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the "today" show is next. local updates coming up in 25 minutes. >> get the latest information on the nbc 10 news app or our website. have a good one. . good morning. locked out. a stunning new report that one of the pilots on the doomed german flight was outside the cockpit and trying to smash down the door at the time of the crash. the morning, what do we know about these pilots neighborhood, ravaged, violent storms gripped through oklahoma and arkansas. >> a tornado on the ground. >> at least one person dead, a gymnasium collapsing with dozens inside. the threat of more storms racing east today. one on one mitt romney in studio 1a exclusively opening up about the next presidential race. if he would have traded army
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beau bergdorf and kidnapping hoax the victim of a reported violent abduction shows up safe and sound. police now believe the entire story was made up. >> the fact that we've essentially wasted all of these resources for really nothing is upsetting. >> now that woman is missing again today, thursday march 26th 2015. >> from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a if rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. what a stunner of a headline when you hear this pilot and the plane that crashed might have been outside the door. >> every once in a while i get a piece of information that turns in a direction. this might be one of those pieces of information. >> it's our top story and big
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questions facing investigators now. why did the pilot leave the cockpit and why was he then reportedly locked out? >> and one thing that is being ruled out, a midair explosion. investigators are also saying at this point the crash does not appear to be linked to deep pressurization. >> and this morning we are hearing from friends of the three americans who died. let's get right to nbc's keir simmons. he's in france this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah good morning. this has people absolutely shocked here as yet unconfirmed reports that one of the pilots of the plane that flew into the alps mountain behind me here was locked out of that cockpit as the plane descended. for days we were trying to physical out why this a-320 flew into the range. do we now have part of the answer? the urgent focus this morning. reports that one pilot was outside the cockpit when the german wings airliner mulligan its devastating descent. the news overnight has people
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stunned. >> enormous and there's a lot of speculation riding on germany what's going ought in the cockpit. >> reporter: the force of the crash makes debris in the mountain a huge challenge. according to an investigation source quoted by a french news agency and the "new york times," the badly damaged flight recorder indicates that first the cockpit door opened and closed. then a knocking was heard. perhaps one of the two pilots banging on the door trying to get back if as the plane went down. the airline owned by lufthansa has not confirmed the claim. >> we cannot understand how an experienced lufthansa pilot was involved in such a terrible exodus. >> reporter: another pilot who flew over the crash site just minutes after the a-320 disappeared from radar told nbc news visibility was clear.
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>> if the pilot was alive he'd see the mountain right in front of him, very very difficult for him. >> reporter: but we know more this morning about how the tragedy here has touched american families. emily selkie and her mother yvonne from virginia were killed. on cnn, friends remember them as loving. >> two amazing loving people who were left behind friends and family who love and miss them a lot. >> reporter: emily studied the music industry at drexel university. others say she always put others before herself and care deeply for all those in her life. this morning, lufthansa is refusing to identify the pilot and co pilot. it says the pilot had 66,000 hours of flying experience. the co-pilot has 630 hours. he had joined a german wings the airline from a training but, matt you know if these reports turn out to be true you just shudder to think what it must
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have been like in the final minutes on that plane. >> if are you a passenger one of the pilots trying to get into the cockpit, that couldn't have been much good. let's bring in greg fife and nbc's tom costello who covers aviation for us. tom, this idea that a cockpit leaves the -- pilot leaves the cockpit, isn't it policy or protocol that a member of the flight staff goes in to replace that pilot? >> that's right t. flight attendant usually goes into the cockpit and stands there with the pilot who is flying the plane so that when the pilot who is left to go to the restroom comes back that flight attendant can verify who it is that wants to get back into the door usually through a pooem peep hole in the door. we don't know that protocol was followed in germany, assuming it was in this particular case the question is what happened to that flight attendant, why wasn't he or she able get back
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into the cockpit? was there a criminal act here? we don't know. for a captain to have 6,000 hours, that itself not a lot of experience for a captain and for a first officer to have 30 hours. in the united states you need 1,500 hours to be a certified first officer on a commercial flight. so these levels of experience are fought great levels of experience. >> tom real quickly, if there was no flight attendant with the remaining pilot, how easy is it for the pilot to override that code panel that would allow that other pilot to regain access on the cockpit? >> reporter: on the airbus 320, there is a key panel on the outside the pilot punches in a code to get into the cockpit. but inside the cockpit, whoever is in there can, in fact override that and essentially lock somebody out t. reason they do that is to prevent a terrorist from getting in of course in a situation like this you may have exactly the wrong impact. >> greg let's bring you in right now. i know you think it's still very early and we shouldn't jump to
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any conclusions. is it unusual at all for one pilot to leave the cockpit as that plane reaches its cruising altitude of 38,000 feet? >> reporter: matt that would have been a normal place for a pilot to lead because the airplane would have been stable and crews fright that's a normal work load time period. one or both of the flight crew members will lead the cockpit, leave the cockpit, not simultaneously but in that work load period. in the particular instance as tom brought up there was a way to get back into the cockpit. so it is evident whoever remained in the cockpit had to have intentionally moved that switch to disarm the keypad and allow access back into the cockpit. >> and the fact that the pilot who was locked out first gently knocks on the door to regain access to the cockpit eliminates a lot of things like massive decompression or an incredible mech nextal failure, doesn't it? >> absolutely. because there was no erratic
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movement of the aircraft and, in fact if this pilot had gone incapacitated and accidentally hit the side stick controller or the auto flight system had disengaged there are oral warnings. so investigators will be listening to whatever oral warnings may have been recorded on the cockpit voice record tore see if there is anything unusual that may have taken place that could either corroborate incompasstation or intentional? >> incompasstation, you wouldn't override the emergency code panel. >> reporter: absolutely. those are the logical steps investigators will have to take. because there would have been no reason to lock anybody out of that cockpit if there was an mortgages. >> thank you both. >> keep on that. meantime we are following another big story the deadly and destructive tornadoes in parts of the south. at least one person has died in oklahoma where mortgages crews
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have been busy throughout this nate gabe gutierrez is there. what are you seeing there? >> reporter: this used to be a donut shop. last night tens of thousands of people are without power here in oklahoma. this morning, emergency crews will spend the morning assessing the damage. >> whoa islam. >> oh dear lord. >> reporter: terrifying moments wednesday night as storm chasers cap cured this tornado barreling towards west springs. one person was killed and at least three others injured in a mobile home park ravaged by the severe weather. >> i just ran. i don't know where i was running to pan. >> reporter: in tulsa, a possible tornado ripped through a jim face innium with 60 to 70 people inside. firefighters rushing young girls
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to safety. amazingly, they all escaped. no one was seriously hurt. >> reporter: the rain is still going good as far as the rotation it slowed down a bit. >> reporter: as the storms pred across oklahoma travelers frantically huddled at the tulsa airport. further south a twister caused damage in moore the same place where a massive tornado in 2013 killed 24 people and injured more than 300. >> nothing compared to may 20th. not in comparison from size to damage injuries nothing compared to that day. >> it's right here. >> reporter: interstate 35 was closed through moore when they said they were littering the freeway if both directions. but the mayor of moore says it could have been worse. >> it's just one of those things that happens. like i zell tell people we're the center of the universe this is where things happen. fortunately, there is no deaths with this. we had very few injuries. >> here in tornado alley, it had been a quiet season so far.
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today several school districts in the area are closed. again, here in oklahoma tens of to us of people are still without power. al. >> it could be a long season thank you so much. what's ham righthappening right now? not tornado producers, cincinnati you will be looking alt the showers and thunderstorms coming up. we will be watching this all push to the north and east. so it's going to get into memphis, tennessee, cincinnati ohio. as the morning wears on we expect showers and thunderstorms for nashville. sharply cooler tomorrow behind the system snow into parts of michigan. syracuse new york rain and snow one to three inches of snow. then as we get into early tomorrow the rain moves away. we will get a few more showers, but what we are looking at much cooler air coming in guy, over the next 24 hours here in the northeast. where out west as we'll see in the next half hour temperatures 10 to 30 degrees above average. >> we will check with you in a few minutes.
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meantime u.s. army sergeant bowe bergdahl is facing the possibility of life if prison. he abandoned his post by the taliban for five years. now, he is being charged with desertion. nbc's jim miklazewski is at the pentagon good morning to you. >> good morning, matt an army general has pretty much thrown the book at bowe bergdahl a stark reminder of how serious it is to abandon your post under any circumstances in the middle of a war zone. after five years in taliban captivity, sergeant beau derg call's full is again if question. he's combharnl he's been charged with desertion, it could lead to life imprisonment for leaving his fellow soldiers. >> i'm enlighted, actually. i wasn't sure we would ever get to this point. >> reporter: her son darren was in bergdahl's unit later killed and she believes bergdahl's
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actions contributed to her son's death. >> i don't think he should have anything less tan life if federal prison. >> reporter: a fellow soldier said there was no doubt he deserted. >> he left his weapon behind and it was clear he wasn't coming back. >> reporter: bergdahl was held captive appearing under duress an american soldier and propaganda tool for the taliban. >> this war isn't worse, the waste of huh pan life. >> reporter: his release kicked up a political firestorm the obama administration released five high valued taliban prisoners in exchange for bergdahl. republicans again accused the president of negotiating with terrorists. >> they were traded for bergdahl who deserted his men while these individuals were traded. i think this was a bad decision. it was also in my opinion a
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violation of the law. >> reporter: bergdahl's lawyer is eager to have derg call tell his side of the story in military court. >> people will learn many things that they have not yet been privy too about sergeant bergdahl's conduct, his motivation. his intentions as waelz the details of his captivity at the hands of the taliban for nearly five years. >> reporter: now, bergdahl could be offered a plea deal to avoid any jail time. but one official familiar with the investigation tells nbc news there was no indication that bergdahl posed any tlerkts held any malice towards the u.s. but he's instead described as just one really mixed up kid who made a very bad mistake. matt. >> all right, jim miklazewski at the pentagon. thank you very much. savannah. okay matt tanks, that is just one story that has the attention of mitt romney the former republican presidential candidate recently entertained a third white house run earlier
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this year. he joined us now having decided not to. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. >> let's start with the bowe bergdahl case. first of all, you seen he isn't maybe court marshalled. do you agree with that? do you think he should have been? >> well if he deserted his post that's appropriate for military justice. >> if a court marshall goes forward and he were convicted, do you think this is someone who should spend time in a military brick? >> if it were a severe setting, where he abandoned his post and put other members of the military at risk then of course a prison term is something that has to be contemplated. >> let me ask you about the decision that the president made to trade five taliban prisoners for bowe bergdahl. it was controversial. the president presumably knew the circumstance of beau bergdahl leaving his post. he said though leave no soldier on the battlefield. iffed that had been you in the oval office would you have made that conflicting call? >> there are two conflicting
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principless here. one is leave no one behind. the other is don't negotiate with terrorists. in a setting like this congress said you must have the president go to congress. he didn't do that he violate aid gen the law. but number two the real question for me is do the people being released represent a threat to american lives in the future. in this case i believe i do. as a result i was critical at the time of the exchange and continue to be critical. >> it doesn't sound like you would have made the trade. >> i don't think i would have made the trade. >> ted cruz is in the republican race this year. he is someone you have praised for his oratoriccal skill. the reason he says they're fought conservative enough. >> that's the case he takes. i believe everybody expresses their own views on issue, everybody choose which views they align with and choose that nominee. ted cruz will make his case. we'll have ten or 12 other
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people making their cases. we will have exciting debates. i think the democratic debates will be quiet with hillary clinton and people that want to be her vp. i think ted cruz and a whole group of folks represents an interesting thought within the republican party. we'll see who gets the prize. >> so you don't take personal offense that he's basically suggesting the reason republicans didn't win, you didn't win in 2012 because you were to use his word "mushy"? . >> i made lot of mistake, i'm a big target. i'm happy to have people express their views about why i lost but that's a decision that will be made by republican voters as to who our nominee ought to be. ted is a legitimate contender, obviously, a skilled orotoator. we have other skilled contenders in the race. >> you said it's time for a next generation republican leader quote, not as well known as you are, who is just getting started and had not yet had the opportunity to take their
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message across the country. i have to say, governor that does not sound like governor jeb bush. is that what you meant? >> no, i'm talking about the next political generation. i along with a few other people ran in the last contest and i was not successful and my thought was, we need a new face someone yet fought defined in the public's mind. jeb bush is one of those new faces. i want to hear what he has to say and marco has to say and chris christ tee and other and others. why conservatives are better helping middle class and poor people do better in this country. >> would you consider being one of these nominee's vice presidents? >> i don't think anyone wants to be a vp. >> not a good job? >> i won't say the things that have been said about this job. i'm looking to serve these people to be president. >> that sound like a no to me. let's talk about your next career. boxing champion you are taking
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on evander holyfield, what are earth are you thinking? . >> all i'm thinking is don't get him angry. we have to go soft. you are right. we are raising money for something called charity vision which provides surgerys to poor people in the world. he is kind and willing to get in the ring with me and not hurt me too bad. >> evander is the real deal rocky was the atellian stannion are you thinking of a name for yourself? >> just the fastest runner inside an arena. >> governor romney i appreciate your time. >> thank you, savannah. good morning the former university of oklahoma student seen in a video chanting racial slurs is apologizeing. levi petitt sat down briefly with african leaders. >> all of the apologies won't spend what i have done.
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so i will spend the rest of my life trying to be the person who heals and brings people of all races together. >> he has been expelled from school and the sae chapter ou has been shut down. saudi arabia launched airstrikes against rebel positions in yemen and mobilized 150,000 troops in an attempt to restore yemen's government. saudi arabia said nine other countries have joined the military coalition. president obama authorized logistical and intelligence report. the airstrikes could spell concerns about the security of middle east oil shipments. and the probably isn't the best parking job you will ever see. those are angled parking lots the driver of the car who happens to be congress woman eleanor holmes norton decided to go straight in. she left it in the precarious position for half hasn't hour. i'll leave it there. >> i think that shows real skill. >> okay. i don't know. >> you ever look for a parking
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space at the capital? >> fair enough. >> thank you mr. roker. >> next time sake the subway. we'll get to your all your life you're told to tame your curls... ♪ when you try to tame my curls, it feels like you want to tame me. dove wants you to unleash the beauty of your curls. that's why we created new dove quench absolute. this system deeply nourishes curls to quench dryness for 4 times more defined natural curls. new dove quench absolute. good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. tracking a chance of thunderstorms. look at those temperatures. middle 60s to 70 degrees this afternoon. storms roll through this evening. and behind them a chilly day for friday. 46 in the morning. 52 in the afternoon. still a possibility of some showers on friday. and a slight chance with colder conditions on sunday.
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snowflakes and raindrops. no accumulation saturday. sunshine sunday and warmer weather, back into the 50s monday, tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. and that's your latest weather, matt. coming up a strange twist of a california woman. why are police blasting her after she suddenly reappeared over 600 miles away. why more kids are saddleing up for the dangerous world of rodeo. we will look into that. carson. >> the college combabl star who accidentally revealed his secret crush to the entire world. we will have that for you. first this is "today" on nbc.
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good morning. i'm vai sikahema. let's get our first alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley. morning, bill. >> morning, vai. fog, rain and warmer temperatures. it's dry in philadelphia. we've seen light fog but thicker at the shore. look at cape may where they're seeing rain. dros as well. rain moving past atlantic city where the fog was thick to begin with, has since eased. showers extend into southern delaware. actually those showers will be moving into philadelphia. already in the 50s in atlantic city. 41 in philadelphia. we'll be climbing to near 70 this afternoon. but keep an umbrella handy. occasional showers. even a chance of a thunderstorm. and happening now, the weather is causing some delays at philadelphia international airport. some arriving flights are coming in about an hour and 20 minutes late right now. airport officials are telling us that if you're flying this morning, you should check on the status of your flight with the airline.
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and now to the roads, first alert traffic reporter christine maddela. >> hi there, vai. wet roads in parts of our area as that rain moves through. and bill talked about some of the fog also. also take a look at these delays on 95 southbound at giraud avenue. also slowing down on the schuylkill expressway. you can expect delays on 95. the schuylkill and 422. vai? >> thank you christine. we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. i'm vai sikahema. we'll send you back to the "today" show and we'll see you in about a half hour. jim kenney. son of a firefighter. first in his family to go to college. he's been councilman at-large, representing the whole city. a progressive voice who'll be a mayor for our neighborhoods. bringing philadelphia together...
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. it's now 7:30 on a thursday morning the 26th of march, 2015. some people will find this disturbing kids bull riding. coming up a look inside what is a dangerous sport that has young children risking their safety as their parents cheer them on. >> a roadi is a big part of a lot of communities, certainly one i grew up with. it has a lot of benefits. tow, let's get to the headlines this morning. there are chilling developments to tell you about in the crash of that passenger plane in the french alps. according to reports, one of the pilots left the cockpit and was unable get back in as the plane went down. at least one person has died after a series of powerful tornadoes in oklahoma. a mobile home park was destroyed just west of tulsa. power was knocked out to tens of
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thousands of people. former congressman jesse jackson, jr., he will now head to a halfway house in washington and serve the final year of a two-and-a-half year sentence for illegally spending his campaign funds. >> all right. let us begin this half hour though, with a bizarre story in california a. woman reportedly abducted found safe and sound. now police believe it was all an elaborate hoax. nbc national correspondent peter alexander is here with more on that. >> good morning, this is one out of the san francisco bay area. the reported kidnapping of denise hoskins and a frantic search. police are now calling it a wild goose chase and hoskins is once again, no where to be found. >> the statement that mr. quinn provided was such an incredible story, we initially had a hard time believing it. >> reporter: that was the reaction from police in villejo, california overnight after denise hoskins was found safe
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some 400 miles from where investigators were looking for her. >> i was happy to hear she was alive and safe and home. >> reporter: she went missing monday her live-in boyfriend saying an intruder came into his home and kidnapped her and demanded a $85,000 ransom. he didn't report it for hours. he received an e-mail from someone claiming to be her with audio of her believing to be huskins. this morning, police are no longer calling denise huskins or her boyfriend a witness to a crime. >> i can tell you that our investigation has concluded that none of the claims has been substantiated. >> reporter: lasted out for wasting the department's time and money. >> devoting all of our resources, 24 hours a day on what i will classify as a wild goose case. >> reporter: and now a few twist as huckins appears to have gone
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missing once again, after authorities arranged a jet to return her to villejo, where they expected to question her about exactly what happened. >> as of right now, we have fought heard from miss huskins and we are no longer in contact with any of the family members. >> reporter: according to police huskins is hiding out in an undisclosed location. they could face federal charges. they are still trying to determine whether, in fact anybody else was involved. just not a smart decision. >> not at all. thank you. >> thank you. >> we will take a turn now and get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> today's weather is brought to you by wal-mart. find everything you need to make this eastary sweet success. >> guys jet stream makes a big difference in what types of temperatures you will see. a big ridge of pressure dominating. the heat continues out west. los angeles today 85. look for record highs tomorrow.
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san diego 85 on friday. 88 in vegas, yuma at 88 degrees. 101 in yuma. into the rockies, you will see in the plains temperatures way above form am. anywhere from 10 to 15ten 10 to 20 degrees. 43 chicago. a front moves through tomorrow boom temperatures drop. we will be looking at below normal temperatures on friday saturday anywhere 10 to 25 degrees cooler than they should be this time good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. tracking showers and a chance of thunderstorms. look at those temperatures. middle 60s to 70 degrees this afternoon. storms roll through this evening. and behind them, a chilly day for friday. 46 in the morning. 52 in the afternoon. still a possibility of some showers on friday. and a slight chance with colder conditions on sunday. snowflakes and raindrops.
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all right. we are back now at 7:40 with a new look. it can't be a dangerous world of rodeo and its growing popularity with children. despite the injury and death, parents are letting young children saddle up. >> good morning. there was a distinct family feeling at the texas youth rodeo we attended in ft. worth. many of the dads had ridden bulls, themselves. the kids were enthusiastic brave and adorable. every parent we talked to conceded it is a dangerous sport. they said they believe it's well worth the risk. it's a family affair at the texas youth bull riders rodeo and the kids start young. >> you know soccer moms. we're rodeo dads. >> reporter: 6-year-old w.k.
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seymour rides chick. 7-year-old ryder rutledge updated the calfs. by 9 they'll both be on junior mini bull. >> show me the position. that's it. that's pretty impressive. these rough riders are some of the toughest kid in the world. 13 years ago, this was the mutton buster to beat austin malone. you have a fan club here that follows you around the rodeo, i noticed. today, he's the guy they all want to be. even though he's broken his arm, legs and a variety of other bones. two years ago, he nearly died when a bull collapsed his lungs. the same year he won the top prize of the youth bull riders youth final. >> i'll get on any bull go to any rodeo. they tell me what number. i'll go and put my rope on it. >> reporter: but no question about it bull rideing is one of the most dangerous sports in the world.
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of the 18 people who have died in two decades, seven were children. >> it's not a matter of when you get hurt but it's a matter of how bad you get hurt. >> reporter: the founder helped push for texas law that requires every kid to wear a steel cage helmet and a vest. >> buckle it up. the head is nice and secure in there. not worried about missing teeth or messing up that pretty fast. >> reporter: a vest and a helmet can't always save a life. in 2009 12-year-old wade hammer died within minutes after getting bucked off and trampled at a colorado rodeo. two years later in florida, 16-year-old brooke coates was kicked in the side and both were wearing helmet itself and protected vests. in the 16 years the texas youth rodeo has been around no child has lost a life but there has been plenty of pain. so the people that say, are you kidding? are you going to put your little kid on one of these great big
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animals, you say. >> if he wants to ride that's fine. if he doesn't want to ride we'll play baseball. >> there are kids getting hurt or killed playing motocross or football or take a line drive to the head. you know accidents happen. >> reporter: but rodeo accidents are becoming ever more frequent. over the last three years of one noted study across the board, the rate of catastrophic injury and death increased by more than 100%. >> that spike may have to do with the bulls now being bred for the professional circuit, bigger meaner stronger. as seen here in this professional bull rider's association video. but sometimes those so-called rank bulls end up with the kids. ten-year-old lance lara ended up on a steer he admits should not have been there. >> it was way too big. your goal is not to get rank bulls in those rings with kids? >> no not at all.
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do they come in there? yes. do i cut them out, yes? do i tell the stock people don't bring them back again. >> reporter: even the kids today all said they'd be back again. their passion for the sport is bigger than their fear. amazing kids. as for the dangers, one rodeo mother of a ten-year-old told me her son has never had a serious injury at the rodeo, bus his first season of little league broke his arm. >> i get it. i understand what they're saying but those are some tough little kids. >> very enthusiastic. we didn't see anyone forcing tear kid into it. it's a way of life. it really is a family outing i have to say. >> i have been to the rodeo. i when to the the bull riding in new york city it is great, it's a way of life. as long as you are fought forcing young kids to do it. >> fascinating. up next, did you hear the one about the basketball team and the stenographer?
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french alps was conscious until impact. a french prosecutor also say that it appeared that the co-pilot wanted to destroy the plane. the crash killed all 150 people that were on board. and three americans are among the crash victims. one graduated from drexel in 2013. emily selke was a music industry major and vice president of the gamma sigma sigma national service sorority. her mother yvonne also died in the crash. they are both from virginia. yvonne was a u.s. contractor. let's get our forecast from meteorologist bill henley. >> morning, vai. a great start by a warmer start. temperatures in the low 40s now. near 70 this afternoon. by then any fog will be gone. but we will have some showers in the area. that's a light fog over center center. quarter-mile visibility. dense fog for trenton and wrightstown, though it's starting to improve. wrightstown was down to zero visibility. it's up to three-mile visibility in wildwood. showers already streaming across
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the shore. christine maddela is watching the roads for us. good morning. >> good morning. an accident on 95 southbound near mammans road. it is causing a slowdown especially on the southbound side. as we look at your drive times, it is slower heading 21 minutes, 95 southbound from the blue route to nammans road. also slow at the normal problem spots. vai? police are investigating a home invasion in point breeze where a woman says the intruder choked her. police are calling it a strong-arm robbery around 4:00 this morning on south chadwick street. the victim told police the attacker asked her for money, then grabbed her by the throat. the intruder did not take anything home.
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. this is an nbc special news report. here's matt lauer and savannah guthrie. >> good morning, everyone 8:00 in the east. 5:00 a.m. on the west coast. we have disturbing developments. officials are releasing chilling information on that german wings plane in france. what they are saying this morning is that the co-pilot of that plane appears to have crashed it deliberately. >> so they have been pouring over the cockpit voice recorder from that flight. here's what they are now saying. they've listened to the last 30 minutes of conversation in the cockpit between the pilot and co-pilot. they were speaking amicably during that time. towards the end of that tape the pilot tells the co-pilot to take over. because he's going to take what is a natural call probably to use the restroom and then the pilot gets locked out and the co-pilot while still in the cockpit goes completely silent but they can hear the pilot outside pounding on the door trying to smash the door in and
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even screaming from passengers. >> what we have now learned is that the co-pilot according to authorities decelerated at the dissent using the monitor system to speed up the dissent as it approached the mountains. we want to get to keir simmons. he is near the crash site. france has been monitoring this news conference as well. good morning what else can you fill in for us? >> reporter: savannah good morning. this is absolutely stunning and devastating news. remember we are talking about this a-320 flying into the mountain range behind me here wlachl we are hearing from the french prosecutors, this co-pilot deliberately manipulated the controls of the plane to make it descend thousands of feet into the alps here behind me and as you mentioned, they say what they are doing is analyzing this black box recording of what was going on. they are saying they can hear the pilot banging on the door trying to get in while the co-pilot is doing this. the prosecutors office says we assume that he meant to destroy
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the plane and have asked the german authorities for information on his personality. they say there was no response from the co-pilot but right up until the moment of impact on the mountains here you can hear him breathing. so they say he was alive right up to the moment of this crash. guys. >> you are going back to this conversation they had, there was nothing out of the ordinary in the conversation that the pilot and the co-pilot were having prior to the pilot getting up to take that break and leave the cockpit. >> reporter: yeah that's right. i'm just looking down to see what exactly they said. i am told they say during the last 20 machine the two pilots spoke naturally and the commander prepared a briefing for the co-pilot and asked the co-pilot to take command. we listen and hear him push his chair back and go out of the cockpit. they don't appear to know why he left. buts a you say, he may well have been going out for a short break for natural reasons and then what happens is that the
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co-pilot starts to change the speed of the plane and starts to change the altitude of the plane and the plane begins to descend down into this mountain range. you just shudder to think what must have been going on in the rest of the plane as they realize what is happening and as you mention, you can hear the pilot trying to get back if again. what we know about the door into this cockpit is it is possible for a pilot on his own to prevent anyone else from coming in. normally that is for good security reasons. in this case it appears to have been used by this co-pilot in order to kill himself and kill the other 149 souls who were on board this plane. >> keir that raises the question who is this co-pilot? i don't think we have a fame released publicly. we have been told he had 650 hours of flying time which we have been told is not that much relatively speaking. was he on any terror watch list?
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do you know his personality? >> reporter: we think he is german. we don't know have very much about him. in fact suspiciously we mulligan to think they have not been releasing the name of the pilot and co-pilot as we mulligan to get this news that perhaps something very, very wrong had gone on in the minutes before. as you mentioned, the co-pilot had this 630 hours of flying time. he had undergone a trading and joined german wings, this small airline that is a part of lufthansa back in 2013 so he hadn't been flying for that long. another question by the way, savannah matt is going to be why was one of the pilots allowed to stay in the cockpit on their own given that we know and this may not actually be compliant with regulations, given that we know it is possible for someone on their own in a cockpit to prevent anyone else from coming inside. and we assume too, that nobody on board the plane was able even
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contact anyone on the ground. we know that the plane did not put out a mayday signal. there was no emergency indicated to the control tower. the control tower are simply trying to work out what is going on as this plane devends in silence. so there are going to be many questions from this but at the moment just absolutely shock here really about what we are finding out about why that plane dropped into this mountain range. >> all right. keir thank you very much. let's bring in tom costello who covers aviation for us here at abc. tom, this is a very disturbing turn the co-pilot alone in the cockpit sitting silently. although on the tape you can hear him breathing right up to the moment of impact. >> i think we are looking at a mass murder investigation. that's what this boils down to. this individual has killed 149 people t. question is going to be of course why. i think the other question is going to be from a security standpoint how is it possible that that first pilot left?
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we believe the captain left the cockpit and then under normal protocols, at least in the united states, a flight attendant comes into the cockpit to stand there and essentially kind of stand guard with the flying pilot to then let that pilot and go to the restroom let him back in. what happened to that flight attendant? was he or she either not threatened or possibly killed as well prior to the incident? >> and, tom, also, a very short period of time here we know this pilot left the cockpit after the plane reached its cruising altitude of 38,000 feet and we know from the flight record that it wasn't at that altitude very long before it mulligan that slow controlled descent. it wasn't out before the co-pilot took these deliberate actions. >> reporter: they were only at 38,000 feet for 21 to three minutes before that descent mulligan.
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i began. that's not you irregular, it probably wou he may have really needed to use the lab. but then to go into a vision immediately after he's left the cockpit that the descent begins the rather dramatic and programmed descent speaks to some sort of nefarious action. >> we have been given name of this pilot, andre lepitz. as we continue to talk to you, one of the key questions how much vetting does a pilot get before he is permitted to fly and hold the, in his hands, the lives of 150 people whether it's a mental health background check or something liking into whether he has more nefarious motives. >> in the united states anybody who is going to be going through pilot training goes through a criminal background check. certainly if you go through the commercial pilot program with all of the mainline carriers in
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the united states there is extensive veting and psychological testing, et cetera then every six months of course you go through a physical evaluation. i would pointed out that 630 hours of experience before becoming a or while being a first officer, that's not a lot. in the united states you need 1,500 hours to become a first officer and in this case we are told he had 630 houmpls i think there will be a lot of questions. certainly, we have questions about how many hours are required for you to become a profileer and a first officer. but what are the background checks. exactly what are the experience levels required and then the psychological testing behind this individual. but as i mentioned, this is now a mass murder investigation. >> tom costello thank you very much. captain cox flew the a-320 and spent more than 20 years in safety investigations. captain cox, good morning to you. first of all the plane gets to 38,000 feet. it reaches its cruising
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altitude. is that a time where it would be unusual for the pilot to leave the cockpit and, secondly do you know about the protocol in europe in terms of a member of the flight crew, a flight attendant taking that pilot's place in the cockpit? >> well first, it would be a normal time for somebody with a physiological need once the airplane reached its cruise altitude. if they're going back to the laboratory that's a good time to do it. the work load has dropped down. you know as you approach your destination, in this case discussle door discuss dousele dusseldorfe securit requirem and w the cockpits the protocol for managing a flight, a pilot coming out of the cockpit and who comes in in most cases, a flight attendant will come in so that there are two people in the flight deck. as far as was this required of this operator? the information, the research i've done it's got conflicting
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information, so at this point i don't have that resolved yet. >> captain john cox, thank you for your perspective having flown this very plane. thank you. we have a lot more here on "today" also on nbc news.com. some of you will be returning to regularly scheduled program. for the rest of you, there is more of "today." . we continue now 8:10 on the east coast on "today." we have been following this breaking news overseas. this disturbing story that a pilot put down this commercial plane on purpose. >> no question. there is a big story. here is a threat of more severe weather after a tornado is down in arkansas and other places oklahoma over the last 24 hours. >> fortunately, nothing quite as severe as we had been seeing over the last 24 hour. at least seven tornadoes touching down. at least one person killed several critically injured. >> that heavier weather now starts to make its way into the
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northeast and on the back side of this system we are actually looking at some showers and we're also looking at some snow in central indiana, into parts of michigan and ohio as well as we watch as pittsburgh right now, foggy, as the rain gets ready to move in we're going to be looking at some showers and thunderstorms. afternoon highs today are going to be in the 20s and 30s through the northern plains. the 90s continue in the southwest in california. '80s down through florida and southern georgia. wet weather making its way into the northeast, mid-atlantic states airport delays probably from atlanta into the northeast. windy conditions back through good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. tracking showers and a chance of thunderstorms, but look at those temperatures. middle 60s to 70 degrees this afternoon. storms roll through this evening and behind them a chilly day for friday. 46 in the morning, 52 in the afternoon. still a possibility of some
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. all right. we are gak now at 8:16 with a new direction for one direction, the devastated expressions on the faces of fans as they say it all. zane malik announced his department cure from the group. zane's fans are getting emotional on this. >> those fans are in the audience too. he had trouble controlling his own emotions last fight. >> reporter: performing for the first time since zane malik announced his departure, he can be seen wiping tears. the pop phenomenon one direction announced one of its members is going in a new direction. zane pictured here hours after breaking the news told the band's nearly 37 million
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followers on facebook i have to do what feels right in my heart. i want to be a normal 22-year-old who is able relax and have private time out of the spotlight. fans today have social media. with more than 121 million follower zane's departure may be hitting closer to home. it's a much more personal connection than it used to be. social media has fuelled tear rise to fame and it makes this particular departure that much more personal. >> reporter: simon cowell the band's mentor thankss zane saying he is immensely proud of the 22-year-old and truly sorry to see him leave. rest assured, this isn't the end, they say they are hugely excited about the future of the band. for now, their future is as a foursome something we got a glimpse of first hand when zane was an unexpected no show in november as the boys put on that like concert for "today" in
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orlando promoting the new release of that new album appropriately called four. >> so let's start with the obvious, where is zane? >> we only found out this morning that he couldn't go. we are sad, he is as well, he can't be here. >> reporter: it is a sentiment one band's direction share, as for the success with one less member we will have to wait for that story to play out. >> savannah hold back your tears. the tour will continue that's for sure for one direction t. band's next stop is saturday south africa. >> just four? >> that's right. >> okay. >> so far four. >> all right. thank you. >> are you okay with that in. >> i am. >> okay. let's send it over to matt and jeremy piven. >> thank you so much this man won a golden globe as the hot headed ari gould on entourage. he stars as an american tycoon behind one of london's finest department stores in the pbs
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masterpiece series "mr. selfridge." take a look. >> how was your trip to dublin in. >> take the selfridge lane? >> that's the idea. >> and victory over aviation now? >> what? where'd you get that information from? >> they say you are planning to buy the land for an air drone, mr. selfridge. >> pure speculation, although aviation is the future. i'll say that. >> what's happening, jeremy. welcome back. >> good to see you. >> when you got down with "entourage" three yafl years ago, did you say to yourself i'm doing something completely opposite from ari gould? >> absolutely. much to my surprise "mr. selfridge" landed on my lap. they to the i was the guy. after hearing his story, i pretended like i needed a minute to figure it out t. reality was i couldn't get there fast enough. >> why? first of all, i they lot of people if they haven't seen the show on masterpiece, don't know
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who he was. who is he? >> he's a guy from the mid-west who essentially invented the department store went over to england before shopping existed, created the culture and here we are 100 years later, it was voted the best store in the world. he was brilliant from 9:00 to 5:00 and an absolute disaster at night. >> as a lot of people. >> kind of like you, matt. >> thank you very much. spoken like a true friend. a bit of p.t. barnam in this guy? he was a bit of a showman? >> yeah he loved p.t. barnam. he loved putting on a show. he was the first man-made celebrity in pop culture, really. he believed heavily in advertising. he was there every morning at 9:00. >> as often the case with masterpiece shows, there is a lot more than just what's happening in the linen department here the show is a period piece. it takes place in the 1,800s.
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we learn mr. suffrages wife is sick and it has been picked up for a fourth season? >> yes, indeed d. love of his life that he finally gets back and realizes what means the most to him in this life which is love and family and as soon as he gets that she tells him that she's dying. so it's an incredibly tranlic story and a cautionary tale. season three opposite up on the funeral and a wedding and we hit the ground running. >> let's make the pivot now, okay. because you have said about ari gould, which by the way, we are all getting ready for "entourage," the movie. >> yes. >> you said playing ari gould was exhausting were you eager to jump back into the role or did you have to be convinced? >> i did not have to be convinced in anyway shape or form. i was excited, after being in england and playing opposite the best actors of the world. >> you wanted to get back to guys at "entourage"?
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. >> ah. >> two can play this game. >> yes, indeed listen i threw you a slow pitch. i appreciate you swung at i. well done sir, well done! i fixed that i could raise my game and that's why i went over there and it's like anything else you know when you play ten necessary with someone that's better than you, your game is raised. and i figured i had something more to contribute to playing ari gould and that's what i'm hearing. >> was it easy to step back into those designer shoes? >> you know what it's funny. it was and at the same time i mean being with the cast and we hit the ground running and that was all very very smooth but it's fascinating because ari exists as a human being on his lowest level and yet it's fascinating to watch. because all of us operating at our lower level are reactive and crazy and overly emotionally invested. that's the space that ari lives in. yet, people love to watch it. i guess people love to watch pen
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behaveing badly. >> you are nothing like him. i love what you said in an interview, people often come up on the street and they meet you as jeremy piven. you are disappointed they are not more like ari gould. >> they are disappointed. everyone is disappointed. i will continue to disappoint them. it's the great pleasure of my life. >> the movie is rated "r." does it earn the "r" rating? >> very much so. to the point we were filming, doug allen the creator went this is not a porno, what in god's name is happening? we need to bring this down a bit. i guess you go as far as you possibly can, push the envelope and then bring it back. that's kind of what we did. i showed a rough cut to a friend who had never seen the series and they love idt. it's for people who are fans of the show and people who have never seen it. >> i would say wait until their 17 18 possibly. >> good as vice.
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appreciate it. >> thank you, man. i appreciate it. >> always a pleasure. he will be back in our next hour and the new season of "mr. sufrage" premiers the sunday on masterpiece on pbs. savannah. >> thank you. i am in the kitchen. we are making something delicious. a little middle eastern spin on chicken, right? >> yeah. we are making a sort of healthy good for you for your brain dip that will go over this chicken. >> i love it brain food woke fight wonder 35 minut
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good morning i'm vai sikahema. let's get our first alert forecast on this thursday, march
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26th with meteorologist bill henley. >> thick fog is starting to thin out. you can see it in the pocono mountains. that's the view a little fog hugging the delaware this morning. showers will be moving in later today and pocono mountains. right now it's south jersey that's seeing some light rain showers. the heavier showers have pushed offshore but there's still a possibility of a thunderstorm during the day along the coastline. the rest of the area could see some late-day storms after a warmup. it's 42 degrees right now in philadelphia. already in the 50s in parts of delaware and south jersey. we'll warm through the 50s into the upper 60s with showers this afternoon. >> thank you bill. first alert traffic reporter christine maddell is keeping an eye on the roads. >> we're still seeing delays due to an earlier accident. 32 minutes your travel time from the blue route to naamans road. 95 southbound from wood haven road to the vine street expressway is also slow as is the schuylkill expressway and
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422. you can see your travel times here. 23 minutes from route 29 to the schuylkill. vai. happening today, a hearing in philadelphia will take a closer look at governor tom wolf's moratorium on executions in pennsylvania. members who oppose the ban are holding the hearing at city hall. they'll listen to testimony from the families of murder victims. right now the state supreme court is deciding if the moratorium is illegal. we'll have another update in another 25 minutes. we'll send you back to the "today" show.
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it is 8:30 on a thursday morning, it's the 26th day of march, 2015. this morning we are following stunning developments in that german wings jet crash in the french alps from tuesday. >> stunning and disturbing as well. investigators have identified the co-pilot at the controls at the time of the crash. they are saying this morning he appears to have deliberately crashed that plane. tom, what are you learning this morning? >> good morning the co-pilot is identified as andrea lubitz they said when the captain got out of the cockpit, the co-pilot began this descent, that they say on the cockpit voice recorder they can hear him breathe, normally. he is fought responding to radio
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calls and the captain mulligan pounding on the door but the co-pilot refused to answer him or allowed him in. he had locked the captain out of the cockpit as it mulligan descending and slamming into the mountain air traffic controllers were trying to warn the co-pilot of his deskrentd, his trajectory he was headed straight for a mountain. he refused to answer. the cockpit voice recorder picked up screaming from presumably passengers worn realizing at that point what was going on. they saw the captain pounding on the door to get into the cockpit. then they saw they were going lower and lower and lower. so was this a terrorist attack? the prosecutor said there is no known links to terrorism. at this point this appears to be a case of mass murder back to you. >> it is that indeed tom costello i knee you keep following it. al. >> let's move ahead towards the weekend. starting tomorrow we will have
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wet weather along the southeastern atlantic coast into florida. wet weather moving into the pacific northwest with the heat continuing in the southwest and will continue again on saturday rain in the pacific northwest. windy conditions through the plains. much killier here in the northeast t. sunshine returns to florida and on sunday we look for snow in the up or michigan wet weather into the mid-ohio river valleys. more rain continuing into the pacific northwest. good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. tracking showers and a chance of thunderstorms. look at those temperatures middle 60s to 70 degrees this afternoon. storms roll through this evening and behind them a chilly day for friday. 46 in the morning, 52 in the afternoon. still a possibility of some showers on friday and a slight chance with colder conditions on sunday. snowflakes and raindrops, no accumulation saturday. sunshine sunday and warmer weather, back into the 50s,
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monday, tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. and that's your latest weather. savannah. >> all right. al thank you so much. now to more of our ongoing "today" parenting series. raising a child is fulfill,ing, let us say it is not always glamorous. the ugly truths of parenting. the topic that bubbles in our community. everything the baby books don't tell you but what you really want and need to hear. i admitted i knew nothing before i brought vale home. i quickly learned on the job. the members of our community shared when the frustrations do get the best of them. danielle admits that sometimes being a mom isn't fun. >> i'm so exhauchted that words cannot make sense. i feel my sanity deteriorating. >> reporter: they assure u.s. >> it is okay when you have tear know that practice makes perfect.
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>> reporter: parenting can be overwhelming. it's often better when you know the secrets of others in the same boat. all right. let's talk more about the good the bad and ugly of parenting. a mom of two and host of dot complicated on serious fm. andy is an anchor in washington, d.c. and jen, a mother of five author of "for the love" ladies good morning to you. >> good morning. >> you are all impressive. you are all great momles. but we are talking act the ugly truth. i'm so glad we are. elet's not sugar coat it. we have four ugly truths. the first is my favorite t. decline of personal hygiene. so really this happens, right, when you have a new baby? >> that's why you don't see moms in facebook photos anymore. you only see the baby. the truth is out. >> it's true. does anyone let us on to their personal record for not showering? >> i showered today because i had been gone from home for about a week. >> i remember my husband coming
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home at one point when i was home with the littles, he says baby i need to tell you something, it's been five days and you need to go visit the shower. i go you know what you don't know my life. >> don't judge. >> you don't know me. >> what's so funny is you need the shower you are leaking from every blase, dry milk all over the place, my whole thing was my favorite thing was that squirt bottle that they give you when you leave the hospital that you use in the restroom and basically, your minutes are just limited, right. you got to squirt and go. >> i asked for a black napkin for black pants. >> it's only a little poop. >> we can follow up on that. related to that is sometimes your body image isn't great so you kind of have the whole sex thing, no way, like aahh. that happens. >> not feeling very attractive i guess. i think the big thing is as i mentioned before you are leaking, the girls are leaking,
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right, your stretched out. your sagging here and there, so you definitely don't feel attractive and i think that's hard for a lot of women to deal with. i think the reality is the moment that you realize what you have done this beautiful thing that you have made whose battle scars are absolutely worth it. i find it's taken two kids to get to that point is that basically the best thing is when my husband sighs how i mother my children i don't have to be perfect. i don't have to be good when he sees how great i am to them he finds that a little bit sexy. >> let's talk about our next truth, which is empractice is the sexy guys don't you call us crazy, maybe there is a sort of like okay i'm just doing the best i can thing. >> my husband, bless his heart. he tried, i bought you ice cream. i screamed at him. i was like i'm not just a dog you throw treats at. what is wrong with me? he's just being nice. i definitely think it overtakes your brain and i think everyone
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just kind of needs to be a little nice to the new moms in their lives. >> it doesn't last forever. there is a moment where it's emotional. >> i remember my husband coming home at one point. i'm on the kitchen floor with a baby and a toddler and a preschooler, all four of us are crying i will get that to work. >> your broken comes back you wear pants with a button again, you wear a normal bra again. it all comes back. so it is a stage and it is hard. it is also it is so kwivenlg i always say that early childhood is like five minutes under water. that's how it felt to me. >> it does. it does indeed. >> i can remember literally every lyric to every madonna song but cannot remember every children's name. how does the brain work that way? >> it's crazy, so we embrace it. we did a survey online today.com. we talked to 3,000 parents, 73% said being clueless was a very popular truth.
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it's true. we're all clueless anybody anybody who is acting like they know what they are doing, angie, they're not letting on. >> the way i describe parenting, it's like you are performing daily at the improv. there is no one who is a professional at it. if you try, you are setting yourself up for failure. i think it's so funny that we teach our children how to color in between the lines only for them to get older and us to say, hey, color outside the lines, maybe get rid of them t. bottom line is sometimes we have to brake our own rules. that's okay. nothing will go awry. >> we are out of time. our next quiz you will never be aloan again. it needs no explanation. carson is over in the orange room with more. >> very good stuff there, guys thanks. all month long people have been sharing on the parenting page. these are our top stories. now we will reset the leaderboard, any of you can be up their the next month. time saving hacks to make parenting less stressful and more fun. head over to today.com/parenting
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team join in on the conversation. let's head back over to savannah. today's parenting team is brought to you by johnson, so much more. all right. carson thanks look forward to that. coming up next lily pulitzer teaming up with target. we have your first collection.
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a lot of people are excited about target's next designer collection. this it's with lily pulitzer. we get a sneak peek. good morning. >> good morning. >> i love when designers team up with affordable outlets. >> it's a win-win situation.
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>> we seen versace. lots of people have done it. >> they get catapulted into the masses. every day shoppers are aware of the name the exposure is great for the designer retailer taps into their cache and everything all the trappings that come with being a luxury brand. >> absolutely. let's go, we have models. lily pulitzer is known for her resort wear. >> chic resort wear. >> we have a couple adorable mod ill els -- models quinn and mia. >> it's something you can dress up as we have here with the head scarf, the gore gus gold bangles and the wedge. really it comes in plus size so it works with extra small to 3x. it's great for everyone. >> did you say everything is under for 40 bucks? >> everything is under $40 bucks. everything is a clothing.
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there is 250 pieces in house wear hammocks, everything. >> look at this little cutie. >> we have the presents designed by lily for camouflaging. she was trying to disguise the stains from orange lemons this is the outcome. perfect for little kids running around. we have the mismatching accessories. it's fun for the girls to play. >> the prints are sweet. i love the gold sand apples you paired with it as well. >> quinn, thank you so much. >> next mikaela and maggie. two great looks as they come in. this is perfect timing for spring lily is known for the prints. >> hi girls! i look adorable. this is basically shorts 2.0. 30s and tee shirts get boring. the next level, the pink shorts,
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pink crochet. maggie has this gorgeous little dress. it's perfect. adults it's a big trend on the runway. we are seeing it trickle down into the kids' market. there is a cute lily signature in every piece. kind of find it. where's waldo almost. it's perfect, little kids floating around. who wouldn't want to wear them? >> we see a lot of kids' stuff there is a lot of adult's line at target? >> it's everything you could wish for. >> tanks, ladies. alice and bea. >> there you go hi bea! >> they are off to the beach. i love this look. this is a great lesson in mix and matching prints. the collection has 15 exclusive printsz with it. so everything works together. so you can go for it. you can experiment. obviously, sarong every beach-goer's dream, you can cover up anything you are
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ashamed of. not that alex has anything to be ashamed of there, this as a pots i know this is going to make getting dressed easier in the morning, it's like the one piece pull-on and go wear this with a beach coverup or a pool party. >> here shoes, lily too her shoes? >> every little thing is here the tote the hats the accessories. >> so cute. we have all of the models come out one more time. little girls. i don't know if they got the coup. here they are. when is this available? >> this is available from april the 19ing. i guarantee there will be people lining up around the block. >> i can see it being an instant sellout. thank you so much. models you did a great job. happy spring. exactly, head into the kitchen next. the week night wonder that will take you minutes to prepare. it is a yummy one. first this is "today"
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another week night wonder on tap. ready in 30 minutes or less. ten minute meals on own zones.com. guys downstairs are you ready? >> we think. >> let us know how this worked out, you get to do all the eating. i'm up here in the kitchen. what are we making? >> i'm taking you to the middle east. i grew up there. this is easy simple. you probably have a lot of ingredients. >> it's chicken breast with a red peppery sauce? >> it's red in arabic. its full of walnuts, which i've toasted here. these are so good for your brain. they look like little brains and having one-and-a-half-year-old i need all the help i need in the brain department. >> what's here? >> this is roasted red bell
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peppers. sun dried garlic lemon veseyt and parsley. nothing super exhausted. >> you are making a mess here. >> welcome do my kitchen, matt. >> that's okay. we feed liquid. >> if you pour in the lemon juice,ly do the olive oil here. for a little spice, this is actually a little honey. would you mind doing the honors? >> absolutely. >> i'm doing salt smoked paprika and red chili flakes for the heat. >> you can add as many red chili flakes as you like? >> exactly. i will recreate aleppo pepper it's smokey and spicy. it goes on hopefully. you kind of and it's as simple as that. >> let's get to the chicken. >> with the clicken. i got it on paper towels. >> only veseyt? >> they cook so quickly. the dryer your chicken, the better our crust you will get. into a skillet, that will help you get a good crust too, once
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you got a good crust on thatslide side will you flip it. it takes a minute or so. >> could you use the different side of the chicken, thighs to get more flavor in them? >> thighs are delicious. they take longer to cook. and then you just take this paste, which you can put this on chicken, you can put it on bread, on a keyes sandwich it's delicious. >> let's get a progress report from downstairs. how is it going? >> amen we weren't familiar with this flavor profile. >> it's new to my palette. it's new, it's exciting. >> do you see the brain lighting up? >> artie grew up in dubai was born in india, so you must have had interesting flavors in the house. >> i have a split personality. between the two of them. >> how long does this cook? >> about ten minute in the oven. it looks like this a simple a
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accompanyment is salad oil. >> you do that. >> we will smack it. >> why do you do that? to release the flaf? >> and my aggression. >> savannah grab some limbs. >> i like your style. >> a little feta. >> you use good feta. you don't skimp on that? >> there are so few engreedents here you want the nice creamy texture. pepper lemon. that's it. >> salt. can i put my fingers in there? >> lots of salt. >> how is your salad, guys? >> unbelievable. simple but tastes great. >> it tastes like summer. >> it looks like summer too. >> the great thing is can you have a delicious and healthy meal in about 30 minutes. it's transportative. i'm taking you to syria here and the summer i know you guys can use it in new york. >> do you like it as much as i do? >> do i. >> can you make the salad ahead of time? >> you could, the obviously thing i would salt it before you
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serve it because it releases a lot of that tomato juice because it may get soupy. at the end i take the bowl in the kitchen and drink the juice. it's my little treat to myself. >> before you serve it? >> yes. >> after she serves it. it's on all of your plates. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> that was a nice way to end the segment. you can find all of this week's week night wonder recipes on our website today.com. we will finish off the week tomorrow with carson and siri. we are back in a moment on nbc.
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. all right. perfect time to check in with willard scott. hey, willard. >> everything is better in new york. happy birthday. it's always a pleasure. take look. fran weiss. fran is from wilmington north carolina. she is 100-years-old, happy birthday. she loves physical and mental exercises. here's the queen, ernestine, she is from jamaica, new york that is. 100-years-old. we love her very much. her fate past time is baking sweet potato pie. i like that.
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edwin parten. he is from lehigh acres in the great state of florida. we wish him a happy birthday. 100-years-old, terrific. he is everybody's handyman. he can do everything when nobody else can. ralph johnson, modesto, california. we witch him a happy birthday. that's all for this singment. we'll come back again as soon as new york lets us come in the back door. >> willard, thank you very much. >> any time willard. what's coming up in the next hour guys in. >> we will chat some more with mr. jeremy piven, the "entourage" guy and christine ricci. and real estate dos and don'ts. all that coming up
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good morning, i'm rosemary connors. it's just a few minutes before 9:00. weather conditions including low cloud cover are causing delays at some arriving flights, averaging around an hour and 20 minutes at philadelphia international this morning. that's the issue out there right now. let's get a check of the forecast from meteorologist bill henley. >> we've seen some scattered light showers in delaware and south jersey and i'm tracking heavier thunderstorms in maryland that will be moving into delaware during the morning hours and could produce some pretty good rainfall in philadelphia by 11:00 this morning. just some scattered light showers right now in atlantic city, cape may. we've seen the showers taper off in southern delaware but look what is just to the southwest. very heavy thunderstorms. the rain falling at a rate of more than 5.5 inches an hour. 57 lightning strikes so far. those storms are moving off to the northeast. nbc 10 has just learned that sentencing for the woman who abducted a 5-year-old girl from
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school and sexually assaulted her has once again been postponed. a jury found christina regusters guilty last year. she took the girl from the school, was wearing muslim garb and said she was her mother. she took the girl home sexually abused her numerous times then left her at a playground in upper darby. the maximum sentence in the case would be life in prison. today lawmakers and advocates will come together in trenton to lay out a series of bills to help new jersey's budget. a group called better choices for new jersey will hold a briefing and talk about legislation to make the state more transparent and reliable when it comes to budget decisions. i'm rosemary connors. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. now back to "today." have a good one.
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>> >>. from nbc news this is "today's take live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everybody, welcome to "today" on a thursday morning, march 26th, 2015. i'm al along with tamron hall and natalie is on assignment and as we come on the air, some disturbing breaking news about this german wings aircraft. >> yes, the investigators have now released more information of what's happening about the co-pilot co-pilot co-pilot. right now the indications are the co-pilot appears to have crashed that plane deliberately with 150 people on board including high school students and small children. let's go to nbc correspondent ke
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ri simmons who is in france near the investigation site the crash site with the latest on what we have learned. keir. >> reporter: good morning. this is absolutely chilling news. as you can hear the helicopter flying overhead, that's one of the many helicopters transporting investigating up to the crash scene, what they are now saying and, frankly, tamron what they are saying is that this was the mass murder of 149 people because what they have concluded is that the co-pilot locked himself in the cockpit of the plane and then deliberately manipulated the controls for a devastating descent into the alps mountain range behind me here. let me ask the cameraman to pan across that mountain range as i describe to you more of what the french practices security has said. he says while the plane was flying over the mountains here the pilot left the cockpit to go
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we think perhaps to the restroom. then the co-pilot then locked himself in that cockpit and refused to open the door to the pilot who mulligan to frantically bang on the door. you can see in this animation what it may have been like. he was banging on that door trying to get in. apparently the co-pilot did not respond to that and chen then changed the direction of the plane so it mulligan to head down from 38,000 feet down to this mountain range. i think we can show you as well the scene there, just to make the point of how devastating the impact was. what the french prosecutor says in the statement that he made just in the last hour is we assume that the co-pilot meant to destroy the plane and asked the german authorities for information on his personality. what is really frightening is that according to the prosecutor you can hear the co-pilot breathing all the way through
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the moment of impact. so they assume that he was alive and in the final minutes as well as the pilot trying to get into the cockpit, you can hear the screams of the passengers on board. it must have been absolutely terrifying in those final minutes of this a-320 huddled down into the alps. all of these people realizing they were headed for certain death. what do we know about this co-pilot? we are told he is 28. >> that he had 600 flying hours that he has joined this airline after training german wings owned by the german airline lufthansa. by the way, in the next hour or so we expect the ceo of lufthansa to have a news conference. just yesterday, that ceo is saying he didn't understand it. he didn't understand what happens. now he is going to have to explain why and i think we can see pictures now of what we believe is the home of the
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co-pilot andrea lubitz the ceo of lufthansa is going to have to explain how it is that a co-pilot was flying their plane and appears to have taken an opportunity, if you like to fly an a-320 into the mountains here while the other pilot was desperately trying to get inside. also on this black box, they say there were 20 minutes of ordinary conversation between the pilot and co-pilot before he left that cockpit. so guy, absolutely no indication why this co-pilot appears to have done this. it really s. it's just absolutely devastating. >> keir what do we know about the protocol whether or not the pilot or co-pilot can be in the cockpit alone? what is the protocol for that airline? >> reporter: it doesn't know. but we do know according to regulations in most of the airline industry it is not supposed to be the case that one person is left inside the cockpit. the point of how this door to the cockpit is that you can't
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get in there as an ordinary passenger for very good reasons after 9-11 in this protection for terrorism. but other members of the crew should be able to get in there. so what we assume from that and what clearly investigators and the french prosecutor is assumeing is that the co-pilot prevented other members of the crew from getting inside and then changed the direction of the plane. so as it appears, even though we don't hear from the co-pilot on the black box recording, we are assuming he knew what he was doing and it was deliberate. because those were deliberate acts. >> keir simmons, thank you very much. french prosecutors saying there was nothing to suggest this was a terror attack. it certainly was terrifying. >> the part that makes me feel the most sick is like you said the kids were on this plane, when my husband heard this was an act that meant to be on purchase he said think about those parents, those high school parents that were waiting for
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their kids at the airport to come home from spain and how they feel now. when you hear about people that do these acts of evil you have to think about those kids and their parents and the amazing loss that they feel today. >> that's a horrible horrible situation. >> oh okay. well let's move on to something a little lighter. >> yes. >> there is joseph amorosi is $7 million richer. >> all right! >> have you ever won a scratchoff ticket? >> i think a dollar once. >> his father bought him a get well ticket to cheer him up. he worked for verizon. he scratched it off, right, in the hospital in a get well card and he won $7 million bucks. >> wow! >> not just buck $7 million dollars. can you imagine seeing that number and counting the zeros and saying this can't be right? >> can i imagine running out of the hospital. >> can you imagine his wife he married ten months ago.
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>> exactly. >> all of a sudden she's a very rich lady. obviously, you had hernia surgery, there is no jumping up or down. >> i might risk it. >> he says he will continue to work. i hope he takes his wife on a second honeymoon. >> and the dad as well. >> as he calls him now, fool just kidding. >> they are all going on the honeymoon together. >> i have to buy myself a lottery ticket. >> you have to buy it and give it to someone. >> like my dad. >> there you go! >> buy mae lottery ticket. >> instead of an ice bucket challenge, it comes to a lottery challenge, keep buying me ticket. so i love this story, the past few days wisconsin basketball player nigel hayes has been challenging the ncaa stenographers with difficult words at press conferences, anti--disestablishment or i want a beer! yesterday, the press conference
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got started. ifying el's mic picked up more than actually what he wanted to. or maybe not. >> nigel, we want to know is there anything you want to say to our stenographers just to tip things off? >> synergy. gosh she's beautiful. did you hear that? >> i heard that. >> all right. so. we'll open it up to questions. >> oh i love this. >> i think we have pictures of the stenographers. >> oh they are. gosh. they are attractive. >> he was so embarrassed. >> have you ever left your mic on al? >> during roker-a-thon. >> he sure did. >> i heeded nature's call and gave new meaning to live streaming. so i have in fact done that. >> that's the only time? >> to the best of my knowledge. >> to the best of my knowledge. i didn't quite do a frank -- >> okay. that's.
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>> do you know what it is? >> is it something that's dirty? >> no! no. >> you never know with al. >> it's from the movie "naked gun." he goes in with an open mic at a press conference he goes into the bathroom he starts singing. he's at the urinal and finishes off with a few notes. >> so we can watch it over the weekend, i'll call you. >> what about you? any mic accidents? >> thank gosh no. no. >> you still got time. >> let's get a check on weather, lots to talk about? >> yes, there is seven tornadoes reported yesterday. we got more severe weather popping up right now. in fact as we look. you can see along that frontal system yesterday, one person died. three people injured critically out of this. the skies clearing out of memphis. there is another line working
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in. we have wet weather, much colder tomorrow as that front moves through. in fact the back side of this system three-to-five inches of snow in wisconsin, up of michigan syracuse you will see rain and wet snow. one-to-three inches by tomorrow possible. the wet weather continues along the coast. we will probably have airport delays walk new york on into parts of boston and atlanta good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. tracking showers and a chance of thunderstorms, but look at those temperatures. middle 60s to 70 degrees this afternoon. storms roll through this evening and behind them a chilly day for friday. 46 in the morning, 52 in the afternoon. still a possibility of some showers on friday and a slight chance with colder conditions on sunday. snowflakes and raindrops, no accumulation saturday. sunshine sunday and warmer weather, back into the 50s, monday, tuesday and wednesday. have a great day.
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he said that pronamel can make my teeth stronger that it was important, that that is something i could do each day to help protect the enamel of my teeth. pronamel is definitely helping me to lead the life that i want to live. all right. he has one three emmys and a gold isen globe for a spot on "the entourage." we all know him from the hit hbo series. jeremy piven's newest character is as far from ari gould as it gets. >> he plays harry suffrage behind one of london's finest department stores. good to see you. >> good to see you guys. >> i think a lot of people are
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asking ability your acting history in chicago and are you awfully dapper this seems like a perfect fit. i could not see you saying no to this. >> i had to pretend i had a minute to think about it. as soon as i read about the guy, he was from the mid-west and kind of started marshall fields and then invented shopping in london at the turn of the century and then once i learned about his life that he was kind of a brilliant genius between 9:00 to 5:00 and somewhat of a disaster at night. >> this is you! >> this is not me. it comes more leak you. >> oh. >> >>. >> from the chicago day, he's not wrong. >> dapper dressy. >> you are clinically insane. >> all right, we win. >> it's a truce. >> what was great about this guy, he was a real showman. i mean he brought showmanship to retail. >> yeah he did.
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he wanted to make it an event. for people to feel really comfortable and taken care of. he was the guy that came up with the phrase the customer is always right. all the big windows we have seen all the department stores that was his creation. 200 days until christmas. all that stuff came from him. also listen it's about so much more than shopping. even though they do really get it right. there are so many brilliant characters the actors are ridiculously overqualified for their jobs. they raise my game. whatever game they have i raise it. when i go back and play a character like ari gould, i can do more. >> you are about to play ari gould again when the movie comes out this summer. are you excited? >> i mean he's already played it. >> yes. >> are you tired of ari? >> you know what i wasn't tired of ari. i think ari was tired of me. >> that was deep. >> think about that for a little bit. >> meditate on that. >> we can hold hand and sing
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kumbaya. >> what does it mean? >> it means that this was and this is not a complaint but truly exhausting playing a character that lives on its lowest level as a human being, you know if you are continuously reactive clearing desks, screaming, losing your mind, as an actor, you put everything into everything. i don't know how to do halfway of doing anything if are you in a state of panic 24 hours a day, it's draining on your spirit your soul and all that kind of stuff, i whether start crying i want you to hold me. >> i will. okay. one step. >> i will move over. >> what is fascinating, this movie is coming out in un. >> anthony:. you were at the oscar awards you were still shooting the movie. >> you know what we decided to tweak a little bit and we were at the golden globes and you shot with us. >> yes, i did. >> you were improvising with jerry. >> i was.
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>> are you in? >> listen, i haven't seen the final cut, so we don't know i will take a little something, we can make this happen. >> talking about.? >> well we don't know at this point that could be a youtube favorite. >> that could be the gift that keeps giving. we don't know if al slips me something, everybody wins that's all i'm going to say. >> shall i in i'll move let me move over here to tamron. >> you'll be back. you'll be back. look at this all alone, just us. yes. a couple of heterosexual men celebrating each other in the morning. we have makeup on. good morning. >> thank you for this. thank you for this image i'll never get out of my mind. this sunday on pbs. >> he doesn't make it in the movie after embracing you that way. >> can we get another -- >> that was live.
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concerned, light showers off of atlantic city but we're tracking heavier thunderstorms through maryland. those are moving to the northeast at 50 miles an hour moving into delaware this morning. could be in the philadelphia area by 11:00 this morning. so showers, thunderstorms and look at those temperatures. much milder today. 60s to near 70 this afternoon. philadelphia police are investigating a home invasion in point breeze where the victim says that the intruder choked her. police are calling it a strong-arm robbery. they say it happened around 4:00 this morning on south chadwick street. the victim told police the attacker asked for money and grabbed her by the throat. in the end the intruder did not take anything from the home. police are looking for two men who stole a tv and a playstation during another home invasion robbery in west philadelphia. according to investigators, the men rocked and pistol whipped someone inside the house. the victim went to the hospital but is expected to be okay.
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today a hearing in philadelphia will take a closer look at governor tom wolf's moratorium on executions in pennsylvania. members of the house judiciary committee who oppose the ban are holding the hearing at philadelphia's city hall. they'll hear from the families of murder victims. the state supreme court is now deciding if the moratorium is legal. i'm rosemary kaunconnors. now back to "today."
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it's 9:30. welcome back to "today" on a thursday morning, march 26 2015. 20 years ago 20 years ago. >> yes. >> where were you 20 years ago? >> college. >> i was 13. >> i was working here. starbucks created no 20 years
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ago starbucks instrentd frapuccino. >> it's been around 20 years? >> yes, that's right. this got a commemorative birthday cake. >> oh birthday cake. >> the blend of vanilla bean hazelnut topped with raspberry infused whipped cream. 20 years ago. let me tell you something, i don't drink coffee. i had one somebody gave me one. i thought, this is pretty tasty. by the end of the week i was up to drinking three frappuccino. i literally could see through my eyelids. i was vibrant. i love these things i love it i love it i love it! >> can you imagine al on a frappuccino. that is scary. >> when i came off, i crashed. it was ugly ugly. >> it's sugar and caffeine.
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cheers to the frap. >> i have a flight after this. i may not. >> didn't he tell you when he had one of these in. >> i'm not going to drink that, i lie it's a lovely color. >> it's a mountain dew joy. >> it's like a potato chip. you can't stop. >> take another swig. >> chug it chug it! >> come on. come on! tamron tam ron! tamron! tamron! >> fine. >> tamron! tamron! . oh brain freeze! oh! >> are you okay? >> oh it will be a good news today. >> oh i'm dizzy. that's what i see. that's a lot of sugar. my gosh. >> maybe you shouldn't have done that? >> as we look ahead to the weekend. wet weather in the pacific north.
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her head is literally blown up. we got wet weather along the eastern seaboard look for light snow. tomorrow around western pennsylvania rain in the pacific northwest. 97 in phoenix tomorrow and on sunday still in the 90s, good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. tracking showers and a chance of thunderstorms, but look at those temperatures. middle 60s to 70 degrees this afternoon. storms roll through this evening and behind them a chilly day for friday. 46 in the morning, 52 in the afternoon. still a possibility of some showers on friday and a slight chance with colder conditions on sunday. snowflakes and raindrops, no accumulation saturday. sunshine sunday and warmer weather, back into the 50s, monday, tuesday and wednesday. have a great day.
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>> oh this could be a disaster. >> this is terrific. >> and that's your latest weather. it's hard to believe it's almost 20 years since christina ricci befriended a lovable ghost if "casper" and played a teen in the movie "now and then." who could forget her as wednesday in "the adams family." >> last year she starred in "liz city borden took an axe" based on a student repriced of murder. >> now she explores lizzie's fictional life after being acquitted. >> i want peace and respect. we can run father's business. i know about solving problems. the problem right now is everyone thinks you are an easy target. >> that has to change. >> i'm not afraid of you.
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then you haven't been paying attention. >> exactly. >> okay. >> that character, christina is with us right now. good to see you. >> good to see. >> you this is brilliant. people are so fascinated with the story. it follows what happened after lizzie borden was acquitted. it draws us in even more. >> we have a lot of freedom. we are taking this iconic character and imagining what could have happened. >> this is your second go around playing her? >> yes. >> what do you think? do you think she did it in. >> it serves our stories for her to have done it. we are certainly keeping it. but i mean there has been so much conjecture about this so no one really knows anymore. >> this mini series is dark. there is not the comedy. you kill about two people per episode. >> but it is kind of done in a very elf self
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self aware, tongue in cheek. it's macabre. >> did you ever want to get away from wednesday, turn on pop music, have a frapuccino? >> i always want tore a frapuccino. she is such a fun character tore play. it's fun material. it's dark and pa cobb it's outrageous and over the top. at most i would want to get out of the corsette i was in. >> you had a phenomenal career that spanned many years. i'm looking at your skin just perfection. it is we were looking at the clips from "casper" i know it's not politically correct to say this to an act tres, have you not aged a day, it is more about your looks and sometime. but you've maintained this level in hollywood both classy and approachable. >> well that's very nice of you to say. >> it's rue. >> i try. we try. >> do you battle within yourself on what roles to take that are consistent with everything that you have worked hard to
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represent? >> yeah i mean that's definitely a consideration. i think that also i have always sort of trusted my instinct. if you do the things that you naturally gravitate towards, there thereby a through line t. choices are who you are, and your case. >> you do kind of like the macabre a little bit. from wednesday to "adams family." >> i really love a crazy person. nothing is better to me than someone behaving really poorly like right over there. >> which do you love more playing a crazy person or tamron's shoes? >> oh it's neck and neck. >> those are crazy shoes. >> christina was saying she loved my shoes, i love yours, which size shoe you wear? >> 7-and-a-half. >> we are done. you don't want to have my shoes. google baby feet. >> he's
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seven-and-a-half-month-old. >> what's the one thing that you learned that no one told you that has been a part of our parenting series we have done in. >> that's interesting. >> first of all, everyone told me how much i would go nuts and love him, but you can't describe that feeling until it happens. it's like a crazy just joyous feeling. i never, i never accept i mean i never knew quite what it was going to be like. >> congratulations on being a mother. >> you look good girl. >> thanks. >> it's crazy. >> thank you so much. in the lizzie borden chronicles premiers sunday april 5th
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come see what the new angie's list can do for you. all right. it's one of the piggest purchase buying a home. the questions keep coming up are you making the right purchase? sample when should you walk away or chill out? the author of the new book "keep calm it's just real estate." egypt, thank goodness you are here. we want to play with this ice. >> we will test your skills see if have you the inner likeness of a genius. >> i think al does. >> listen if you think you should chill out. you can drop if you think you should walk away hold up the tennis shoes.
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no real parting gifts. so don't worry. >> what do you mean? we want a parting gift? >> you get a hug. >> you put in an offer accepted be i the seller however, after getting it apraised you find out the house is worth $30,000 than you offered. after notifying the seller, they refuse to come down you af the appraised price, do you chill out or walk away? >> walk away. by all means, walk away. why? if they aren't being realistic about the market conditions why should you pay? you don't want to go no a house like that. tied. if you find out your listing act is not doing the job for you, heiling the best features in your home they're not aware of the comparables, they haven't priced your house right, do you chill out or walk away? >> oops. >> walk away. >> oh sorry, you walk away. >> what? >> this is why you vet your realtor up front. make sure they're fine. if are you if a contract with them. >> why not have a nice
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conversation? >> if they're not qualified, they're not qualified. this is probably the most important sale in your life. you want the most money. ask the broker to reassign you to a qualified agent. here we go. ready. so the home you want to buy fails inspection due to signs of mold in the basement compromised foundation and -- ensect infestation. >> what mold? >> black mold. >> i say walk away. >> you put on themen in tennis shoes and run. >> you told me the foundation is bad, i'm out. >> so you decided to op for a few construction with a four month delivery time. in the third month, the builder runs into bad weather. it delays construction by another month, do you chill out, take a chill pill or walk away? >> chill out. >> you have done this before. chim out t. only thing you are guaranteed in new construction is it will take longer than they told you. >> exactly. >> so you find out there is a lawsuit against a town home communities you are considering. because of this they've issued
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a special assessment against the owners. do you chill out or walk away? >> a special assessment against the owners. >> it depends how much you like the house, you say chill out? i say walk. for instance i was in a situation, $500 a month for four years, that was a $24 hour,000 special assessment. it made the cost of owning the home that much more expensive. look for something else. >> if al won, bring ice cubes. >> he won. he won ice cube eat them all. egypt, thank you so much. up next the site of oscar ...happy birthday! make a wish buddy. ok now mom's going to cut the cake. arrrrrrrghh!!!! laughing we all have a disney side. who wants ice cream? and the best place to show it is disney parks. so come to the place where the entire family
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mirren's husband? >> that's it. >> when you auditioned you had to learn german and a monologue, you had to learn this in 24 hours. >> it was very strange, i had a meeting with harvey weinstein. >> which is intimidating. >> which is intimidating. the meeting was going well. i was saying my good-byes. he says i have a film in mind for you, can you speak german? i said no you can learn by tomorrow anyone else you would say, no, him, you go okay i'll do it. i'll do it. i put together this monologue was terrible terrible general. hom so you it got me the part. >> what did you have the rosetta stone? >> youtube and google translate in there smart. very nice. >> so when you saw you would be in this film with helen mirren and ryan reynolds did you feel great? >> i thought great. then i thought they must have been drunk. why cast an english actor as an austrian opera singer?
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i can't sing german or sing opera. thankfully i didn't get the phone call no we're recasting you. >> you weren't actually in the scenes with either of them in. >> no the flashbacks and modern day scene, we'd part each other, what kind of film are you making? what itself the fix e tex cure what itself the flavor? but to be surrounded by such fantastic characters katie holmes helen mirren it's a great dream come rue. >> you grew around fantastic actors in a home where great actors dwell. the rest of us have great (but come on. >> my parent were good people. >> even when people asked for autograph surface. >> yeah that's still just dad. they kept me away from the sort of pantomiming of this business. when i meet someone like helen, you get incredibly star struck. i felt i was going to meet the queen. >> that's how it is. >> when you meet helen mirren
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of course. it is interesting. you say having those parents, besides them being terrific parents, you say it's also from the fame standpoint a blessing and a curse? >> i think in england nepotism is frowned upon in the class system. initially there might be interest in you, because of who your parents are. if you walk in there unprepared with a bad attitude assuming the world owes you something because of who your parents are, people will remember that and they won't forget it and for give it. you have to go in humble. >> i saw the movie, max irons, so nice to meet you. >> nice to meet you. >>
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so tuesday we asked you where should we send jenna on her next adventure and you responded. >> thank you so much. >> here are four of our
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favorites. >> here we go. ashley says send her and the him paraglideing in torey pine san diego. this would be your view. >> after she has a frapuccino. >> diane says send her to cedar point, ohio it goes up to 400 feet. there you go. >> that looks cool. >> jane says. >> a free fall in kissimmee, a 300 foot drop you get pulled up face down. >> no no no no. >> there is it. >> no no no no. say no. >> that's my vote. >> no no no no. >> first of all, natalie has to come with me right? >> momma says send jenna to west vach. >> no no no no. >> you don't like the way that looks? >> would you like the way that looks in. >> okay.
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go to today.com, vote for your good morning. i'm rosemary connors. it's just a few minutes before 10:00. that fog is still hanging around out there this morning. in fact at philadelphia international airport, weather conditions are causing delays of some arriving flights averaging
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around an hour and 20 minutes. when is it going to clear out of here? let's check in with meteorologist bill henley. >> it's never going to be clear today. we will see the fog disappear, but then showers and possibly some thunderstorms will take over. the temperatures are climbing in spite of the cloud cover. that's a live view of boat house row. it's up to 49 in philadelphia. near 60 degrees in dover. we are watching for rain. it's dry right now in philadelphia, but tracking some showers and thunderstorms that are moving to the northeast at 50 miles per hour. those thunderstorms could arrive in dover in about a half an hour's time. once again, a philadelphia judge has postponed sentencing for christina regusters. a jury convicted regusters of taking a 5-year-old girl from a neighborhood elementary school bringing her to her house and raping the little girl. whenever christina regusters is sentenced, she could face life in prison. today in the lehigh valley fans will say a final fare well
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to chuck bednarik. there's a viewing tonight at connell's funeral home in bethlehem and a private mass for family and friends tomorrow. the hall of famer, known as concrete charlie died over the weekend at the age of 89. he played both offense and defense for the eagles from 1949 to '62. i'm rosemary connors. have a good one.
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from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> okay. >> all right. hello everybody. by that we mean everybody. it's march 26th. we have a twisted show for you today. one of the biggest stars of youtube is here. one of the most awesome up and coming funny ladyies to watch.
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>> this girl is about to branch out, baby. >> yep. all about her new show. >> then if it's raining in new york it must be ambush thursday. they found two lovely ladies. and we're back to turn junk food into joy food. we're going to transform two favorites. >> she's been right so far. we did start off this morning with breaking news. that germanwings plane crash. >> yeah. >> everyone was wondering what caused the plane to go down. today, it was confirmed that the co-pilot appears to have crashed the plane deliberately into that mountain side. when the pieces of the plane were so descent grated, they ruled out a bomb. they say when a bomb blows up a plane -- >> there are fragments. >> shredded they said. >> i think the scary thing, when
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you hear what happened according to the cockpit voice recorder was that the pilot, the more experienced of the two, left the cockpit to either go to the restroom or something, and he came back to get back into the cockpit and it was locked. he knocked and followed the protocol it said. he was locked out basically. >> and you can hear that apparently the pounding and screaming -- oh, dear lord. >> they did release the the name of the co-pilot. his name is andreas lubitz. he's 28 years old. he's a german national. now we know what happened -- >> we want to know why. >> i think trying to get into the mind of someone like that why he flew that plane in, i mean you know it's one of those things you think to yourself, if your goal is to commit suicide, why are you taking 149 people with you.
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>> anger. so furious about something. the conversation before it all happened with the two pilots was quite gracious. >> the guy didn't have tons of flight time compared to what is required in the u.s. almost double that. he mainly -- started off i guess on single engine planes. only a hundred hours plus on this type -- >> they're saying he was totally qualified. they do get a medical test once a year to make -- >> but not -- >> but not a psychological. until we know details, and they will emerge. >> they always do. >> yeah. you can't really speculate. i guess you can sort of have a hunch. what's your gut telling you? >> i really don't know. you think this guy seems like a lone wolf again. when no one claimed responsibility it made you think it probably wasn't
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terrorism. but you still want to know what's going on inside this guy's head. >> if he wants to kill himself, that's his business. there was a picture of him in front of the golden gate bridge. people were saying why didn't you just jump instead of taking lives with you. >> we're going to continue covering that story. >> you have some wonderful, wonderful -- >> you know we've been telling you about the little girl -- well, leah who i am crazy about. she's a 4-year-old girl. she was diagnosed with canscercancer. >> you adopted her, which is precious. part of your "truly brave" video. >> they found more cancer after this video we shot. it was heartbreaking. she found out last week that early tests indicated she was getting better.
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today, her dad confirmed all the tests came back clean. he wrote after dreaming about what it would feel like, to hear doctors say my daughter was in remission, i finally know the feeling. >> yay! calls for a celebration. up not down. i can almost imagine that i'm -- there we go. >> there it is. >> we're so happy for little leah. so yesterday, we had tyrese on. >> what a cutecuity cute pie. >> he called it his drink. >> okay. so it is a large hot chocolate with three shots of espresso and four pumps of hazelnut. >> it sounds horrible to me. >> this is his waky wakey.
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>> oh, my god. is that a chaser? did you not drink it? >> you didn't take a sip? you did not take one single sip? you won't like it. >> no i knew i wouldn't. >> we have some news about one direction and we understand young girls around the globe are weeping because zayn has decided to permanently leave one direction. young girls are -- we've heard -- that's him. >> they're devastated. >> what would you do if it was your era and ringo said nice talking to you or any of them left. so he's out. what are they going to do? >> i don't know and i really -- on a scale of one to ten, don't care. >> they interviewed one
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direction. >> yes, they had their fourth album coming out or something. >> one was missing. >> what happened to zayn. >> stomach bug or something like that. >> fame is not for everybody. not everybody's like you hoda, made for it. you know what i'm saying? honestly i remember i went to hollywood all these years ago, my sister was so much more talented. she lost her colon as a result of the anxiety and depression she had. >> yeah. >> what did she -- it's been so long. she's fine now, thank god. but she almost died from the stress of it. i was like, hey, if you need a cartoon, call me. >> you could handle that life. >> and you are. look at you. >> zayn says this my life with
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one direction has been more than i could ever imagine. i feel like now's the right time for me to leave the band. i have to do what feels right in my heart. i'm leaving because i want to be a normal 22-year-old who's able to relax and have private time out of the spotlight. >> he's not going to be normal for a long time because there are too many people -- women and fans who adore him and he's going to be recognized wherever he goes. he maybe could be a normal 30-year-old. after -- yeah -- >> one direction issued a statement too. we send him all of our love in the future. >> you know what the beatles did just find with four. >> you could be right. >> they'll be very smart and say, we're going to do a worldwide search for his replacement. >> oh! >> and they're going to milk it
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and milk it until the cow is butterless. >> or people can vote. >> make it a big, big deal. so we have a -- >> we have an issue. >> yesterday on our program we showed you donna who's one of the people on our show we love. we poured coke on her hair because we read somewhere if you put it in one's hair it gives your hair more texture. we're like oh my god, look at donna's hair, awesome. then we found out she had washed out the coke. this is donna doing her hair on her own. >> it's not that big of an issue because i still have my hair. so yesterday, i went home to my two roommates. i brought home two liters of coca-cola coca-cola. i was like, have at me. they poured it on me. it was sort of a fun activity,
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but don't do it at home. >> call it now the coca-cola challenge. >> it feels the same to be honest. >> not sticky at all? >> no. >> you rinse it out with water. >> does it feel clean, though? >> it feels fine. i think the takeaway is that it feels soft but it looks more textured and therefore thicker. >> like you have baby fine hair. >> the appearance. >> still stick by my word and maybe do it once a month. >> thank you, donna. >> she'll do all the things we won't do. this is a girl a country artist who sounds a lot like taylor swift. okay? her name -- kelsey. here we go.
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>> love me like you mean it. i like the title. ♪ ♪ oh, hey, boy with your hat back i kind of like that ♪ ♪ if you want to walk my way, i will shoot you straight up show you what you made of ♪ ♪ i don't have time to waste ♪ >> i like it. rain and games don't rhyme, but it's still cute. ♪ if you're going to hold me, hold me like you're leaving ♪ ♪ if you're going to love me love me like you mean it ♪ >> cute. >> isn't that nice? it's fun, right? >> did she write it? >> i don't know those details. >> that would make her more like taylor swift than not. >> she is adorable. just reminder you can listen to us on sirius xm channel 108.
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>> and her own show called the hoda show mondays and wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. eastern. and a lot more people are doing that now because it's a great show. >> all right. so why go to the salon when you can come to the plaza and get ambushed. >> why not? >> getting head-to-toe makeovers. >> and one of the top ten comics to watch. >> the new funny lady of late night gets hosting advice. she sure didn't ask us. >> are you
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>> grace recently got advice from a couple of her favorite hosts. larry king, those two guys. >> this interview isn't going well you can feel tension and awkwardness. >> usually what i do is start to sweat. >> it's not brain surgery, all right? >> thank god. >> you're doing the best you can do. >> then people focus on how much you're sweating and they don't focus on the interview. >> hello, grace. >> grace, grace, grace. >> so -- >> yeah. >> and the elephant in the room is why didn't you ask us for some advice? >> well, i'm here now and that's all that really matters, right? >> not to us grace. >> we like to be first. we're second. >> i'm older than larry king. i have more experience okay? >> did they really give you any good advice? >> they did. larry king actually gave me really great advice.
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he said he made his career off of being dumb. >> he meant that in quotes. >> he doesn't approach interviews thinking he's smarter than the lawyer knows more about medicine than the doctor. >> reads the books. >> i think he also assumes that most people don't know about the subject. >> right. >> so let that person tell you the details. >> what about andy? he's nuts. >> he's got that child-like wonder about him when he speaks. you can't help but feel his excitement. i think he's really good at what he does. >> what made you want to step into this pool? >> you had a nice gig going. >> i guess i thought, why not. >> yeah. >> it felt like television is something i wanted to try and do. the internet has been a great moment in my life how can i incorporate that into something
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on tv. >> so you don't -- do you have a vision? >> yeah, i want to do a show that is kind of a curious, introvert's nighttime talk show. >> i like that. >> i want to invite people over to my home and have conversations with them and have fun. and that can happen in a variety of ways. so we have a lot of activities planned, a lot of great guests should be coming on. i'm excited just to experiment. >> in late night, it's kind of a boy's club. >> how are you going to make your way? >> i'm going to be myself because i can't do otherwise. >> yeah. >> and i'm going to try and focus on making just a great show rather than think about myself as a girl in the nighttime space. >> that doesn't do you any good. unless you decide to think like a girl and be something so completely different.
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you're alternative programming. >> how do you manage it? >> i don't know. >> i don't read the notes, so that's helpful. i think i'm larry king. >> the key to it is fun. if you're having fun, your audience is going to have fun. >> i think you guys have so much fun here. i think that that's really -- it's great. >> going from a youtube situation to now what it feels like to have more people around you, does that -- even though you try to keep it in the same vein. >> i really want to try to maintain the incident -- intimacy. a lot of the conversations are going to be talking directly to a camera. >> which you're used to now. >> really bringing the audience in to get to know the camera men. >> pretty much doing exactly what we do.
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parents. >> tell them everything. >> best advice i would give my younger self is that it's okay to quit things, horrible jobs horrible boyfriends. >> find something that you love that makes you happy and find a way to turn that into your career. >> it's your bubble it's your world. you only live once and you have to be happy with what you do. >> the wish i could go back and tell myself is to not let my fear of failure stop me from trying to succeed in any way. don't let yourself be the roadblock to getting what you need and want and deserve in life. thank you. >> so great! >> celebration women continues with gorgeous ambush makeovers. >> and if your advice is to skip dessert, you may not have to. >> and thanks to all those
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air wick home is in the air. nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning. i'm rosemary connors. it is 10:26. we have some fog out there and some showers as well.
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meteorologist bill henley has the details in the first alert forecast. >> yeah. fog has been hanging out for most of the morning. now we're seeing showers enter the picture. a line of showers and some thunderstorm activity as well. you can see it moving into central delaware right now. that's where the lightning is the thunderstorm with heavy rainfall is quickly moving towards dover. it is moving to the northeast at 50 miles an hour. so minutes away from dover and pretty good showers moving toward middletown delaware as well. showers and thunderstorms at times during the day. but won't be an all day rainfall. the temperatures are climbing. almost 60 in dover. 50 degrees in northeast philadelphia. and climbing into the 60s this afternoon. we continue to follow breaking news overseas. a french prosecutor says the co-pilot of the germanwings flight intentionally crashed the plane into the side of a mountain in the french alps on monday. the crash killed all 150 people on board. we will have all of the details and analysis from a local
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aviation expert on nbc 10 news at 11:00 this morning. three americans are among the crash victims. one with philadelphia ties. emily selke graduated from drexel university in 2013. she was a music industry major and vice president of the gamma sigma sigma national service sorority. this morning a judge sentenced a man convicted of killing a young man over a pair of headphones to life without parole. last month the jury convicted garcia of second degree murder in the death of kristen massey. i'm rosemary coners. back to the "today" show and we'll have more news could coming up at 11:00.
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we're back with more of "today" readily to reveal the am buck makeovers for two lucky ladies. >> and working their hair and wardrobe magic as always "today" contributor and hair stylist to the stars -- >> luis licari lalala! >> and jill martin. >> it's rainy. >> just a little. we got between the drops. it's warmer today. >> it's warming up yeah. >> it was great. >> first up melinda dotter.
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she's 58 years old. this housewife who lets her husband cut her hair -- >> oh dear. let's say that again. >> she can also proudly say she's a first time spanx wearer. >> instead of an interview, i'm going to have her read her sign. >> my lips are too thin my butt is too fat, i don't know how to use eye liner, please make my stomach look flat. my hair's a mess and there's something growing on my chin. don't make me stay out here please pick me and take me in. >> you got it! >> hey, sharon. >> please leave your blindfold on just a second. here is melinda before. let's see the new you! ♪ >> oh, my gosh! >> are you ready, sharon? take off your blindfold.
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>> oh, my gosh. >> are you ready? spin right around. >> are you kidding me? are you kidding me? >> doesn't she look awesome? >> you look gorgeous. >> look right here at camera 12. >> okay well, first of all, such a great haircut. notice how the bangs are. beautifully frames her face. what i did, look of color, should never look like it's colored anymore. it's lighter, warmer, but not a definite red. she looks gorgeous. >> sharon what do you think? >> i love the color, the cut the dress. >> gorgeous. tell us about that. >> such a pretty neckline. her first time wearing a control top like this by soma intimates. >> that's what i thought.
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>> that was a big step. >> your husband's not allowed to cut your hair anymore. big round of applause. >> join your friend. gina is 33. she's a stay at home -- i like to say a work at home mom of four. she never does anything drastic when it comes to her look. she hasn't colored her hair for more than a decade. let's hear her story. beautiful, though isn't she? >> even though you spelled his name wrong, we still picked you because you're going to be so gorgeous. and your daughter is excited. tell us why. >> because she's really nice and always there for me. >> and you are one of four right? >> yes. >> what do you think of this? how do you think the family will take this change? >> i think i'm going to embarrass my husband just being on tv but i think they'll be excited. >> she's going to be gorgeous.
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she's here with her daughter and friend. one last look at before and here's the new gina! >> oh, my god. >> right here. >> right there. are you guys ready? take them off. [ screaming ] >> oh, my gosh! >> really really cute. >> you look gorgeous. >> look at her. >> my baby isn't going to recognize me. >> so pretty. >> look in camera 12 please. >> this is a mother of four. you look so young. i passed her over because i thought she was a kid. the only makeup she ever wore was mascara in vath vathermont.
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notice the color, lighter but still natural way. and of course the return of the fringe. >> yes. >> what do you all think? >> it looks beautiful. she looks gorgeous. >> want to come stand with your mom? come over and stand with her. >> wow. okay. that's too much. >> doesn't really dress up a ton, so we compromised here with the heels probably for the first time in her life. >> all right. let's give a big round of applause. >> thank you, guys. we're about to make over your guilty pleasures. >> she's going to turn your junk food into joy food right after this.
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all right. >> it is time to turn your junk food into joy food. today lightening up two delicious dishes. >> we asked our viewers to submit their most favorite fattening foods and she got to work cutting the calories but not the flavor. >> i have to say that the viewers are giving me amazing challenges. this woman came from a woman in the bronx. her name is deborah ann hunt. she loves egg benedict. the original is a thousand calories. it's really only because of the sauce. that's liquid butter with a lot of egg yolk. i have a secret ingredient. ladies and gentlemen, a yellow pepper. >> okay.
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>> this is what we're going to do. stay with me. i'm going to cook it i slice it up and put it in the microwave with a cup of water. in the food processer, i have light cream cheese. here's my cooked yellow paper. >> okay. >> a little bit juice, a little bit of dijon mustard. >> okay. >> all you're going -- this is how easy it is. >> grind it up. >> you're going to pulse it. okay. >> okay. >> and let's say this whole thing comes out nice and cream my. >> nice and smooth. >> now we're going to build. >> kathie lee you're here. we're going to start with canadian bacon which is lean. then for nutrition, i roast the tomatoes. >> right. >> there's your poached egg.
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if you want the easy way out, you can do sunny side up eggs. >> okay. >> and now go for the sauce. >> are you serious? >> yes. i want you to taste this. >> i don't know how to taste it. >> if you want it to look pretty -- >> it is pretty. >> a little bit of paprika. >> it's good. it is. >> remember before it was 1,000 calories. after, it looks exactly the same 250 calories. for people that want to lower the carb. >> two carrots up! >> i built it on a mushroom instead of the english muffin. >> by the way -- >> now you're just showing off. >> another viewer wrote in. her name is lisa. she's form connecticut. she loves boston cream pie.
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600 calories a slice. this is a boston cream pie parfait. i have a third cup of sugar, a little bit of nutmeg and salt. a little bit of almond milk. >> oh. >> nondairy for you. we're going to add more vanilla unsweetened almond milk, four egg yolks. we're going to let this simmer. it's going to thicken up like pudding. after it comes out of the refrigerator we're going to build it. originally 600 calories a slice. this one -- first you're going to do the pudding. graham crackers on. >> i love graham crackers. >> and the chocolate sauce is just mini dark chocolate chips with a splash of almond milk
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again. that's it. put a little bit of chocolate on there. >> you drizzled. >> it doesn't matter. >> it's how it comes out. >> it's 128 calories. >> what! >> give that a taste and see what you think. >> oh, my gosh. >> i'm competitive. you like it? can i give you the carrots? >> oh, my god. is raising a boy easier than raising a girl? >> these are on the website. >> one mother created you've got some work to do! if you need me, i'll be cleaning the gutters. today, the house won't know what hit it. show the garage who's boss. check. put a new shine on the family wheels. check. tame the jungle you call a yard. check. nice work guys. you earned this back. oh, who's jeremy...and he texts a lot. a new mobile plan. done. with everything you need for spring at walmart's low prices you can trust every day,
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ever be part of. and when they're asked 'what did you do to make a difference in the world?' they can say 'i became a soldier'.
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you don't get to choose who you give birth to. so you may have been blessed with boys, only girls. >> but there are differences when it comes to how you raise sons and daughters. or is there a difference? a therapist recently wrote an
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article based on her parenting experience. this did cause quite a stir. >> yeah. also weighing in a psycho therapist, mom of a boy and girl. great to see you, ladies. >> you wrote an innocent article. >> basically saying what what upset people so much? >> it resonated with people. obviously millions of people responded and wanted to know more. i think that there was a -- raising three boys or having a family of only one gender is not what we expect when we are planning our families. >> did people say, trying for a girl you hear a lot of that? >> did you care? >> i didn't care. i think it was a surprise. because i think most of us think, okay we're going to have a combination of the two. >> yeah. >> and then when you don't it takes some adjusting. you really have to get used to it. then you have to put up with the
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snarky comments from people when's the girl coming you won't have anybody to buy a wedding dress with. >> oh, my gosh. >> when a woman is pregnant everybody wants to say what are you having, those boundaries really change when you have a child. i think it's projection. people imagine everybody wants a girl. never leaves the family and her mother. it's not true. we've all seen boys who love their mothers and are very supportive. >> and girls who disappear. >> i think it's well-intentioned. since we don't really have control, it's very frustrateing. >> you wrote about your boys. you are their first love and female prototype on how to respect and treat women. how have you survived with your boys? >> are they grown? are their brains finished? >> most days they're finished.
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>> how are they with women? >> they're pretty wonderful, i have to say. there's so many conversations we need to have with our boys. it's so important for moms to be that role model. >> right. >> be that voice, you know that first female voice that they hear. you know and how you feel about things how you expect to be treated, how you expect them to treat women, and also how you expect them to treat themselves. >> sure. >> and having a boy and a girl as i do i find there is a double standard in some of the things. co- i don't say, i don't want you to do that. i do say it to cassidy who's 5'4" and tiny. she just seems more vulnerable. >> but little girls do have different concerns. so i understand that. in part that's reality based.
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so i understand that. but i see it more in terms of what i want my daughter to be. i'd like her to be a dermatologist because i want botox for free. i want her to have a happy home life too. i don't really think about that in terms of my son because i assume he'll just be okay and it will all work out. >> yeah. >> certainly those stereotypes exist. but we want happiness fr them and i think that's the bottom line. >> thank you. >> ladies thanks. >> it's worth reading. >> is it okay or not okay to photo shop your pictures on social media. >> find out what we think. but first, this is "today" on
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it is time for okay or not okay. celebrities are posting photos of themselves online sometimes they are accused of doing photo shopping. >> we were asked, is it okay to
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photo shop your instagram photos. here's what we had to say about it. >> they're your photos. you can do whatever you want. don't be surprised when people are disappointed when they meet the real you. >> i like that. wait a minute you can photo shop instagram photos? nobody told me that. look at my account and you know what i'm talking about. >> look at that. >> nobody said you can shave off weight. >> shave off weight. all righty. what's up tomorrow? >> they're going to talk about whether it pays off to play hard to get. >> that's interesting. then bow ties and bunnies we host a kids easter fashion show. >> and we're giving it away. >> i love that! >> find out if you win this
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nbc 10 breaking news. >> right now at 11:00, breaking news deadly and deliberate. a french prosecutor says monday's crash of a germanwings flight in the french alps could be a case of mass murder. he says based upon listening to the flight recorder the plane's co-pilot deliberately crashed that plane. and here's what we know right now. co-pilot has been identified as andreas lub itsitz. the co-pilot refused to open the door to the cockpit. his breathing was normal throughout the final minutes when he intentionally put the plane into a dive. the ceo lufth
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