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tees off today. watch the action on wesh 2 sa rday and sunday. stay connected to the weekend events and weather using the wesh 2 mobile app. michelle: we'll see you here for sunrise starting at 4:30 on monday morning. good morning. nasty nor'easter. a massive snowstorm brewing for the very first day of spring. millions in its path from the carolinas to maine. the question is, will there be a lot or a little? stop trump. the movement to block donald trump from getting the steam. conservative leaders mapping out a strategy. a hacker group declaring total war on trump, releasing his personal information online. family. a threatening letter sent to his son.
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today exclusive. ten years after its debut, twitter is now being dubbed the pulse of the planet. 320 million active users turning to it every day. but the anniversary doesn't come without problems. this morning, the man behind it, jack dorsey, opens up about its past, present and future. cinderella stories. upsets ruled day one of the ncaa tournament. >> for the yale bulldogs. >> how smart is your bracket looking today, friday, march 18th, 2016? >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. remember the "godfather" and the line, "you broke my heart"? my version is, seaten
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broke my heart. >> my letter grade is an f minus. >> you had one big bad pick. >> go wildcats, next year. >> we'll talk about the tournament in a while. top story, so much for spring. it officially arrives on sunday but it's not going to feel that coast. temperature about to plunge and the storm is brewing. this could bury parts of the region in snow. al, you broke my heart. >> just when i thought i was >> exactly. what's going on? >> here's the deal, we're watching this low pressure system koll coming from the southeast. severe weather saturday morning there. by the afternoon, it's raining in washington, d.c. and cold filters in. a rain/snow mix will start for washington, d.c. saturday evening. snow showers sunday morning for new york city. we have the american model and the european model. they're fairly close early on. as we get to sunday afternoon,
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start to diverge a little bit. the european model is closer and the american model is further away. by sunday afternoon, snow from new york city all the way up to maine. heavy snow will continue into new england. gusty winds and it's going to be cold. here's what we're hook looking at as far as accumulations. new york city, philadelphia on up into the northern new england, 2 to 4, maybe 5 inches of snow. heaviest snow around eastern massachusetts on up to eastern maine. anywhere from 10 to 12 inches. the american model, almost no snow whatsoever. northern maine hits the heaviest. we've also got some in the appalachians. here's what we think. looking at all the models, putting them together, we're going to say about 2 to 4 inches from washington, d.c., new york city and west of boston. boston will see 4 to 6 inches. the heaviest snow will be
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guys, right now, again, the storm hasn't formed yet. we'll continue to watch it. it's the difference between the european model and the american model, continuing together. >> you have a story on those models and how people come up with that later on. >> that'll be in the 8:30 half hour. >> thank you. the presidential race is dominated by the stop trump movement this morning. the republican front runner now leaders. they're trying to block his potential nomination. he's also being targeted by the hacker group known as anonymous. hallie jackson is on the trail for us with more on all of it. good morning. >> good morning. this morning, as the stop trump movement tries to regroup and figure out a new way to slow down the front runner before the arizona primary, new fallout from the hacker group as it takes aim against trump. not just his politics, but his personal life. >> reporter: now claiming credit
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group anonymous, calling him a would-be dictator. >> we're serious about stopping donald trump. >> reporter: they claim to have posted his cell phone and social security numbers but those have been flowning around online for months. law enforcement is investigating those who tried to illegally hack the candidate's account. anonymous probably trying to get war on trump. in washington, a different battle to try and stop him. less public, too. after a secret huddle of frustrated conservatives, reassessing how to slow trump down. these attack ads haven't seemed to do more. their plan, first call for a unity ticket. if that doesn't work, plot out strategy for a contested convention. paul ryan acknowledging that scenario looks likely. >> we're getting our minds around the idea that could become a reality. >> reporter: now, taking aim at
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happen at a convention if he leads in delegates but doesn't get the nomination. >> riots. i'm representing millions of people. >> nobody should say such things, in my opinion, because to even address or hint to violence is unacceptable. >> reporter: while the stop trump movement wants unity, they're not saying who conservatives should unify behind. ted cruz and marco rubio teaming up, shot down. >> i'm not going to be anybody's vice president. >> rubio praising cruz as conservative. >> reporter: this poster of "liar, liar" puts ted cruz's head on jim carrey's body. >> if you kill ted cruz on the floor of the senate and the
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can convict you. >> new this morning, a scare at the manhattan apartment of donald trump's son eric. he had a letter sent with white powder inside. sources say it was nobody harmful. it's yet another sign of how much attention trump's candidacy and his family are getting. >> hallie jackson, thank you. nicolle wallace is an nbc news policeal analyst and former n campaign. >> good morning. >> we talk about this trump logo. it's fractured. while trying to get itself together, hasn't it almost missed a moment? >> after new hampshire, the only way to derail trump was to put him in a one on one race. to have everybody coalesce
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whether it was ted cruz or john kasich or marco rubio. they were all still in the race at that point. that never happened. the central weakness of the stop trump movement is it never had a horse. it never had a strategy. it never built consensus around anal kerntive alternative. >> we just saw lindsey graham. i asked him what's the temperature in hell because he says hell will freeze over before i support ted cruz. that's where they are as a party, hard choices. what does it say about ted cruz, that he may be the person in the best position to stop trump, but he can't get the party behind him totally? >> it would have been better if he'd not lost all five contests tuesday night. if he had won, if he had a stronger showing this week, you might have seen more people get behind him. the truth about the anti-trump movement exists behind these things. the temperament of trump. two, the substance.
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minds of the conservative movement. three, they're worried about him filling the vital commander in chief role. hillary clinton would be wise to go after the first group, people worried about his temperament and maybe the third, people who think he can't be a confident commander in chief. right now, the stop trump movement's only hope is he doesn't reach 1,237. >> do you think republicans fear donald trump or dislike him more clinton. >> nobody in the elite establishment would ever admit to being open to hillary clinton. as we've seen time and time again, they're not the story. they're not the deciders, if i can borrow a word from my favorite former president. the voters are the deciders. a lot want to vote republican. who want to see change. but who are uncomfortable with the idea of trump and cruz at this point. >> thank you very much. good to see you. something else on the president's plate, a historic trip to cuba. "nbc nightly news" anchor lester holt will be live in havana on
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he will have complete coverage. now to more on the fight over the president's pick for the supreme court. today. pete williams is at the court for us this morning. good morning to you. >> good morning. senators have left town for the easter break, giving merrick garland a break. but republicans insist his nomination isn't going anywhere. >> reporter: it's a supreme court nominee's ordeal, meeting senators one on one, hoping to win them over for a confirmation vote. so far, the welcome matt is out only at the offices of democrats, like harry reed, the minority leader. republicans insist there won't be any hearing or vote because the next president should choose the nominee to succeed antonin scal scalia. the democrats say normally, the nominee would be up for a vote by memorial day. >> hey, guys, do your job.
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ask him questions. >> reporter: some republicans say they're willing to meet with garland, though nothing has been set up yet, and arizona's flake suggested voting on garland while president obama is in office if a democrat is elected president. >> i would rather have a less liberal nominee, like merrick garland, than a nominee that hillary clinton, if she were president, would put forward. >> reporter: but the republican leadership put out the word that an idea is not an option, and most in the party are following along. >> i don't think we should be moving forward on a nominee in the last year of the president's term. if it was a republican president, i'd say that. >> reporter: the white house released this photo of president obama meeting with garland. he told supporters to make themselves heard in demanding confirmation hearings. >> the supreme court's remaining eight justices are back in the courtroom next week. white house supporters are launching a website to push for garland's confirmation. we need nine.org.
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we're hearing more from the alleged american isis fighter who was captured in iraq and still held there, and what he's saying about how he ended up with the terror group may surprise you. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard angle has the story. >> he says he joined isis but then had a change of heart. a u.s. official told us this morning that because of the americans alleged time with the organization organization, he does have intelligence. >> reporter: he's the first alleged american isis fighter to surrender to kurdish troops in iraq. >> i'm from the united states. i studied criminal justice in college in virginia. >> reporter: in a taped confessional aired on kurdistan 24 tv, he described how he traveled through turkey, linked
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to mosul, an isis stronghold. >> the life in mosul, it's really, really bad. the people were controlling mosul and don't represent the religion. >> reporter: these statements were made as he was held in captivity. >> i didn't really support their ideology ideology. that's -- at that point, that's when i decided i needed to escape. >> reporter: to escape from isis, he said he crossed battle lines in search of kurdish forces, knowing they are close allies to the united states. >> at the time, i made a decision to go because i wasn't thinking straight. on the way there, i regretted.
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that environment. you know, i wanted to go back to america. >> reporter: a u.s. official told nbc news isis is facing a growing problem of desertion, as the group comes under mounting military pressure and now a rare accusation of genocide by the united states. but the charge is mainly a moral condemnation. because the u.s. is already fighting isis, it's unclear if the rhetoric will change u.s. policy. >> a u.s. official told nbc news that american personnel have not yet met with him in custody, but that the kurds are debriefing him and passing that information along to the americans. back to you. >> richard engel in istanbul, thanks. it got tense on capitol hill over the flint water crisis. resignations were called for michigan's governor and the chief of the epa.
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the fundamental safety of the people do not belong in government. you need to resign, too, governor snyder. >> this was a failure of government at all levels. local, state and federal officials. we all failed the families of flint. >> governor rick snyder testified that michigan's department of environmental quality assured him that the water from the flint water was safe when, in fact, it was contaminated with dangerous levels of lead. both the governor and epa administer expressed remorse. mccarthy said because it was under a state emergency manager, it prevented federal officials to be able to, quote, jump to the rescue. there were scary moments for passengers thursday on a flight from north carolina to new york city. take a listen. >> just got hit by lightning. >> roger, everything okay? >> yeah, don't send us through there again. it's pretty bad. >> the american airlines flight
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laguardia in new york when it flew into turbulent skies and was hit by lightning. the plane was diverted to jfk airport, a few miles away. officials say it landed safely. 55 passengers on board. the faa will investigate the incident. a hearing is set today to revoke bail on labrie, the student convicted of sexually assaulting a classmate. morgan radford has been following these developments. >> another unexpected twist. owen labrie admitting his missed his curfew but it was for a good reason. a judge must determine what happened and what's the punishment. >> reporter: this morning, owen labrie's future on the line again. a judge will decide whether the prep schooler who is accused of sexual assault against a 15-year-old classmate should be
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conditions of his bail. it started when a reporter jumped into him on a subway around 1:00 p.m. and tweeted their conversation. >> had to take a bus to dartmouth and be home by 5:00 p.m. >> reporter: a source said labrie thought the conversation was off the record. prosecutors saw the exchange and filed a motion in court, saying he violated the conditions of his bail. he's supposed to be at his mother's vermont home between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. he traveled from new hampshire to boston at least eight times since october. the question facing the court today isn't where he went but when he made it home. >> most judges would look at that and say, tough. you knew what the rules are. you've been convicted of a crime. follow the ruling for your bail. >> reporter: labrie's lawyers say, yes, he traveled to boston and admits to violating his morning curfew on the occasions
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take classes he wanted to be private, since he's been insulted and threatened in public. >> i was waiting to see how the night went. >> reporter: the intense interest in labrie began last year. the country captivated by the elite prep school setting where his accuser said the unthinkable happened. >> i was raped. >> reporter: her voice disgeist disguised, face hidden. >> you were excited to see her because you wanted to have sex with her. >> no. >> reporter: labrie said, i walked out of the courthouse with my chin up. today, labrie back in the same courtroom where it all began. >> we reached out to the prosecutor and labrie's accuser but haven't received a response. labrie is expected to return to court today. if the judge decides he violated his tur cue curfew, he could be carried out in handcuffs. >> thank you. let's get another check of the weather from al. >> we're also going to be watching an area of heavy showers and thunderstorms
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risk of strong storms from texas to louisiana. sunshine along the northwest coast. sunny and chilly, weather making its way from the plains on into the great lakes. we'll get to your there's something to be said for exploring the world around you. for seeking out the new; for trying the untried; for doing the undone. why should snacking be any different? discover all nine flavors of our creamy cheese and tap into your curiosity. the laughing cow. reinvent snacking. dave: good morning. plenty of cloud cover. we will see some filtered sunshine.
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showers across the gulf matt? >> al, thanks very much. coming up, a clubhouse divided. what adam la roh sha's teammates are saying after his decision to retire after dialing back his son's time with the team. live interview with twitter ceo jack dorsey ahead of the 10th anniversary of twitter. are changes in the works? what does he have to say to his critics critics?
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jazmin: good friday morning. i'm jazmin walker. brett: i'm bret connolly. more headaches for drivers as the i-4 project continues. the orange avenue onramp to the 408 is closed for the next three years. drivers need to use an onramp at division avenue. it's the first real sign of change at the interchange with the 408. jazmin: a deland man will learn his fate for running over a horse and its rider. christopher todd got in an argument with four horseback riders in orange city. he drove into the group killing a horse and injuring one rider. todd faces up to 35 years in prison, ted? ted: we have a crash right now. it's state route 429 southbound -- where 414 runs into 429 southbound getting on to 414 eastbound. it sounds confusing. if you take that ramp, you know
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it's slowing traffic down getting through apopka there. altemont springs, we're hitting the brakes. five extra minutes there. young and colonial. good morning, dave. dave: 429, that's supposed to be the easy road. why is that backed up. weatherwise. we get an idea of the cloud deck we can see. it's high and broken but it will likely be with us for a good bit of the day. with that, it will be about filtered sunlight and enough to warm us up to the middle 0s. you can see in the last hour or so, you're beginning to see breaks in that. back behind it in the gulf of mexico, there are showers. temperatures climbing to the 60s, 70s, 80s today, we're going have to talk about that threat for rain in the forecast. a 30% to 40% chance of showers north of the i-4 corridor.
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the take it easy 7:30 now on a friday morning, march 18th, 2016. we are on hatch watch. a pair of eggs expected to hatch today. this is going nuts online. people are watching eagles.org for that picture. that eagle is about to hatch her eggs. if it happens during this broadcast, we will have the breaking news. >> yes. >> every time she gets up, everybody says, here it goes! let's look at other
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keeping a close eye on a nasty nor'easter that could bring weather to millions for spring. impacting major cities from d.c. to boston. al will have more coming up. for the first time since his capture, we're hearing from the alleged american isis fighter who surrendered on the battlefield. in a video aired on kurdish television, he said he made a bad decision when he followed a girl to iraq and realized joining the terror group was a mistake. >> i didn't really support their ideology ideology, and that's -- at that point, that's when i decided i needed to escape. >> the 26-year-old is still in captivity. he says he wants to come back to the united states. if you like upsets, you probably enjoyed thursday's start to the ncaa tournament.
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little rock, pulled off big wins. as well as gonzaga. wichita state beat arizona. another sports story in the headlines again today. adam laroche's decision to retire from baseball after the chicago white sox asked him to limit his son's time with the team. willie is back with more on this. >> the white sox play their rivals the cubs at a spring training game in arizona this afternoon. adam la aroche won't be there. his teammates has a lot to say about him walking away from the game he loves. >> reporter: taking bring your kid to workday to a new level with his 14-year-old son, drake. this afternoon, he's likely to tell his side of the story. why he's walking away from $13 million rather than cutting back on father/son time. >> just dial it back. i was a little surprised at the stance that he took. >> reporter: earlier this week, several teammates came to laroche's defense, threatening
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game. center fielder eaton tweeting, proud to have played alongside a great man/father. ken williams insisted drake wasn't banned from the clubhouse. >> all kids should go to work with their dads. >> >> laroche's father was a player and coach. in 2013, laroche told the "washington post," quote, we're not big on school, saying his son is, quote, going to use a lot more useful information in the clubhouse than the classroom, as far as life lessons. >> he talks about being there for his family and family first, you know. he put it front and center. i respect and admire that. >> reporter: other major leaguers like prince fielder of the rangers and tigers victor martinez bring their kids to the ballpark, though not every day. >> however the players want to
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regarding items such as with their kids there, it's up to them to police. >> that's from the chicago cubs. we asked around to other big league teams. the kansas city royals encourage kids to be around the clubhouse, they're gone. more kids are around. david ortiz with the red sox, his son has a locker at fenway. they have kids around the game but there are rules, times which everybody knows, it's time for the kids to go upstairs. >> makes sense. willie, thank you very much. al is busy these days. >> chilly air to talk about, as well as look to the west, temperatures have been mild. it's going to stay there. colder than normal air will be making its way east over the next three days. dallas, the key day is monday. 61 in dallas. memphis, 55. 56 in atlanta. as we make our way to the east, it chills out in the northeast
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boston on monday, 34. bounces to 42. monday, 39 in washington. raleigh, 52. as the system comes up the coast, there is the cold air. with this nor'easter, the ground is much warmer than it's been, so that's going to aid with the melting. it'll be a heavier, wetter snow. it won't accumulate a ton. that dave: good morning. plenty of cloud cover. we will see some filtered sunshine. another warm and humid day. showers across the gulf >> that's your latest weather. matt?
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>> thanks for having me. >> march 2006, you sent the first tweet ever. now, there is some 320 million active users on twitter. i think you have 3.4 million followers personally. other than sheer numbers, what's the biggest change from then to now on twitter? service. it is the easiest way to see what's happening in the world right now. live. it breaks news for so many people. a lot of people just use it to new in the world. >> it's grown up. has it grown up to be a great kid or, at times, can it be a bratty kid? >> it is a great kid. but it reflects what's happening right now and what people want to talk about it with it. >> i should mention, you're not only the ceo of twitter but also the ceo of square, that helps me use my credit card on devices everywhere. >> small businesses. >> how do you manage both of these big tech ceo jobs, which i
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or 18-hour day? >> we have great teams in both companies. i do what i'm good at, which is making sure we're building the right product that serves people in the right way. >> you have been compared to steve jobs. just shake your head. do you like the comparison? >> he was a true original. i'm a student of his work, life-long student. there is no comparison. >> you know, we look at the anniversary of twitter and we say, congratulations on that, but it has not come without difficulty. the company went public back in 2013. the stock has had a real difficult time. you've lost key employees. it's hard to attract new people to the platform. you've seen the headlines, jack, that say the end of twitter is near. how true is it? on the 15th anniversary, will you be hire ere talking about twitter? >> absolutely, on the 15th, 20th and 30th. it's a fundamental service. we have a lot of heart in the
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we understand what we are and what we stand for. we just see this amazing usage globally. >> i asked you, has it become, at times, a bratty kid. there are a certain percentage of people on twitter who seem, to me, to use the platform simply to express anger and to hurt people and insult people. does it disappoint you? >> it's disappointing but, i mean, it's reflective of the world. we see as much optimism and positivity as negativity. we are empowering conversations issues. >> i sent out a tweet telling my measly number of followers you were going to be on and asked what questions they'd like you to be asked. there were questions about censorship, so let me ask you point-blank, does twitter sensor the content of its users? does it hide what it would
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whether they be social or political? >> absolutely not. twitter has been about controls. people can follow whoever they want. it's our job to make sure they see the most important things to them. >> anybody can say anything on twitter? the company does not go in there and take certain things out that can be dangerous? >> there's certainly tweets that promote violence, which is against our terms of service. people have controls to block and people have controls to mute. >> what about the company? >> not the company. >> who decides the difference between criticism and hate? >> these are the individuals. you can follow who you want, and if it's something you want to see, you continue to follow it. >> do you get nasty tweets personally? >> i get complaints. i get nastiness every now and then. >> as the ceo, can you block people? is that allowed? >> i can but i've never blocked anyone. i want to see what people are saying and i want to hear from them. >> it would be a strong
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there was a disturbing thing, development that came about not long ago, and you were mentioned in an isis propaganda video. your image was there. it was a threatening message. how did the ceo of twitter end up being mentioned by a group like isis? >> well, you know, there's definitely a microscope on the service. themselves. people use it to talk about what they want to see happen in the world and what they're against. >> did you find it alarming? >> i found it alarming. >> took it seriously? >> took it very seriously, absolutely. >> we're going to continue this over in the orange room. let me ask one last question here. if you're going to tweet after this interview to your 3.4 million followers, telling them how it went, what's the hashtag going to be? >> well. >> #well? >> absolutely. >> i'll take it. stick around.
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we're back with carson in the orange room. >> notice the shoes as the shot comes in. mr. dorsey in the orange room. appreciate that. >> 140 characters, the limit, is it staying? if it's going away, when? >> it's staying. it allows for a moment for everything. >> not changing anything? >> we're changing a lot. better. >> still 140 characters? >> 140 characters. >> there's been a lot of moments for twitter. first in 2006, this sketch, what was this? >> this was the original design for twitter. this was ten years ago. it's a simple way to talk about what's going on. >> how far is twitter today from the 2006 sketch? >> it's similar. people are updating what's happening and you can follow what people are saying. >> few short years later,
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the latest news. miracle on the hudson. the first picture came out was from a twitter user. >> this photo went around the world within ten minutes, picked up by cnn. it's breaking news. you can interact with the news makers. you can have a conversation. >> how about this, the idea of people interacting with celebrities? 42 million twitter followers for kim kardashian. >> we have influencers on the platform and they have conversations with people directly. >> monetized twitter. she sends out a tweet and makes money. you like that? >> any time she sends a tweet, it's great. >> what about the last one, the pope. do you follow him? >> absolutely. this is my mom's favorite person to follow on twitter, probably, besides me. >> donald trump uses twitter as a megaphone to promote and attack. is that twitter at its best? >> as a microphone, it's at its best.
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and understand what they're talking about. also have conversations, simply. >> look in the camera. who is the one person not on twitter right now that you are dying to get on twitter? tell that person why. >> i mean, everyone has been pretty amazing on twitter. i can't think of a particular individual. i would love to see more tweets. >> if you're not on it, get it on. >> exactly right. you have to be in it to win it. jack dorsey, congratulations. >> happy anniversary. >> guys? >> carson and jack dorsey look-alike. dop doppelgangers. >> should be so lucky. ahead, jackie kennedy's granddaughter rose and her career in comedy. time for you to pick the cake and the flowers for there's something to be said guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you. we're never having kids. mmm-mmm. breathe. i love it here. we are never moving to
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brett: i'm brett connolly. jazmin: we have breaking news on i-95. to ted noah for an update. ted: suffering with this crash. it's backing things up. it's southbound a mile and a half before i-4 and also near the u.s.-92 area as well. two busy spots get off of i-95 southbound in daytona beach. a rollover crash with this accident. you might want to get off of lpga boulevard taking that to get back south of i-94. one is a backup crash to get around this crash. eastbound before the 429 area. it's slowing traffic down in both directions going through apopka on what's usually a quiet roadway. dave: i-4, brake lights, look at this beautiful view of downtown orlando. the cloud cover is going to make for some nice optical events in the next hour or two.
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orlando. it did cool off a bit and we're warming up to the middle 80s before it's all over. cloud cover is not a part of the forecast. dense low-hanging scary gray clouds. with that flow coming off of the gulf of mexico, we're going to see isolated showers pop in throughout the day. mainly north of orlando. the afternoon wears on. heat out there. temperatures in the middle 80s.
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in the middle 80s. get ready to go 8:00 on "today". coming up, a rose is a rose. jackie o's granddaughter makes a splash with her resemblance to the first lady. we'll take you inside the kennedy family's high-profile project. piece of cake. we're throwing a big fat today wedding and it's time for you to help us choose the cake and the flowers for our lucky couple. shake, shake, shake move over, taylor. taylor swift's welcome home for
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today, friday, march 18th, 2016. >> all the way from oklahoma. >> good morning, alaska! better play that >> we take on new york city. >> we're in new york. we're back now at 8:00 on a friday morning. it is the 18th of march, 2016. spring is in the air, kind of. >> you know what? we've got a lot of cool stuff on the plaza. this is the spring wonderland. it's real grass. we're used to fake grass around here. it's beautiful. >> it really is. >> lovely.
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my big fat greek wedding 2 stars are here, helping kaitlin and john, for their today wedding. there's a dance party. >> we'll find ourselves in the middle of that in a second. first, the stories of the morning. we head inside to sheinelle. >> an american who joined isis says he defected from the group because they aren't, quote, good muslims, and he wanted to come home. 26-year-old mohammed jamal said he joined isis in syria and was transferred to iraq. he says he underwent intensive religious doctrine. the hacking group anonymous is making good on its threat to harass donald trump online. hackers posted what they say are trump's cell phone and social security numbers. however, the numbers have been
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the posting also includes phone numbers and home addresses of trump's campaign manager and family members. anonymous calls trump a would be dictator and urges other hackers april 1st. high schoolers watched in horror as a performer was set on fire during a pep rally. ricky charles is an experienced stunt man doing his fire breathing act while another performer jumped over him. when the oil he uses for the fire ignited, it got on to his face and spread to the gym floor. 20 students were treated for breathing problems after inhale inhaling powder from the fire extin extinguishers. charles is okay. at the u.s. national arboretum in washington, d.c., bald eagle eggs are hatching.
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eagles.org. >> very cool. >> how cool is that? we want to stare at it. >> i bet there are a lot of >> for sure. >> sheinelle, thank you. >> like the yule log. a member of the kennedy family stepping into the spotlight. jenna bush hager has that story. >> we're talking about rose kennedy schlossberg and she's getting attention for an unexpected career choice and for grandmother. >> reporter: a throwback to camelot. rose clos schlossberg now all grown up, and baring a striking resem resemblance to her late grandmother, jackie kennedy. serving during a beloved time in american politics. people are taking notice. >> jacqueline kennedy's granddaughter has an enormous resemblance to her.
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27-year-old maintained a distance from the spotlight, studying at nyu and harvard. now, she's described as jackie kennedy kennedy's doppelganger. she's an up and coming comedian. >> there are benefits to looking good post boom's doom's day. you want people to invite you into their bunker. >> reporter: she stars in end times girls club, a guide to surviving the apocalypse. she seems to share another similarity with her grandmother. >> jackie kennedy is a great historical figure but, behind the scenes, she has a great sense of humor. did imitations of some of the world leaders she met. i think she would have recognized a little bit of herself in her granddaughter. >> reporter: rose's younger brother jack, compared to his famous relatives with his signature hair. unlike rose, he's shown a greater interest in the family business.
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their mother who is a u.s. ambassador to that country. >> kennedy family has a lot of people who went into politics thing. >> reporter: while rose and her web series discussing the end of time, the project marks the beginning of a new era for the kennedys. >> rose was 6 when jackie kennedy passed away. they lived a few blocks away and reportedly saw each other every single day. of course, there's a it's her grandmother. >> yes. >> you know, it's continuing the fascination with the kennedys that i think america has. >> starting her own course, which is great. >> like i've done, right? >> exactly. >> thank you. up next, the heat is on. meet the coach who epitomizes the pressure of march madness. >> oh, man. two must-haves for any wedding, the cake and the flowers. there's the bride and groom. you pick them for our (toilet flush)
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is creamier than ever. hannah' s recipe for a successful bistro. feed the garden all year long. feed people all year long. hire cute waiter' s. miracle-gro. life starts here. 8:10, friday morning, time for trending. >> here's a question for the table. when you finish an e-mail, do you have a signoff? what do you say? >> later. >> cheers. >> al. >> hugs. >> really? >> no. >> huffington post and ugov conducted a survey of the most a
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the first one, xoxo. 24%. the next was peace. 21%. >> that is annoying. >> cheers. >> oh, no! >> 13% said no, that's not cool. >> it's a habit. >> the least offensive signoff was thanks. 3%. >> you know what others found offensive? not signing off at all. that's annoying. >> what do you do? >> thanks, i think, mostly. >> i'll go back to thanks. >> or a smiley face. >> always with those emojis. have you gone to an r-rated movie and you're shocked, seeing little kids there, too? theaters are cracking down, banning children from under age 6 from seeing r-rated movies after 6:00 p.m. it's no 6 after 6. theater owners are hoping to provide a better experience for the adults there. why is age 6 the cutoff? one owner said he tried to pick
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out the first thing that comes to their mind. >> like "deadpool," a lot of families there. >> stunned to see what was in that movie. basketball fans in a funk. thursday was the true start of march madness. there was big bracket busters. perhaps the biggest, number 12 yale stunning number 5 baylor. 79-75, the season's first cinderella. the bulldogs couldn't wait to celebrate. the players mobbing coach james jones in the locker room. yale's first ncaa appearance in 54 years. >> wow. >> best part of march madness. finding the small schools breaking these long traditions, getting in there and it's the david and goliath story. who is next, duke? >> yes, they have duke next. wasn't all smiles last night.
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team, didn't do well. look at coach miller. he sweated it out. >> oh, my gosh. >> his shirt soaked through to his skin. this started minutes into the game against wichita state. he changed his shirt. didn't matter. my beloved wildcats, i had them going all the way. >> performing with magic mike. >> oh, my goodness. >> it's your school, and you watched the game last night. here you were. we have a shot of you. >> oh! that is the worst. where did that come from? >> is it that hot in the arena? >> how did you find the most unattractive picture of me? >> it's from the tough mudder. >> trying to kill me on the plaza. >> funny. >> i'm from wichita, so there are a lot of wichita people watching. >> we're happy for you, sort of. crossing my finger at that.
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boxing and taylor swift gets a welcome home. >> lin-manuel miranda showing off his talents again, this time with a hollywood star. we've already seen him free style rap with the president. rap. now he's teaming up with emma watson. they're supporting gender equality. you can guess what happened next. like women are half of the people on earth yes, they should have equal are we okay fantastic the narrative i love watching this, keep flowing holy cow, this is a meme thank you, this is the beat box dream team >> both impressive there. the video supporting the u.n. he for she organization. next to taylor swift, learning there's no place like home.
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they posted some from their tropical get away. they never said where they were. we know taylor swift is home and got a welcome from her mother's massive dog, climbing all over the pop star. all taylor could say is thank you for the hug. when taylor decided to treat herself to whipped cream, of course, right there to lick it off her face. massive dog. finally, the celebrities posting photos of their mini mes, who happen to be their kids. check out this young man. who is the father? john owen lowe, 20-year-old son of rob lowe. lowe turned 52 on thursday and posted this photo during a birthday workout with john. how about this lady? heather lock
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>> pretty girls. let's get a check of the weather. >> we have severe weather down along the gulf coast. risk of severe weather from corpus christi to waco. lightning possible. rainfall amounts, especially in the panhandle, up to an 1 1/2 inch locally. we're watching this low pressure system along the coast. by saturday evening, the american model, europeans models are getting closer. snow showers sunday morning. into new york city in the afternoon and evening hours. heavier snow from boston to new york city. central new jersey. parts of eastern pennsylvania. then as we get into early monday morning, heavy snow will continue for new england. snowfall amounts, the way we're looking now, we'll generally say 2 to 4 inches from d.c. up into boston. more in boston, 4 to 6 inches. we'll track this and fine tune it as we get into the weekend.
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dave: good morning. plenty of cloud cover. we will see some filtered sunshine. another warm and humid day. showers across the gulf >> in our next half hour, we'll look at the difference between the american model and the european model from london. matt? >> al, thank you very much. now it's time for more of the big fat today wedding plan planning planning. with less than a week to the big day, there is no time to waste. >> this morning, we're checking out cakes and flowers. >> reporter: she's been making wedding cakes for the rich and famous for nearly 40 years. >> sylvia, queen of cakes.
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masterpiece for sophia fia vergara and joe's ceremony. >> i say, you have a wedding cake in cargo, so please, land gently and don't break art. >> reporter: best-known for her sugar flowers, she's hip to 2016 cake trends.unfrosted cakes were a must for some, while accents add something for others. creating a white on white palette can be a perfect fit. >> reporter: next on the list, flowers. what's hot? texture. >> we're seeing a lot of deconstructed composition. now, it's more about having a little movement. more free form. >> reporter: adding bling, like crystals and mirrors is popular, as are edible accents and even feathers. simple or opulent, flowers add
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>> with so much to do, i'm glad our job is just to taste cake. savannah, you'll get ready for the flowers. i'm joined by john corbett, who plays the non-greek in "my big fat greek wedding 2," and the groom, john. >> good morning. >> happy to be back on the big screen with this movie? >> 14 years later, man. only feels like 13. >> look at you. seriously. >> side burns, i look like danny zuko. >> we'll fatten you up. our job this morning is to taste cakes. >> absolutely. >> you have the top layer of three cakes. what do you want to tell us about cake one? >> lace trim on this cake so you can see the lace from the bride's dress. notice, also, we sign our cakes. these are sugar flowers that you can keep forever.
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>> yellow butter cake filled with apricot and cookie filling. get into the filling. >> john, is this your first time eating cake? >> that's really good. >> like that? >> delicate yet luscious. >> the next cake. >> we'll go to the next one. >> just like the bride. >> what do we need to know about this one? >> it's gold leaf. you can eat it, save it, and it has my favorite filling, lemon and raspberry. >> that's my favorite, too. >> it's young, it's rich. >> everything is my favorite so far. >> you haven't gone through the whole thing. my favorite, i like that. hint of raspberry. >> delicious. >> incredible. >> even i like it. how is that? >> sylvia, option three, what is this? >> this one is chocolate to please everybody. >> yeah. >> chocolate with chocolate filling. >> give me the glasses.
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>> i have to see what i'm eating here. >> this is done with cherry blossoms because it's springtime. >> phenomenal. >> is that dunkin hines? delicious! so moist. >> i want to tell you, these flowers are so special. brides save them and come back to me with the flowers when their kid is 18. now i'm into the next generation, comes back with the flowers and said, my daughter is getting married. use them again. >> sylvia, thank you so much. let's go upstairs for the flowers. >> i see you john corbett and raise you a nia. good morning, ladies. >> good morning. >> remember when it came to the set, you had your whole family there. they're in the movie, as well, right? >> they are. they can't wait. the movie opens one week from today, savannah. very excited.
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we have to pick the flowers. >> nia was a florist. weigh in for me. >> tell me about this. >> these are gorgeous orr chids. kings and queens use this flower to get married. >> the sparkle is on the thing you're holding and inside. >> little bit of bling goes a long way. >> can i hand this to you so you can see how it feels? it is as big as a baby. when you're walking down the aisle -- and you could carry it like a baby over your shoulder. >> burp it and put it down. high-five everybody. >> the next idea, we're calling this -- >> johnny! where are the glasses? >> nostalgic. >> tell me about this. >> you'll see the bride's grandmother's lace dress worked into the bouquet.
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survived the test of time, a lily. retro but cool. gorgeous. >> when i was a florist, we always had the bride feel it. >> good tip. >> the mother-in-law and her mother would always fight. >> beautiful family tradition. finally, we have the romantic room look. >> yes. >> garden rose is a great way to express romance. the smell, the shape, the beauty, the color. it's so soft and elegant. special. check this out. how does that feel? >> imagine yourself throwing it and knocking out an aunt. >> absolutely. >> you'll have to throw that that bouquet. coming? >> i do. >> this would be tough to throw. do you have a favorite, john? this. florist?
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that one because i like the dustiness of it. also, i have to agree with my husband. >> you two. you crazy kids. 14 years later, it's still hot. >> still hot. >> i would ask what you think, kaitlin, but the voters decide. head to today.com/wedding. you have to pick your favorite cake and the flowers. there's a lot more. you have until 5:00 p.m. eastern today. all of the choices will be revealed next thursday during kaitlin and john's wedding. if you need help planning your wedding, we have the top trends on our pinterest page. check out "my big fat greek friday. >> thank you. >> i feel like since i got to go wedding.
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coming up, the brett: following breaking news in volusia county. ted noah has the latest. what are we dealing with. ted: a two-mile backup southbound. roughly three mile backup northbound. might want to get off there at lpg boulevard and take it to williamson. chopper over the scene of a crash that got moved to the side. there's still a backup from the st. john's river bridge from this area because of that crash. good morning, dave. >> this is the view around central florida. a good bit of the day, filtered sunshine. high clouds out there.
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temperatures in the 60s. as we look to the forecast, we're talking about high temperatures getting up to the middle 80s.
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it will be north of the 8:30 now on this friday morning, march 18th, 2016. will you get a load of our plaza? it is so beautiful. we have this great spring break crowd. now, we have spring to match. the plaza has been transformed into a spring wonderland. >> took a lot of work overnight. hats off to our crew. this morning, we're going to use this and show you how easy it can be to get your garden looking their best. you don't need a green thumb. >> i'm missing wrangler right now. think how much he would have
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>> oh! >> how much he would have killed >> exactly. fashions. we'll show you what's hot to wear this spring. the trends will surprise you. >> before we get to this spring extravaganza, we have business to attend to. there's question about whether we'll see snow. >> we have to weather camps. one european and one american. while the forecasts are coming together, they don't always agree. >> reporter: spring, a season of sunshine. showers. snowstorms? how about one more nor'easter. depends on who you believe. there's the european model, new york city, 8 to 10 inches of snow. the american model, almost nothing. which is right? historically, the european model.
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joaquin and this year's deluge. thanks to a super come puter computer. outside of london at a weather center, they take a ton of data, put it through a computer, producing super european models. not those models. these models. >> it would allow us to run more sophisticated, advanced models. >> reporter: but the americans are catching up. adopting the same super computer. >> lagging significantly. we're also lacking in funding. >> reporter: imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but it leaves a little room for a little weather rivalry. >> is there a friendly competition? >> yes. >> you didn't let me finish. >> a little bit of, say if you will, pride in maybe being a little more accurate? >> there is a lot of pride,
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>> yeah, uh-huh! >> collective pride, yes. >> the european model, all they do is create a model. they don't do anything. it's like a car company, all tesla. the american model, it has to provide information for all different kinds of forecasts. 1e68 several cars. there is more agreement as we go forward. >> if you had to choose one model on a desert island, would bit the american model or the european model? >> i'd have to have an american model. usa! >> usa! >> let's get to your forecast, show you what we're looking for right now. so we are expecting this storm to really start dropping. rain saturday night. by sunday morning, we're seeing a rain/snow mix for washington, d.c. the model diverges a bit. both storms will be
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the european model has it closer to the coast and, therefore, more snow. here's what we look for, as far as the snowfall totals. 2 to 4 inches for new york city. boston, much more. then the current forecast for the american model, almost no snow in new york city and boston. who will be right? we'll continue to track it. dave: good morning. plenty of cloud cover. we will see some filtered sunshine. another warm and humid day. showers across the gulf >> announcer: spring on the plaza is sponsored by miracle-gro miracle-gro. life starts here.
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of snow on the first day of spring, we decided to do mother nature's work for her and bring the new season to the plaza today. check it out. our production team worked all night long, turning our plaza into a park, in honor of spring's start. big thank you to our friends at miracle-gro for making it happen. >> incredible job. >> really cool stuff. speaking of spring and signs of life, the eagle has landed. >> really? >> take a look, down in d.c., u.s. national arboretum. the first bald eagle hatching. officially out of its shell. waiting for a little brother or sister to break free. you can watch it live at eagles.org. up next, the tricks to making a yard look like this. not that. this. the "yard crashers" crew is here with your guide to spring gardening.
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spring gardening is sponsored by miracle-gro. life starts here. >> welcome back to spring on the plaza. if you're not seeing snow this weekend, it's a good time to get ready for the new season in your yard. here to show you how to get your garden to grow, hosts of diy's "yard crashers." glad to have you. go providence. >> friars. >> you say you need the basics? >> good shovel, good rake and good snips. this is for planting. this is great for pulling up weeds in the garden and mixing in compost. trimming off any dead growth. >> let's talk about planting, the do's and don't's. here, you have potted flowers. putting them into the ground. what do you have to avoid? >> plant in the right area. make sure it's a sun-loving
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shade, put it in the shade. don't plant too close. this is something i see homeowners do all the time. they want immediate color and gratification. give it space. over the course of the summer, it'll grow and get big and fill all the space. >> know where the sunlight is. >> exactly. >> plant bulbs in this area here. is there a right way and a wrong way to plant bulbs? >> absolutely. >> probably planted 1,000 bulbs at our house and they're just starting to come up. >> this is a dalia, i believe. get the growth going. when you get a package, it shows you how deep they go. usually three to four inches. put it down there, cover it up. just like you would a regular plant, water it. >> don't pack it down or anything? >> you don't have to. >> okay. >> the rains will come and pack it itself. >> do you like planting seeds? >> they're great. put it into an old eggshell container.
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>> yeah. >> cool. what's here? >> tricks to keep things easy around the house. we travel a lot and don't have people at the house to water our plants. you can take a wine bottle, make sure you clean it out, rinse it out, and then you want to take your cork, throw a hole in it, and dump it upside down. it'll slowly water your plant. >> it'll leak enough water to do the job? >> slowly trickles out. if you're gone for a week, few days, or you forget to water, this is a good trick. >> great. >> also, label what your plants are and stick them in so you know what your vegetables and herbs are. >> something tells me you go through a lot of wine bottles at home. >> you know -- >> i'm not judging. >> how do you know us that well already? >> not judging. why eggshells? >> they're a natural fertilizer. keep them after you make your breakfast in the morning.
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>> why is it good fertilizer? >> it's one of those all-natural things that keeps the oil -- soil nice and rich. >> i taught her that technique. >> people want to keep pests and weeds away from the garden. you like to go all natural on this. >> exactly. chemicals can get a little dangerous. if you keep all natural, garlic, cyan pepper, vinegar, mix it together. wear gloves. cyan pepper, touching your face is dangerous. for the weeds, do the white vinegar and dish soap. spray it just on the weed. if you get it on the grass or the plant, it can kill that. be careful. >> i mentioned at the beginning of the segment, if you're not going to see snow this weekend, igt it might be good. you have to get past the frost problems before you waste your time doing this. >> if you're in the northeast, don't plant this weekend. snow is good for the garden. it's a natural fertilizer, so it
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but, yeah, don't plant this weekend. >> don't rush the process. >> wait to see what al has to say. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> nice to have you here. ahead, the hottest spring fashions. inside the mind of an icon. al gets sophia loren to open up and tell her secrets about eternal beauty. first on a friday morning, this
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we're back at 8 :44. we have an international icon who defies aging. al, you recently got to sit down with sophia loren. >> it was an honor. we sat down with the 81-year-old to discuss her touring act, an evening with sophia loren, and what she says is the key to life. >> reporter: she's been called the last living goddess, the awe of many, an icon.
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you're driving me nuts. >> it's a free country. >> oh, she's beautiful. you know that? >> do you get tired of people saying how beautiful you are? >> no. >> no? >> never. it's nice to hear it, yes. >> reporter: at 81, sophia loren has captured time and put it on pause. her beauty, symbolic of classic hollywood. >> how do you define beauty? >> it's not even perfection. it's something that comes from inside. i think, unique. >> you feel unique? >> i was not beautiful in the sense that, like a doll. i have never been like this. >> reporter: born to a single mother in war-torn italy, loren would be a sex symbol of the 1950s and '60s, making more than 75 films by the time she was 45. >> i knew how to get what it wanted. sometimes you suffer, but sometimes it happens.
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with kerry and the 40-year long marry she shared with producer carlo ponti were taken from the pages of fairy tales. >> the gentleness in the eyes, intelligence. he has been the man all my life. i think i owe to him a great deal, yes, of what i am. >> how important is your family? >> i live for my family. i have the most beautiful grandchildren that i've ever seen in my life. >> i have a couple of pictures. i'll show you. >> my children. >> are you a good grandma? >> si, yeah. >> you with your oscar. >> beautiful. >> are you a fan? >> i am a fan. who isn't a fan?
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>> what are you most proud of? >> it's very difficult to answer it. i'm sure whatever i did in the beginning and how my life is now is the right thing for me. what i really wanted is to do things in the right way and not be mistaken. >> you seem to have a fountain of youth inside you. what's your secret? >> i'm happy. i live a wonderful life. >> she's going around the country doing this, "an evening with sophia loren," and the fans have flocked to her. all ages are there watching this woman. >> i like how she said, are you a fan? you're like, yes, ma'am. absolutely. >> is this a trick question? >> come on, really? coming up next, break out your overalls and slip dresses. this spring's biggest fashion trends, including, i'm happy, throwbacks to the '90s.
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we're back outside with a look ahead to the spring season's hottest fashion trends. here to break them down is megan. you know her as the fashionable rachel zane on usa's "suits." she also runs her own fashion and lifestyle blog. good morning. >> good to see you. >> so excited for spring. we have the whole setting here.
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>> let's do our first trend. by the way, all the models are hanging around in the park, like you do in the summertime. let's start with a dramatic sleeve. first trend, ladies? >> this is huge for spring. [ applause ] what's fantastic is you can play this two separate ways. if you want to dress it down and put on a denim skirt, floral heel, or a little more dressed up for a date night. i love that you can have a flared belle or something more trumpet trumpeted. >> should we do something a little more fitted? >> streamline, right. with the silhouette of the dress, it's not an a-line at the bottom, it's still streamlined and straight. let the sleeve do the talking. >> the flared jeans are in, as well. would you do the flare and the flare? >> you could. it's a strong look but you can pull it off. >> we'll see about that. >> ladies, thank you very much. >> they look great. >> let's bring out our next trend.
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tell me about it. >> completely. we can take a typical spring floral dress but you have this cutout in the back. at the same time, this open shoulder is called the cold shoulder detail, which is cheeky, but it plays up work wear that's conservative but has a little nod to it. >> everyone's shoulders are gorgeous. >> everyone is comfortable with a little bit of that. that with a pencil skirt or a-line, it's a great way to show a little skin without being too revealing. >> yeah. did you tell us about the floral dress? >> the same for spring idea we see in floral trends, but you have a cutout detail in the back. you can see it's a little open. two little ties. taking a basic, classic silhouette and modernizing it. >> i like the look. >> they look great. >> thank you. our next trend might intimidate some. it's mixing prints. >> yes.
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>> my rule of thumb with mixing prints, especially if you're feeling a little nervous about it at first, stick with the same color. we see the stripes have a little navy and white. the skirt has the same blues in it, as well. that's an easy way to mix trends. the same idea with this two-piece. a floral print. leopard is another print, as well, but feels like a nice neutral. it's a great way to mix it up. have fun with it. >> do you have any tips? staying in the same color story is one way to make sure they go. do you have any other tips? >> absolutely. even though the big, full-length a-line skirt has more texture, that in itself feels like a print because it has dimension. i think, also, if you do a bold, big print, you can do a classic one, with the stripes and the paisley floral. >> it makes me want to put things i wouldn't necessarily put together, together. >> absolutely. >> ladies, thank you so much. finally, steal my heart, the
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era. >> oh, good. >> i was into the grunge rock and the whole thing. we have the pakistan. >> -- are back. >> so the slip dresses are huge this season. the choker is back. i haven't gotten myself there yet, but i'm sure i will. >> i love the chokers. >> savannah is ready. amazing. a cross leather jacket, pop of neon, like the leather bag. this is quintessential '90s. overalls can be dressed up. it. there is a great silk blouse with it. backpacks are back. pair the overall with a strong heel. it's really modernizing a trend you loved so much. >> i did. i had a baggy pair of overalls in the '90s i never took off. >> bring them back! can we have all the models come back one more time so we can take a look? >> thank you so much.
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look forward to "suits" on usa for a new season when it returns this summer. al, over to you. birthday time. we're going to introduce you to amazing folks from all across the country. first up, happy 102nd birthday to grace hightower of camden, new jersey. this young lady loves baking her famous butter pound cake. send some! and coconut cake. sounds good. herbert opici is 100 years old. this wine legend is from palm beach gardens, florida. been in the wine business more than 80 years. a favorite of kathie lee and hoda. happy 100th to ruth arluck of new york. the secret to longevity, staying active. ms. georgia palmers from michigan. 100 years old. huge sports fan and her bracket
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she didn't ride in an airplane until she was in her 90s. anglo ge angelo is 101 and served in the korean war. two silver and four bronze stars. thank you for your service. grace bishop has seven grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren. that is a big, beautiful family. if you'd like to honor someone's big day, log on to today about them. well. people, al. >> really cool. you have brooke shields coming by, right? show. >> i heard her rehearsing this morning, joss stone. >> and i'm making fish tacos. >> i knew there was something good in the kitchen. i said, is there any food today?
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>> the tacoless fish tacos. >> what? >> serve them in your hand?
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>> all right, it's 8:56, covering a big crash on i-95 southbound. a mile before u.s. 92, international speedway boulevard. southbound has been blocked for quite sometime. you can see they are allowing traffic on the right side to squeeze by with the one lane. the damage is done. we're looking at a 5 1/2 mile backup approaching u.s. 92 and i-95 southbound as you can see from our virtual map. it's no longer closed. once again, one lane that is open. get off of stan route 40 to get back to i-95. it's backed up. sorrento and lake county, another bad crash. county road 46-a blocked off. dave's in for amy. good morning, dave. dave: this is a view from our studios here in winter park. this is a view you'll see a good bit of the day. mist, clouds, filtered sunshine.
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temperatures 86, 87 degrees before it's all over. in the end, isolated showers, maybe a thunderstorm as well. so, in terms of temperatures right now in the orlando area, most of us are somewhere around 68 degrees. we're talking about temperatures heading up to the 80s for us. partly cloudy skies and mostly afternoon. a couple of isolated showers in the forecast as well.
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expect 87 in orlando. >> it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, it's the man of steel himself, star of "batman v superman," henry cavill. and from the new comedy, cosgrove. plus, another edition of "live"'s "flashback friday." all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] >> and now, here are your emmy-award winning co-hosts,

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