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good morning. april snow showers. another blast of winter's coldest air this weekend. 100 million people waking up to frost and freeze warnings this morning. several inches expected in the northeast. nearly a foot has fallen in the midwest. when will winter leave? dylan will break it down. disturbing details over charges against former speaker of the house dennis hastert. prosecutors claim hastert sexually abused four boys when he was a high school wrestling coach and agreed to pay more than $3 million to keep one alleged victim quiet. and several months after a popular dentist was killed,
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police arrest a suspect in her death. a woman believed to be behind the plot nabbed in mexico. this is days after listed as the most wanted. and spacex success. part of the rocket headed to the international space station and the rocket lands on the platform in the middle of the ocean. the first after several failed missions. thing fifth time's the charm, today, saturday, april 9th, 2016. >> announcer: this is "today" on the plaza. >> did you see that? they have on coats. >> big coats. >> it's cold in the east. >> it wouldn't be so bad if it wasn't in the 70s weeks ago. that's what makes it hurt. we had a bit of a tease. >> quite the tease. >> that is the top story.
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another blast of winter here in april. 100 million people under freeze advisories this weekend. it seems we just can't say good-bye to the snow. in parts of the northeast, a few inches before the day is done. dylan is tracking all of that this morning. make it go away. >> i know. i'm trying. you know how rich i would be if i could make it go away? i haven't figured out that power yet. this cold air continuing to pour into the great lakes. we had in the u.p. of michigan 10.5 inches of snow. the arctic air in place. cold air. you with feeling it with current temperatures in marquette, 16. new york at 38. that is why we will not see the snow. you have to go to the higher elevations. we will have that across pennsylvania and west virginia. freeze and frost advisories this morning and tomorrow morning, temperatures will run about 20 to 25 degrees below normal.
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we do that this afternoon. high temperatures in the 30s and 40s. here is your cold air tomorrow morning. teens and 20s. we had heavy snowfall through cleveland. we have some of our higher snowfall totals expected through west virginia and mountains of pennsylvania because it is colder the higher up in elevation you go. the sunshine once we get into the middle of the day will prevent snow in washington, d.c. in philadelphia through new jersey and into new york. we are looking at perhaps as much as 8 inches of snow through areas northwest of philadelphia. this is going to exit. we start to see wrap around moisture with snow mixing in. we are not looking at a lot of accumulation. you go through the higher elevations. up to 8 inches of snow possible because it is colder. major cities look fine. travel in the major airports looks fine. >> dylan, thank you. let's get to the allegations
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general former speaker of the house dennis hastert. prosecutors revealing new details alleging hastert sexually abused four boys when he was a wrestling coach years ago. nbc's pete williams has the latest. >> good morning. the first time dennis hastert was paying hush money to a man who was 14 when hastert sexually abused him in a hotel room decades ago. hastert has contact with two other wrestlers while he was the coach. some incidents happened in the team locker room. these disclosures come in court filings ahead of his sentence later this month. the justice department lawyer say the victims struggled with what happened and still struggling now. hastert pleaded guilty to bank law violations structuring withdraws to conceal the fact he agreed to pay $3.5 million to one of the victims. the statute of limitations has
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long since expired on the sexual abuse charges. for the bank law violation, the law recommends up to six months in prison. that is federal guidelines. hastert's lawyers say the appropriate punishment is probation because he has suffered humiliation and isolation since the incidents came to light and he is age 74 in very poor health. he will be sentenced in two and a half weeks. these new details from the government seem to add to his shame. the prosecutor says it is important to know what happened to put his conduct in perspective. >> pete williams, thanks. there are new developments in a murder we first told you about in september. a dentist killed. her death believed to be part of a murder-for-hire plot. overnight, authorities in mexico announce the arrest of the alleged mastermind. we have nbc's steve paterson
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following this one. >> reporter: good morning. kendra hatcher was shot in the parking garage of her apartment complex. police have been searching for months for the third suspect. this morning, the lone female and the fbi ten's most wanted list is behind bars. mexican authorities announce the arrest of brenda delgado. she is accused of orchestrating the murder for hire of kendra hatcher. the popular dallas dentist. >> they took someone special away from us. i want people to nknow she was amazing. >> reporter: delgado was apprehended in northern mexico days after the fbi put her on the ten most wanted fugitive list. offering $100,000 reward for information leading to her arrest. according to the indictment, delgado is accused of hiring christopher love with a promise of money and drugs to murder hatcher. the 35-year-old dentist was
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gunned down in the parking garage of her luxury apartment building. love is in police custody. another accomplice, crystal cortez. charged with capital murder for driving love to the murder scene. the motive is a crime of passion. delgado ended a two-year relationship with hatcher's boyfriend earlier that year. documents reveal that delgado may have pursued the victim using an iphone to track the location of hatcher's cell phones before the murder. this final piece of the puzzle authorities have been searching for. brenda delgado remains in mexico this morning awaiting extradition. sheinelle. >> steve, thank you. to another tragic story. the university of texas austin campus is grieving today trying to come to terms with why a freshman was murdered. a suspect is in custody, but police are trying to figure this
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out. we have nbc's gabe gutierrez with more. >> reporter: craig, good morning. this is the first homicide on campus in 50 years. the arrest coming in less than a week. the crucial tip from austin firefighters. here on campus this morning, there is relief, but deep sadness. it was a moving contribute yotr. >> she will be missed. >> reporter: remembering one of their own on this friday night. haruka weiser was supposed to be a stage hand. >> a rough week. >> reporter: this morning, 17-year-old meechaiel criner is being held on $1 million bail charged with first-degree murder in weiser's death. >> what is the motive here? >> you know, it's hard to know. >> reporter: sunday night, a released police affidavit shows the suspect pulled/shinny object and followed weiser. on monday, friends reported her missing. the same day, a woman saw criner
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lighting a fire in an abandoned building and the authorities took the teen to the shelter for homeless. on tuesday, weiser's body want found in the campus creek. on thursday, police release the video of the suspect walking with a bike near where the freshman disappeared. austin firefighters remembered the connection remembering the fire and when searched the room in the homeless shelter and found the victim's belongings. according to a high school magazine profile, he had a troubled childhood in and out of foster care. >> it is tragic. >> reporter: charles robinson is head of the dance troupe. he recruited weiser from oregon. >> how much has this shaken you? >> to its core. at the same time, the gift she has given us is we have come together as our program and department in ways i didn't
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think we could. >> as for the suspect, texas child protective services tells nbc news that he had run away from foster care. the agency says it did not know where he was until after police brought him to the homeless shelter. investigators do not believe he had any previous connection to ut. craig. >> gabe gutierrez for us in austin. to politics now. although it is still ten days away, the presidential candidates focus on the up coming primary in new york. nbc's kristen welker is here in studio with us. >> good morning, sheinelle. democrats go to the polls in wyoming today, but the fight is still here in new york. it is getting ugly for democrats and republicans. friday night, all that hot rhetoric cooled off for a little bit. >> reporter: with the democratic race heating up, bernie sanders and hillary clinton took a brief break aim at each other friday
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night. sanders hitting the play "hamilton." secretary clinton hitting a familiar target in rochester. >> building a wall is like a "saturday night live" skit. >> reporter: the calm night capping the contentious week for the democrats which started in philadelphia wednesday. >> i don't believe that she is qualified. >> reporter: a comment sanders walked back on friday after a backlash from fellow democrats. >> she's qualified. >> of course. >> reporter: but friday afternoon, clinton wouldn't let go. >> seriously, i have been called a lot of things over the years, but unqualified is not one of them. >> reporter: some democrats now concerned that rift could make it tough to unify the party if the fall. this after they are locked in a battle for the empire state. the two trading sharp jabs. >> do you remember during the debate when he started lecturing
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me on new york values like we're no good. >> donald trump has been funding the failed liberal policies and failed liberal politicians for 40 years. >> reporter: meanwhile, ted cruz scoring a victory in colorado. where he netted the most delegates during the party's convention and john kasich stumping in syracuse. >> maybe we could get to hillary if we stop name calling each other. >> as for the democrats, sanders is expected to win wyoming. that would be his seventh win in a row. he is far behind clinton in delegates, but has momentum for new york. meanwhile, his campaign announced he is traveling to the vatican next week. a trip that could yield benefits, but appearing on the international stage comes with peril. this race is getting more interesting. >> tell me about it. kristen. >> it is only april. >> thank you. great to see you in person. jackie in our washington
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bureau for "the daily beast" good morning to you. >> good morning. >> whatever your position on polit politics. referring to the former secretary of state as not qualified is something that could back fire for sanders. will this do lasting damage for the party? >> it does seem like it back fired on sanders. i saw republicans defending clinton with that jab by sanders. it didn't seem to be why you would criticize her on experience didn't make sense. will it do lasting damage? it depends. these two have gone at each other in new york. no reason because they laid down arms temporarily, that will not continue. the clinton campaign is in the toughest spot here. they can't really go scorch to earth after bernie sanders because they need his voters in theory to vote for her. should she get the nomination
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and pull the party together. >> let's talk about april 19th and the new york primary. i want your take on the republican side and recent monmouth university poll. donald trump, huge lead at 52%. kasich with 25%. cruz is third with 17%. talk about the stakes here. how big of a lead does trump need to avoid a contested convention? >> oh, man. trump needs a big lead in several states. i think it is something like 59% or 60% he needs of the delegates going forward. that's a very tough bar. it does look like he's going to win new york. for the other candidates, the challenge is to get him below 50%. so he doesn't get as many delegates should he get above 50%. it is a tough task. as long as kasich and cruz keep picking up delegates here and there, they are closer to making it a contested convention. >> jackie, thank you. we head overseas now where
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several suspected terrorists are questioned after captured in several raids friday. now investigators are trying to figure out if one of them who was taken in is the so-called man in white seen in the photo right before the brussels airport bombing on the right side of your screen. nbc's correspondent bill neely is in brussels this morning. bill, good morning. >> good morning, craig. police questioning at least five men. they arrested here yesterday. two of them are suspected of being involved in both the paris and the brussels massacres. the question they can't answer yet is is one of them the so-called man in the hat? >> reporter: anti-terror police hunting for men, weapons and explosives in brussels in the early hours this morning. that followed the dramatic daytime arrests on the city streets of isis suspects wanted for mass murder.
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saeed abedini, top of the list. the last named fugitive. the isis suspect was arrested on the sidewalk. police searching nearby because they found a network of bomb factories and safe houses. abrini was arrested after europe's most wanted. renting rooms for killers. >> stayed in the rooms before the attacks. >> reporter: abrini will be questioned not just about one massacre, but two. investigators are trying to prove if this is him. if he is the man in the hat with two suicide bombers at brussels airport. just a day before he was arrested, police released these new pictures of him walking away from that bombing. they asked for help finding him. now questioning him. >> abrini in custody is a
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important coummodity. it will turn out to be important in trying to crack the other cells that are preparing some sort of activities. >> reporter: abrini was filmed near paris two days before the killings there with his childhood friend salah abdeslam, who also fled the attacks. next day, they were with the suicide bomber in a car used by the bombers. abrini's dna was found in a bomb factory. this man, osamak. was found. he bought the bags for the airport bombs at this city mall. so they believe they caught two of the men at the very heart of the terror here. just for a moment, let's remember two of the victims. the american couple justin and stephan stephanie shults. they were waving good-bye to
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stephanie's mom who visited. justin and stephanie were buried together yesterday in kentucky. just two of the 32 victims of the massacre here in brussels. craig. >> bill neely for us this morning. thank you. back at home, police in washington state captured the second of two patients that escaped from the psychiatric hospital. anthony garver was taken in custody near his parents home. a k-9 unit found him in a heavily wooded area. s.w.a.t. teams and helicopter patrols were searching for him since wednesday. we head out of the world now and tremendous success for the spacex rocket after launching a cargo mission to the international space station, the main booster touched down on a floating platform in the atlantic. the first successful landing for the reusable rocket after four failed attempts. president obama congratulated
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the team and nasa as well. because of innovators like them, america continues to lead in space exploration. and jordan spieth is at the top of the leader board in the masters tournament this morning. at one point, the defending champ had a five-stroke lead. that has dwindled. he has been struggling with bogeys and weather which is making it tough for the players while spieth leads the pack, he is paired today with rory mcilroy who is behind him by one stroke. >> spieth and mcilroy? >> rory on this one. i'm in a fantasy golf league. >> always comes back to gambling. >> i love to see spieth win again. the wind was crazy yesterday. 30-mile-an-hour wind gusts. we see that again today. sunday, things start to calm down a bit across georgia. we do have rain out west where we have much-needed rain for today. we get more tomorrow and more
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the day after that. spotty showers. you see the area of heavy rain, but in and out of clouds. we have a chance of some isolated thunderstorms across texas today with cloud-to-ground lightning and heavy downpours too. that shifts east and we could see a slight risk of stronger storms. high pressure in control and keeping temperatures on the cold side. in the 20s in northern michigan. we are looking at the wintry mix in the northeast and snow in the good saturday moaning. i'm meteorologist karen thomas. little bit of a wintry forecast as rain and snow showers move into the area. we can expect winds to increase later on this afternoon. it will be cold at 38 to 43 trees across region with potential for wind gusts later on today gusting up to 30 miles per hour. we are going to stay cold even though we dry out tomorrow and the phillies home opener may be a little wet. nd that's your latest
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forecast. >> dylan, thank you. the royals are about to take a big trip to india. william and kate head t head th later today that is recommemini of the trip his parents took years ago. we have kelly cobiella with more from london. >> reporter: they wanted to create happier memories this time around. the reference to the photo of princess diana in front of the taj mahal alone. this is an important trip for them. high profile event and extra security and no doubt emotional moments. >> reporter: every royal visit has it. ceremony, symbolism and always silliness. india is all that and more. >> it's a must go-to place for all the members of the royal family. this is the first time william and kate have been there.
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>> reporter: prince george on his first royal tour before he could walk, will stay home with princess charlotte and william and kate will pay respects of a terror attack and meet children in the slums where "slumdog millionaire was filmed." they will also meet the king and queen and little crown prince. all eyes on the last day. emotional trip to the taj mahal. the monument to love where william's mother diana sat alone while prince charles gave a speech across down more than 20 years ago. a few months later, their marriage crumbled. >> her husband was made to look a bit of a fool and probably william wants his own stamp on this beautiful country. >> reporter: diana is still adored in india for the ties to mother teresa and her gentle touch. this trip is kate in the
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spotlight for her connection with children and of course, her clothes. spotted in an indian-british designer a few days ago. >> with all that tumbling hair would be great. >> and maybe a little bollywood dancing? >> a step too far. >> reporter: this is any guide, maybe not. >> it is not completely out of the question. they are guests at a dinner tomorrow night with bollywood stars among others. guys, back to you. >> kelly cobiella, thank you. still to come, the look at the week's big stories. did you see melissa mccarthy's lip sync performance? and which celebrity topped the highest earnings list? craig melvin? >> not unless there is a top 500 list. >> but first this is "today" on nbc.
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still to come on "today," the watermelon explosion that kept mil just a few minutes before 7:30 anthony saturday. good morning. i'm rosemary connors. it's a first alert weather day here on nbc 10. we're tracking snow for our region. here's a live view from our traffic cam on route 30 in chester county. wintry mix will be with us today. let's get right to forecast with meteorologist thomas and, karen, roads could be a problem. >> slippery conditions. you need the winter coat because it's feeling quite cold with temperatures mainly in the 30s in and around philadelphia, north and west colder. a little warmer in the 40s south and east. what we can expect snow and moving through the area.
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wet road conditions and then a freeze warning for temperatures overnight tonight into early tomorrow. here's a look at radar. this is the very latest picture. we see some light shower activity moving through delaware and south jersey. mid-we see colder temperatures and snow. light snow and quick moving. after all it's springtime. starting tonight it won't feel like spring at all as temperatures will tumble. freezing to below freezing overnight tonight into early tomorrow. here's what we can expect today. rain and snow showers moving through the area and then expect the winds to increase later on today. we could get a peak wind gust later this afternoon of 30 miles per hour. high temperatures across the region, 38 to 43 degrees. thanks for that. we'll up with date the changing weather throughout the morning. you can follow the snow, the rain and the cold temperatures all day with nbc 10 app. it's a free download. that's it for us for now.
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i'm rosemary connors nope now back to the "today" show.
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♪ we are back on a saturday morning. april 9th, 2016. take a look at our raucous crowd on the plaza. a lot of coats. winter keeping us in its grips. >> the weather is one of our headlines on this saturday. break out the shovels. millions in the northeast will be dealing with more snow today. lots of cold. freeze warnings in effect up and down the east coast. the snow hitting the midwest on friday. some places in michigan had a foot of show. and a high school teacher under arrest after a video
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surfaced of her hitting a student. and vince neil is facing a battery citation for what happened with this altercation with nicholas cage. neil grabbed a woman by the hair after she asked cage for an autograph. cage stepped in to restrain neil leading up to this moment. let's start the half hour with "the download." >> ted cruz had a win in wisconsin and the panama papers exposed and two teens in the ncaa championships. those are a few of the stories. ted cruz takes wisconsin. >> tonight is a turning point. >> why? because donald trump's road to the nomination got tougher. >> donald trump still has stronger prospects in new york. and a war of words for the democrats. >> i don't think you are qualified if you have voted for
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the disastrous war in iraq. >> quickly diffused by week's end. >> in the heat of the campaign people say lots of things. >> on her worst day, she would be an infinitely better president than either republican. >> leaders and celebrities exposed by offshore bank accounts. >> these documents are a road map for how putin could have stashed billions. the prime minister of netherlands denied any wrongdoing. another amtrak crash. this time killing two outside of philadelphia. >> investigators want to know why amtrak maintenance equipment was on the tracks sunday morning as the train pushing 106 miles an hour. >> we are gathering the information as to who had the
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authority to be on that track. it happened in an instant. you can hear 6th grader's body hit the concrete. then she lays there motionless. >> you hear her hit the ground. >> she gave "today" these photos showing her eyes bruised and cracked. the officer identified as joshua kehm on paid leave. the national championships. >> uconn making it a four-peat and villanova winning with this buzzer beater. >> for the championship. the much loved musical "hamilton" has fans and young stars did justice with one of the hit songs.
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♪ look around the red buds in new york ♪ ♪ rain storms on the river and for lip syncing for jimmy fallon. melissa mccarthy. ♪ made to sing with all the voices of the mountain ♪ ♪ we must overcome the colors in the wind ♪ >> you have to give it to her on that one. she started to put on the goggles, you thought what is she doing? >> a mask over her mouth? i wonder how much she she inges. >> the brackets.
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>> one of us had to win against each other. >> one did not lose as bad as each other. we look forward to your brunch. >> that was the deal. >> it was. you were dead last. >> happy for villanova. coach jay wright. one of my favorite coaches. best looking. best dressed. he turned me on to spring rolls. >> that was one of the best championship buzzer beater games in the history of the final four. we know it is cold here and cold up and down the eastern seaboard. >> it all balances out. >> on average. >> we're all doing all right. in the southwest, the west coast, seeing most of the warmer temperatures. the pacific northwest, the southwest because of rain and lots of clouds. that is keeping temperatures down. a dip in the jet stream is allowing the colder air to settle in. as we get into the next couple days, we start to see a bit of a warm up. by the end of next week, we are in the 60s. wait it out. tomorrow, we are looking for
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temperatures to still be below average. traverse city, 48 degrees. cincinnati, 52. raleigh, 61. still running 5 to 10 degrees below average. we are looking at still continued told in minneapolis. as we continue through the week, temperatures rebound. this is part of spring. you get colder temperatures. it has been cold to see snow. we had nearly a foot of snow in northern michigan. the snow to continue through cleveland. northwest to pennsylvania, 8 inches of snow. the big cities on the east coast, the snow will fall, but not accumulate. we have scattered showers good saturday moaning. i'm meteorologist karen thomas. little bit of a wintry forecast as rain and snow showers move into the area. we can expect winds to increase later on this afternoon. it will be cold at 38 to 43
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degrees across region with potential for wind gusts later on today gusting up to 30 miles per hour. we are going to stay cold even though we dry out tomorrow and the phillies home opener may be a little wet. and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. still ahead, netflix subscribe r subscribers, listen up. you are about to pay more. >> assuming your favorite shows. and how you can make a lot of extra cash by selling things around your house. but first these messages. the citi double cash® card comes in very handy with cash back twice on purchases. earn once when you buy, and again as you pay. that's cash back now, and cash back again later. it's cash back déjà vu. the citi double cash card. the only card that lets you earn cash back twice on every purchase with 1% when you buy and 1% as you pay.
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celebrity play you in a movie about your life, who would it be and why? >> oh, my goodness. >> you have to be quick here. you don't have time. >> halle berry, of course. i'm kidding. you know who i love? shanale nathan. >> because she's tall? >> tootie. >> if you could host "saturday night live" who would your musical guest be and why? oh, prince, of course. best concert i have ever seen. 2004. >> if you could learn any skill, what would it be and why? i would love to learn a musical instrument. i think the piano, although i have short and stubby fingers.
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>> did you play anything growing up? >> no. that is my biggest regret. i have no musical skill. if you told me to go to a talent show, i don't really have a talent. >> that's not true. you play golf. >> what's my mind going to do? >> you can rock climb. >> did you play a musical instrument? >> i played the violin and bass until i learned i was awful. >> i played the violin and clarinet. i want to learn how to play the guitar. >> we should learn to play a musical instrument. >> my wife took guitar lessons. >> i hear it is complicated. >> there are few things sexier than a woman who can whip out a guitar. >> i'm sure he was talking about his wife. just ahead, when we come back, we will talk to the soon-to-mom. look at this. this is amazing. >> amazing for anybody. >> lifting 155 pounds here. she will be giving birth in about three weeks.
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right now. this is a life picture of the system moving through and you see to the south we got rain, all rain and then snow to the north and to the west of philadelphia. that's pretty much how the picture is going to play out today. we have a that's poised to go into effect tonight at 10:00 because as i mentioned temperatures in all of this area here in purple, those temperatures are expected to plummet overnight and factor in a wind chill overnight. so it's going to be quite below average as we wake up early tomorrow morning. for today, rain and snow showers across area. we do anticipate the winds picking up this afternoon out of the northwest, 15 to 20 miles per hour. thanks. we'll be updating the changing weather conditions throughout the morning right near on nbc 10. follow the notice, rain and cold temperatures all day with nbc 10 app and then, of course, we'll have a full hour of news at:30.
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good morning. april snowshowers. another bitter cold weekend with temperatures expected to be up to 25 degrees below normal over the east coast. snow that's already blanketed the midwest heads to the northeast today. dylan has it covered. disturbing details. new allegations against former speaker of the house dennis hastert. now prosecutors say he sexually abused four boys when he was the wrestling coach. and shocking details that he paid hush money to keep one victim quiet. and masters showdown. a match happening today in augusta. jordan spieth hoping to maintain his lead over his fellow golfers. with one stroke separating spieth and rory mcilroy,
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anything can happen. today, saturday, april 9th, 2016. ♪ today's the day i'm waiting for tomorrow won't come ♪ ♪ yesterday's far away ♪ this is the only day >> we're on the "today" show. >> my first time in new york. >> it's my birthday. >> happy birthday. >> we're from canada. we find this weather very warm. >> we're from atlanta. >> hi, craig. >> we have come to the "today" show. good morning. welcome back to "today" on this saturday morning. we have a nice crowd this morning. we will go out and see them in a bit. >> a lot of the folks in town for the parade today. parade season in new york city. >> you never know when you can get to the other side of the street this time of year. >> takes longer. there's a lot to get to. let's start with nbc's pete williams following the latest on the allegations against dennis
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hastert. pete, good morning. >> good morning to you. prosecutors say the sexual abuse of dennis hastert's victims when teenagers left them feeling alone and ashamed and guilty. they struggled, the government says, and still struggling with it now. hastert sexually abused three high school wrestlers and team manager we he was the coach in yorkville, illinois, decades ago. two were 14 years old at the time. hastert pleaded guilty in october to violating bank laws by structuring withdraws from the accounts to evade reporting. he was trying to conceal the plan to pay $3.5 million to one of the victims who recently confronted him with what happened all those years ago. hastert will be sentenced on that charge april 27th. the statute of limitations has long expired on the sexual abuse allegations. the government recommends a prison sentence of up to six months which is what federal guidelines for the bank violation call for.
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hastert's lawyers say the appropriate punishment is probation. they say he has been isolated and humiliated by allegations and they say at age 74 he is in poor health and in a wheelchair and unable to do nearly anything on his own. craig. >> pete, thank you. other news this morning, a fugitive on the fbi ten most wanted list has been caught. brenda delgado has been taken into custody in mexico. she is wanted in dallas for a mastermind of the murder-for-hire plot. the fbi said delgado planned the killing for months getting two accomplices to carry out the killing. the boss has backed out of a concert in north carolina. he is getting support from the band. steve van zandt agrees with the decision bruce springsteen made after the state passed the law that critics say allows discrimination against the lgbt community.
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band members included making a statement from the stage, but decided to cancel the concert. meanwhile, steve van zandt was on hand to inn duct members into the rock 'n' roll hall of fame. among those inducted? chicago and cheap trick. and rap nwa known for "straight out of compton." steve miller used his speech to criticize the hall of fame for among other things, a poor record on including women. all right. let's check in with dylan with the check of the cold forecast on the east coast. >> we will touch on this one more time. we have cold and potential for snow. we have seen snow falling through ohio and up to 10.5 inches of snow in northern michigan. this area of low pressure is the polar vortex. as it slides, it will allow the cold air to settle into the great lakes and northeast. we have been seeing a lot of that lately. highs today will be running about 20 to 25 degrees below
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average. this is certainly not what you expect this time of year. syracuse barely getting above freezing. same for pittsburgh. burlington, vermont, 23. it will be cold. teens and 20s back through the great lakes and stretching into the south. columbia, south carolina, tomorrow morning at 34 degrees. we have the snow falling through cleveland. we have some lake-effect snow coming in through indiana. this is going to move eastward. the big cities not seeing a lot more than just cold rain showers. we could end up with 2 to 4 inches in the higher elevations and northwest of philadelphia, we could have higher isolated amounts because of the elevation which is good saturday morning. i'm meteorologist karen thomas. little bit of a wintry forecast as rain and snow showers move into the area. we can expect winds to increase later on this afternoon. it will be cold at 38 to 43 degrees across region with potential for wind gusts later
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on today gusting up to 30 miles per hour. we are going to stay cold even though we dry out tomorrow and the phillies home opener may be a little wet. and that's your latest forecast. >> don't go to far. r. we want to talk about your favorite subject. golf. the third round of play at augusta starts this morning. difficult weather conditions have pose a challenge for players and could pose a challenge for the next two days. >> how fun is the masters? yesterday, 30-mile-an-hour winds were seen on the course. we will see that again today. it has been hurting a lot of players, including three-time champ phil mickelson who missed the cut. this morning, all eyes are on jordan spieth. >> reporter: few who don't know his name. >> i have a shipment for j. spieth. >> it's spieth.
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>> reporter: 22-year-old jordan spieth is the man to beat through the first two rounds. >> at the halfway point, there is so much can happen. >> reporter: he led all four rounds last year tying tiger woods record low score at augusta national course. the golf world is buzzing with comparisons with the two. each winning the tournament at the age of 21. one of the leaders is bryson dechambeau. he plays with a set of irons all the same length. but the player to watch is rory mcilroy. he is one shot behind spieth and one of the few golfers who handled the wind friday. winds reached up to 32 miles an hour on augusta. the wind getting hold of what should be an easy tap-in for bubba watson. he had the wind to blame and not the yips for ernie els on the
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first day. and a hole in one for gary player. the 80-year-old three-time masters champion has still got it. >> gary player! >> another legend, tom watson, had his own memorable moment on friday. after 45 years on the tour, watson played his final hole at augusta. >> it's time. the reality is it's time. >> the cheers for awesome. today is moving day. we will see what all happens today. dechambeau has been fun to watch. it is nice to see if he can maintain his composure with the stress and gusty winds have been driving people crazy. >> if you are just joining us, mcilroy? >> because of our fantasy league. it will be cool to see spieth go
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another year. thank you. to a story that turned heads this week when this photo was posted online. the soon-to-be mom refuses to let pregnancy stop what she loves doing. we have nbc's morgan radford here about more. >> reporter: that is right. emily says working out is her biggest passion. she and her husband were college athletes and she wants to continue pushing herself at the gym despite the backlash she has received online. eight months pregnant. and she's not slowing down. >> all i do. >> reporter: emily, a physical trainer in charlotte, north carolina, is generating a buzz with the six-day workouts. >> it is all i know. i want to have a healthy, fit pregnancy. >> reporter: critics are
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sounding off. that is selfish. you are pregnant. accusing her of putting her fitness before her baby. >> if people were exercising prior to pregnancy, they can continue that activity. >> reporter: dr. azar says any exercise done with too much intensity can hurt any mother and child. one, stay hydrated. two, avoid excess heat. and three, not exercise on their backs after the first trimester. she is following her doctor's rules. leanne ellis posted this photos two weeks before delivering baby skyler who she says is happy and healthy. and this trainer who quickly lost the 30 pounds she gained when pregnant. and emily. >> when he comes out, he will be at the gym and see me continue
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to do fitness. i hope it provides him a healthy lifestyle. >> emily plans to participate in the biggest circuit training class of all time. she said strong moms create strong babies. >> can you imagine? >> no. >> i can't imagine. >> i can't even walk. >> just wait. if you had twins. >> the doctor said it is okay. >> morgan, thank you. still to come in trending, how many rubber bands does it take to blow up a watermelon? i didn't know that was a question. we have the explosion that captivated the internet. towels can take on any mess, we put them to the test in a subway. only viva vantage has our stretchable, scrubby texture and cloth-like durability that give it the power to clean more than just spills.
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earlier this week, this dog was launched into space by an elementary school in england as a science experiment. using only a helium balloon and gps and gopro tracker. sam was off on the mission. when the balloon popped, sam became detached. the tracker and camera found 50 miles from the launch site, but no sign of sam. where is he is? the #findsam is trending as the students are getting the word out. >> he could be doggie paddling in the ocean. >> he is probably in the ocean. >> there's a lot of water on the planet. >> maybe we will find sam. here is another science experiment that had people buzzing. how many rubber bands does it take to blow up a watermelon. yesterday, 800,000 people tuned
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in for the facebook feed of students trying to make a watermelon explode using only rubber bands. >> you will have kids all over america doing that. it took 45 minutes and 690 rubber bands to create that explosion. social media along with that watermelon erupted since the video. more than 7 million people have watched the exploding watermelon making it facebook live's biggest hit to date. >> selling out of watermelons and rubber bands. and big changes on the horizon. netflix users will be required to pay $9.99 to continue to enjoy the service.
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this is a long time coming. in 2014, they raised the price for new subscribers. the increase did not apply to existing customers who were grandfathered in at the current rate of $7.99. the changes go into effect next month. >> i don't have netflix. >> i love it. >> everyone does. sorry. >> scandal. dylan has the pop start. >> we have some exciting news for fans of "gilmore girls." we are happy to report that melissa mccarthy will be part of the "gilmore girls" netflix reunion. she made the announcement during the ellen show. >> making four movies of "the gilmore girls." that is near and dear to my heart. we could not get the schedules to work. there was a whole thing and i
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was going to be out of the country. we figured out that i am going to go back and do it. i am so excited. >> big round of applause. no word on the premiere date. next up, parade magazine out with the what people earn issue revealing how much cash celebrities are raking in. taylor swift takes the top with $80 million. number two is surprising. chef gordon ramsay is $60 million. he has a million shows. lady gaga is behind him with $59 million. craig is not in the top ten. >> 3 million. and finally, let's talk about the newest "fast and furious." last year's made over $1 billion worldwide. how do you attempt to top that? it could be by adding charlize theron. she enjoyed the cast. according to the facebook page,
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good morning. i'm rosemary connors. just aon "nbc 10 news today" we're tracking spring snow showers, the wet weather is moving into parts of our area this morning and we're in for a messy saturday. karen? >> feeling a lot more like winter storm out there than springtime as rain and snow moves into the war.
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i'll let you know what we can expect, when it will get out of here yes we're talking subfreezing temperatures tonight. deadly plunge. philadelphia police say the driver of this car is dead after it landed upside down in the schuylkill river early this morning. we're following that investigation. those stories and much more coming up next on "nbc 10 news today". is it becoming a better professor by being a more adventurous student? is it one day giving your daughter the opportunity she deserves? is it finally witnessing all the artistic wonders of the natural world? whatever your definition of success is, helping you pursue it, is ours. t-i-a-a.
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the roads are wet here along route00 and 30 in chester county. light rain and snow is falling in this area and guess what, more of it our way. today far from baseball weather. the tarp is on field. here's the wilmington blue rock stadium. wilmington will see mostly rain with temperatures in the 40s. here's a live look at the first alert radar. you can see that mix of green and white on your screen. that's the rain and the snow. what you get depends on where
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you live. we'll fill you in on what to expect in your neighborhood. good morning this is "nbc 10 news today". i'm rosemary connors. apparently it's. 8:30 on this saturday. meteorologist karen thomas starts off our first alert weather coverage. karen it's bean while since we've seen these kind of conditions. people should be careful especially if they are doing some driving. >> any time we have wet road conditions we want to let everybody know keep it easy and slow down especially if you're having to travel north and west of the city because the temperatures are colder there and so there's more of a chance for light snow and so if there is light snow on the roads slippery conditions would prevail. what can we expect today? snow and rain moving through the area. wet road conditions. a freeze warning that's ready to go into effect later tonight and early tomorrow morning because we expect our temperatures to really fall off as we move through our saturday night. live radar showing us what the picture looks like at this hour. it depends on where

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