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>> i've done it. they have bank level security and they get what's called read only access. they can't change anything in your account. >> you say getting rid of some of the e-mail subscriptions saves you money. how? >> time is money. i'm a huge believer in this. if you're constantly getting pop-ups in your e-mail all day long and going there, you're paying attention whenever something is on sale. then you're going and buying it. >> they do hook you. >> is where you'll find this service. essentially it looks through your e-mail and finds the subscriptions and asks do you want to keep them or get rid of them? it gets rid of all the junk. then anything you want to keep it stores it so that you can look at it once a day. >> that's good. >> you talked about prescription drugses. what you're saying there's cheaper drugs out there. >> you're eligible if you get on a service like blink which has figured out how to do group pricing for everyone.
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you go and find the cheapest prescriptions in your area through the app. you actually pay through the app. >> okay. >> then you go to your pharmacy show them the voucher you've already paid for this drug. brings the cost of 90% of prescriptions below $10. >> that's amazing. >> if you're into it, you could hire a professional. >> you've heard me say, call your cable company. call your cell phone company. ask for a lower rate. some people are never going to do that because they're nervous. two services bill fixers and bill cutters will essentially do it for you. >> okay. >> and sometimes you'll be on the line with them. sometimes they will massquerade as you. they take 50% of the first year's savings for doing this for you. >> i'll take off one of my shoes, too, in solidarity. well done. i'm very impressed. >> now you go. >> now you're on the end of the year reel. >> for more advice on how to trim down your bills, we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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it's a topic highlighted in johnson's for every little wonder campaign, about the everyday joys of life after having a child. this morning, looking ahead to mother's day and father's day, we're starting a conversation on "today" about how life changes after you have a baby. we asked some of our parenting team members at nbc affiliates across the country to share their stories. ♪ >> becoming a dad changed my life by allowing me to see the world again through a child's eyes. >> becoming a mom changed my life by making me understand what is really important in life. before my life revolved completely around work and, yes, i love my job, but i cherish my four daughters. >> becoming a mom has changed my life by making me realize that i really can function on very little sleep. >> my life changed the most because when my twins were born, my dog became dog. >> becoming a mom changed my
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life by forcing me to learn to be flexible. to just go with the flow. things are going to be dirty. i'm going to be late. things aren't going to go as planned. >> becoming a dad changed my life by dramatically increasing my level of stress and happiness at the same time. >> being a mom changed my life by making me realize no matter how bad the day, i get to come home to an adorable 2-year-old who says mommy and gives me a hug. makes everything all right. >> how about you? go to "today"'s facebook page and post one photo that best showcases how your world has changed when you became a parent. also head to team and learn how else you can get involved. guys? >> a lot of oohs and aahs. >> so many little cuties. we have a lot coming up next hour. >> we're talking lemonade. >> there's so much to analyze. >> we will.our breaking news in the
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east bay... ==topvo== contra costa county deputies are investigating an early morning robbery at the california grand good monday morning. we continue to follow breaking news out of the east bay. contra costa deputies investigating an early morning robbery at the california grand casino right near interstate 680. this happened before 5:00 this morning. deputies had guns drawn as patrons were evacuated at the casino. nobody was injured and investigators though do tell bob redell, the robber took an unknown amount of chips. they are not confirming witness accounts that the robber was armed. deputies are in the process of combing through surveillance video. happening right now bob redell is talking with investigators who have promised to release that video. he'll have a live update in our midday newscast at 11:00. he's also posting updates to our twitter feed. another story now, south bay sports bar was voted best in
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silicon valley goes up in flames. trying to save precious sports memorabilia. and trending online a rare close-up look at nature and waters off monterey.
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this morning on "today's take," beyonce turns lemons into lemonade. what she's saying about cheating private jets, luxury yachts and gold homes. inside the lifestyles of the rich and famous. plus miami royalty, gloria and emilio ef testify
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estefan will have you on your feet this morning. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on monday morning, april 25th, 2016. nice, boisterous crowd outside on the plaza this morning. i'm willie along with natalie. and dylan. tamron and al are off. dylan, you had the morning jam. >> this song goes into your system. we were watching "guardians of the galaxy," one of the best soundtracks ever. love it. >> this song plays and it just makes me happy. >> it does, it does. >> it's fitting. >> hope it gets stuck in your head for the rest of the day. >> it's there already. it's there already. >> thank you, dylan. a lot of tributes pouring in for the death of prince and people still down at paisley park, memorializing him. still don't know how he died. the autopsy was concluded.
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over the weekend, his close friends and relatives held a private service at paisley park, celebrating his life. friends and fans all dressed in purple and also receiving purple memorabilia boxes. after the service, prince's publicist announced his remains were cremated. the final resting place has remained private. toxicology tests, of course, pending. the medical examiner's office said it could be weeks before they really know how he died. meanwhile, this weekend, it was so nice to watch "snl" and see jimmy fallon came in. they did incredible special tribute for prince. going back, dating back to all his appearances on "snl," dating back to 1981, really incredible. including some never before released footage of this after-party after he was here just last year he performed. this was following "snl's" 40th anniversary. take a look at that. amazing.
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♪ meanwhile, bruce springsteen had a concert at the barkley center over the weekend and paid a special tribute to prince, too, with this special rendition of "purple rain." ♪ only want to see you laughing in the purple rain ♪ ♪ purple rain, purple rain ♪ >> can you imagine what it was like to be in that audience? >> amazing. >> i can only imagine what the people were reacting, when he came out with that. >> they open up bathed in purple. you know something is coming, something good is coming. springsteen nailed it. >> i was going to go to the concert but i had something else i had to go to. >> what could be more important than springsteen in brooklyn? >> i know. great honor to prince. >> "snl" tribute was great, too. that after-party they show what prince does he does a show and goes to a club and plays for
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like three more hours to whoever happens to be here. they captured his spirit really nicely. >> how many times had he appeared on "snl" over the years, since 1981. >> yeah. meanwhile, saturday night was lemonade night. >> oh, yeah. >> this is beyonce's surprise new album, "lemonade." sixth album. came out on hbo special with an hour of long video released on tidal. fans say the album, song and lyrics has a message that jay z may have been unfaithful to beyonce. >> i missed out on the whole thing. >> i told my husband, we just teased it on "saturday today" there's a special lemonade on hbo. we have no idea what it is. no one knows what it is. we watched it live. it was an emotional roller coaster. >> hour long. >> like i've never been on before. it goes through these phases of what it's like to be cheated on. as it's building up to this
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whole thing, she's getting angry, her music videos are just incredible. the costumes, the cinematography, the songs themselves. sorry. i'm giving this all away. it was absolutely incredible. >> you were into it. >> lot of passion. >> is this a big announcement, they're getting divorced? then it takes this turn where she starts forgiving him. then he appears in one of the videos. it's like what? he's there. then it's like -- it was really an emotional roller coaster. >> wow. >> are you okay? you're very emotional. >> very excited. i'm usually missing all of pop culture. i was actually part of it. >> beyonce, you move people. here's a song -- >> a lot of people are relating to this, i think. >> let's listen to a listen of the song "denial." some of the lyrics. ♪ are you cheating ♪ ♪ are you cheating on me ♪
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♪ looking jealous but crazy ♪ ♪ jealous but crazy ♪ ♪ or like being walked all over lately, walked all over lately ♪ ♪ i'd rather be crazy ♪ ♪ they don't love you like i love you ♪ ♪ slow down, they don't love you like i love you ♪ ♪ back up they don't love you like i love you ♪ ♪ step down they don't love you like i love you ♪ >> are you feeling? >> i like it. >> but have you been paying attention to the lyrics? >> of course. >> do you read into the lyrics for the song "sorry"? take a listen to this one. ♪ he only want me when i'm not there ♪ ♪ you better call becky with the good hair ♪ ♪ you better call becky with the good hair ♪ >> who is this becky with the good hair? >> is the whole album about this? >> yes. it tells this whole story. >> i mean, i don't know what -- he did but that's a steep price
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to pay. >> she turnses a corner into forgiveness. >> geez. they're all profiting it from it. the rumors have swirled that this becky with the good hair is fashion designer rachel roy, which is interesting because on sunday morning, rachel roy tweeted -- or put on her instagram page good hair don't care but we'll take good lighting for selfies for self truth. always live in the light. #no drama queens. people then of course piled on you know, on with the hate and everything else. and so later she ended up making her account private on instagram. >> the bee hive was swarming. >> she tweeted out, i respect love marriages, families and strength.
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the recollection rach the connection rachel roy to jay z goes back to music producer who is rachel's ex. they were close to each other, had a close relationship and that whole elevator scene we remember seeing so publicly which was reported at the time that this all had to do with this love triangle. >> this name is rachel roy. poor rachael ray got confused. people were attacking rachael ray. all she wanted to do was post a delicious barbecue slider. >> it made me hungry. >> that looked delightful. >> people not commenting just resorting to the lemon emoji. >> with nice homemade slaw on top. it was not rachael ray for the record. >> yes. >> keep making the burgers. we all still love her. a topic not as passionate about but several folks are.
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i'm not going to cry for this one. it's the london marathon and it looks like a very fun event. nearly 40,000 runners that participated in the london marathon yesterday. but one of them was in space. >> yes. >> this is british astronaut tim peak. he ran the marathon at the international space station. he had to be tied down. he finished it in 3 hours and 35 minutes. >> amazing. >> obviously it's going to be easier because there's no gravity but that said -- >> that took a lot of oxygen up there. >> yes. >> you know as a marathoner part of the deal you're running and seeing people and being inspired and lifted up. you're on a treadmill for a whole marathon. >> maybe he's watching lemonade over and over again. >> that's what i could do on the treadmill. >> spend 3 1/2 hours of catching up on "game of thrones." >> right. i also want to point out this video, because it's prince
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harry. he came to the rescue of an 86-year-old former olympian sylvia disly. she was going to hit the button to kind of kick off this whole marathon and she slipped. this is during the medal presentation. sorry. she took bronze in the 4x100 meter relay back in 1952. he helped her up there. wonder if she slipped on purpose. >> that's speculation. >> prince harry is there to the rescue. >> i feel like she didn't. man down. >> now we know what to do next time we see him. >> all right, dylan. pull yourself together. >> i'll go to weather now. >> i'm exhausted. >> i'm exhausted. >> let's play the "lemonade" videos in the background. >> we have rain trying to move through minneapolis right now. even some flashes of lightning here. you can see the flashes through there. that will continue to move to the north. then we'll see a line of storms develop today, including chicago, where some of these storms could be severe. although it's not going to be a widespread severe outbreak
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today. larger hail damaging wind gusts, the dangerous lightning, too. focus on tomorrow. tomorrow afternoon is the chance where we could see perhaps a tornado outbreak. right in here in red, includes wichita, kansas, oklahoma city baseball-sized hail possible. long track, long duration tornadoes possible as well. we need to focus on that oakland is 69 and pleasant with a high of 68. the winds start to subside later this evening.
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good morning, everyone. contra costa county deputies are investigating a robbery at the california grand casino. it happened a little before 5:00 in the morning. the guns are drawn as patrons were evacuated and no one was
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hurt. the robbers have an unknown number of chips from the casino, but not confirming which they were on. they were in the process of combing through surveillance earlier this morning and talked about releasing the video. inned hundred upon heart of downtown las gatos, the crews needed to call in assistance from nearby departments. one bit of silver lining. workers managed to save the sports memorability on the restaurant because the fire started before moving into the main dining room and gave employees time to move things outside. take a look at weather and traffic after the break.
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>> a live look at san jose and you see the sunshine and we will
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have more sun throughout the afternoon. the current temperatures and 50 in napa and 55 in palo alto. winds stay up at about 15 to 20 miles an hour from the west northwest and higher along the coast and the wind starts later on tonight after seeing the highs reaching to the upper sicks to low 60s along the coast. we will top out at 77 degrees. let's see what's happening on the roads. >> south bay northbound 85 on the shoulder. a little distraction there. 87 and having a tough morning. the construction here over here on the peninsula, there is a crash a couple of lanes blocked by a car that is flipped over. they are checking on the status of the driver but there injuries and showing you the area. meanwhile the bay area is slow, but they are done.
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>> another local news update in a half hour. taking a look at the headlines. new numbers out today suggests that those laundry detergent pods pose more of a risk to children than other detergent. the study reveals a 17% climb in calls to poison control centers from 2013 to 2014. the study also found an increase in the number of children
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ingesting dish water detergent packets. experts recommend parents with children younger than 6 refrain from using the pods all together. before you sip your morning cup of tea listen up. cvs pharmacy has a recall for organic spiced herbal team. gold emblem abound best by march 18th. may have salmonella. those who naymay have purchased the tea are urged to return for a refund. "jungle book" is still at the top of the box office earning $60 million this weekend. the"the huntsman: winter's war" was in second with $20 million. in third place, barbershop"barbershop: the next cut". organizers of the 2020 olympics and paralympics unveiled the logo today. they selected a blue and white checker-like design featuring a traditional japanese pattern.
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it was chosen from 15,000 designs submitted. it replaces the original emblem that organizers dropped after claims of plagiarism. the designer denied stealing the idea. visitors got a glimpse of a newborn baby gorilla in prague on sunday. the birth was this weekend. zoo officials didn't know that she was pregnant. her delivery went smoothly and both mother and newborn are doing well. cuddling there. let's get a check of the weather from dylan. hi dylan. >> hey, natalie. good morning, everyone. we are going to see a pretty decent day across the southeast. lots of sunshine. temperatures in the 80s. slight risk of stronger storms especially in the chicago a area later this afternoon. now, it's quiet. behind the cold front, it doesn't cool off much. temperatures in the 70s. we have snow in the rockies. parts of wyoming and higher elevations more than a foot of snow. tomorrow we focus in the central plains in the tornado
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alley for the strongest risk of storms. strong storms near dahl willsllasdallas but it's wichita and oklahoma city where we could see long track tornados and baseball-sized hail. keep an eye to the >> that's your latest forecast. there are rich people and then there are the people who are filthy rich who never seem to run out of ways to blow your money. >> every week cnbc's "secret
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lives of the super rich" takes you inside the super rich. robert frank is here to show how some of the wealthiest people spend their cash. >> thanks for having me. >> i'm trying to think what i'd do with billions of dollars. i'd maybe buy a new car, some clothes, houses. seems like the wealthy -- >> waiting for the charitable donations. keep going. >> oh, yes. shoot. charity, yes. >> that's right. >> i feel the filthy rich spend a lot of money on houses. you'll show us a couple of the homes. >> it starts with food clothing and shelter. the rich need nit a bigit in a big way. we'll start with this one. 60,000 square feet in florida, south of boca. this house has an entertainment complex they're building. a go cart track, ice skating rink disco. >> gotta have it. >> there is $5 million worth of gold on the walls in this house. >> just the gold alone.
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>> they brought in a team of a half dozen french artisans to come in and spend several months putting all the gold on the walls. >> that's real gold? >> real gold. i walked out of the house. there was so much gold on the floor, my shoes were covered in gold when i walked out of the house. >> your shoes were worth more than when you got there. >> yeah. >> how much was the house going for? >> they're spending $100 million just to build this house. >> oh my gosh. >> wow. >> let's look at this one decorated by moreoccan tribes. >> this is a chicago real estate executive who went to moroccan fell in love with the palace and said i want one in california. she had one built. this costs tens of millions of dollars to build. that's an outdoor theater screen 20-foot screen. >> yup. >> this house, she flew in moroccan tribesmen, artisans who spent a year building the tile woodwork 70-foot saltwater swimming pool so she could replicate a moroccan
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palace in california. >> that's cool. >> there's a custom golf yacht. >> right. this guy started out delivering newspapers when he was a kid, ended up owning a newspaper chain. i love his story. he said when i'm on my yacht, why should i give up my passion for golfing? he built an 18-hole golf course in the water. >> no way! >> golfing off of manhattan. >> where do the balls go? >> there is a guy whose job it is to go around with a boat and pick up all of the balls in the water. there he is picking up the balls. >> now you're making this up robert. too much. too much. >> no. >> what a gig. the ball picker upper for the guy with the yacht. >> jobs you never knew existed. >> matching silver cars and your private jet. >> this was a real estate developer in florida. he loves cars. that's a $1 million he said i'm going to match my jets to the cars.
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each seat in the plane costs $55,000. >> come on! >> to match the ferrari. he loves silver. i said what happens if your favorite isn't sillererver anymore? >> he said i'll get a new plane and cars. >> can't have any clashing. >> adding another thing to the list of things i didn't know existed. custom army tank. >> this was new to me. i've seen a lot in my 15 years of covering rich people. forget about the rolls-royce. tank that feels like it. air-conditioning heated cup holders, ipad charger. you can go through mud and ice. under lakes. it feels like a rolls-royce. $300,000. they have guys in the middle east buying them. to go over sand dunes when you need to. a guy in texas hads a 200-acre ranch and loves to tour it.
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>> wouldn't be great in new york. >> that is the ultimate new york car, a tank. >> ride over the other cars. >> if it was weaponized. >> robert thank you so much. >> check out "secret lives of the super rich" wednesdays on cnbc. a bizarre and sometimes ugly campaign season. how do younfidence comes from redefining the beauty of our skin. it's simply uplifting. discover rénergie lift multi-action lancôme's #1 lifting and firming moisturizer. available in 3 exclusive textures. experience lifting, firming, and tightening. see younger looking skin. confidence and energy change everything, and that's what makes a woman feel beautiful. rénergie lift multi-action. only by lancôme. this week, receive a free rénergie travel size. only at macy's your skincare destination. there's a story behind the silver of philadelphia cream cheese. it always begins with fresh, local milk blended with real, wholesome cream. going fresh from the farm to our fridge in just six days. when it comes to fresh taste,
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redefining motherhood. somebody who has just become a new mom, chrissy teigen, putting her stuff out there, baby on the twitter verse and instagram. she dealt with backlash not because of this picture. there was a photo of her out on date night nine days after giving birth. she went on a date night with her husband. god forbid. >> oh my gosh. >> people were judgmental. what do you make of this? >> it's fantastic. i mean, she's given life. like you said, you have to come up for air. you had a life before the baby and should have a life after the babe be i. >> if i can give advice, everyone is an expert at parenting someone else's children. the baby will never remember it. >> that's right. >> she's hearing from all the experts this week. every time she goes out. she's been posting things that women found helpful. one of them she wrote, no one told me i'd be coming home in diapers, too. humor humor.
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buying myself a push present. joined by a picture of her cleaning a bottle. what do you make of it? >> whenever you can authentic about what you're going through, especially in the early days of parenting, it helps everybody. >> what do you think? >> it's amazing. my best baby shower present was a complete basket of all these things i didn't know i'd need. what is breast cream? i tell you, the moment i needed it that basket was a lifesaver. thank you, chrissy. >> what is breast cream? no, i'm kidding. we don't need to get into that here. sorry, sorry. i shouldn't be here. what am i doing here? >> because you're a dad and deal with the issues too. >> of course. >> let's talk politics with your kids. it's been a hot-button issue. with my kids whether we're trying to teach them and let them watch some of the debates, then they get into discussions about comparing hand size which we know is something else they're all talking about. how do you talk to your kids about politics and what's going on in the election?
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liz or lizzy? there are two. >> we were just talking about this. >> you're not out to talk to your kids about politics much. >> i was so emotional about it. i didn't think they were ready. at dinner my daughter surprised me. she literally gave me this rundown of the candidates. i went oh dear. you guys are talking about it. what she was saying was so off point. i realized okay i need to step up. >> i think it's like sex, drugs, if you don't talk to your kids they'll get information from schoolmates. it's really important. parents look at this in two ways. either an ear muff election wanting to hide their kids and be like we're not talking about hand size or it's a teaching moment. we have an opportunity to tell our kids how to be nice with other people. >> i have a 6-year-old and 8-year-old and i'm surprised how much they know when they come home. the other kids are talking ab it. >> they see tv. walk past the tv when we talk about it and hear us talk about
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it. my husband and i are former political reporters so this is important to us that when we sit down at dinner we talk about the things that are interesting to us that deal with our moral code on how we feel about the issues talked about. >> look at that gorgeous family of yours. ladies thanks so much. more to talk about but we're out of time. >> all moms and dads invited to join "today"'s parenting team. team to sign up. next one of our "today" food club members whose
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the best almonds make the best almondmilk. this morning on today food we're welcoming a "today" food star to our kitchen. one of the first "today" food club member, alice khochoi a blogger and food developer. morning.
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>> morning. >> nice to have you here one of our first. >> yes. >> we love that. you're making a great dish which i was saying this would be great for a mother's day brunch which is coming up. >> absolutely. we're using ready made paste triry which is a shortcut but it's easy to use. >> you're using a tart right? >> yes. asparagus is in season. this is a great way to celebrate spring produce. >> peas too, very fresh. >> yes. >> what else? >> back to the puff pas tritry, you can find it at any grocery store in the freezer section. the asparagus, the pea shoots and the peas. i'll use the shoots as a garnish at the end. it's pretty and springy. and cheese. >> let's get to it. >> so i have a lightly floured work surface. we're going to roll out the puff pastry dough. we want to roll it out to a 10
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by 16 rectangle. we can kind of brush off the extra flour. >> this is my trick to transfer the puff paste triry. we're going to roll it on to the pin. >> nice trick. >> roll like that and it goes right on. >> perfect. on top, you have the parchment there, right? >> i do. this is a lined baking sheet with parchment. set that down. we are going to take a peararing knife and score the dough. don't cut through the dough, but lightly score the dough, drawing a rectangle. we're leaving an inch border around the puff pastry. we just do that. then we're going to take a fork and pierce t center. what's going to happen while this is baking the edge is going to puff up. that's going to become a crust.
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>> okay. we have it right here on this side. already baked. >> we want to bake this in a 400 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes. this is ready to go. we want to spread on some honey dejon dijon mustard. >> we have 30 seconds. >> i couldn't get that flavor. >> then coat it with the cheese? >> if you have kids at home i know you do and i do too, my daughters love helping with this part. it's easy. >> we'll pretend that i spread that evenly. >> we want to make sure to use asparagus that's around the same size to fit nicely in the center. >> cook the asparagus first? >> leave it raw. it'll bake in the oven. >> we're ready for seconds. so good. dylan and i finished. >> both downed it. >> we're going to lay it down and alternate the tips and the ends. lay it down all the way down. >> we are running out of time alice. everybody can find the recipe on
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our website. thank you, again, for being one of our first on the food club. >> thank you so much. >> really good. >> we'll be back right after this. this is "today" on nbc. my turn.
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is this delicious or what?
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temperatures going to warm up with a lot of sunshine and breezy weather, but expect a high of 68 degrees and 65 in the peninsula. up to 64 in san francisco and winds up to 30 miles per hour. hold on to your hat. 67 degrees in the north and south bay. into the next couple of days, we will be welcoming rain for the middle of the week. let's head over to mike with an update on the morning commute. >> the weather is still a factor on the bridges, but it will be lightening up. north of the san ma it te'o bridge. south of here on the peninsula, northbound is jammed up and
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cooling and here's injuries here. most of that area on the 101 and that is not going to be much better. >> happening now, we are waiting for investigators to rereece surveillance tied to an early morning robbery. we will have an update on the newscast and twitter as well. a late night fire destroyed a sports bar. you can find that story at
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thank you so much. did you say honey? hey, try some? mmm that is tasty. is it real? of course... are you? nope animated you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios well you've come to the right place. great, mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm you're all right bud? never better i don't know if he likes that. yeah part of the complete breakfast
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