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through the area. oakland. a good smooth drive in both directions. >> all right. sounds good. that's going to do it for us. the "today" show is coming up next. back in half an hour with a local news update. >> watch us midday. more news and weather for you. see you then. good morning. breaking news. it's a boy. moments ago, prince harry and meghan markle announcing the birth of their royal baby. we'll go live to windsor castle and hear from the proud, new dad just ahead. breaking overnight, show of force. the u.s. deploys bombers and an aircraft carrier strike group to the persian gulf. a stern message to iran. what caused the pentagon's surprise move? we're live at the white house. runway horror. a passenger plane bursts into flames, making an emergency landing in russia. more than half the people on board killed. the morning, the view reportedly
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from inside the cabin. frantic passengers frdesperate escape. investigators searching for clues. paying the price. michael cohen, the fixer who turned on the president, heading to prison today. celebrating a hero. the north carolina college student who died saving others given a funeral with full military honors, as friends and family come together to remember a brave, young man who died far too soon. >> i will know that it's now holding me in spirit, just as you did in our life. chaos in kentucky. questions growing over the historic decision to disqualify the horse who finished first and give the trophy to the long shot, second place finisher. crowd goes wild. will the team behind maximum security try to overturn that decision in court? for the first time, the horse's owner speaks out live today,
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monday, may 6th, 2019. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hi, everybody. good morning. welcome to "today." 7:00 a.m. on the west coast on a monday morning. craig will join us in a bit. we have breaking news out of england. the waiting game for the newest royal is over. the duke and duchess of sussex announced this morning on instagram that they have a boy. a beaming prince harry walked out of frogmoor cottage to talk about his son's new arrival. international correspondent keir simmons is at windsor castle, where the waiting has paid off in a big way. hi, keir. good morning. >> reporter: hey, savannah. good morning. i don't know if you can hear behind me, but the bells of st. george's chapel where, of course, george and meghan were married, have begun ringing out.
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we hear cheers from below. no one is smiling the way prince harry is this morning. i'll show you a picture of the announcement from buckingham palace, saying the newborn baby boy weighs 7 pounds and 3 ounces. he was born at 5:26 this morning. then prince harry, here in windsor, walked out in front of the cameras to describe himself as overjoyed. >> i'm very excited to announce that meghan and myself had a baby boy early this morning. very healthy boy. mother and baby are doing incredibly well. it's been the most amazing experience i could ever have possibly imagined. how any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension. we're both absolutely thrilled. so grateful to all the love and support for everybody out there, from everybody out there. it's been amazing. just wanted to share this with
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everybody. >> reporter: what about names? still thinking about names? >> still thinking about names, alan. the baby is a little bit overdue, so we've had a little time to think about it but, yeah, we're still -- that's the next bit. for us, i think we'll be seeing you guys in probably two days' time, as planned, as a family, to be able to share it with you guys and so everyone can see the baby. >> reporter: every birth is amazing. for your child, it must be -- >> i haven't been at many births. this is definitely my first birth. it was amazing. absolutely incredible. as i said, i'm so incredibly proud of my wife. as every father and parent would ever say, you know, your baby is absolutely amazing. this little thing is absolutely to die for. i'm just over the moon. >> reporter: absolutely to die for. the words from prince harry there. we're told the queen, other members of the royal family, and
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diana's family, have been told about the birth. doria, meghan's mom, is with them now. savannah? >> happy news this morning. keir, thank you so much. we will, of course, have all the latest as we get it this morning. now, we move to that other major story breaking here overnight. in a move aimed at sending a, quote, clear and unmistakable message to iran, the white house has now dispatched an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the middle east. we'll start with hallie jackson at the white house. hallie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the "uss abraham lincoln" carrier group is headed to the persian gulf near iran after that late night announcement from the national security adviser. so far, plenty of tough language coming from the white house here, but few details about what prompted the move. overnight, the trump administration announcing the deployment of a u.s. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the middle east, in response to what it calls a number of troubling and escalatory warnings from iran. national security adviser john
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bolton releasing a statement overnight that says the deployment is to, quote, send a clear and unmistakable message to the iranian regime, that any attack on united states interests or on those of our allies will be met with unrelenting force. he adds, the united states is not seeking war with the iranian regime, but we're fully prepared to respond to any attack. secretary of state mike pompeo addressing the decision on a late night flight to finland, saying the move was not a reaction to the weekend's fighting between israelis and gaza. >> we have seen escalatory action from the iranians, and it is equally the case we'll hold the iranians accountable for a tax on american interests. >> reporter: neither pompeo nor bolton are suggesting what iran did to invoke a response now. just last month, the trump administration designated iran's revolutionary guard as a terrorist organization. iranian president rouhani
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responding by declaring the u.s. government a state sponsor of terrorism. keep in mind, the carrier deployment itself had been regularly scheduled back in early april, but the announcement of the location to the persian gulf is what is new here. there's much more to watch from here at the white house throughout the day, savannah and craig. >> thank you. perfect time to turn to nbc's chief correspondent richard engel who joins us. what do you make of this? felt like a little bit of a surprise move, as hallie just described. >> it is pretty vague. as hallie said, it takes time to move a carrier group. now that the carrier group is heading toward iran, you have unnamed u.s. officials who are saying that the reason they're doing this is to send a message to iran, because allegedly, there is intelligence that hezbollah could try to attack u.s. forces in the region, likelylike likely iraq or syria. officials, anonymously, are saying this is to act as a safeguard, in case those attacks on u.s. forces happen in the region, there will be a ready
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message or ready force. >> serious muscle there. >> exactly. primarily, the order is a little strange because this would have already had to have been on the way, then they say it is on the way in order to prevent this kind of attack taking place. >> got it. >> it's still quite vague. >> let's talk about another hot spot there in the middle east. the worst weekend of fighting between israel and gaza militants in about five years. two sides exchanging deadly rocket fire. >> over five years. this was an escalation. there has been tension, obviously, for many, many years, between israel and the gaza str strip. gaza, to understand it, it is almost like a prison colony. the people there, 2 million people, cannot leave. occasionally, when they don't get what they want, when they don't get aid, when they don't get money, they turn up the heat. that's what we saw over this weekend. >> reporter: israel promised and delivered. a massive retaliation against
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palestinian militants in the gaza strip. the israeli raids came after palestinian militants launched hundreds of rockets indiscriminately into israel. over 600 fired in 48 hours, according to an israeli military leader. the palestinian rockets hitting homes, vehicles, and factories. using a new tactic, firing off rockets in rapid succession, up to ask 12 at a time, apparently overwhelming israel's state of the art iron dome missile defense system. rockets slip through, killing israelis for the first time in years. four dead over the weekend. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu promising palestinians would pay a heavy price, ordering two military brigades to the border with gaza. preparation for a possible ground invasion. israeli jets targeting hamas and its rival islamic jihad, destroying this alleged,
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underground rocket plant. and hamas headquarters. for the first time in years, israel resumed its campaign to hunt down and kill individual palestinian leaders. in this car, israel says, was a hamas member. palestinian officials say more than two dozen people have been killed in gaza, including a pregnant woman and her baby. israel strongly denies it was responsible for their deaths. president donald trump standing squarely with the israeli leader, tweeting, we support israel 100% in the defense of its citizens. >> as said, richard, we haven't seen this degree of violence in quite some time. there is a cease-fire. think it holds? >> probably. it was brokered by egypt. it came into effect over the last few hours, and it has been very, very calm on that israel/gaza border for the last several hours. in fact, israel said some of the restrictions on movement, schools, travel, that it imposed
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on israeli citizens living near the border, have been lifted. so far, so good. israeli troops are still on the border with gaza. if they want to, they can do that invasion. >> our chief foreign correspondent, richard engel, good to have you. the investigation into a tragic plane crash. it happened in russia. look there. a passenger jet catching fire while making an emergency landing. more than half the people on board were killed. nbc's tom costello is covering it for us. good morning to you. >> good morning. aeroflat flight had departed after 6:00 local time when the pilots issued a distress call from the cockpit. 40 minutes later, the plane was on the ground, invoked in a fire ball. investigators opened a probe into what caused this terrible crash. >> reporter: terror on the runway in moscow sunday as a passenger plane making an emergency landing suddenly burst into flames. one woman telling us, as we were approaching the airport, we saw
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a ton of cars and heard sirens. the aircraft skidding to a halt. this apparent video from inside the cabin, shared by russian media, showing the massive fire engulfing the aircraft. firefighters battled heavy smoke, trying to save passengers and crew. as survivors sprinted from the wreckage in horror, some holding luggage, others with children. this morning, russian investigators say 41 of the 73 passengers and 5 crew members on board perished in the fire, including two children. the russian-built sukhoi superset 100 had just departed moscow. according to interfax news agency, pilots issued a distress call. flight radar shows the plane turning around in the air before returning to moscow 30 minutes later. this video reportedly showing the belly of the plane scraping the runway before bouncing back in the air, then catching fire almost immediately.
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in a statement, syriaflot says the plane was forced to return to the airport for technical reasons. the russian-made passenger jet has a questionable track record since its first flight in 2008. in 2016, russian regulators grounded the fleet after discovering metal fatigue in one of its planes, a problem usually found in older jets. investigators are now trying to determine what caused this deadly moscow crash. >> this morning, russian investigators say they're looking at three possible causes. inexperienced pilots, equipment failure, or possibly a lightning strike. this is the deadliest accident involving a sukhoi aircraft since 2012, when another jet crashed in indonesia. that was during a sales demonstration. everybody on board was killed. >> tom, you obviously are our aviation expert. another story we saw in the headlines, boeing and a new report that has to do with the 737 max. possibly the company knowing something about safety that happened before the lion air crash last october.
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it was unclear to me whether or not this has to do with what caused those crashes. >> boeing now says it knew that a warning system that was supposed to be a standard feature was not working properly on all 737 maxes. it is not clear if that alert system would have prevented the crashes in indonesia and ethiopia. the system was supposed to warn pilots when the angle of attack sensors are not working properly or if they disagree. it is thought that bad data from angle of attack sensors may have triggered theanti-stall system that pushed the nose of the airplane down to the ground. experts say it is not necessary for pilots to ply it sufly it successfully. still, they will be fixed on all planes going forward. al roker is standing by. we have a coast to coast storm bringing severe weather. >> good morning, guys. this is yesterday in wichita, kansas. torrential downpours, hail,
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tornadoes being reported, and we've got a repeat of that again happening today, as this system slowly makes its way to the east. right now, we've got flash flood watches and warnings stretching across the midwest. this will be pushing out. here's where we have today's risk. 8 million people from texas on into missouri, back on into colorado. then we've got tomorrow, again, likely tornadoes stretching into central texas is and moving into wednesday, a wider area. 32 million people, this area in orange, this is where we could be looking at a tornado outbr k outbreak. plus, there is a coast to coast system right now causing rain in california. this thing will reform late tomorr tomorrow. a storm continues to the east into the great lakes. heavy flood and rain threat for the south. moves into the northeast with unsettled weather. more heavy rain in the south with flooding possible. look at this wide swath of heavy
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rain, guys. we're talking anywhere from 2 to 3 inches over areas that have already seen flooding and high river gauges. locally, we could be looking at 4 to 6 inches of rain. the next 72 hours are going to bear very close watching. back to you. >> al, thank you. there's a lot more to get to, including an emoetional memorial service in north carolina. hundreds coming together yesterday to celebrate the life of the ledge studecollege stude a hero at the university shooting. >> we're here to join together as a university of peers. >> reporter: a community coming together to lay its hometown hero to rest. the emotions raw at the funeral for riley howell. from his sisters. >> riley was everything i needed in a big brother. >> he was quirky and lovable. >> reporter: to his girlfriend of five i can't haand a half ye he planned to marry. >> when the sun shines warm and gently on my face, i will know that it is you holding me in
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spirit, just as you did in our life. >> reporter: police crediting the college student with sacrificing his own life to save oth others, when he tackled a gunman who opened fire in a classroom at unc charlotte last tuesday. at riley's service, western north carolina roots. military honors for his bravery during the shooting. his loved ones hoping his legacy inspires others to live like he did. >> we all could live for riley, try our best to exemplify what he demonstrated so often. humility, his kindness, doing the right thing. >> reporter: for "today," morgan chesky, nbc news. >> so sad to see that young man gone. we'll take a turn and get a check of the weather from mr. roker. hi, al. >> thanks so much. out west, we have showers pushing in from the storm system we told you about. much of the rest of the west looking pretty darn nice today. in fact, you can see oregon, 84.
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sunshine, 73 in seattle. salt lake, 72. veg vegas, mild for them, 82 and sun nin. los angeles on the cool side. rest of the country, up and down the east coast, gorgeous, though heavy showers in florida. rain in texas. a little chill as you get to the northern plains. we're also looking at temperatures about 10 to 15 degrees below average there. expect plenty of sunshine making its way through the pacific northwest. showers through alaska. partly cloudy skies through partly cloudy skies through hawaii. ♪ ♪ right now, when you buy a red nose at walgreens, you can help a child live a healthier life.
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good monday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. it's a cloudy start with breezy winds and cool temperatures. as our skies gradually clear today, it's going to be nice with inland valleys reaching low 70s. still breezy and partly to mostly cloud with with a high of 61 degrees in san francisco. inland valleys will warm up going into the next several days. we're looking at more sunshine. by the weekend, we will keep our temperatures reaching into the upper 70s. >> that's your latest weather. >> thank you so much. we've been talking about it. coming up, the chaos at the kb d kentucky derby in the wake of the disqualification of the first place finisher, maximum security. will his owner seek action? we'll ask him in a live interview ahead. also ahead, all eyes remain on windsor. royal baby fever reaching fever pitch actually.
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we're going to get the very latest from our royal baby correspondent, keir simmons, standing by.
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i do need to be able to work everywhere. 16+ hour days are pretty common, so i need a long battery life. it feels weird to be on this side of the camera for sure. a very good modern to you. 7:26. i'm laura garcia. testimony set to begin in the deadly "ghost ship" fire trial. prosecutors will lay out the case against dirk derrick almena and max harris. each faces 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. one for each person who died. prosecutors plan to call a range of witnesses, including people who escaped a fire and former tenants. they will give jurors a sense of what it was like living in the warehouse, which firefighters said only had one set of stairs and limited exits. we will continue to follow that. in the meantime, following the
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forecast. we had rain that moved through yesterday. mist and drizzle. light showers in the north bay. we get a look at the tri-valley, a dry start. still cloudy. and our skies will gradually clear today. eventually our temperatures will reach up to 70 in the tri-valley. 70, san jose. 68 degrees in palo alto. and our inland forecast will be warming up throughout the week with more sunshine. by wednesday, up to 77 degrees. 78 on thursday. and we keep that kind of weather going into mother's day weekend. let's get an update on the commute now from mike. we're looking at the right side heading away from us northbound 880. a set of flashing lights blocking one lane right at high street. now, there's nothing scheduled as far as i can see in the area. there is slowing there. there's the arrows showing you the slowing. bigger slowing for the east shore freeway. standard. same for 880 south past the san
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mateo and dumbarton. the build in the south bay. peninsula also, a little slowing 101 and willow. back to you. >> thank you so much. another update in half an hour.
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this morning, the trump administration is delivering what it calls a clear and unmistaken message to morning to iran. it is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and bomber task force to the persian gulf. this move comes in response to what the administration calls a number of troubling and escalatory warnings from iran. national security adviser john bolton released a statement overnight that read, in part, the united states is not seeking war with the iranian regime, but wuerffe're fully prepared to re to any attack. president trump announcing plans to increase tariffs on billions of dollars worth of chinese goods. the president complained trade talks are moving too slowly. china's government responded by saying a team is planning to travel to the united states this week for talks, despite the latest threat. the president tweeting, united states has been losing, for many years, $600 billion to $800 billion for years. sorry, we're not doing it anymore. frantic moments that a house
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exploded in san diego on sunday. three people were injured when the home burst into a ball of flames. police say there was a marijuana grow operation inside that home. several propane tanks also found. there's no official word on what caused the fire. firefighters were able to contain the flames. one neighboring home suffered some exterior damage. now to the drama at the kentucky derby that everyone is still talking about this monday morning. for the first time in the iconic race's 145 year history, the first place horse was disqualified for interference on the track. in a moment, we'll talk exclusively to maximum security's owner. first though, nbc's ron mott is at churchill downs with more on the controversial. hey, buddy. >> reporter: hey, craig. good morning to you. pretty quiet this morning at churchill downs, except for a few horses out for morning exercises. it is a far cry from the scene
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saturday night, shortly after the race was declared official. gasps and groans went up. this is a kentucky derby people will likely talk about and debate for years to come. >> they're off. >> reporter: new fallout this morning after a stunning reversal of fortune on horse racing's grandest stage. >> maximum security wins the kentucky derby! >> reporter: maximum security never made it to the winner's circ circle, disqualified for interteerinte interferen interference. the coveted necklace of roses given to country house. it is the first such ruling in kentucky derby's 145 races. >> the horses were affected by interference. therefore, we unanimously determine to disqualify number 7. >> reporter: this is what all the fuss is about. maximum security on the final turn for home drifts wide, impeding two other horses in the field of 19. >> it's hard to see that he did anything to country house.
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>> reporter: nevertheless, country house goes into the record books as a derby champion, a nearly $2 million run to glory. millions more for the lucky few who called his name. >> no one can discredit it. i don't know. it is amazing. >> reporter: there were two objections lodged against maximum security, prompting an extended review by race officials for more than 20 tense minutes, as anxious spectators waited. >> they have to make a decision. did they see anything that clearly impeded the horse? >> i never put nobody in danger. >> reporter: the unpopular finish causing a frenzy of outrage. even the president weighing in, tweeting, the decision was not a good one. only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur. in the end, there can be only one winner. even if they don't finish first. now, of course, the chase for the triple crown is always alive coming out of the kentucky derby. doesn't matter who wins this race. even a long shot like country house is alive for the triple crown.
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craig, savannah? >> ron mott at churchill downs, thank you. now joining us exclusively is the owner of maximum security, gary west. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> before we get into the nitty-gritty here, i just have to ask you, as somebody who has been in the horse racing business for a long, long time, what it felt like to think that you had won the derby and then to have it taken away. how was that moment for you? >> it was literally like the old tv show "the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat," all within a 22 minute period of time. winning it was the most euphoric thing i have probably ever had in our lives. disappointment when they took the horse down for the first time in history. i couldn't -- i couldn't -- we were stunned, shocked, and in total and complete disbelief. it had never been done before. >> as it stands this morning,
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are you planning to either appeal or file legal action? where are you on that issue? >> we are going to file an appeal today with the state racing commission. we, right after the race, i had the training call the stewards and very nicely ask them if they would be willing to visit with us after the races were over. we said we'll stay until 11:00 or 12:00 at night, whatever you want. they said, absolutely not, we won't be showing the filming until thursday. we didn't have any alternative legally. the appeal has to be filed within 48 hours. we'll be filing that today. >> gary, craig melvin here. just as i understand it, the racing commission there in kentucky, and the language is important, because they say findings of fact and determination shall be final and shall not be subject to appeal. it doesn't sound like they're going to allow an appeal. what's going to be the basis there?
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>> well, if -- obviously, you can't appeal it to the stewards who made the decision. if the state racing commission refuses to hear about it, i think this is something that's big enough that the entire racing world is looking at this, and i think they deserve an opportunity to really know what was going on. i was a bit shocked and surprised that the stewards wrote a statement that was probably prepared by their lawyers and refused, literally refused, to take a single question from the media. so they've been about as non-transparent about this whole thing as anything i've ever seen in my life. >> when you look at the video, and we're going to play it again for our viewers at home here, when you look at the video closely, gary, can you see maximum security slide over three lanes and make that contact with another horse? do you see that? >> i -- i obviously saw the
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horse move out, but in the kentucky derby, where you've got 20 horses, and you shouldn't have 20 horses in a kentucky derby, churchill downs, because they're a greedy organization, has, rather than 14 like you have in the kentucky oakes, the breeders' cup, every other race in america, because they're able to make more money, they're willing to risk people's and horse's lives to do that. i'm not in agreement with that. i think they should be 14 like every other race. yes, i saw the horse move out. every kentucky derby, you can sit down two, three, four horses if you wanted to because it is like a rodeo out there. >> mr. west, so you just said, you did see the move. i mean, the rules are the rules. the situation at the derby with 19 or 20 horses is that situation. just on the merits, if there's a move and there's a foul, isn't the stewards, the judges' decision, essentially correct, even if you don't like it?
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>> well, you know, that is a way of looking at it. the thing that is kind of mystifying to me is that the stewards were either looking at a high definition television or looking at it with binoculars. our horse was in the lead the entire way around. they looked at exactly what the whole rest of the world looked at, and they didn't file a steward's inquiry. i can't imagine that it was very obvious to them at the time either. >> really quickly, gary, a rematch would be great for the sport. the preakness is in two weeks. it'd also be an opportunity for you to prove that your horse is, in fact, the best out there right now. are we going to see a rematch? are you going to run in the preakness? >> no, we're not going to run in the preakness. >> why not? >> i think there's no triple crown on the line for us. there's no reason to run a horse back in two weeks when you don't have to. >> gary west. >> thank you very much. i know it's difficult time.
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we appreciate getting up early and talking to us. thank you. >> good luck, gary. let us head over to mr. roker for a quick check of the weather. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by edward jones. it's time for investing to feel individual. >> we told you spring was going to be a wet one. boy, has it turned out correct. boston, 24 over the last 30 days with rain. almost double what they should have. new york, 24 of the last 30 days with 5.84. washington, d.c., 20 of the last 30 days. in fact, the top ten wettest april for bridgeport, concord, new hampshire, hartford, connecticut, providence, rhode island. down south, 16 inches of rain through the lower mississippi river valley. just to remind you, the may rain outlook, much wetter than average in the same areas. we're worried about flooding issues and other problems, as well. east coast looking good today. plenty of sunshine. heavy showers and thunderstorms down through florida. heavy rain in southern texas.
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a little on the chilly side good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're starting out with a little bit of wet weather. taking a live look at san francisco. rain drops on the camera lens. and also some light rain in the north bay. but all of that will clear by this afternoon. we'll see our skies gradually becoming sun good with inland areas reaching the low 70s. low 60s for the coast. even parts of the inner bay. as we go through the week, we will see a warming trend getting under way with sunshine. by the end of the week, upper 70s with morning temperatures in the mid-50s. >> that's your latest weather. craig? >> sir, thank you very much. ahead this morning, two of the biggest names in music. we'll talk to jennifer lopez about her new music and going on tour to celebrate her 50th birthday ahead of her live concert on the plaza this morning. madonna opening up about what she calls the fight of her life and an honor tied to it that she received this weekend.
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emotional tribute adam sandler paid to chris farley in his return to "saturday night live." first, why all bets are off when it comes to royal baby watch. keir is there at windsor castle, waiting and waiting, and will tell us what's going on, right after this. hmm. exactly.
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mom, even before giving birth. on tour in australia, a teddy bear from the australian governor. >> that's so sweet. >> reporter: she and harry both showing their flare for dealing with kids with this little australian boy. >> aww. >> reporter: the grueling 16-day, four-country tour, a test for any royal, let alone someone new to the job and pregnant. meghan missing only a couple of events. back home, a series of engageme engagements, announcing which charity she will personally support, accepting compliments and remarks as they come. >> you're welcome. >> i'll take it. >> reporter: she's taken some time off to fly to new york for a fun, friend-filled weekend, and a star-studded baby shower. amal clooney and serena williams among the entourage. this before an official trip to morocco, making it three
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continents, 10,000 miles, in 11 days. unable to resist these cute little girls. >> hi girls. how are you? >> reporter: harry joking about the baby with the government minister. >> grchcongratulations on the pregnancy. >> you're pregnant? is it mine? >> reporter: meghan not slowing down at a fashion show. >> good evening, everyone. it is such a pleasure to be here. >> reporter: checking in on her first charity, the hub kitchen. joking at a women's day forum about her baby moving around. >> documentary on netflix about feminism and one of the things they said is i feel the embryonic kicking of feminism. i love that. >> reporter: as her pregnancy nears its end -- >> nearly there. >> reporter: -- taking time to those killed in new zealand, paying tribute to a country she recently visited. now, the speculation, of course,
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is over a name for this new baby boy. one at the top of the list is arthur. it will be quite a royal baby. the announcement partly made on instagram. it's a boy. it was at the same time from the announcement from buckingham palace that told us this little one was born at 5:26 british time, windsor time, which is about half past 12:00 midnight there on the east coast. earlier, even, of course, on the west coast. the statement also telling us that the queen, the duke, the prince of wales, duke and duchess of cambridge, and diana's family had all been told about the news before the official announcement. meghan's mom is there with meghan and harry right now, which is just everything that she would have wanted. back to you, savannah. coming up, a revealing conversation with madonna on the cause that she's championed for decades and the rare honor that
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good monday morning. right now at 7:56, we are seeing a lot of clouds across the bay area. some spots getting light rain to start out. this weather system will be moving away, and we will gradually start to see our skies clearing. it will be a cool afternoon with some of your inland areas reaching into the low 70s. oakland today, 62 degrees. 68 in napa and in palo alto. with san francisco reaching 61 degrees. but we will be under a warming trend going throughout the week. upper 70s by wednesday into thursday with mostly sunny skies. a few more clouds move in by friday. but then our temperatures going back in time for the weekend. mother's day, expect sunshiny inland valleys at 78. san francisco in the upper 60s. overall, nice weather ahead for this workweek. an update on the commute now
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from mike. >> behaving ourselves in the south bay. a crash in the middle of the screen, northbound 280, moved over to the shoulder. more slowing at 17. that's typical there. rest of the bay, typical pattern. oakland recovering after an earlier crash. 580 looking better than five minutes ago. upper east shore a little slower than it was. there's the backup. fastrak moving at the toll plaza. we'll take what we can get. thank you very much. a police officer is recovering after being dragged by a car driven by a some whom other police officers shot and killed in san jose. the scene unfolded saturday. the chief of police is expected to give us an update. we are posting the latest on our twitter feed. you saw the "today" show report. royal watchers over the moon. meghan and harry gave birth to a 7 pound 3 ounce baby boy. the prince making a statement a couple hours ago.
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and from the looks of it, this tradition is going to last awhile. denny's has new crepes! see you at denny's. it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, breaking news. it's a boy. meghan markle gives birth with prince harry making the royal announcement just a short time ago. >> it's been the most amazing experience i could ever have possibly imagined. >> we're live in win son with the latest. madonna's moment. the activist and singer sits down with nbc news, talking about her fight for gay rights after receiving a major award. >> the fight is not over. that's why we're here. that's why we're talking. that's why i'm here. that's why this award means something to me. >> we go inside her personal connection to the cause and what's next for the pop icon.
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and jenny at the rock. ♪ don't be fooled by the rocks that i got ♪ ♪ i'm still jenny from the block ♪ >> we'll catch up with the one and only jenny lopez as she prepares to kick off our summer concert season, performing classic hits plus a new song live for the first time today, monday, may 6th, 2019. ♪ here we go ♪ let's get loud >> at 30 rock. >> to see jenny from the block. >> celebrating tyler's birthday. >> at the "today" show. >> we are ready to go. ♪ let's get loud >> from illinois. >> philadelphia. >> and new brunswick, canada, for the "today" show. >> he, everybodi, everybody. welcome back to "today." it is monday morning but it feels like a happy friday. we have a concert crowd out there. >> this is always one of our
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favorite times at the show. we kick off the summer concert series. who better to do that than j.lo herself? that's just one of our exciting stories. we have j.lo and madonna. oh, but wait, there's more tomorrow. >> there's more. that is right. tomorrow, we've got george clooney, christopher abbott, talking about the hulu series "catch-22." this marks clooney's return to television. we talked about that, family, fame. a lot of stuff. don't miss that conversation tomorrow. >> i imagine that was a tough assignment for you. >> you know what? somebody has to do the hard stories here. i raised my hand for that one. >> looking forward to that. let's get to your news at 8:00. the u.s. delivered a powerful warning to iran overnight, sending an aircraft carrier group and bombers to the persian gulf. nbc white house correspondent kristen welker joins us with a look at what is behind the escalating tensions. good morning. >> reporter: hi, savannah. good morning to you. president trump is ramping up pressure on iran today, but officials here are giving few details about what's prompting the move.
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overnight, the administration announcing the deployment of that u.s. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the middle east. it is in response to what the administration is calling a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings from iran. national security adviser john bolton releasing a statement overnight that says, in part, the deployment is aimed at sending a, quote, unmistakable message to the iranian regime that any attack on the united states will be met with unrelenting force. secretary of state mike pompeo addressed the decision while traveling to finland, saying the move is something they've been working on for a while. president trump pulled out of the nuclear deal a year ago. this deployment was regularly scheduled back in april, but the announcement of the location is a new and significant development. savannah? >> kristen welker at the white house for us. thank you, kristen. we have breaking baby news from break brigreat britain. it's a boy.
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prince harry and meghan markle gave birth to a boy this morning. keir simmons joining us from windsor. good morning again. >> reporter: hey, savannah. good morning. the announcement made on instagram, it's a boy. meghan's mom, doria, is here. the queen is here at windsor castle. prince harry was by meghan's side, and then a few hours later, he walked out to make a smiling statement to the television cameras. >> it's been the most amazing experience i could ever have possibly imagined. how any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension. we're both absolutely thrilled. so grateful to all the love and support from everybody out there. >> reporter: little boy, 7 pounds, 3 ounces. we heard a statement from meghan's dad, thomas, saying he hopes the child was served with grace, dignity, and honor. that reported in the last few minutes.
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savannah? >> keir simmons with the happy news from windsor. thank you very much. tyson foods is expanding its recall of chicken strips. the new recall covers 12 million pounds of crispy chicken strips and a variety of flavors. the department of agriculture said it's received six reports of people finding pieces of metal in the strips, including three claims of mouth injuries. the used by dates are olctober f this year through next march. they were sold in stores nationwide. >> how about a boost? year and a half ago, we all remember pittsburgh steelers linebacker ryan shazier carried off the field with a spinal cord injury, and doctors said he may never walk again. at his wedding this weekend, he showed everybody he is back in the game. ♪ this is how we do it >> not just walking but dancing. >> how about that? >> with his bride, michelle, on
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madonna. >> the music icon honored over the weekend. nbc's joe friar got the chance to sit down with her. good to see you. >> dream to meet madonna? >> 100%. i'm done. i can retire. >> not yet. >> the awards recognize fair and accurate representation of the lgbtq. they gave an advocate award to madon madonna. she's the second person to receive it. she has won seven all kinds of other trophies. yet this holds a special place in her heart. the advocate for change award. >> change means there's going to be a battle. it's going to make people uncomfortable. you have to be ready for it. all the challenges. change equals challenge, yes. >> reporter: growing up, she says she often felt like an
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outsider. >> when i moved to new york, it was the gay community that embraced everything that i did and embraced the idea of a strong, independent female. i felt compelled to come to the rescue of the lgbtq community. back in the very beginning, because they were always there for me. >> reporter: during an emotional speech, she recalled how her life changed during the aids epidem epidemic. >> the plague that moved in over new york city and in the blink of an eye took out all of my friends. >> reporter: at the time, she did something few others did, she spoke out, raising money and awareness to battle the disease. >> we can stop it from spreading further. educating ourselves and finding out the facts. >> reporter: recently, the pop icon brought in the new year with a surprise appearance at the stonewall inn. >> i stand here proudly at the
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place where pride began. >> reporter: riots there 50 years ago were a catalyst for the gay rights movement. many see her newly released song, "i rise" as a trip bute t stonewall. >> it's important people recognize how far we have come and how lucky where he that we can have this conversation and speak openly and express ourselves. >> reporter: still today, there's a large number of lgbtq youth who attempt suicide. murder rate for trans women, there's a lot of work do. >> oh, my god, yeah. the fight is not over. that's why we're here. that's why we're talking. that's why i'm here. that's why this award means something to me. it's not trivial. it's not superficial. it's not a one off. >> reporter: they gave an award to andy cohen for promoting equality. the honor was presented by his friend sara jessica parker. >> he is not afraid of difference of opinion, of how others feel about the positions he takes. >> reporter: i'm assuming you hear from people who say, seeing
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you made it easier for me to come out. >> i hear from moms who say, i watched your show with my son or daughter for many years and now they came out. it made me feel okay about it. >> reporter: cohen is happy to get his award on the same night as madonna. >> her music has been the soundtrack of my life. she also, by the way, has been speaking out for our community when our community couldn't speak out for ourselves. >> how alone she was often. seemingly, just unafraid -- >> everything. >> yeah. >> reporter: on that stage saturday, madonna was anything but alone. in that room tonight, i feel like you had everyone sort of r wrapped around your finger. >> really? >> reporter: there's one message you hope they take away. what do you hope it is. >> to never give up hope.
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to never give up. no matter what. >> reporter: the new album comes out next week. the awards will air sunday night on logo. >> if there were an award for correspondent attire, you would win. >> look at that. >> beautiful. >> you had the shoes to match. >> one time you can wear that. >> like you have only worn that once. >> thank you. you got pop start? >> adam sandler. he hosted "saturday night live" for the first time over the weekend, bringing a few guest cam wroe cameos. it wis bittersweet tribute to former cast member and friend chris farley that stole the show. take a look. ♪ on saturday night my man would always deliver ♪ ♪ whether he was a bumblebee
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girl or living in a van down by the river ♪ >> sandler sang. we got a look at farley's most famous sketches. after the emotional tribute leslie jones tweeted, not a dry air in the house. family passed in 1997 from a drug overdose. he was 33. "avengers" continues to break records. the film brought in $1.2 billion, making it the biggest worldwide debut. the records keep accumulating as it brought in another $428 million after its second weekend. the total box office sales rose to $2.189 billion, just beating out the record held by "titanic." the only film that stands in its way is "avatar" which garnered $2.8 billion. is it going to do it? >> absolutely. it has taken a third of the time to get where "avatar" is. >> no problem.
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two more weekends, we're good to go. adele celebrated h ed her 31st birthday. she flsplit from her husband. she added this was going to be her best year yet. this is 31, 30 tried me so hard, but i'm owning it and trying my hardest to lean in to it all. 31 is going to be old year and i'm going to spend it all on myself. she added at the end, 30 will be a drum and base record to spite you. in the past adele named her albums after her age in which she worked on them. this leads fans to believe the next album will be called 30. we will have to wait to see if that becomes the case for now we wish adele a happy belated birthday. finally, adele is not the only artist tease ning new music. justin bieber and ed sheeran shared photos of themselves posed similarly in front of a green screen. yesterday, sheeran shared new music he has been working on.
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>> hey, i have new music coming out. i want to play you a song. ♪ >> see if you like it. ♪ >> i thought it was the whole song. >> we got a snippet of the new song. fans speculate it will be released as early as friday. that will be fun. >> a snippet is good with ed sheeran. he was here and he ate the whole pizza. >> it was good. >> just like one of us. >> get the pizza. maybe he will come back. thank you so much. al, let's get a check of the weather. >> we are going to look at more severe weather again today. 8 million people at risk from texas into missouri, parts of kansas. tomorrow the area widens out with more severe weather throughout northern texas and then wednesday, we have 32 million people at risk. this area in orange could be looking at a tornado outbreak. we will watch that very, very closely. a lot of heavy rain. areas that were already flooding and had a lot of rain going to
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see more locally. four to six inches in the central mississippi river valley. a lot of danger there. that's w good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. we start out with light rain across the north bay, mist and drizzle still lingering in san francisco, and then we head down to the south bay with a mostly cloudy sky, and then as we go into the rest of the day, our skies will gradually clear, and it will be just slightly below normal for this time of the year reaching 70 in san jose, 62 in oakland, 61 will be the high in san francisco, and some upper 60s and low 70s for the north bay but warming up throughout the week. that's your latest weather. >> thank you so much. i'm excited to be here with jennifer lopez. she's ready to rock our plaza stage. one of the hardest workers in music and hollywood. she has sold, get this, more than 75 million records. brought in more than $3 billion at the box office. i'm singing your praises here. she has a hit show "world of
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dance." she's also concurred vegas. she had a three-year residency. i don't have the energy to read this. >> i will go to sleep. >> she has a new single. she's going out on tour to celebrate her birthday. i was saying to you, you are tireless. >> no. i'm tired. >> you are not. you just keep -- you are turning out hits. you are going on tour to celebrate your birthday. i would just have a boozy 50th. >> i should have. this is -- i can't think of a better way to spend this type of birthday, this big 50th birthday. it's a big deal. it's a big deal. the opportunity came up to tour. i was like, why don't we do it this summer and make it a celebration? i haven't been on tour since 2011. >> did you the residency. >> i did the residency. i was doing shows. 40 shows a year. very spread out. it was different. it was a different kind of
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grind. this will be fun. this will be a quick hit it and quit it james brown style. >> i was laughing because right before we came on they are like, jennifer has a bunch of outfit changes for the concert. how many do you have? >> the concert that i'm doing this summer? >> right here today. >> yeah. we have a few for you today. >> of course you do. >> a couple. it's an extraf began gextrafsh . >> i'm on board. they said, she will come in a robe. >> i have a robe on. >> a hotel terry cloth robe. what is this fabulousness? >> they told me to wear a robe. >> i love it. let's see what's going on? you got engaged. >> i did. >> was that a shock to you? were you surprised? >> it wasn't a shock. we had spoken about it. it was a shock that day. that day it was a shock. i didn't know it was happening that day. >> did you -- if i said a couple years ago, you are going to start dating alex rodriguez and
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you are going to get married again -- >> oh, god. >> would you have believed me? >> maybe. >> really? did you want to get married again? >> yes. i always planned to get married again. i want to spend my life with somebody. wasn't to grow old with somebody. i think that's the goal. right? find a partner to walk through this crazy thing with. right? >> yeah. what clicks about it? when did you know, this is serious, this could work. >> druft trust me, i tried befo. you know, we just get along. i don't know. we just complement each other. he is super supportive. he allows me to be who i am. i want him to shine in the greatest way possible and to be his best self. we just help each other be better people in a way. you know? we love our families. we're very similar as well. we grew up the same. we kind of both got in the public eye very young.
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we both had our hard moments in the public eye but at same time we keep coming back. we have that thing. >> you have a little fight in you. >> a lot of respect and admiration for each other. he helps me. he helps where i'm weak. i help him where he is weak. he makes me stronger. that's what it is. >> we saw the picture of your beautiful families. you bring in two kids. he has kids. everybody -- from the appearances -- seems to be blending nicely. >> the kids -- we have four stellar kids. it's crazy what they have to go through with two traveling pare parents and all of us coming together. it's not an easy thing. somehow it works really well. there's a lot of love there. there's a lot of love. there's a lot of love and kind of -- i don't know. we like each other, too. all of us like each other. >> i mean, i think that's the trick. right? does he make you laugh? >> he does. >> i think that's -- >> he is the funniest. people don't know that about
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him. they thought he was serious when he was a player. they are starting to learn that now because of instagram. he is like the dad with the camera. i mean, he is taking pictures of everything and videos and posting it before we approve. even the kids are like, dad, stop. >> stop posting. >> you are killing us right now. >> a couple things. usually hoda would be with me. >> she texted me this morning. >> have talked to her? >> she texted me this morning. she was like, what are you doing without me? >> that's what i was like. >> i wish she was there with the babies. i wish i was there with you. >> isn't it so exciting? >> she sent me a video of hayley -- >> then we got baby hope. >> she was saying, i love you jennifer lopez. >> we feel the same way. >> we're so excited for the concert. >> let's do it. >> the changes. >> trying to get pumped up. >> if i promise not to dance? >> please dance. i love when people dance. it's better when they can't
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dance, too. >> good. because i can't help it. we will go outside. we have a full half hour. new songs. a couple people will recognize and love. we're back after your local news and weather. if thiswe )re expecting an updam san jose police chief eddie garcia .. on the chaot good morning to you, 8:26. i'm marcus washington. we're kpmting an update from san jose police chief eddie garcia on the chaotic incident on saturday night that left an officer injured. police say officers were responding to reports of a stolen car. investigators say that the suspect rammed his car into a patrol car, sped towards officers. one officer was struck, dragged, and then pinned under that car. other officers opened fire killing the driver. police say the suspect is a known gang member but has not formally identified him. the injured officer suffered a broken collarbone and other injuries. a look at your morning
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commute. mike inouye is tracking every bit of it. >> a pretty calm drive. you do see traffic all over the bay in your typical patterns. we'll call out a couple of spots, 80 northbound, another crash around hagen burger. looks like lanes are clear, still slow there as well as 580 and highway 13 heading up towards the maze and highway 24. the east shore freeway not as bad. we do have 40s on all these major approaches getting through the area. the slowest coming up past the coliseum, and across the san mateo bridge still slow across the flat section. it is moving in towards san mateo where 101 is tough in both directions. pretty standard. we'll have another local news update coming up in 30 minutes.
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and we are back. 8:30. a very special monday morning here at rockefeller plaza. just a moment, none other than jennifer lopez herself launching our summer concert series. it's going to be an unforgettable performance. >> i am so excited. the costume changes, new songs. we love it. >> i know.
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that's why i wore stripes today. >> i knew what was going on. >> you are totally blending. guys, sadly, sunny will not be here to witness the concert, but for a good reason. >> too bad. he is the biggest j.lo fan. our puppy with a purpose is in california doing his work as nbc sports stanley pup. >> that's right. he took in the playoff series between the san jose sharks and colorado avalanche. he even met with the sharks' mascot sharkey, which is a little disturbing, actually, and he even drove the zamboni. >> did i hear avalanche? >> avalanche. that's right. >> sunny's next stop, denver for game six tonight. catch that plus the boston bruins and columbia blue jackets on nbc sports. coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. eastern. >> we got the business out of the way? quick forecast. >> for your week ahead looking at it drying out in the east. severe storms in the plains. sunshine out west. then as we get to the midweek
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period heavy rain, a big storm outbreak. texas, oklahoma, on into arkansas. we are watching that carefully. then on thursday more rain in the east, a flood threat in the lower mississippi river valley, cooling down and clearing in the meteorologist kari hall. we're going to gradually see that sun breaking out today with our highs reaching into the low 70s in the inland areas, and it will warm up as we go throughout the week with upper 70s by wednesday and thursday, going toward the weekend t looks like it will be nice for mother's day reaching into the upper 70s inland, and san francisco cool to start out the week, but we will also get some more sun and slightly warmer temperatures with highs in the upper 60s by this saturday and sunday. >> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> all right. there is so much excitement. first of all, we just heard
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jennifer talking about it. now, when she comes here to the "today" show plaza, she brings it like it's the first night of her tour, like it's the las vegas residency. does everyone see the giant horse behind me? is it a zebra? >> maybe a hybrid. >> she is going to knock our socks off in a few minutes. >> kicking off our citi concert series. this is one of the best times of the year as well. so many exciting artists. who better to do it than one of the biggest stars on the planet. >> let's talk to the crowd. what's your name? >> angela. >> are you a big j.lo fan? >> oh, yeah. >> are you excited to hear the music? do you know the song? >> yes. >> do you know the words? >> yes. >> are you prepared to sing? >> yes. >> craig, who do you have? >> who is the biggest j.lo fan? where did you come from? >> rockland county. >> you are local. what's your favorite song? jenny from the block. >> you are a classic fan? >> yes. >> can you dance? no, i won't do that to you.
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we are not doing a dance-off on "the today show." thanks for coming. we have a special crowd moment in a few minutes as well. >> yes, we do. has anybody been to the las vegas show? can we show just how far back, by the way, this crowd goes as well? >> yeah, we don't usually do a monday concert. when jennifer lopez says she is available, we definitely get ready to go. we are so excited. and i think she is ready to take it away. jennifer. ♪ ♪ i could be your medicine ya ♪ oh don't get got ♪ heard you got a bad rep baby don't ya ♪ ♪ i could be a lot don't you ever say i never warned ya ♪
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♪ who's better? ♪ ♪ shme now ♪ ♪ who been in my bed and round your homies ♪ ♪ oh it could be a lot ♪ it could take too much you could lose me ♪ ♪ best believe i'm coming true with a new thing ohio oh you ain't been the only one ♪ ♪ best believe i'm coming through with a new thing ♪ ♪ oh you ain't been the only one babe ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ i could be your medicine yeah ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ give you a taste of what you give out ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ i could be your medicine yeah ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ give you a taste of what you give out ♪ ♪ oh don't get got ♪ heard you got a bad rep baby don't ya ♪ ♪ i could be a lot ♪ don't you ever say i never warned ya ♪ ♪ who's better show me now ♪ if you don't believe me i
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could show you ♪ ♪ don't think thinking you could use me ♪ ♪ you could lose me ♪ believe i'm coming through with a new thing ♪ ♪ oh you ain't been the only one ♪ ♪ best believe i'm coming through with a new thing ♪ ♪ oh you ain't been the only one ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ i could be your medicine yeah ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ give you a taste of what you give out ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ i could be your medicine yeah ♪ ♪ think you need only medicine ♪ give you a taste of what you give out ♪ ♪ uptown baby ♪ uptown baby ♪ uptown baby ♪ don't be fooled by the rocks that i got ♪ ♪ don't be fooled ♪ don't be fooled ♪ still jenny from the block
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♪ give you a taste of what you give out ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ i could be your medicine yeah ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ give you a taste of what you give out ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ i could be your medicine yeah ♪ ♪ think you need some medicine ♪ give you a taste of what you give out ♪ ♪ give you a taste of what you give out ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jennifer lopez is just getting started. don't go anywhere. a citi concert continues. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ i hope everybody saw what we just saw because our jaws are on the floor. jennifer lopez, she is incredible. can you believe what she can do? >> 100% committed. >> she is changing her costume right now actually. we are having major costume changes. >> it's a monday morning, too. usually mondays are a little sleepy around here. not today. >> so fitting she is here because it happens to be actually national concert week. >> live nation helping music celebrate with discounted tickets. venus from tampa. how convenient. give me a hug. look at that. so what's your last name? >> feliciano.
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>> you were calling yourself h v-lo? >> what do you have in come common? >> we are both puerto rican. >> okay. >> yes. and you are celebrating a big birthday as well? >> yes. 50. >> and is it true that this is a 24-hour trip? you flew up from florida? >> i did. i took a 24-hour flight to be here, to be with her and experience as she represents the community. i'm so happy to be here. >> and you are flying back tonight. so we thought that it would be really nice to help you celebrate after this, two tickets to her concert anywhere in america that you want to go. how about that? >> oh, my god! oh, my god! no. >> yes! >> those are tickets from live nation. live nation wants to send you. >> oh, my god, seriously? >> what's your favorite j.lo song? jenny from the block. >> all right. we have nothing -- i know.
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don't do that. j.lo is about to take the stage again. >> ladies and gentlemen, jennifer lopez! ♪ j.lo ♪ another one ♪ j.lo ♪ look at the money ♪ look at the money and go go ♪ look at the money and go go ♪ dinero ♪ dinero hey
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♪ i just want the green want the money want the cash flow ♪ ♪ me and man we stack it up to the ceiling ♪ ♪ let me finish ♪ every day i'm alive i make a killing ♪ ♪ yes i'm gonna get it ♪ i want the green want the money wan the cash flow ♪ ♪ they say money talk but mine talking bilingual ♪ ♪ i don't do singles ♪ in love with the money so no need ♪ ♪ just bag it up ♪ hot talk yeah back it up
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♪ you ain't got it ♪ yeah designer frames a double take ♪ ♪ hear me say hey ♪ ayy ♪ i want the green want the money want the cash flow ♪ ♪ dinero ♪ i just want the dinero, d ♪ come on, i just want the dinero ♪ ♪ i just want the dinero, dinero ♪ ♪ i just want the green want the money want the cash flow ♪ ♪ hey
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jennifer lopez, she'll be right back performing another huge hit. but first, this is "today" on nbc. did you know comcast business goes beyond fast with a gig-speed network. complete internet reliability. advanced voice solutions. wifi to keep everyone connected. video monitoring. that's huge. did you guys know we did all this stuff? no. i'm not even done yet. wow. business tv. cloud apps and support. comcast business goes beyond at&t. start with internet and voice for just $59.90 a month. it's everything a small business owner needs. comcast business. beyond fast. i receive travel rewards. going new places! going out for a bite! going anytime. rewarded! learn more at
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♪ guys, in a few minutes we will see jennifer come out and do one of her best songs. she will income a new costume, new song. our fans are so excited. >> so excited. >> by the way, we have some off-the-rails fans in our siriusxm who won tickets. >> great. >> on our radio show.
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>> could we talk about how impressive that she is not only singing and dancing. these wardrobe changes, costume changes during the commercial breaks, that's next level. >> did anybody see her hair flick at the right time? >> we couldn't believe it. >> massive fans right here, too. memories of j.lo? >> yes. my mom and i used to listen to "waiting for tonight" in preparation of our girls night. when i was a child, she would do my nails. now we're here to see j.lo for mother's day. >> that's so awesome. and they flew in from texas. >> wow. >> we're big fans of j.lo. big fans of "the today show." we love it. >> thaws fnks for coming by. >> where are you from? >> new brunswick, canada. and we came here to see j.lo. first time seeing j.lo. we love her show, shades of blue, and we love "world of dance." >> we like that you just dropped two nbc shows, too. we like that. >> all right.
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i think jennifer is ready. she is going to leave it all on the floor. >> i want to thank you guys for coming out this morning. i know it's early. it's early for me. i love you guys, too. shall we do a little dancing before we go? yes. dance into the week, keep it going. you know, this summer is going to be an epic celebration. and i can't wait to see all of you guys there with me. we're definitely going to do this one. ♪ you've got to get on the floor ♪ ♪ if you're a party freak then
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step on the floor ♪ ♪ if you are an animal then tear up the floor ♪ ♪ break a sweat on the floor ♪ yeah, we work on the floor ♪ dance the night away ♪ live your life and stay on the floor ♪ ♪ dance the night away ♪ grab somebody drink a little more ♪ ♪ on the floor ♪ come on ♪ yes, pick me up ♪ i like when they pick me up ♪ get on the floor ♪ let me introduce you to my party people ♪ ♪ in the club ♪ if you go hard you've got to get on the floor nose if you're
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a party freak then step on the floor ♪ ♪ if you're an animal then tear up the floor ♪ ♪ break a sweat on the floor ♪ yeah we work on the floor ♪ don't stop keep it moving ♪ put your drinks up ♪ pick your body up and drop it on the floor ♪ ♪ let the rhythm change your world on the floor ♪ ♪ you know we're running tonight on the floor ♪ ♪ brazil morocco london to ibiza ♪ ♪ straight to l.a., new york ♪ vegas to africa ♪ dance the night away ♪ live your life and stay young on the floor ♪ ♪ dance the night away ♪ grab somebody drink a little more ♪ ♪ are you ready? jump ♪ ♪ la la la la la la la
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♪ tonight we gon be it on the floor ♪ ♪ i know you got it clap your hands on the floor ♪ ♪ and keep on rocking rock it up on the floor ♪ ♪ if you're a criminal kill it on the floor ♪ ♪ steal it quick on the floor ♪ on the floor ♪ don't stop keep it moving ♪ put your drinks up ♪ it's getting ill it's getting sick on the floor ♪ ♪ we never quit we never rest on the floor ♪ ♪ if i ain't wrong we'll probably die on the floor ♪ ♪ brazil, morocco, london to ibiza straight to l.a. new york vegas to africa ♪ ♪ dance the night away ♪ live your life and stay young on the floor ♪ ♪ dance the night away ♪ grab somebody drink a little
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more ♪ ♪ la la la la la la la la la la la la ♪ ♪ tonight we gon be it on the floor ♪ ♪ la la la la la la la la la la ♪ ♪ tonight we gon be it on the floor ♪ ♪ la la la la la la la la la la ♪ ♪ tonight we gon be it on the floor ♪ ♪ la la la la la la la la la la la la la ♪ ♪ tonight we gon be it on the floor ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jennifer lopez! ♪ >> there is no one like her. we will catch up with her in a minute. don't forget, her concert this summer. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> i got to sit down. >> how good was it? >> that was like amazing. >> jenny from the block brought it. >> she did. >> a big block. >> she is incredible. she is going to come back and talk to us. she is still here. when you come for part of the "today" show, you come for all of the "today" show. >> third hour of today, we will have folks ask questions on twitter. >> cool. we like that. >>good morning, it )s 8:56... i )m - -... testimony is set to begin this morning .. in the deadly ghost good morning, 8:56. i'm marcus washington. testimony is set to begin this morning in the deadly warehouse trial. prosecutors will lay out the case against derrick arnett ta and max harris. each face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. prosecutors plan to call a range of witnesses including people
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who escaped the fire and former tenants. prosecutors will give jurors a sense of what it was like living in the warehouse, which firefighters said had only one set of stairs and limited exits. happening now the trial is expected to resume anytime now. we'll have live report in our midday newscast. a police officer is recovering after being dragged by a car driven by a suspect whom officers shot and killed in san jose. the scene unfolded saturday. the chief of police is expected to give an update later this morning. royal watchers right now are over the moon. in case you missed it, meghan and harry have given birth to a seven-pound three ounce baby boy. prince harry did give a brief statement. i'm marcus washington we'll have more local news coming up in an hour. our consumer unit digs int
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. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. this is the third hour of today. >> good morning. welcome to the third hour of "today." i'm dylan here with al and craig. >> we have a royal baby update and a rare one this time. we're not just talking to keir just for fun. live at windsor castle, what are you hearing? >> hey, guys, good morning. i have a big smile on my face because i just spoke to buckingham pals and thace and t confirmed that the duchess of sussex,


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