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everybo "today" show is next. stay updated throughout the day with the nbc 10 app. thanks for watching. good morning. breaking overnight, a new outbreak of tornadoes in the south. >> not coming this way. >> twisters touching down in alabama, louisiana and mississippi. here in the northeast, a big temperature drop is about to have millions asking, what happened to spring? feeling the pressure? hillary clinton loses her cool with a protester at a rally. >> i am so sick of the sanders campaign lying about me. i'm sick of it. >> while donald trump is under fire from all sides, meets behind closed doors with party leaders. the vote in wisconsin four days away. this morning, the polls showing it could be a bad day for the two front runners. and dock and cover.
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tourists scramble as a whale watching boat heads for the pier. no serious injuries, but a lot of frayed nerves. the coast guard is looking into why it happened. today, friday, april 1st, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to friday. willie is in for matt this morning. >> busy day. we have weather, politics and part two of our series, get to know your "today" show anchors. yesterday, we gave you savannah's e-mail address. today, social security and address. >> matt is in the penalty box. first, let's get to the top story. tornadoes for a second straight
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day. we want to get to steve patterson, in mississippi this morning, where one of the two tornadoes touched down. steve, good morning. >> good morning, willie and savannah. welcome to columbus, mississippi. this is the epicenter where one of the tornadoes touched down. power lines strewn everywhere. trees toppled over, revealing roots taller than i am. despite all the damage here, this is part of a larger system causing devastation now for days. >> reporter: multiple tornadoes touched down in mississippi thursday. >> not coming this way. >> reporter: sending many running for cover. >> when we come running out of the shop, there was some tin flying off the top of the shop there. nothing i've ever seen or been in. >> reporter: overnight, blinding rain battered residents in alabama. high winds toppling the roof of this gas station. in oklahoma, a community worked together to clean up the damage after a twister caused widespread destruction in the
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tulsa area. >> telephone poles can fall. let's stay out of the way. >> reporter: a heavy hailstorm reeking havoc in arkansas. toys were tossed in this mobile home park in kentucky. the roof torn off in this gymnasium while students and staff were huddled inside. >> we decided not to load busses. everything happened very, very quickly. >> reporter: back in mississippi, first responders worked overnight to clear debris-scattered roads of trees and power lines. >> despite all the damage, no major injuries reported. here in columbus, little in the way of damage even to homes. people here waking up pretty thankful this morning. >> steve patterson, thank you. >> that storm threat stretches all the way up to the northeast today. dylan is in for al. what are we looking at? >> we'll see more storms in the southeast. each day gets a little better. we won't see a big outbreak
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today. more flooding rain will be an issue today. we have flooding warnings south of atlanta. the storms will weaken as they move eastward. we are still looking at the damage from yesterday. a lot of wind damage reports and four reported tornadoes. nothing causing too much damage on thursday. today, our threat stretches from virginia all the way back to new orleans. again, large hail, damaging wind gusts and isolated tornado is possible. it's really the risk of flooding rains. this cold front is going to sag to the southeast and not move eastward all that quickly. as the lines of showers and storms develop, we will see the potential of possibly flash flooding through southern georgia and northern florida. we could see as much as a widespread 3 inches of rain. some areas could end up with 6 to 8 inches of rain. that could lead to flooding. >> dylan, keep us posted on that. we move now to the presidential race and the battle for wisconsin. new polls have the front runners trailing. nbc national correspondent peter alexander is following the
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latest. peter, good morning. >> good morning. four days till wisconsin and donald trump is looking make up ground this weekend in the badger state. he leads the delegate race. his campaign has been consumed by controversies, exposing real vulnerabilities for the billionaire. >> reporter: off the trail and behind closed doors, donald trump trying to regain his footing. huddling with foreign policy advisers in person for the first time. then with the rnc and its chairman, discussing convention rules and delegates. >> they're very good people. actually, terrific meeting, i think. it's really a unity meeting. >> reporter: the party remains divided, setting up a showdown in wisconsin next tuesday. perhaps the stop trump movement's best opportunity to do just that. with ted cruz building a double digit lead. >> there's no doubt that donald trump is the kim kardashian presidential candidate. he sits on twitter and makes a lot of noise, but he has no solutions to fixing the problems. >> reporter: for trump, the
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defeat would be stinging, his biggest setback since iowa. under fire on right ring radio for clumsy comments on abortion this week. >> the ammunition that gave democrats, i can't tell you how it's rejuvenated them. >> reporter: trump's backers offering support. >> you know what? i want to protect my family. >> reporter: kasich's allies taking a cue from trump. >> if ted cruz's mouth is moving, he's lying. >> reporter: kasich himself taking on the front runner. >> as commander in chief and leader of the free world, you don't get do-overs. you need to be able to get it right the first time. >> reporter: just as the billionaire showing weakness in wisconsin, so is the former secretary of state, trailing bernie sanders there by four points. hillary clinton's aides bracing for a possible loss. clinton losing her cool after a shouted question from an
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environmentalist. >> will you act on your word? >> i am so sick of the sanders campaign lying about things. sick of it. >> reporter: earlier, brushing off both rivals. >> i have one million more votes than donald trump, and i have 2.5 million more votes than bernie sanders. >> still, sanders has the energy and the financial fuel to extend this race as long as he likes. after raising more than $43 million in february, the sanders campaign announced yesterday it beat the total in march. the money keeps pouring in. 97% of the cash they've raised has come from donations online. savannah and willie? >> peter, thank you. chuck todd is nbc's political director and moderator of "meet the press." good to see you. >> morning. >> take us inside the room in washington, in a week where donald trump said he wouldn't support the nominee necessarily, and a week he had to defend his campaign manager against battery charges, the comments to chris
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matthews about abortion. what was it like in the room? >> also, in a week he was going to do the loyalty pledge. >> we only have so much time. >> i know. it's been one of those weeks for trump. it was a meeting scheduled last week. the timing, of course, because of everything that's happened this week, gave it, i think, added value and added interest to a lot of people. it was about the trump campaign trying to get a better handle on the rules. remember, they're just learning. i think what happened last week in louisiana, this is a state that he won and it turned out ted cruz, after the fact, at the state convention, ends up with more delegates out of louisiana than trump. it was a wakeup call to the trump campaign. they have a lot to learn about the rules, and they need to stop trashing the rnc and start learning and working with them if they want to have a shot at winning this nomination and uniting this party. >> let's talk about wisconsin. new poll out showing trump
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trailing badly, double digits. is this potentially a sign of trump coming back to earth, or is that establishment fantasy? >> we'll see. i hesitate to say this might be the week that you finally see the establishment striking back. there's a couple things different about wisconsin that make you think, these polls are real and trump is in trouble. number one, it's a conservative movement that's successful in wisconsin. they're not as divided, not as unhappy. scott walker has been a two-term governor. they have the speaker of the house in paul ryan. chairman of the rnc is a wisconsin guy. they're not fans of trump. the other factor, civility. wisconsin, very similar to its neighboring states of iowa and minnesota, they expect a certain decorum when you conduct yourself. trump doesn't fit it very well. guess what? he lost iowa. he lost minnesota. i wouldn't be shocked if, because ofsivi civility, he los
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wisconsin. >> hop over to the democrats. bernie sanders within a small lead or tied with hillary clinton there. looking ahead to new york down the road. that's probably tighter than clinton would like it to be right now. what is the level of concern, despite her advantage in delega delegates, about this race? >> you can judge her concern by her schedule. three days ago, he wshe was goio spend her time in new york. she and bill clinton added events saturday in wisconsin. they're afraid of getting blown out. they know they might lose, but they want to lose like michigan. they don't want another new hampshire situation. there is an outside possibility of that. wisconsin's electorate fits bernie sanders. madison, the heart of the progressive movement in the midwest. he could do very well. a big win for him there, and he boom ee
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boomerangs and may get new york. clinton wants to make sure they don't get clobbered in wisconsin. >> you'll be chewing on this on sunday on "meet the press." we'll be watching. >> thank you. a state trooper shot at a bus station in richmond died from his injuries. the gunman was killed by other officers and the investigation is underway. justice correspondent pete williams is following this story. good morning. >> authorities are saying this was not an act of terrorism, but it was a sudden outbreak of violence in richmond, the capital city of virginia. the city councilwoman called it one of the saddest days she's ever seen there. >> reporter: a burst of gunfire ran rang out mid afternoon in the bus station in downtown richmond. >> mass casualty. >> reporter: travelers ducked for cover or turned and ran. >> i heard two gunshots go off. i didn't think they were
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gunshots. then there were five or ten more after that. i could see the muzzle flash through the tinted door, so i ran out of there. >> reporter: law enforcement officials say state police were conducting a countcounter-drug training mission, including talking to people. chad dermyer, age 37, approached a man to ask routine questions. >> the subject pulled out a handgun and shot chad multiple times. the male subject continued firing his weapon, as two other state police troopers returned fire. >> reporter: the gunman ran but was shot and killed. >> the shooter is down. area is secure. >> reporter: the wounded trooper was rushed to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. two women inside the terminal were wounded by gunfire, though not seriously, and hospitalized for treatment. police are not revealing the gunman's name. they say he had a criminal record and was not from virginia. some officials say he had mental problems. >> greyhound says the richmond
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station will be closed today and service in and out of the city has been cancelled. trooper dermyer leaves behind a wife and two young children. >> so sad. thank you very much. back to the video we showed at the top of the show. a whale watching ship slamming into a dock. joe fryer has details on this one. >> good morning. the coast guard is investigating what happened. an apparent malfunction, as the cruise ship smashed into the pier, jolting everyone on board and scaring those who watched it unfold. >> reporter: the largest whale watching ship on the west coast, the adventure horn blower, approaching the pier, horn sounds frantically not slowing down. people on the pier run for cover. the elderly lady just makes it to safety. 150 feet of steel meets brick. seven passengers injured. none of those injuries life threatening. some of the injured holding ice bags. a few needing skretretchers to
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off the ship. a man from wisconsin was on the walkway. >> it came fast. she skirted the side, hit the side. yelled something, i heard something. we were coming in fast and hard. >> reporter: passengers said the crew were yelling, "brace yourselves," or "hold on to something!" the horn blower combines sightseeing and whale watching. the 144 people on board saw more than they bargained for. one passenger said it was exciting, definitely something new. the ship's throttle apparently was stuck in the forward position. there will be another cruise today, but on a different ship. >> of the seven people injured, only three went to the hospital. all the injuries are considered minor, bumps and bruises. no doubt this morning, some passengers are waking up with some aches and pains. willie? >> glad the injuries weren't more serious. how would you like to be walking down a pier and seeing the ship
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coming at you? >> terrifying. our interview with the women's soccer team, they filed a complaint demanding equal pay. hillary clinton wouldn't want to face them in the court or on the field. >> we support the fact that the women should fight for their rights and what they think is just compensation. >> in response to the filing, u.s. soccer telling nbc news, our efforts to be advocates for women's soccer is unwavering. we're committed to and engaged in negotiating a new collective b bargaining agreement. >> nice to see tim howard supporting the women's team. >> nfor sure. dylan? >> it's warm but raining. it is going to rain all day long up and down the east coast, with
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our best chance of strong storms from virginia, even parts of maryland and delaware could see stronger storms. especially through southern georgia and northern florida, we could see heavy rain. behind it, it clears out. there is a second cold front. it'll move in and drag down the arctic air that could lead to some lake-effect snow and also flurries in the northeast as we go through the weekend. the west coast enjoying sunshine. temperatures in the 60s and 70s. temperatures in the 60s and 70s. that's a look at t this is the all-new 20wow, it's nice.. let's check it out. do any of you have kids? i do yes. this car has a feature built in called teen driver technology, which lets parent's see how their teens are driving. oh, that's smart. it even mutes the radio until the seat belt is fastened. will it keep track of how many boys get it in the car? (laughter) cause that could be useful. this is ahead of what my audi has for sure. wish my beamer had that. i didn't even know that technology existed. i'm not in the market for a car but now i may be.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. grab the umbrella, showers will be on and off. a chance of some thunderstorms and through it all, windy and warm. look at the çtemperatures. upper 70s this afternoon. it doesn't last. cooler tomorrow with some rain showers in the area. 61 degrees saturday afternoon. breezy saturday, gusty winds and much colder sunday. an early shower will clear out, then another chance of showers monday when it will be warmer. more cold air tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. >> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. coming up, an election year bomb shell. the attorney for the so-called d.c. madame vowing to release information that he claims could effect the presidential race. are the flood gates now open? the concern over your privacy in the wake of the fbi's successful hack of a san bernardino shooter's iphone. first, this is "today" on i'm backattorney general for because things have to change. we need criminal justice reform
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nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. just before 7:30. let's get our forecast from nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. warm out there, bill. >> yes, cloud, and warm. we've seen showers, the wind we've seen the last few days is still blowing, blowing clouds through the area but helping us stay warm. dry right now. look to the southwest, virginia, those storms are heading our way. heavier downpours possible in delaware and south jersey later this morning. the first round of showers are quickly moving off to the middle east. the temperature, 68 in philadelphia, roxborough middle 60s, warming into the 70s. let's get a check of the roads with first alert traffic
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reporter jessica boyington. >> we're watching an accident scene on 295 in new jersey around the black horse pike headed southbound. right now, just pushed over into the left-hand shoulder. so not causing a huge traffic disruption. wish we could say the same thing for 95 which is getting worse with this added delay and volume headed towards center city southbound around girard avenue we're at an 84-minute trip southbound from woodhaven road to the vine. developing this morning, a woman who police say abducted a baby boy from the king of prussia mall's food court yesterday is waiting to be charged at a hearing. the child is safely back with his family. "f> it's time for phillies baseball again. here's a live look at citizens bank park. tonight at 6:05, the phillies play baltimore in an on-deck game to get ready for the season. i'm vai sikahema. another update in 25 minutes. get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. back to the "today" show. have a great day. see you in a half hour. narrator: president obama endorses katie mcginty
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7:30 now. it's friday morning, the 1st of april, 2016. we are getting a little bit stormy in the northeast. big cooldown is on the way, maybe even snow. april fools, everybody. a look at the headlines. severe weather across the south. tornadoes touched down in three states, alabama, louisiana and mississippi. several homes were damaged in the city of columbus. investigators in virginia trying to figure out why a man opened fire on a state trooper at a bus station in richmond. 37-year-old chad dermyer was taking part in a training exercise when shot at close range. the father of two died from his injuries last night. two officers returned fire, killing the gunman. donald trump is calling his
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meeting with rnc chairman reince priebus terrific. we have been told discussions focused on the state of the race, convention and delegate rules. a lawyer for the so-called d.c. madame claims to have phone records that could impact the presidential election. kristen has that story. >> good morning. this is an interesting one. could the 2016 race be rocked by a decade old scandal? that's the question this morning as one of the attorneys for the 2007 d.c. madame scandal fights to release records. he's gone all the way to the supreme court. >> reporter: it could be yet another twist in the already ruckus presidential race. one of the lawyers for the infamous d.c. madame, who ran a high profile escort service exposed in 2007, says he has information voters need to see. >> my name is montgomery blair sibley. >> reporter: he filed an application with the supreme
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court, asking the court to allow him to release records from the d.c. madame else sort sscort se names tied up in the civil order. without offering specifics, sibley stirred up speculation with this cliff hanger. >> the records contain information relevant to the 2016 presidential election. >> reporter: in this online video posted last month, sibley asks for donations for his mounting legal fees, after lower courts denied his request. >> i must continue this fight. >> reporter: this started in 2007 when the d.c. madame scandal broke, rocking the nation's capital, even bringing down louisiana senator david vitter, linked to the prostitution ring. >> i want to, again, offer my deal, sincere apologies to all those i let down and disappointed with these actions from my past. i am completely responsible, and i'm so very, very sorry.
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>> reporter: in 2008, the woman known as the d.c. madame, deborah jeane palfrey, committed suicide after convicted of racketeering and other offenses. since then, sibley has been sitting on 800 client names and 5,000 phone numbers, and he's vowed to release them, no matter what the court decides. >> i am the custodian of the records of the escort service. >> reporter: the question this morning in a race filled with so many stunning moments, could there be yet another one? >> in 2008, sibley had his license to practice law suspended, in part due to filing meritless lawsuits. for the latest case, he tells nbc news in a statement, quote, i have nothing to add until the chief justice has an opportunity to consider my applicatioapplic. as the application hasn't been docketed yet. he deserves until the middle of next week until i comment again. >> keep an eye on it, kristen.
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>> i will. new fallout over the fbi's successful hack of the iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. the technology is hoped to be used in other cases not tied to terrorism. joe fryer explains, it's raising more privacy concerns. >> reporter: the fbi may have unlocked the phone of syed farook, but does that mean the bureau can crack hundreds of other cases across the country? brittany mills, a pregnant woman, killed last year, murder still unsolved. >> the negative things that happened to her, she put on her phone. in a diary. >> reporter: in arkansas, prosecutors say the fbi agreed to help them try to unlock an iphone 6 and ipod that belonged to defendants in a murder case. finding a way into the devices may not be the same as the san bernardino case. >> federal officials familiar
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with the technique employed on farook's phone tell nbc news it appears to only work on an iphone 5c, running a specific version of the ios 9 operating system. >> the solution for the fbi in this one case, as far as we can tell, is a one-case solution. on one phone. >> reporter: that's unwelcomed news for police and prosecutors. d.a. office currently has 213 unopened phones. the lapd, 300 devices that can't be accessed. chicago, 30 encrypted devices. 2016 alone. >> it is a big piece we're missing. a big piece of the puzzle we're missing as we try to solve crime. >> reporter: apple says, we will continue to help law endorsement with their investigations as we've done all along. the company believes building a back door would set a dangerous precedent. experts say there may be little incentive to use the method again in a criminal case because
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authorities might have to reveal in court how they did it. for "today", joe fryer, nbc news. >> fascinating and comely kate -- complicated. >> open a pandora's box. dylan? >> we have a cooldown in the great lakes. northeast into the weekend, we could see temperatures about 10 to 20 degrees below average. we've got this huge dip in the jet stream that's going to drag down some of the arctic air. look how cold it's going to get, especially by monday morning in m fargo, 27 degrees to start the day. minneapolis, 30. green bay, 20s. chicago, 28 degrees sunday morning. you factor in the wind on top of that, it'll feel even colder. let's look at the northeast. by tuesday morning, burlington, vermont, 17 degrees. boston will only be in the 20s monday and tuesday morning. again, wind chills making it feel like it's closer to 20 degrees. we also have areas of low pressure. the clipper systems that will produce snow. especially lake-effect snow in
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and around the great lakes. we could see lighter snow in southern new england. the first moves through, then a second moves through throughout the day on monday. the snow will be more or less north of boston. for accumulations through monday, not a lot but we could see up to 6 to 8 inches of lake-effect snow off of lake erie. new england could end up wit 2h good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. grab the umbrella, showers will be on and off. a chance of some thunderstorms and through it all, windy and warm. look at the temperatures. upper 70s this afternoon. it doesn't last. cooler tomorrow with some rain showers in the area. 61 degrees saturday afternoon. breezy saturday, gusty winds and much colder sunday. an early shower will clear out, then another chance of showers monday when it will be warmer. more cold air tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. >> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thanks so so lot. how do you get to mount r h rushmore? not with your gps.
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we're back at 7:42. we have the next chapter in the renewed fascination with the o.j. simpson murder case. >> tamron has more on that. >> good morning, everyone. next year, investigation discovery will have a documentary series narrated by martin sheen. this one claims it can prove simpson is innocent. >> if it doesn't fit, you must acquit. >> reporter: the trial of last century is quickly on its way to becoming an obsession in this one. >> injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. >> reporter: the o.j. simpson saga that captivated a nation in the '90s is now tv's guiltiest pleasure. "people versus o.j. simpson" and "o.j. made in america" set to air in june. now a third series, "hard evidence: o.j. is innocent," is set to premiere.
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despite o.j.'s acquittal and murders of nicole brown simpson and ron, there is questions of guilt. the series explores three questions. what if there were enough evidence to prove o.j. simpson did not murder his wife nicole or ron goodman? what if the real killer were still at large? what if the grand jury convened to reconsider new evidence? the work is based on bill dear, who has been investigating the case for the last two decades. >> 2 1 years i spent working on this case, fighting the system, and i mean fighting the system, i've come up with one conclusion. o.j. is innocent. i damn well can prove it. >> reporter: may be a hard sell, convincing people to re-examine
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their opinions of simpson, but the president of the channel said there is a thirst for o.j. >> i don't think you can get enough juice out of this story. there is an endless fascination, whether it's today or 20 years ago. >> reporter: he says he's always believed o.j. was guilty until now. >> for the first time, i've asked myself, did o.j. really do it? is the killer, other killer, out there? >> reporter: and he thinks others will have the same reaction. >> i think people will, again, for very much the first time, ask themselves to re-examine this evidence. >> reporter: whether the documentary will spark a change of opinion is get to be determined. it proves without a shadow of a doubt, the fascination with o.j. isn't going away any time soon. >> this is a six-episode series. like "people versus o.j." on fx, people assume they know everything. we hashed it out. i was a reporter. started watching the fx series,
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i bought for the first time, a series package an itunes. it sucks you? >> everyone knows how it ends, and yet they're fascinated. >> you learn these nuance things. when you think, i have an opinion. i think i know what happened. the series are illuminating. >> interesting to see what the case is they make in this show. there is overwhelming evidence he is guilty. >> we'll see. pop start is coming up. carson will tell us about the new meaning, to spend it like beckham. >> what? >> fashionable and flexible photos. do not poke the beehive. what you can expect if you throw shade at beyonce.
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we're back. 7:49. let's go over to carson. what is shaking over there? >> oh, goodness. here we go.
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beyonce is known for dropping surprise albums. yesterday, she tried something different. she tried dropping an entire fashion line. ivy park features women's fitness clothing. part of the growing athleisure market. lululemon, one of the biggest players in the market, threw an innocent shade at beyonce. they say, imitation is the best form of flattery. maybe beyonce is so crazy in love -- see what they did there -- she made her own. oh, boy. almost instantly, the beyhive swarms. oh, you're gonna regret this, lululemon. beyhive, get in formation and go. those are words you do not want to see. this stuff right here. the beyhive continues. rest in peace, lululemon. #ivy park. you do realize the mistake you made, right? lululemon said, no harm or foul was meant by this.
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we're huge fans of hers. ladies and gentlemen, it's too late. once the beyhive is on you, the stings are coming from left and right. you're in big trouble. we'll see how they make out with that. >> don't poke the bear. >> or the bee. >> don't poke the bee. >> carson, thank you for that. that was awesome. still to come, are you guilty of it? sip and click. why online sales tend to skyrocket of friday night. i know, we're guilty. guilty as charged. >> that's your night, ladies. life imitating art or the other way around? see if you can spot the real from the fake, after your local news.
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nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. it is a few minutes before 8:00 a.m. j friday forecast from nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. good morning, bill. >> the winds are blowing. those are warm winds, temperatures in the now 70 degrees in philadelphia. it's a live view of center city from south philadelphia. the rain showers not here yet. we saw showers first thing this morning. the next round is to the west. dry for the next few hours. we could see heavy downpours and thunderstorms during the day. the temperatures have started to move up, nobody is cold this morning. only 60s and low 70s to report. the chance of showers and thunderstorms as we go into the late morning and early afternoon hours. >> thank you, bill. so warm out there. jessica, your cameras lake hazy. >> we areç seeing hazy stuff going on and we are watching accident scenes, 295 around the black horse pike, fortunately on the southbound side this
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accident is over into the left-hand shoulder. all lanes moving by, maybe just a little slow. really slow on 95 around girard avenue. earlier disabled truck has cleared out of the way but all of these delays remain. 84 minutes headed southbound from woodhaven road to the vine. that's typically a 15-minute trip. developing this morning, police are investigating a crash that killed one person in montgomery county. skyforce 10 was over the intersection of welsh and 40-foot roads in towamencin township. the deadly accident happened around 5:00 this morning. we're working to get more information for you on that. villanova's march to victory is landing in houston. wildcat fans are at the final four site. most of the students going down there should be arriving today. nova takes on oklahoma tomorrow night a little past 6:00. tune in tonight at 7:00 for "villanova: march to victory" right here on nbc 10. i'm vai sikahema. another update in 25 minutes. see you then.
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♪ flashing lights 8:00 on "today". coming up, regulating the runway. the controversial new bill in california meant to keep models from becoming too skinny. are you guilty of the sip and click? >> i bought a scooter. >> leather vest. i'm like, i have to return this. >> the costly trend of mixing drinking and online shopping, causing sales to skyrocket on friday night. monumental mistake. >> we do not keep mount rushmore at the end of a long dirt road. >> if you're using google map to get to one of the country's most iconic landmarks, you might be out of luck. where your gps might lead you. today, april 1st, 2016. ♪ i've got the beat
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>> it's april fools' but today is no joke. >> all the way from north carolina, it's our sweet 16. >> good morning, minnesota. >> hello! >> good morning. go griz! ♪ feeling lingers ♪ up so high, i can't come down ♪ it's 8:00 on "today". guess what? it's april 1st, it's friday. we are here on "today" show plaza. hold on, i have to take a picture with this lady. she won't let me go. we're live on tv, you know. i think we got it. okay. >> thank you. >> now i have to go work. >> we're on the tv. >> we're on tv right now. i have to go. >> how are you? good to see you. >> she wouldn't let me go. >> good crowd out here. >> spring break energy.
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>> it's great. >> little rain foresty. >> it feel like a rain forest. coming up, we have a full house in the orange room. three of our ladies standing by, ready to answer your questions when it comes to cleaning up your home, finances, diet and a lot more. head to facebook.com/today and they may answer your question. >> i need to spring clean everything. tamron has a check of the top stories. >> good morning. powerful storms spawn tornadoes across the south for a second straight day. trees, power lines and building debris had to be cleared from streets. twisters were reported across alabama, mississippi and tennessee. heavy hailstones pounded arkansas. in kentucky, winds tossed around trailers at a mobile home park. t students and staff sheltered inside the gym while the roof was torn off. no serious injuries reported.
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nbc national correspondent peter alexander joins us from washington. >> bad news for donald trump and hillary clinton in the beiadger state. both trailing their challenges. clinton adding i ve ining een i weekend. trump's controversies have exposed vulnerabilities in his campaign. ted cruz mocking him as a kim kardashian candidate, for lack of substance. hillary clinton lost her cool after a shouted question from an environmentalist. >> i am so sick of the sanders campaign lying about me. i'm sick of it. >> this morning, cruz tweeted what appears to be an april fools' joke, writing, happy to hear donald trump accepted my challenge to debate one-on-one. there are no more gop debates scheduled. >> peter, thank you very much. officials in richmond, virginia are investigating how a
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police training exercise led to the fatal shooting of a state trooper. officers were talking to people in a downtown bus station as part of an anti-drug training mission. trooper chad dermyer approached one man to ask routine questions. that man pulled out a handgun and shot the trooper. other troopers returned fire, killing the suspect. two women inside the terminal were wounded. police say the suspect had a criminal record, and this was not an act of terrorism. a chicago area woman says she feels like her son was born again after he survived a shooting that was caught on camera. the 5-year-old boy and his sister were with their mom in a grocery store when a bullet tore through the wall just inches from the boy's head. police say a store employee, also a licensed security guard, brought a gun to work and put it down on a counter. another employee picked it up. it went off. both men are charged with
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reckless conduct. a third employee is recovering from a bullet wound to the ankle. telsa unveiled the model 3 lelectric car, designed to be more affordable. panoramic glass roof. priced at $35,000, less than half the cost of the earlier tes teslas. elon musk says the car will go at least 215 miles on a single charge. it goes on sale the end of next year. buyers preordered more than 130,000 of the cars. what could be more noble than nursing an injured bald eagle back to health, and then relooeasing the majestic bird bk into the wild. falling off the ladder. thankfully, a fellow worker was there. this kentucky wildlife sanctuary, that's where it happened, there to make the catch. they moved the ladder to the other side of the tree. better angle, and the eagle
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soars off. that's why you should always have a second person when on a ladder, helps an eagle. >> good catch though. nice grab. >> would you have been able to catch? >> no question. >> my reaction time is so slow. >> you'd be like, whoa. >> thanks. it is friday. we have something you might want to consider if you're planning to have a good time tonight. >> we'll let dylan explain. >> these days, all it takes is your smartphone to shop. research assumes alcohol is influencing some of the purchases we make. >> reporter: it's been said that nothing good happens after midnight. not true if you're an online retailer. commerce sites say business booms on friday nights, up 48% after 2:00 a.m. >> this is a real thing. this is what we call the sip and click. >> if you have a glass of wine, it helps you go, oh, yeah, that's what i would like. >> i bought a scooter. shoes that had pink bows on
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them. stuffed animals. >> leather vest from botry ba p barn. i'm like, oh, no, i have to return this. >> reporter: what are they buying? dresses, tons of them. up 320% on friday night to saturday morning. >> your defenses are down because you had a little bit to drink, and you go shopping. >> reporter: not only do people shop more but they spend a lot more, too. lingerie sales are 50% higher. shoe sales doubled. not just any shoes. the pricey ones. women spend 165% more per shoe than usual on those weekend nights, too. >> when you're drinking, you feel like, hey, i can treat myself. i had a roommate in college who got very drunk, and she actually bought a one-way ticket to latvia. >> reporter: how to protect your wallet if you're prone to the sip and click. >> put barriers in your own way to prevent it from happening. so if your computer saves your credit card number, get it out
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of there. pay particular attention to the return policy. you want to be sure you have that option. >> reporter: if you can, train yourself to wait 24 hours before clicking buy. you'll have a second chance to save your cash. >> and don't think men are immune. studies show they tend to spend more money onion li online gami mine is the wednesday afternoon glass of wine. >> you work weekends. >> yeah. >> by the way, we asked viewers if they made one of those slightly, late-night purchases. >> we have good ones. renell bought a "star wars" lightsaber maker. in my college town, there was a record shop open late. one bad night i got the bay watch soundtrack, and neil
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diamond's greatest hits. can't regret that. twitter user toni-jo was thinking healthy. richard simmons dvds. ver t entertaining list. >> very funny. coming up next, is it time to bring back the good, old-fashioned map? why you should not google it if you're looking for mount rushmore. plus, one side is a photo. the other is a drawing. can you figure out which is which? we'll give it a try. the first of its kind bill in the u.s., requiring fashion models to prove they're healthy enough to work and not too skinny. first, these messages. (vo) one hundred million pounds. that's how much garbage visitors to our national parks add to the country's landfills each year. but this year, subaru is sharing their zero-landfill expertise with the national parks to work toward the goal of
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road to warn tourists. your gps is wrong. this is not mt. rushmore. does the sign work? >> i have not seen a single person in the parking lot since the sign went in, so i'm actually quite excited. not that i don't love talking to strangers, but it takes something out of the day. >> she was getting a flood of tourists from around the world, showing up at her home. >> for five years. >> little disappointed. >> how would you get that word out? you have to take action into your own hands. >> weird if people were taking pictures of her house. >> google didn't respond to our request for comment, but the glitch is still there. people are making it to the end of the road, seeing the sign and finding their way to mt. rushmore. >> make t-shirts. this is america, get a business opportunity. videos of what are called hyper realistic art. this artist draws the object, making them look real.
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they're three dimension that will. it's hard to tell the real object from the drawing. first off, let's look at the hot dog. any guesses? >> right is the drawing. >> everyone thinks right is the drawing? let's reveal the fake. >> could have gone either way. >> let's try another one. >> pop sicycles. >> left is the drawing. >> let's do the reveal. >> wow! >> i like the reveal. >> the left was real, right? >> okay. >> this is trickier. fake candy canes. >> this is hard. >> is it the one in the package at the bottom? >> there's one fake. >> one in the bottom is in the package. >> fake. >> is it real? >> no! >> crazy. >> we went with you on that one. >> nice.
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>> that's cool. carson, this story is for you, my friend. men's health put out a poll, asking men whether or not they shave their legs. >> unless you're a cyclist, i'm not sure why you'd do it. >> cyclist or swimming. shockingly, 33% of men admit they do trim their leg hair. 15% of men say they shave it off clean. this prompted women's health to ask ladies if they prefer their men shave their legs. combined, more than half of women polled said they preferred men to trim or shave their leg hair. >> really? prefer? >> more than half want the leg hair gone. >> bare? >> it grows back prickly. >> i don't know how i feel about my husband having bare legs. i feel strongly by co-anchors should. >> legs aren't that bad. >> that's a lot of hair. >> nice calves. >> what are you talking about? >> oh, my gosh.
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are you going to do it? >> this is going to be great. let's see the before and after. >> right now. >> wow. >> willie? >> i don't understand the trimming. if you're going to do it, do it. >> go all the way. >> you have to clean it up. >> that's bad. >> is this attractive? >> no, i don't. >> tamron, do you like this? >> i don't, carson. >> great bonding. >> man friend moment. >> hr is standing by. >> i love you went right in for the shave. >> is this working for you? >> they put razors here. >> we reenact "40-year-old virgin" and wax it. >> have you shaved your legs? >> never considered it once in my life. >> it grows right back. >> don't worry about it. now a tribute to david
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bowie. and a young golfer gets advice from a family friend. carson with the bare leg. last night, artists paid tribute to david bow kwibowie. it took place at carnegie hall. it was for a great cause. proceeds from the concert went to charities serving underprivileged youth. michael was amazing. >> saw that. photo that has a leg up on everybody else on instagram. recently, victoria beckham has been in the news for ditching her famous high heels for flats. >> it's true. >> latest instagram post, she's going back to her old roots. in this photo, you can see victoria's stunning flexibility, by the way, all the while, rocking the serious heels. the designer captured the photo, the ballet classes are paying off. >> is she painting her nails?
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>> one leg was pointed toward the camera. >> look at that photo one more time. >> let's get that up one. this weekend, the national final kickoff week at augusta national. youth golfers with incredible skills. johnny has been playing golf since age 6. he will be the youngest competitor in his age group. he eats, sleeps and breathes golf. recently, johnny hit the links with a family friend who just also happens to be justin timberlake. justin gave johnny advice on how to approach the tournament. >> what advice would you give me for this tournament that i'm going to be in? >> drive, chip and putt, right? >> mm-hmm. >> you got your fundamentals. you know what you're doing. it's like, how much i rehearse for a show. when i get out on stage, i just trust all the work i put in. get out there and stop thinking.
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hit the ball to hole, young man. >> yeah. >> that's nice. justin, avid golfer. loves to play golf. he's great with the kids. great mentor. he'd be great on "the voice." check that out. drive, chip and putt, airs sunday, april 3rd on the golf channel. matt mentioned this event earlier in the week. great event for the youth. >> does your leg feel itchy or anything? >> i'm ready to go all in once we're off the air. >> carson, you gave it your all. let's get a check of the weather from ms. dylan. >> announcer: "today"'s weather is brought to you by the makers of claritin. live claritin clear. >> thanks, savannah. let's look at the allergy forecast for today. we have areas down through the southern plains, into texas, seeing very high pollen right now. we're also starting to see the moderate and high levels spread across the country. now is the time where the allergies kick in.
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we'll notice it more and more over the next several weeks. we do have rain up and down the east coast. we have a chance of heavier rain and isolated tornadoes down across the southeast, where we have a tornado watch in effect until 3:00 this afternoon. area in yellow is where we could see large hail, damaging wind guests. again the isolated tornado and the threat of lots of rain. southern georgia and northern florida is where we could end up with some reports of 6 to 8 inches of rain. if you get stuck in the heavier downpours. this is a second cold front dragging down some of the arctic air. lake-effect snow in and around the great lakes this weekend. it'll bring flurries to the northeast, as well. temperatures will tumble by the time we go to sunday and monday morning. wind chills down around 20 degrees. well below average as we good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. grab the umbrella. showers will be on and off. a chance for thunderstorms. windy and warm. look at the upper 70s this
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afternoon. we have showers in the afternoon and 61 on saturday. breezy saturday, gus tip winds and much colder sunday. an early shower. then another chance for a shower on monday with more cold air. then colder tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. >> that's your latest forecast. >> thank you. the modeling industry take as lot of heaf heat for the siz its models, but a new bill in california hopes the change the industry's image while offering new protection to the models. "today"'s erica hill has that story. good morning. >> good morning to you. the new legislation aims to create health and labor standards. ideally, a new picture of the industry. ♪ >> reporter: for decades, young girls have seen images like these. selling not only fashion, but also an unattainable physique. >> when i was 15, i looked like a 15-year-old. i had a round 15-year-old face. i have had people in the past tell me i need to shed inches from my face. you're like, how do i work out
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my face? how do i do that? >> reporter: california state assemblyman, mark levinlevine, hoping to end moments like that. proposing a bill to have health standards for models, including check-ups and health counseling. model agencies would have to be commissioned by the labor commission. >> we're trying to protect women in the fashion industry. up to 40% of fashion models have eating disorders. as many as 50% of girls in 5th to 12th grade think they're not thin enough because of the images they see in magazines. >> reporter: sarah, founder of the advocacy group, model alliance, began her career at age 14. she says more protection is needed, especially for younger models in an industry she calls largely unregulated. >> i'd like to see basic workplace health and safety standards in the fashion industry across the board.
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when you look at actors and actresses, they have union protection. they have labor laws that protect them. models don't have anything like that. >> reporter: the california measure is similar to recent legislation in israel, france, spain and italy, which require a doctor's okay to work. designed to keep models at a healthier weight. the difference is felt. >> it's liberating. it is a phycology in society, if you look too thin, you won't book work. >> reporter: a mindset mark levine is hoping will make its way back to the u.s. >> i have a 7-year-old daughter. i know these images impact them. there is a societal benefit for resetting expectations of what women are supposed to look like. >> if signed into law, the bill would go into effect in january. the talent agent industry opposes -- i want to make sure i get the legal wording correct --
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opposes the legislation. they are committed to promoting the well-being of the artists but believe the bill creates disruption, confusion and is unworkable. >> may be discussion happening. >> how do you enforce it? is it at the runway show? >> does it involve going to a doctor and having the doctor say, yes, you are healthy, so you are cleared to work, is the proposal. >> do they keep up with it? >> a lot of things have to be worked out. >> motivation is the concern. >> absolutely. >> erica, thank you. let's send it over to carson. >> thank you, willie. coming up, jeff of the "illusionist" is here. this is his real suit. looking great. we have two tricks coming up in a little bit that will make you say, how did he possibly do that? jeff hobson for the pumped up
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of showers and thunderstorms. jessica boyington is here. we are seeing massive delays headed south to center city. we are at 87 minutes. i don't know if i have seen the drive time this high. south haven to the expressway. we are seeing big problems in center city. also 20-minute delays in the philadelphia international airport for arriving flights into philly. vai? jessica, thank you. developing this morning, police say a woman abducted a baby boy from the king of prussia mall yesterday. the child is safely back with his family. and starting tonight the walnut bridge in philadelphia will be closed for construction. the bridge is scheduled to reopen in september. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have another update coming up in 25 minutes. you can get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app.
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♪ here we come, here we go 8:30 now on this friday morning. it's april 1st, 2016. april fools' day. be on alert at all times. a lot of shenanigans going on in the studio today. a lot of people jumping around corners. >> our producers always have surprises. looking over our shoulders all morning. >> speaking of looking over your shoulder, yesterday, matt lauer disclosed your e-mail address on
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national television. you heard from our great viewers. >> it ended up being really fun. i heard from a lot of the viewers. they were funny and really nice. a lot were wanting ambush makeovers or concert tickets. they were saying, don't blame matt, they're old. i wrote back to most, just not the creepy ones. >> one wrote, just wanted to see if this worked. thanks, matt, if it does. some carrying the promise of more e-mails to come. lyn wrote, savannah, don't worry. i won't be writing to you, too often. >> i changed my e-mail address, fyi. coming up, april showers bring 100% chance of saving you money. what to shop for this month and where you'll find the best bargains. plus, we'll be amazed with mind-blowing tricks from the illusionist jeff hobson.
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>> my mind is already blown. >> keeps going. >> next, he'll do the double shooter. also, we visit several restaurants on the trend with the biscuit and bagel craze. one is marrying the two. get ready for the bisgel. first, let's get to check of the weather. >> we are going to see a lot of rain up and down the east coast today and tomorrow. tomorrow will be mostly in the morning. storms through florida, where we could end up with isolated, severe storms. behind that front, it gets windy and cold. temperatures cold and snow in the great lakes saturday and sunday. wind chill near chicago and into cleveland, should start off in the 20s. eventually, the older care wi e make its way to the northeast. the western half of the country, above average temperatures. vegas, 84 with sunshine.
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dry things out in the pacific nortest with highs near 7hw0. good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. grab the umbrella. showers will be on and off. a chance of some thunderstorms. and through it all, windy and warm. look at the temperatures, the upper 70s this afternoon. it didn't last. cooler tomorrow with some rain showers in the area, 61 degrees saturday afternoon. breezy saturday. gusty winds and much colder sunday. an early shower will clear out. then another chance for showers monday when it will be warmer. but more cold air tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. >> that's your latest forecast. willie? >> dylan, thanks a lot. on start today, our three js helping you clean up your diet, finances and home. now, we have three of the four. jean, joy and jill are busy answering your questions in a live facebook chat. good morning. >> morning. >> lots of questions today. >> a lot. >> nancy writes, joy, here's a tough one, i'm trying to cut
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back on calories and carbs but i'm addicted to potato ships. i love the salty crunch. do you have a substitute? >> everybody loves potato chips. the first alternative is kale chips. before anybody rolls their eyes, you have to give it a shot. take a bunch of kale, whip it into two-inch pieces, lay it out on a baking sheet, mist it with oil, kosher salt and pop it in the oven on 400. eight to ten minutes. that's it. it is delicious. it's healthy. you can binge eat it. you can eat as much as you want. so low calorie. the other thing is light popcorn. it gets a little boring, right? to heighten the flavor, all you're going to do is make a big batch, top it with the oil mister and add parmesan cheese. you get the salt, pop and volume. >> it's unanimous. we want option two. jill, let's move to you.
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amanee writes, i'm trying to get my credit in order. should i tackle the biggest debt first or try to get rid of the smallest first? please help me. >> focusing on the size of the debt is the wrong thing to do. you want to focus on the interest rate. when you look at the interest rate, sort of stack them from the highest to the lowest. pay all your extra money to the one with the highest interest rate. then make the minimum payments on the rest. when the first debt is gone, you move on to the next one. that is the fastest, cheapest way out of debt. >> i never heard it that way. >> it's called an avalanche. >> good. jill, over to you. katie writes, my boyfriend and i are moving in together but i'm not an organized person. he's super neat. i need organization techniques to organize my very important stuff without getting rid of things. >> i love this question. honest, and i love the picture, and exciting you're moving in together. but everybody needs to get rid of things. donate or consign or you keep.
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make two piles. one is donate and consign. one is keep and another is a maybe pile. easy to do. there are three criteria. stains or pulls, haven't worn it in a year or too big or too small. the maybe pile, try on for your boyfriend. do a fashion show. a little champagne. pear down your closet and help you organize better. >> i love how you worked champagne into even this. >> with the parmesan popcorn. >> saving money, and you can buy it. >> throw in the kale chips. keep the questions coming. they'll be here this morning. facebook.com/today. up next, springtime shopping. where you'll find the best deals this month. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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i've always taken on the status quo. in harrisburg, they didn't like it when i stopped their perks and pushed for reform. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions, stood up for marriage equality and protected our environment. now i'm fighting for criminal justice reform. i'm proud to be backed by president obama and people who care about our families. i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you. ♪ all we want is a party back at 8:38. april is here, and that means the discounts on everything from clothes to must-haves for your kitchen to vacation.
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where do you find them? lifestyle expert and today.com contributor is here. she's done the leg work for us. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. >> i love these segments. there are certain months of the year it's good to buy certain things. >> april is great to buy cruises. last-minute cruise this month, you can find prices off up to 83% on pipeline.com. or if you want to plan ahead, norwegian cruise slines has onboard credits. royal caribbean, buy one, get one-half off time. viking cruises, you can go all over europe. >> love it. cruising, good time to buy. spa week, i like the sound of that. >> if you like to indulge and pamper yourself, april is the time. spa week is april 11th through the 17th. other spas have deals, too. bliss, 30% off if you're a member.
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massage envy, you can spend up to $125 and get a free add-on. oasis day spa, you can save 15% off of select services. red door spa, you can get a facial, body treatment or pedicure for 50%. check the individual websites for the dates for all of these. >> maybe if you have a local spa, they might have an offer, as well. >> exactly. >> let's get more practical. appliances. talk to me. >> 10% to 40% off this time of year. we're seeing deals at best buy. you can get robotic vacuums. jcpenneys. macys has coffee makers and espresso machines. william sonoma, you can find vitamix blenders and food processors. this is a time to stock up for the wedding and graduation gifts. >> wedding showers, that stuff. >> exactly. >> moving on, let's do clothes. what's up? >> clothes, for springtime, you want to gear up on rain gear, sneakers and athletic clothing. as far as this, dsw has great
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deals on shoes. more you spend, the more you save. as far as shoes, nike and everlast are on sale at jcpenney and kmart. sears, great athletic wear. check the dates for the sites. promotions are in april but they vary based on retailer. >> the thrift shop. you think you're always getting a deal, but the inventory is good now? >> everyone is spring cleaning. there's great inventory. the best day to shop is monday. people tend to donate during the weekend. good things to find, spring dresses, designer shoes and bags, you name it. >> furniture too, sometimes, right? >> you can donate or buy great items at your local thrift stores and consignment stores. >> tax day deals. i love it. this is not about your taxes. not your accountant. it's people are being nice to companies, saying, it's tax day, here is a discount. >> people are giving deals.
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tax day on april 18th this year. during of deals to take note. boston market has that deal, you can get a half one meal individual chicken for $10.40, fantastic. bruggers bagels, 13 bagels and two tubs of cream cheese. einstein brothers, e club members, you can save $1. finally, select mcdonald's stores give free coffee. or buy one quarter pounder for full price and one for 18 cents. >> you memorized all that? i'm amazed. >> thank you. >> she has more on things to buy this month or today.com. up next, we know him as one of the illusionists. jeff hobson is here. he'll show us tricks in time for april fools' day. >> first, this is> "
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back at 8:44. it is april fools' day. >> here to help us mark the occasion, jeff hobson, trickster from "illusionist," live from broadway. good morning. >> morning. >> we feel we're working into an april fools' day prank. >> i'd live to give a demonstration of slight of hand. how you get pranked. understand what i'm saying? you have the witnesses over here. you don't mind, would you mind coming over here? >> okay. >> face that way. >> all right, all right. great. >> willie, come over here, do you mind? >> a little bit, but sure. >> savannah. we want the whole circle over here. >> the back. >> have you seen the daily paper, carson? >> i have not. >> we seneed the paper. if you haven't seen it, i recommend this. left forefinger. you're a paper ballet. good for you.
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>> my mother is proud. >> take a piece of paper off the roll, as much as you'd normally use. >> how? >> nevermind. we can be a little more liberal with that. wonderful. >> wow. >> this is going to be a slight of hand for you. >> okay. >> chest, chin up, wonderful. it'll disappear. guess what hand it's in. since we're on tv, put your knees together. >> all right. >> that's fine. just relax. is it in the left or right hand? >> right, maybe? >> good. left or right? >> left. >> no, no, right. >> cool, huh? >> pretty cool. >> this goes up the sleeve. a lot of people think so. up the sleeve or -- >> i have no idea what you're saying. >> doesn't matter. >> toilet paper. >> trying not to speak. one more time. is it over here? >> i don't know. >> we'll keep doing this slower for you. we want this to be right. you look awkward. >> okay.
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it's how i feel. >> is it left hand or right? >> i just don't know. >> doesn't matter. try it again. >> what are we doing? april fools on me? >> could be. >> i'll get this one. i prams. >> watch. left or right. >> i have no idea. >> it's right there. >> stacking them. got it. >> left or right? >> no idea. >> look down. psych. one more time. >> carson. >> don't worry about it. >> we'll make a nice, big one here for you. >> okay. >> i don't think you're going to miss this one here. nice, big. this is going to be fun. there it is. all right. it's going to be in the left hand. >> come on. >> or the right hand. >> come on. >> take a look. is it in the left hand or right? >> i have no idea what you did.
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>> left. >> it was left or right. >> you threw it to willie. i think i saw it. >> he's got it. that's how the slight of hand is done. [ applause ] >> when you were sitting down, you couldn't see because he was behind you over here. >> are you all right? >> part of the trick. are you okay? >> no! come on. >> are you all right? >> i have a sore throat. sorry. it's still warm. let's forget about this. i have one more trick but i need someone. savannah? we don't need that. there you go. stand over here. it's a little slight of hand trick. it's all you and me. don't worry about people behind you. people can see the magic behind. i'm on tour now. take a look at the illusionist live.com. it's a great show. egg in bag trick. make sure it's solid. >> yes.
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>> watch. nevermind. egg, yes or no, there? >> yes. >> look at this. >> where'd it go? >> hold the bottom of the bag inside out. >> this way? >> yeah. no egg. take a look, you see the egg? >> no. >> feel snit? >> no. >> in the bag and it's there. >> we'll do it again. one more time in slow motion. feel it? >> yes. >> slow motion. >> oh, my gosh. >> feel inside the bag. no way. it's the -- that does it. you see snit? >> no.
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>> see it, yes or no? >> no. >> hold your hands together. hold a little higher. closer, let go with the left hand. >> let go with the -- >> see the egg, yes or no? >> no. >> hand out in front of you. grab it in the air. throw it out. arm to the side, catch it. >> no way! >> go inside the bag. >> what? >> is the egg there? >> yes, it is. >> go get it! show everybody. >> wow. [ applause ] >> is there a carly here? is this yours? >> oh, my gosh. >> thank you very much. >> one of my closet members. >> matter of fact, i have a few others. i have -- anybody else missing a watch? i have this one over here. this one over here. >> are you guys in on it? it >> it's wild, isn't it? >> oh, my gosh! >> i know. that's yours. >> carson, i got your underwear. i'll give it back later. >> i wasn't wearing any.
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>> oh, my goodness. >> amazing. by the way, the "illusionist" is currently on television across the country. >> you'd like your watch stolen. >> amazing. coming up next, the perfect breakfast blend. bisgels, anyone? we'll explain. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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this morning on today food, two breakfast favorites and a place rolling them into one. >> with the story, here's sheinelle jones. >> reporter: wake up because mornings are getting a makeover. it's breakfast redesigned. from biscuits to bagels, expect bigger, brighter and bolder. >> our data shows breakfast bagels are up 10%. buttermilk biscuits, in particular, are up 75% year-over-year. >> reporter: in portland, oregon, the reggie deluxe is a menu favorite. fried chicken, eggs, bacon and cheese, sandwiched between a buttermilk biscuit and smothered with gravy. >> it's soft, delicate and flaky, and the seasoning on the outside. >> what is it about biscuits that you love? >> i love the smell of them cooking. it makes me feel really good. >> reporter: new york city's burnside biscuits offers jams, jellies and preserves, alongside
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cheese. atlanta's homegrown serves up the comfy chicken biscuit by the thousands. >> our counter goes over to 9,999. i've seen it click over to zero so many times. i don't even know. >> reporter: at the general muir, bagels are for breakfast. broiled and baked the old fashioned way. topped with sesame and poppy seeds, garlic and salt. >> we make it so good. people want it, no matter the carbs or the calories. >> reporter: wood fires. sprinkles with, well, everything. in brooklyn, new york, rainbow bagels topped with birthday cake cream cheese and cotton candy are just the start. >> good. >> memories of bagels. >> reporter: you'll find the bisgel, yes. take a buttery, flakey biscuit, put a hole in the middle and top
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it with bagel seasoning. you have the marriage of biscuits and bagels. >> they're comfort food. we predict this trend will grow in 2016. >> comfort. comfort food. >> all right. we have it here, straight from new york. bisgel topped with honey butter. to me, it's delicious. it's a biscuit with a little poppy seed on top. >> i feel more biscuit than bagel. >> i agree. >> the honey butter is amazing. >> very tasty. >> we are all concerned we've been pranked on this, right? >> is there any prank going on? >> is this not a real thing or something? >> we've learned to keep our head on a swivel. >> if that was a prank, it wasn't a good one. >> this is real. >> it's not a prank. >> would be a lame prank. >> what's coming up next hour? any other bread products? >> speaking of pranks, this morning we arrived to work -- >> this is ridiculous. >> wait until you see how we
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started our april fools' day. >> what happened? >> it takes a lot to scare me. good friday morning, i'm tracy davidson. let's get the forecast from meteorologist bill henley. it's warm out there already, bill. it's really warm. we were in the 60s at 4:00 this morning when we went on the air. and the temperatures warmed up to 70 at nbc 10. the wind is blowing to help with the warm up, but it is cloudy over boathouse row. we're watching for showers. the heaviest showers are to the
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south. thunderstorms are rolling into maryland heading to southern delaware at this hour. 70 now in northeast philadelphia at philadelphia international. dover up to 70. no one is cold but everyone is going to see clouds and showers and gusty winds. temperatures warm into the middle to upper 70s today. bill, we'll check with nbc 10 first-alert traffic reporter jessica boyington watching the roads. >> slow through center city on the vine street expressway. these are the cameras near eighth street headed westbound toward the schuylkill expressway. starting to almost see traffic stopping at a standstill. that's approaching the skull kill expressway or the 30th street station. no delays on 95 although the scene is cleared out of the way southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. just an hour and speeds still averaging into the teens, tracy. jessica, thanks. skyforce 10 was over this accident in montgomery county this morning. one person died when two cars collided at welsh road and 40th
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road this morning. investigators are still trying to figure out what led to the crash. and happening today, baseball is back. the phillies return to citizens bank park for the annual on-deck series. a live look at south philadelphia. tonight at 6:05 the phils play baltimore in an exhibition game. remember when you're on the go, you can stay updated with the latest news and weather with a free download. thanks for watching. have a great day!
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this morning on "today's take," grammy winner kelly rowland is here. find out why the former destiny's child star is now chasing destiny. then it's april fools' day and the pranks have begun. wait until you see what happened to us. don cheadle on bringing miles davis to the big screen. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on friday morning, april 1st, 2016. april fools' day. that's tamron's favorite holiday. great crowd out on our plaza. the rain has let up a little bit. al and natalie are on
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assignment. i love your morning jam. >> you like it? >> i do. >> j.lo, "ain't it funny." >> is this the remix with ja rule? >> it is. i was out yesterday and one of my best friends said, this song describes your life right now. i'll leave it out there like that. >> i miss ja rule. >> what happened? >> had the gravely voice. >> j.lo is incredible in this video. absolutely stunning now and then. hoda went to her show in vegas. >> i watched the carpool karaoke with james corden. she's so cool. >> great choice. it is april fools' day. very early, we get here, bleary-eyed, weak, defenses are down. >> it's friday. you come into work at 4:00 a.m.
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it's the last day, wrap it up. >> we're good, coming in. here's what happened when we walked into the studio. >> ahh! >> that's embarrassing. >> whoa, got it. >> so cruel. >> that's not a prank. just a guy with an air horn. >> jumping out of a trash can. >> let's bring in the jolly prankster. rich was with us last year. >> out of a trash can. >> hey, rich. >> listen, doesn't have to be mean people holiday. >> but it is. >> you know, you can surprise people with gifts and money. >> i like that. >> why didn't you do that? >> it can be psychological. >> why didn't you do that with us? >> you recognize me. i had to hide. i can't be like, want to sign a
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petiti petition? i can't prank you. >> that was the worst. >> you'd be great in a horror movi movie. i'd scream. >> you two probably hate this the most, right? >> yeah, it was gut wrenching. >> i don't know if she's still -- savannah left. but she came down. her reaction was so strong. we didn't put it in there. >> we couldn't edit it. >> wow. >> you still got tricks up your sleeves? >> people at home need to know, it can be kind spirited. doesn't have to be mean. my youtube channel is popular for pranks. i teach tons of types on there. they can be kind. >> tell us show. >> take a remote, stick tape over the sensor. >> that's not caring and nice. >> it is. you sit back and laugh while people try to work the remote. >> you said it doesn't have to be mean. >> it's not too mean. >> the most annoying thing -- >> changing the batteries out. >> i have to say -- >> it's april fools'. >> if you're a parent, do this to your kids. >> do this to your friends. i wouldn't recommend doing it to
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a stranger because they don't like you touching their personal belongings. say, i'm sorry i scratched your car so badly. stick it on the windshield and watch your friend search for something that's not there. that's an idea of more of a psychological prank, right? >> yeah. >> it's not that mean. it's funny if you do it to a friend. play the tape back, you'll laugh. >> hide and record your friend looking at his car? >> absolutely. >> you want to have friends or lose friends. >> you'll gain friends. >> i think it's a funny thing to do to a teenager. they come home from school or wherever. >> rich says it's fun and nice. >> depends how you do it and who you do it to. happy april fools', man. >> you, too. >> i don't know if it's happy. >> whatever. >> horrible april fools' to you. >> you, too. thank you, buddy. >> thanks, guys. we've been searching for things around the web that catch our eye. we do this every day. you like fast cars, lexus has
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figured out a way to create a connection between the car and the driver. they partnered with velcro to create a seat that keeps you in the proper position. it requires you, the driver, to wear velcro, as well. >> this -- >> you know what? i'm done with this. >> good try. >> our team said -- how did they pitch this? we're going to trick the audience. they're going to believe that's a real ad. at the end, tamron, you say, april fools'. did we think our audience would think that's real? >> you had me for a second, until the guy rolled in with the velcro suit on. where do you get that? >> this is real, i promise. proton packs from the ghostbusters, right? >> yeah. >> sony is -- this is real -- making a real version of one. the goal is to combat supernatural spirits. it'll appear in the u.s. july
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15th, the same day the ghostbusters release td movie. >> what does it do? what are the features? >> it gets away the gremlins. >> you can shoot them like in the movie? combine the scream with your friends? >> no, this is real, right? >> yeah. oh, yeah. >> of course it's not real. gotcha. but i really didn't, did i? >> didn't get anybody on either of them. >> this one is real. >> okay. >> this is not an april fools' prank. i promise. rob query, a high school baseball coach in palm bay, florida, promised his team if they won 14 games in a row, they could pick the name of his unborn child. >> i'm still in on this one. >> guess what? the team stepped up to the plate. they're one game away from winning the challenge. their next game is monday night. they've already picked the name for the baby boy. >> what is it? >> it's a real story. the baby's name would be benjamin small, after two of
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their favorite characters from "sandlot." >> still believe it. >> his wife julia is on board. she warmed up to at least the benjamin part, which is one of my favorite names. their baby is due in september. hopefully september 16th, my birthday. this is a real story. >> swear? are we done, this is a real story? >> is it real? >> totally real. confirmation. real story. >> this is not the day to play the trust game, where you'd lean back. everything i'm reading in the prompter terrifies me. >> we had one real story this morning? >> yeah, guys, it's real? >> great story. ben jah smjamin is a great name >> are you in on april fools' day or not? think of a hashtag. >> "today's take." >> that's the name of the show. >> i was mesmerized by something i'm holding. #"today's take." do you love or hate april
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fools'. >> guys, check this out. >> what? >> this is tamron hall, cover girl. spring issue, "monarch" magazine. talking about your career, the work-life balance. on news stands now. great shot on the cover. i'll open it up and see what's inside. >> funniest tweet so far about the cover. i'm wearing shorts, which i don't normally do, clearly, at work. >> look out now. >> somebody said i look like an r&b singer. there you have it. mary j. blige. >> is there a better compliment? >> i love mary j. blige. i don't wear shorts. it's not something i normally do. i'm 45. short shorts intimidate me. >> you're pulling them off. inspiring, empowering, in charge. tamron hall drives her career forward and going her own way. >> you're making me blush. >> this is great. >> willie, okay. >> look at tamron hall. look at the tassels, like the cowgirl look. >> why are you doing this? "monarch" magazine, thank you. i'm now sweating.
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dylan, save us. i'm embarrassed, believe it or not. >> you look absolutely beautiful. i love those pictures. oh! and not so beautiful over here. very graceful. chance of thunder in there. it takes a lot -- [ laughter ] >> that's a magazine cover. >> that is great. >> that is a magazine cover. >> love that. it takes a lot to zar scare me. i'm not a screamer, but the air horn put me over the edge. we have cold air moving in. it'll be chilly into the first weekend of april. look as we go into this afternoon. temperatures will be running about 10 degrees below average. into saturday, we drop to 15 degrees below average. buffalo, 40 degrees for a high. sunday, it makes its way to the northeast. highs in the 30s and 40s. even 20s
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good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. grab the umbrella. showers will be on and off. a chance of some thunderstorms and through it all, windy and warm. along look at the temperatures, the upper 70s. it doesn't rain, 61 degrees saturday afternoon. breezy saturday, gusty winds and much colder sunday. an early shower will clear out. then another chance of showers monday when it will be warmer. but more cold air tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. >> that's your latest forecast. guys? >> the tweets are coming in. charles thought the proton pack was real. >> he did? you sold that. >>. >> alison said, april fools' is my least favorite holiday. we're going to keep pranking you. >> don't do it to anyone. up next, she was a member of destiny's child. now kelly rowland is chasing destiny. looking for the next big girl group. we'll catch up with her
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she was, of course, a member of one of the most successful groups of all time. we're calling about kelly rowland, who turns out solo projects, as well. >> first, a look back at kelly's incredible career. ♪ say my name >> reporter: kelly rowland burst on to the global entertainment scene in 1997 as part of destiny's child. ♪ can you handle it >> reporter: the group including beyonce sold more than 60 million albums worldwide. ♪ take over >> reporter: as a solo artist, r rowland released four successful albums and worked alongside nelly, lil wayne. appearing on "girlfriends," she also made an appearance on the
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nbc documentary, "american dreams." >> i feel i'm looking at a baby destiny's child. >> reporter: she continued her work in television in 2013 as a judge on the "x factor." recently, she landed a recurring role on the second season of fox's hit show "empire." ♪ used to call me on my cell phone ♪ >> reporter: now, the four-time grammy-winning singersongwriter is on a quest to find the new superstar girls group. she helps hopefuls find their voice on the upcoming bet show "chasing destiny." >> kelly rowland is with us. good morning. >> morning. >> how does it feel when you look back at that video, especially the short do? >> i like it. >> all the looks over the years, do you get nostalgic? >> more so than anything, i feel really blessed. you know what i mean? really blessed. it's been a long and great
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journey. meeting so many different people. of course, which leads me to "chasing destiny," which i'm excited about. i feel i'd gathered and met so many people along the road, that it's time to pass on the knowledge. >> you have a unique perspect e perspective, perhaps better than anyone on the planet, to teach young women what it takes to make it in the business. >> thank you. >> what lessons do you try to pass on? >> one, work ethic. passion, which a lot of them come in with. every girl that came into the show, thank you all so much. everyone that tried out. everyone i got a chance to meet myself. and frank got a chance to meet. they come in with zeal and excitement and life. they give us energy just as much as, i guess, they feel like we give them energy. >> why was it so important to focus on the girl groups? obviously, a lot of artists think of a solo krcareer. >> right. >> what makes a girl group different? >> we were talking about the camaraderie within females. just the whole unity. it's so great. i think it's important for young girls to see that amongst women. for them to see somebody who
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looks like them. for them to see women having fun together, making music together and making money together, too. so it creates this great sense of rcamaraderie. we have two girl groups. little mix, which i put together, and fifth harmony. both groups -- >> you think about that, do you miss destiny's child? >> i miss -- i don't miss the fact that -- i miss everything. i miss everything. the truth is, i don't in a sense, because we see each other all the time. >> yeah. >> so i miss, of course, us being on stage. i don't miss the ladies in that way. i see them all the time, you know what i mean? >> still family. >> we are. those are my sisters. i call them with great news, bad news, okay news. i love them to death. they're my gems. the gems of my life. >> you've had such a successful solo career post destiny's child. that doesn't always happen for
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boy groups, girl groups, sometimes that's the end of the road. >> yeah. >> what was the key for springboarding out of destiny's child? >> it was all of us, pushing us to grow. we had to do different things. we all had different goals. you can see that happening. michelle got this bedding line called believe. if you don't know about it, check it out. bee is about to go on tour. >> new athletic line. >> makeup line, "chasing destiny." >> i'll add to your list. a great workout tape. app workout. you have an amazing tape. >> thank you so much. >> it's the best workout ever. >> i believe being confident in bodies. she brought me back to life after i had my son. >> i didn't get paid for that
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taylor, you have to give it up. that's a great one. is maverick back? there is a rumor. he cleared for landing after months of speculation. the producer suggests that tom cruise has confirmed to fly again for "top gun 2." the producer has fueled rumors in january when he tweeted out the picture with cruise. we asked about it yesterday. well, somebody did. he told "entertainment tonight," you don't make "top gun" without tom cruise. you're right. i don't know about you, but i feel the need, the need for speed. my club, i have to get this club some celebrities. how do you -- oh. ♪ take over >> it's kelly rowland. and tamron hall. destiny's child knock. can we do some abs? >> oh, gosh. >> one.
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nature valley granola bars. good morning, i'm tracy davidson. a warm morning to start your day and we're tracking showers. nbc 10 first-alert meteorologist bill henley has that. bill? we have seen light showers so far but now we are starting to see thunderstorms moving to delaware. the clouds over center city are going to be staying put through the day with gusty winds to keep us warm. the radar showing just a few spotty showers north and west. look what's coming up from the south. those are heavy showers and thunderstorms moving towards sussex county in delaware. they will move into kent county as well. the temperatures, they are at 70 degrees and holding in philadelphia, dover and northeast philadelphia. but we're seeing 60s even into the pocano mountains today. so no sign of any cold air. occasional showers and thunderstorms.
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won't be an all-day rainfall. 76 degrees at 5:00 this afternoon. if you're getting ready to head out the door, we'll check the schuylkill expressway with traffic reporter jessica boyington. what are you seeing, jessica? >> just some delays. we are doing okay for the most part near montgomery drive with a 20-minute delay into center city. that's actually the eastbound lane right in here. actually, it's starting to smooth out just a little bit. from the blue route to the vine, a 20-minute trip. average speeds into the 30s right now. and if you catch a flight, there are some delays at the philadelphia international airport up to 45 minutes. check before you go. tracy? jessica, thanks. well, today the march to victory begins for villanova students looking to get to the final four in houston. students who were lucky enough to land tickets to tomorrow's match-up against oklahoma will soon be on their way. coming up at 11:00 a.m., we'll be live on villanova's campus to check out the pre-game excitement. we have a team of reporters in houston. look for a live report from keith jones, matt delucia and
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others from the final four. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. see you then.
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taking a look at the headlines. with the tax deadline closing in, the justice department has a new warning about dishonest tax return preparers. you should be weary of anyone who guarantees a refund or claims to have a sure fire way to reduce taxes. never have your refund deposited directly into their bank account. don't use someone who claims bogus credits on your return. never sign blank tax return forms. there's new evidence that coffee can decrease your risk of c colon rectal cancer even if decaffeinated. 5,000 people diagnosed with cancer were surveyed, and a control group of healthy people. after allowing for risk factors like diet and family history,
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the coffee drinkers were 29% less likely to develop colo rectal cancer. the benefits doubled for those who drank more than 2 1/2 cups a day. telsa has its new electric car design to be more affordable. panoramic glass roofs and seating for five adults. they're priced at $35,000, less than half the cost of earlier teslas. ceo elon musk says the car will go at least 215 miles on a single charge. the cars won't be available until the end of next year. buyers have already preordered more than 130,000 cars. how long is that wait list? it was a daring dash for freedom for a donkey in fayetteville, arkansas. officer's dashcam caught this pursuit. the donkey defied orders to stop. the officers hooked it and corralled the creature. they returned the donkey. is this a real story? they joked about having to put it in the back of their vehicle.
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dylan, i'm always afraid when i read something like that. somehow, our team punked us. i guess it's real. >> i love your southern access came out in that story. >> it's funny. whenever i read anything like in arkansas, texas, it happens. >> it's natural. >> i have to get to a doctor for that. >> i like it though. >> what's up? we have the weekend quickly approaching. we are going to see a big change in the temperatures. we've got colder air that's going to work into the great lakes. it'll trigger lake-effect snow. we have rain in the morning up and down the east coast. the rain will stick around through most of northern florida through the day on saturday. on sunday, everything clears out except for this lake-effect snow. temperatures in the northeast will be windy and cold. talking about wind chills in the 30s thrgh theou w good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. grab the umbrella. showers will be on and off. a chance for some thunderstorms and through it all, windy and warm. look at the temperatures, the
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upper 70s this afternoon. it doesn't last. cooler tomorrow with rain showers in the area, 61 degrees saturday afternoon. breezy saturday. gusty winds and much colder sunday. an early shower will clear out and another chance for showers monday when it will be warmer. but more cold air tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. >> that's your latest forecast. willie ask tnd tamron?tamron? this morning on today food, a couple dishes that are easier than you think. >> good news. "today" food contributor billy has an easy recipe for crab cakes and homemade brownies. >> six ingredients plus the vegetable oil. eggs, mayo, lemon, bread crust and seasoning. we'll put the crab and the bread kr crumbs aside. >> i wanted to see willie do it
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all. >> throw the lemon? >> i've known him 15 years. >> since kindergarten. >> babies in the womb. >> pretty much. >> after you do this with a whisk, we're going to take it lighter with the crab meat. put it in, willie. >> it's lump crab? >> it's bigger chunks. that's why we're doing it gently, so not to break it up too much. when people bite into a crab cake, they want to try the meat. do the same with the bread crumbs. this is a japanese bread crumb, flaky and course, with the crunch. i love it or everything. >> you get more texture? >> a light krun crunch. we'll make a patty out of it. use your hands or take a scooper like this. it'll end up looking like that. formulate it with your hands. then we're going to put that in the fridge actually for about an hour. covered in plastic. you want it to bind so it doesn't fall apart on you. after that, you're ready to go. i'll cook one off, but jump into
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yours. >> vegetable oil? >> yeah. i'll do about four minutes a piece. then it'll be golden brown in about four minutes on each side. >> that's it? >> yeah. chipotle mayo. you can do it on a salad with coleslaw. anything you want. of course, what goes good with crab cakes? double chocolate, walnuts, brownies. >> really good, by the way. >> most people use boxed mix, brownie mix. flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, vanilla, vegetable oil. we'll put you to work with the whisk. >> yeah. >> mix up your wet and dry separately. the reason we do that, it's less clu clu clumpy. be gentle and not mix it hard. it'll make it dry and flat. after that, tamron, throw in -- >> i was going in for the kill.
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>> chocolate chip. >> oh. >> life is hard. >> then you can also -- go ahead -- you can also do peanut butter cups or anything -- go ahead -- peanut butter cups or -- >> are these real? >> say what? what? >> this is not a real brownie, is it? >> why? >> i knew it. it was too good to be true. >> say what? >> why is it salty? why did the crab cakes taste -- >> why are you vetting me on national tv? this is live. >> billy, this is horrible. >> i knew you weren't making a burger. >> april fools' but not from me. from someone else. i had nothing to do with this. >> i knew it. i did have the water. i got the water. >> the crab cakes were good, willie said. i never lied about a cooking segment. you said it was good. in my mind, i said, this was the worst crab cake ever. >> cinnamon on it? >> i pride myself in being honest with cooking segments.
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>> i tasted the cinnamon and thought, that's different. >> i'll let everyone know, it wasn't me. i was an innocent bystander in this. >> everything i cook is perfect and on the website. the recipes are great. >> never has he done anything like this in 15 years. it was horrible. >> cleaning fluid in there? >> i went with you, willie, because you said, the crab cakes are good. in my mind i was like, this is disgusting. >> i don't know how you kept your face straight. >> too much salt here. what was the problem there? >> cereal and pumpkin spice. >> kelly rowland wanted one of these. >> i saved her a good one. here's a real good one. >> i don't want any part of this. >> trust me. try these. >> no, no, no. >> these are real recipes. you can get them at today.com/food. billy, get lost. up next, don cheadle, writing, directing and starring in a new film about legendary
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we sat down with the stars of "miles ahead," using flashbacks to recall earlier times in davis' life. >> i'm miles davis. >> i know. francis taylor. >> this is my phone number. now owe don't have to stare. >> don cheadle stars as miles davis and puts on his director's hat for the first time. emma plays francis davis, miles' first wife. >> good morning. >> about ten years ago, miles davis' nephew says there's going to be a move yie about my uncle then don cheadle is playing miles davis. what goes through your head when you hear something like that? >> i am? yeah, he made that proclamation when miles was inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame.
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then the phone calls started. you know, people tried to get us together, so we could figure out how to do it. yeah, short ten years later, they were able to actually have a film come out. >> you know, i told you before we started the interview, you've given a gift to the world with this film. musicians, if you love movies. when you're playing someone like miles davis who has such an imprint in our mind, both his exterior and what we think we know about his interior, how do you channel through that, so you're not playing miles, you are miles? >> you know, i tried to really tell a story and create a narrative with the team. steven co-wrote the film with me. it felt like a miles experience, as opposed to trying to check all the boxes off his life. i just wanted to have a film that was experiential and felt innovative and was exciting and,
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you know, kind of gangster. felt like what miles' music and the experience i have with miles is for me. >> you zeroed in on a time period. you didn't try to cover miles davis' entire journey. you said, this short period of time, with his first wife, that's important. why did you focus in on that? >> well, it's sort of framed and a bifurcated telling. there was a present time, and then there were these flashbacks that we always refer to. he is in a moment in his creativity where he's not playing. he's sort of stuck. that, for me, when you go through the research and you go, this prolific artist for all these years, so impactful, and now he goes silent for five years. what's going on there? why did that happen? how does he get out of it? does he get out of it? what does he say when he does get out of it? those were the questions that were the jumping off point for me. i thought, this is a good place to start the story. >> your directorial debut. emma, you're now co-starring
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with your director. what is that dynamic like? >> it was exciting. it was different for me. that was a first, you know. i really felt protected, you know. when someone like don cheadle, who already knows what he's doing as an actor, and as a director, he brought the same skill. i felt protector in that sense. he was very present and very giving. it was my first experience, so it was a good one, thankfully. >> your wife has said you can never do this again. directing, starring. >> yeah. >> she put down the hammer. >> yeah. it was a lot. it was a lot to do. something i tried to give away about five years ago, you know. had it all gone away, i probably would have been relieved. a part of me would have been disappointed. just the task ahead of me was so daunting, i was like, i have to try to slough one of these gigs. ultimately, it was the only way we were going to get it done, is if i just, you know, strapped it on my back and did it all. that's what i did. i survived.
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i'm in the nbc family, let's go. >> welcome to the family. >> appreciate it. >> let's talk about the concept of the show because it is so cool. >> yeah. >> i don't know how much you can give away, but they're bonded by something from their past. >> you know, you mentioned, there's this group of childhood friends who had a really horrific, sort of past. that past shows up. resurfaces 25 years later. they have to ban together to right the wrong of that past. that i been harboring this secret, tormented. a few of the young boys spent some time in the youth detention center. horrible things happened. now, that has now resurfaced, and they're trying to figure out, how do we do this? they're looking for justice. you have one of the characters that wants to do it by the law. another one wants to take the law into his own hands. >> that's like willie and i. i want to go by the law, and he wants to take the law into his own hands.
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>> i'm the glue of the bunch, to try to keep everybody together. having that support has been the reason why we've been able to cope. >> it's a great role for you because you're close to your brothers. >> yes. >> used to having a tight bond. >> yes. >> producing partners. >> yes. >> amazing. >> my brothers are my producing partners. that's what i loved about this particular show. i was able to bring that sort of spirit of fraternity and brotherhood to this project. >> i have to ask you a question. >> sure. >> please tell me there's going to be a follow to "love jones." >> oh, my gosh, wow. >> if you've never seen "love jones," it is -- >> tamron. >> this movie makes me fall in love every time i see it. it is the most incredible film. if ever i get married, i'm playing it on the big screen for my wedding to distract from what is going down. can we have a "love jones 2"? >> i was talking to nia. it's a blessing and a curse.
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here's the deal, people love that movie. it's like, do we do a remake? should we do it? do we not? we don't want to mess it up. the right script and sort of the planets align themselves together, i would definitely do a sequel to the movie. >> if you like your significant other, put in "love jones" and you'll fall in love. >> tamron volunteers for the role. >> i'm into it. >> larenz, thank you. "game of silence," april 12th, 10:00/9:00 central on
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good morning, i'm tracy davidson. let's get your first-alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley. bill, rain moving through. yeah, we have some fast-moving showers on their way to cape may. the showers are already in delaware, southern and central delaware seeing heavy rainfall as well as lightning. the storms are moving to the northeast at 45 miles an hour. it won't take long to cross delaware bay to new jersey. still a long ways to go until showers reach philadelphia after
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we start off with a few rain drops. gusty winds, 71 degrees in northeast philadelphia. still in the 60s for roxborough and south philadelphia. but even though we'll see showers and a chance of thunderstorms, we'll warm into the 70s this afternoon. wow, look at that. nbc 10 first-alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is watching the roads for you. jessica? we are watching the schuylkill expressway with an accident and a few vehicles involved near gladwyn on the westbound side. we are having difficulty seeing with a hazy commute. but the flashing lights are on the right-hand shoulder. a slow-go headed westbound. we are seeing eastbound delays with the gaper delay headed through the scene. and delays at the philadelphia international airport. we are dropping back down. we are in 40-minute delays before and now back at 20. right now a woman accused of kidnapping a baby from the king of prussia mall is waiting to find out what charges she'll face. a hearing is scheduled today for the woman who took the 7-week-old from the food court of the mall yesterday. after five hours police found the woman and child in a home in a different township.
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