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good morning. good night. donald trump stays ahead in the republican contest. >> i wouldn't say anybody didn't do well who didn't do well. only one person did well tonight. donald trump. >> brings props to his victory rally to take on critics of his business empire. >> make the finest wine, as good of wine as you can get anywhere in the world. >> we'll join us live. on the democratichillary clinton's hopes to lock up the nomination dashes with bernie
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a pastor shot in a rally outside of the white house. he was arrested by the secret service. how was a wanted man able to get on a plane and fly to washington? raining debris. twisters rip across texas. >> whoa! whoa! >> tornado. >> yeah. >> yes, that's a tornado. >> major flooding forcing evacuations in louisiana. 18 million people facing the threat of more severe weather today. and the man behind the mania. george martin, known as the fifth beatle, the legendary producer who signed the fab four and guided them into music history has died. paul mccartney says the world has lost a truly great man today, wednesday, march 9th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer
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studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i know you weren't even born, but boy, george martin, what a legendary figure in music. responsible for a lot of the music we came to love from the beatles. >> they don't call everyone the fifth beatle. >> no question about it. we'll have a tribute to sir george in a little while. this morning, once again, the presidential race is our top story. let's get right to the results. the republicans, donald trump took the biggest prizes of yesterday. michigan, mississippi and he added hawaii to his list of victories overnight. while ted cruz won by a large margin in idaho, nearly 20 points. let's look at how the delegates break down. trump leading with 456. cruz in second with 363. marco rubio, who had three three-place finishes and won four yesterday has 153. >> sanders pulled off a rather
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in michigan, but she scored a decisive victory in mississippi by more than 65 points. that pushed clinton over the halfway mark in the race for delegates needed to lock up that nomination. >> we have complete coverage this morning. we'll talk to donald trump live in a moment. let us begin with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning. another strong showing overnight for donald trump. he's padded his delegate lead, reclaimed momentum in the race and now has shown his ability to clinch the republican nomination will hinge heavily on how well he can do in next week's super tuesday, when it's winner take off. >> only one person did well tonight, donald trump. i will tell you. >> reporter: donald trump celebrating another step toward the republican nomination with what, at times, felt more like a late night infomercial. >> the magazine is great, take one. by the way, if you want to take
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what, $50 -- no, i won't. >> reporter: the billionaire who polarized his party is now calling for unity. >> what i say to the republicans is embrace it. we will win the election easily. >> reporter: trump dismissing his sparring partner, marco rubio, whose campaign suffered a dismal night. >> hostility works for some people. doesn't work for everybody. >> reporter: a slinging defeat for the well-funded, anti-trump movement, but its ad airing in florida targets trump for using vulgar language. >> i know words. i have the best words. listen, [ bleep ]. he gets the nomination, they'll sue his [ bleep ]. he's a [ bleep ]. we'll beat the [ bleep ]. >> he's not presidential. are you embarrassed by that? than any ad i've taken by myself. more presidential than anybody, other than the great abe he was very presidential, right? >> reporter: with trump widening
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>> if you want to defeat donald trump, our campaign is the only one who can>> reporter: marco rubio's last resort is his home state. >> i believe with all my heart the winner of the florida primary next tuesday will be the republican party. >> reporter: despite tallying zero wins through 23 states, john kasich, battling for second in michigan, could have been mistaken for a victory speech. >> we are going to win the state of ohio. >> the big prizes on super show. first, donald trump with a wide state. cruz in third. competitive. trump holding on to the lead at john kasich at 35%. cruz way behind. i spoke to one of the heads of the anti-trump movement and they say they didn't compete in any
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they're setting their sights on super tuesday. >> peter, thank you very much. donald trump is on the phone with us now live. mr. trump, good d morning. >> let me completely reverse my line of questioning from yesterday. i said, is it possible the attacks coming at you from other republicans have slowed your momentum. you won three of the four contests yesterday. is it possible the weight of theually helping you? >> i think so. i mean, you see the numbers i got. in mississippi, i love the and happened. the numbers were astronomical. i'm surprised at it, matt. i'll be honest, i've never seen ads. i mean, they came at me. i heard what you said about, somebody said, what are you going to start now? last week, they million on negative ads. >> the more they call you a con man and a fraud, the more your
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>> that's one of the what i did last night. i brought out a magazine which i have. mitt romney got up last week and talked about the stakes.ve a great stake division. we have a great magazine. we have a great -- all of the things he talked about, you he went through a list of things. i don't want to even do that, but what he said was a lie. it was fraudulent, and he . i understand where he's coming from. he had a very horrible loss, and he hasn't recovered from it. >> you're making me hungry. >> i know., the truth is, you had a loss and he hasn't recovered. we have to recover as a party. this tremendous positive energy in the party. ng to the polls. 65% up. millions of millions of people, some people have never voted before, and they're votingp. they're voting in the party. >> that's a good way to get to the next question. on the election nights you've
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i can unify the party. yet, you do have thisent of the party, orthodox conservative, traditional republicans, who are terrified at the prospect of youry. to the extent it is on you to do so, how can you unify? how can you get them over to your side? >> okay, something going on that's the biggest political story all over the world, and it's what's happening with the republican party. you see it better than anybody. where millions of people are voting in the primaries, millions more than four years ago. 65% more.ocrats are down 30% and 35%. no spirit behind hillary and there never will be. there's nothing to be spirited t. what happens is we have something that if we could embrace it, we're going to have a massive victory in november. instead of all of thisf, i was at the tournament
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and i turn on the television and every time there is a was a negative ad in florida about me. a horrible and false ad. these are false ads. these are disgusting, false adstten by people that are absolutely haters. if this party came together, matt, nobody could beat it. that's one of the things i paul ryan called me, such a smart call, such a wonderful call. >> mr. trump, as always, thanks we appreciate it. >> thank you very much, matt. >> wif the e have the wines, steaks in there, lot of things. >> branding has been accomplished. as we mentioned, the upset of the night wept nt to sanders stunning hillary clinton in. will it reshape the democratic race and the delegate race? kristen welker has more on that. >> good morning to you. secretary clinton wakes up with more delegates this morning, but it is senator sanders who has
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upset in michigan.in is significant because it shows he can be competitive in these larger, more diverse states. a lot of folks asking thisly what happened. there are indications this morning that clinton's ground game in michigan may have been lacking. sanders' message resonated. he hammered clinton forng nafta, unpopular in michigan and throughout the midwest. even sanders seemed surprised by the win, speaking to in a hastily arranged press gathering after the results came? >> what we have done is created the kind of moe mentum that we need to win.n, this has been a fantastic night in michigan. we are very grateful. >> we're getting new poll numbers out this t's take a look at florida. secretary clinton firmly in the lead. she topped senator sanders, 62% to 32%. in ohio, she's leading 52% to
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this democratic race just got a everywhere. >> kristen, thank you so much. chuck todd, moderator of "meet the press," and steve kornacki. fellas, good morning to you. >> 's start with the democrats. the michigan victory for sanders, did it seem a surprise?t to sanders and his team. what does it mean for momentum and the delegate mass? >> the delegate mass, it didn't do anything. got more delegates because of her dominance in mississippi. he actually lost ground. but it does mean something in momentum.reminder to hillary clinton, she has work to do to gain trust of sort of the spectacle part of the democratic comes to trade deals, this or that. the bitter she etter she learns this now,
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after her on the same issues. sanders won in michigan, he can win in ohio. there are northern tierhe can do well in. let's switch to the republicans. donald trump had a big night. marco rubio had a bad day with a couple of third and fourth place. if florida wasn't on the calendar next tuesday, is there any way he could stay in the race? >> the performance was so bad for rubio.mal circumstances, a candidate in that situation might think about, do i even want to contest my home state? this is the problem ford why it was a big win for trump last night. early voting is already underway in florida. tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands ofe books in florida. if marco rubio were to say, i'm going to get out of the race, let the party unite around ted cruz, even if it united fromnt forward around cruz, wouldn't be enough to stop trump in florida.
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you get 99 delegates if you trump is in a good spot right now. >> how is the effort, the t to take away florida, take away ohio, how is that looking this morning? >> he has a better shot at ohio than florida. john kasich is a sittingvernor. you get the sense that florida republicans aren't comfortable rallying around rubio. but the ohio republicans are comfortable to rally around ut it's still not looking good. kasich finished third, not second in michigan. no extra bump. of course, what we described withkasich nor rubio got momentum out of last night going into their home states. it's trump with the momentum. >> do we look at pollingoing forward, since there seemed to be bumps in the road? >> we are under sampling, i are doing it, under ump --
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>> i'll give a pass in michigan. first democratic state in 24 years. >> he said he's pulling in traditional voters. >> we're not correctly polling the trump pollsters. the weekend shooting of an the day after he led a prayer at a ted cruz rally. the suspect more than 2,000 miles away from the shooting at the white house. pete williams has the latest. >> the secret service says this man was arrested after throwing hazardous materials over the white house fence. then officers discovered he was wanted in idaho. police say the man has written that the presidentmore to resist space aliens. >> reporter: the secret service says kyle andrew odom was seen outside the white night throwing documents and a computer flashdrive over the fence. the scene around the white house
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the 30-year-old was immediatelynto custody, putting an end to a three-day man hunt. >> i think everyone can of relief that this part of the case has come to a conclusion conclusion. >> reporter: the case started in idaho where a man shot a pastor on sunday, just a day pastor tim has delivered the opening prayer for ted cruz at a campaign rally. >> you get all the glory, all the honor and all the praise for it, lord. >> reporter: walking out of his church to his car when he was shot six times, critically wounded. odom was identified as the after video from the church parking lot showed a silver 2004 honda accord linked to the former marine. they believe odom flewe, idaho, to washington, but they're baffled at how he boarded the plane in the first
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odom, who had a history of mental problems, revealed his plan in a letter sent to his parents and news media. >> there is a numberat were listed in the manifesto. there is a number of u.s. senators and house of representatives people,government officials. it was extensive and disturbing to us. >> authorities in idaho say the pastor who was shot in the head and back is recovering, awake and man who was arrested, members of his family say they're grateful he was safely apprehended and nobody else was ete williams for us on this story, thank you. this morning, we're learning more about the american who was killed in a stabbing rampage in el. joe bide anne ed de arrives there for key talks with leaders. kelly cobiella is following this for us. good d morning. west point grad with a brilliant future.
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the texas native and veteran of iraq and afghanistan was visiting israel, out for a walk by the sea, when he was stabbed.r: a blood bath on the seafront. tourists were out, commuters one when the attack started. ten wounded, the sidewalk stained red. the man with a knife was caught on cell phone video running down the seaside street, stab drivers stuck in traffic. it took 20 minutes to stop him. witnesses tried to help. >> there was a man on the floor,ounds here and on his back. i took off my jacket and i put it on his eye. >> reporter: american taylort the hospital. the 29-year-old veteran of iraq and afghanistan was studying business at vanderbilt. in tel-aviv on a school trip insights and knowledge with start-ups in israel, the university said.
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hopeful life, who exemplifiedrit of learning and service. the stabbing spree was one of three attacks by palestiniansael over an hour and a half on tuesday. the worst day of violence in weeks. vice president joe biden meeting with benjamin was a mile from the stabbing where force was killed. >> my wife and my two grandchildren and were having dinner on the beach, not very far from where that happened. it can happen anywhere at any time.ident also saying this morning that the u.s. stands firmly behind israel's right to defend itself, along with passing hiso the victims' families. this morning, israeli media is reporting wife was also stabbed and is in critical condition. nbc news hasn't been able to independently confirm that. matt and savannah? >> awful story. thank you.
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nine firefighters taken to the hospital after a massive explosion leveled several buildings. at the scene, responding to reports of a gas leak. some residents several miles away say the sound of the blast woke them up. the firefighters are listed intisfactory condition with injuries ranging from burns to abrasions. investigation now underway into that thousands of people are expected in simi valley, california, to pay their respects to nancy reagan. she'll lie in repose at the presidential library today and tomorrow. she died sunday morning of congestive heart failure at the age of 94. mrs. reagan's held on friday, and she will be buried at the library next to her husband. we turn to al. you are watching storms in the >> we have wild weather going on right now. look what we saw yesterday. this is just outside of ft.
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you can see, transformersg there, as a tornado moves through. i mean, really amazing stuff. as this pushes through, we're startingwn downpour downpours. you can see the damage. as this moved to the east, we go to louisiana, outside of this is video in this morning from overnight flooding. it's going to continue today. look at the radar right now. it is lighting up from san antonio, dallas, little rock and northern louisiana. 22 million people under some sort of flooding risk. 2 million people under a flood warning. for texas on into louisiana. we watch this rain pushing in. severe storms, possibility of tornadoes continuing. more flooding today and tomorrow. the rain moves to the northeast. look at the rainfall amounts. some places couldr 16 inches of rain from central louisiana on into arkansas.
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hat's your latest weather. we were talking about record-setting temperatures coming up in a bit. let us now get ready for a coming up, will voters who aren't supporting donald trump now vote for him in november if he is the nominee? we're learning from our exit polls. the mastermind behind the music. we'll celebrate the life of the so-called fifth beatle, george he died overnight and is being remembered by paul mccar thee ccarney, ringo starr and many more.
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7:30 now on this wednesday morning. march 9th, 're playing our song. coldplay. big crowd on the plaza. you ain't seen nothing yet. on monday, coldplay will be they're going to hit our concert stage. it's going to be epic. cannot wait. >> it's the coldplay they mingle with your spring breakers, you'll have to get here look at the stories making headlines. secret service agents arrested a man overnight for allegedly throwing objects over the fence at the white house. out to be the
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weekend shooting of a pastor out in ohio. the victim of the shootingable condition. donald trump increased his lead in the presidential race, winning michigan, mississippi and uz captured hid low ed d idaho. >> bernie sanders pulled the upset in michigan, edging out hillary clinton in a state she's been a heavy >> the political revolution we're talking about is strong in every part of the country. frankly, we believe that our strongest areas happen. >> michigan was the good news for sanders. clinton easily won mississippi. the only other democraticctually increased count. politic it is the big story. for more on last night's results on the races moving forward, let's go back to peter alexander. good morning. >> good morning to you. we want to break down theou briefly.
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let's begin on the republican side. the key groups that supported donald trump. he dominated among vsay they were looking for a candidate who tells it like it is. 2/3 of voters supporting trump. he was strong among those looking for someone outsideal establishment. winning with working class voters and the voters who were looking for a change candidate, as well. big divisions within the party right now. it's revealed by the numbers here. when asked if they would be satisfied with donald trump as nominee, only 28% of ted cruz supporters said yes. the majority said no. for kasich, the number was barely 1 in 5 kasich voters, liberal or republicans saying they'd be satisfied with trump as the nominee. switching to the democrats. the upset of hillary clinton losing to bernie sanders in the top quality sanders
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candidate was honestly. he out performed among independent, amongthe age of 45, the young voters that are critical for democrats, and also among whites. that's the back drop as we head into super tuesday less than a week from now. >> peter e next battleground of florida, thank you. let's turn to the sad news we talked about at the beginning of the show. george martin, legendary producer, known as the fifth beatle, as died. carson joins us with a look at his remarkable life and career. >> martin signed the beatles, taking a shot on the fourom liverpool when no one else would. he helped create the sound of the beatles. as the fifth beatle, record-producer george martin was the man behind the band. after hearing their demo tape ine guided them through their skyrocketing ride to fame.
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straight laced, classically english gentleman arranged some of the most ground-breaking music of the generation. he put his face in john and paul mccartney as songwriters, adding his spin on records. he suggested to speed up the tempo me," their first number one hit. the rest, of course, is music history. from sergeant peppers lonelyand to "abbey road,". come together right now >> reporter: garnering six an oscar nod for "hard day's night." tributes have been flooding social media all morning.ke the news on twitter, saying sir george will be missed. k ccartney was a true gentleman and second father to him.
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went beyond the beatles and wassoundtrack of our lives. live and let die >> reporter: from james bond to elton john, martin was one of diana. in more modern times,magined beatles with cirque >> you don't get it be >> reporter: the legacy he leaves behind means we never really have to say good-bye. don't know why you say good-bye, say hello >> guys, i mean, you golisten to "yesterday," the string quartet in the song. mccartney didn't want it but that's the impact from sir george. he took the pop sound that thend transformed it into the complex, psychedelic sound of "sergeant jor contribution. major loss today.
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that's what's going on >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you. do you ever walk in a room and forget why you entered it in the first day. >> on trending, the reason revealed. something to watch for the next time you shop. >> good morning, i'm jeff rossen. you come to the clothing storehing on. if you look good in the mirror, you probably buy it. now there's a company selling a special skinny mirror designed to make you look 5 to thinner. the company says it's in stores
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when you get home and put it on in front of your own mirror,uite look the same. it turns out there is a company that makes a special skinny mirror, telling us they're even selling the mirror to clothing it is designed to make you look thinner. is that fair, or just the way to get you to buy more? this morning, see for >> taller. >> slimmer. >> reporter: what these women don't know, they're looking at themselves in the skinny mirror. designed to make you look 5 toounds thinner. >> really? >> reporter: on its website, the company saying the mirror works on the psyche over time, giving users instant gratification of a the company says they're selling the mirror to customers, now even clothing stores.oost retail sales by 18%. >> retailers will use skinny mirrors to deceive consumers into looking a certain way when they try on their
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more likely they are to buy something. >> reporter: so we put it to the test. setting up our cameras and airror in new york. asking women to simply pick something out and try it on. >> tell me how you look in this mirror. all right. i don't think the dress fits me. >> look over here in this mirror. this is a skinny mirror. it's designed to make you look 5 to 10 pounds would say that's true, yes. >> would you maybe buy the dress, based on how you look in this? >> probably. >> reporter: in fact, several women noticing >> longer and slimmer, for sure. >> what do you make of this practice? >> it's deceiving. the clothes look better in the store than they do in real life. home, it doesn't look the same. >> this is where we do all the packing and shipping. >> reporter: we went straight to the owner of the skinny mirror >> it's not about making people look good, it's about making them feel good. >> is this deceptive to women
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i may buy something that looks good in the skinny mirror but maybe not at home. >> okay. >> take a break? >> r: less than two minutes into the interview, her husband interrupts. he helps make the mirrors. >> can i take a minuteto. you have no choice. >> reporter: after they talk in a back room, she returns with an answer. >> every single mirror different. so if it's not a skinny mirror, even when you go into a dressing room, if the mirrors are not mounted properly, every singlen each dressing room is going to be different. >> but yours is taking weight off of me. >> well, it's taking weight off of a normal mirror. a normal mirror actually makesk 5 to 10 pounds heavier than you do in real life. >> reporter: physics experts tell nbc news it's not true. flat weight at all. as we continue to ask questions,
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>> stand up for yourself, not answer his questions. stand up for remember, you can tell him to get the [ bleep ] out of here, and he can have no story. >> reporter: they don't kick me out, instead saying this isn't misleading. marketing. >> isn't that what commercialism does? buy your make ups and up and you'll be more bese clothes and you'll be more fancy? >> reporter: a lot of people say it's deception. >> i would love a mirror that makes me look thinner at about the store? >> no. the customer doesn't know what they truly look like. >> i'm sorry. just checking myself out here in the skinny the way -- thank you very much, guys. the company says they put a logo on every mirror so you know it is a skinny mirror. we brought one to the studio look. can you see the logo anywhere? >> where? >> i'll show you. bottom right. so small -- >> what does it say?
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of my pinky. >> says skinny? >> skinny. it says the word "skinny" with their logo. the company says they originallyo sell to customers. they do sell to customers. retailers started calling to use in dressingstarted fulfilling the orders. >> how can i get several of these mirrors at my home? >> we have one in our office and stand in front of it all day. >> a lot of women want this in their home. do you want it in a store? >> no way. the minute you see a picture of yourself and what youlike -- >> you delete the picture. >> reality denied. >> jeff, thanks. coming up, pop >> mean girls the musical? what tina fey is saying about those chances and the originaly inside me to reach my goals. so i liked when my doctor told me
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it's 8:00 on "today". coming up, carbs and earch linking foods many of us love, including bagels, pretzels, even potatoes, to an elevated risk of lung cancer. what you can do to reduce thatsk. give it to me, i'm worth it add an hour to your day. >> what's the thing that distracts you the most? >> this. >> everyone gets distracted by the smartphone. >> how to avoid playing catchup at the office and at home. two of hollywood's biggest will join us live. john goodman on his new
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>> this is my private space.s unless you have express permission. i say, don't you know the man behind comedies most out ragiousaracters. sacha baron cohen, or nobby butcher. today, march 9th, 2016. guy like me gets a you >> happy spring break 2016. >> we're on the "today" show. >> good morning, >> feeling 22. >> trip to new york city from omaha, nebraska. >> love you, wrangler! we're back at 8:00 on this
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wednesday morning. it's the 9th day of march, 2016.d. as our spring break is rolling along. happy to have them here. by the way, we just mentioned that we've got a very up andctor on the show today. >> yes. >> guy named nobby butcher. i saw nobby's movie yesterday. >> oh, my hould we have a 30-second delay or 60-second delay on the interview? >> showing no clips on the show today? >> "the brother's grimsby." >> it is. that's all i'm saying. >> from the men who brought you "borat." >> enough said. we'll tempt your sweet tooth with a no bake cookie dough chocolate chip cheesecake.
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>> let's get a check of the top stories. tamron is inside. >> good bernie sanders pulls off an upset and donald trump defies his critics. hallie jackson joins us with overnight primary results from key states and a look ahead to of voting. hallie, good morning. >> hey, tamron. good morning to you. this morning, the candidates are already looking ahead to the next s than a week, after democrats saw drama on election night and donald trump put on a victory show after wins in three states.r: for donald trump, an election night well done, except for the steaks he showed off and the wine at his news co's only one person that did well tonight, donald trump. >> reporter: the front runner proving his political strength with wins in mississippi and face of the stop trump movement. >> there has never been more money spent on hitting somebody than was spent on me. >> reporter: this morning, trump isthe
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>> we have something that if we could embrace it, we're going to have a massive victory in 're going to have a massive victory. >> reporter: ted cruz winning idaho and picking up delegates everywhere, adding to his argument, it's becoming a two-man race. as he looks ahead >> realistically, polls show you behind in florida. >> it's interesting, you said that before each of the other states we won. we'reh and every state. >> reporter: for marco rubio, a serious struggle. no delegates at all in some states with less than a week left to show he hasn'td. >> i believe with all my heart that the winner of the florida primary next tuesday will be the nominee of the republican r: john kasich looking ahead to ohio, looking past rubio all together. >> the three of us competing for the delegates that remain, we are in aat among those. >> reporter: democrats,
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michigan, where an upset win by lets him live to fight another day. >> what we have done is created the kind of momentum that we need to win. once again, this has been ac night in michigan. >> reporter: hillary clinton carrying mississippi, not able to put the race away. >> i will work my heart outyou. >> in just six days, you've got contests in states like here in north carolina but, more importantly, in fl tamron. if donald trump can win those, he looks like a near lock on the republican nomination. >> hallie jackson, thank you very much. a warning from vice president joe biden, who is in the middle east. biden said the u.s. will take action if iranclear deal it agreed to last year. israel was against the deal. biden's warning came shortly
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with the phrase, israel must be wiped out, written on them in hebrew. now to wild video out of you can see in it a tiger in bumper to bumper traffic, running between cars. the tiger is in the bubble. the animal has a broken chain to his collar and appeared to be someone's pet. it is illegal to own exotic animals, such as tigers and apparently not uncommon. a man is shown pulling the tiger out from under a car and recapturing it.doing? >> looks like a cub, which i guess is the only upside of this. no, that's not a cub. >> i think it actually is a cubill, you don't get out of the car. >> no, you do not. >> where do you pull a tiger out? >> here, kitty, kitty. >> tamron, thank you. let's turn tosearch now that's getting a lot of attention. erica hill is here with more on morning.
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we hear about lung cancer. the majority of lung cancers are linked to smoking but we findetween carbs we enjoy and an elevated risk of the disease. >> reporter: we know too many carbohydrates can be dangerous for your waistline. say they may cause an increased risk of lung cancer. smoker. the study conducted by the texas md anderson cancer center compared roughly 2,000 patients with lung cancer to 2,500 without.nd non-smokers whose diets had a high glio s glrks ycemicimes the chance of getting lung cancer than those with a low one. >> the sugar in whatever food you're eating rushes into your m. it's not combined with fiber which would slow the release.
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carbs that can easily turn into sugar. >> you don't just worry about cigarettes anymore. focus on how much sugar flows into your foods you're eating. easy to reverse. >> reporter: with 150,000 people in the u.s. expected to die from lung cancer this year, it's the after cancer deaths and the second most >> i think it's do right now. every morning, instead of two lumps of sugar in your coffee or tea, swap out one for cinnamon. >> reporter: in addition to exercise and, opt for foods with a smaller meal. it was a spice, like pepper. that's the amount you should be getting in your diet. >> that puts things inive. it's more of a spice. fruits and vegetables are great for you.
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fat and now white ca an issue. >> science gives us the same lesson over and over again. let's send it over to matt for more. >> i'm here with dr. natalie doctor, good to see you. before we talk about the results, tell me about the research itself. >> matt, i think it's importathat this was a study called a case controlled study. this is in contrast to the gold standard, prospek ctively designed the case-controlled study only demonstrates an association between two things, not a cause and effect. >> does this mean give up my pretzels and bagels? is. >> no, i think it means although the association is not a cause and effect, it's still a strong,finding. as savannah pointed out, it's not necessarily new or scientific that bad carbsor you. >> it reinforces this. it's shocking for people who
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i wasn't a smoker or am not a this diet with a high glycemic index, i'm at greater risk. >> right. here is where a little bit of the science background is the glycemic index is how quickly your blood sugar rises when you eat a food. when you have too much sugar elevated glucose level, you get an elevated insulin level. it raises all these otherthat can promote cell proliferation and that can be a cause or that's how cancers can grow. >> what percentage of our diet refined carbohydrates? >> if you go back to the dietary more than 10%. but we know that refined sugars can increase the risk, weight gain, diabetes, heart disease things you want to avoid.
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fructose in drinks, as well as the easiest way to think about it is what would your great, great, great grandparents called the packaged and things? no, rather a whole corn than cornflakes. >> doctor, thank you very much. up next, ever ask waiter or the bartender to charge your iphone? why it could lead to a lot of embarrassment. we'll explain. later on, nba steph curry making a splash off the court. why these kids dumped cold water on the league's mvp. one of the most talent versatile men in hollywood. john goodman will join us. does the smell of a freshly bound presentation fill you with optimism? do you love your wireless keyboard more than certain family members?e to a filing system only you understand? does printing from your tablet to your wireless printer
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iams. helps keep your dog healthy at every stage. so you can always look forward to what's next. back at 8:16. time for what's trending today. here's something that happens to all of us all the time. we can finally put a reason to this is an article found in a new york magazine. the headline, why do i forget why i entered a room the minute i enter it? it's the doorway effect.st has explained it so, therefore, it must be true. it happens when we change physical and mental environments. while thinking about different things in the process we lose sight of the larger goal. >> happened to me this morning coming into the ns to me all the time. >> it is. >> constant. >> what did i come in here to do? why am i in this room?
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room and come back? >> sometimes. >> true, it resets your mind. >> the more you think about it, the harder to >> you dial a phone and it's ringing and you can't remember who you're calling. >> i hate that. here's anothercaught our eye. this one coming from the "washington post," all about the customers who go to a bar or staff, the waiter or bartender, do you mind if you charge my phone? >> i've done it. >> you do that? >> i have. >> more restaurants are it by installing outlets near tables, but there are some people, like bartenders who say, this is really m from their jobs because, first, you're asking, then, can i have my phone? can i check it? on your phone, do you have the barsctual percentage? >> percentage. >> i have the bar. >> what percentage starts to make you nervous? >> 20%.
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to 12% super fast. >> you go from a decent number and then it's gone. >> i get nervous at e it. >> low battery charge. >> you had a catch phrase >> a bc, always be charging. >> you had a brick charger? >> he walks from room to plugging the phone? >> he has a satellite on his head, always charging. basketball star steph curry, after a big game, you douses in ice cold water. students in oakland each grabbed a cup and did the same as a really good sport about it. >> so cute. now to tina fey, setting the record straight on the "mean girls" musical. the "voice" sparked a war between christina and blake.
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the rumors that have been floating around. tina is confirming she is on a musical version of "mean girls," which co-starred lindsay lohan. tina was asked a speed round of tions. >> would you be resurprise prise ing your role? >> no, a professional broadway person. >> does it follow the movie exactly, the plot? >> we haven't finished it yet,s close. yes, pretty close. >> what is the style of music, classic broadway or bring it on the musical? >> classic broadway. >> wow. >> when would you guesstimate it would premiere? >> 2027. whenever "hamilton">> you're going to go in that theater? >> we'll wait it out. >> tina, little nervous about competing with "hamilton." she also said she out to the movie stars to come back for the musical.
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blake clashing joe may from baltimore. he won them over. blake bragged about how many victories he has on the show. christina triederent. >> that is one of my favorite songs in the whole wide world to sing. i would love to sing that with you. i love you, oh, yes, i i put a spell on you you put a spell on me >> i pick ou have to pick christina at the end of that, right? >> wait a minute. was that truly >> it was. the moments are never planned. they don't happen often. >> she didn't know what song he'd sing.
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>> never >> they were fighting and she with you. >> amazing. >> unbelievable. >> carson, wasn't your usual "voice" clip, it was a good one. >> wow. weather. >> he actually
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>> al, thanks very much. something we're launching this morning, called add an houry. >> between work, family and friends, there's not enough time in the day to do it all. we set out to find experts in productivity and unlocked theirets. >> reporter: this woman founded her company out of necessity. when her son was born, she a mobile she liked for his room. she began making and selling her own and that was seven years her business is booming and works out of her home studio. >> the work-lifeive when you're balancing a work and your family. your business is your neediest ht in the author of "smafrt er " "smarter, faster, better." he has tips to streamline the way we work. tip one, the to doake the perfect to do
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goals at the top of your page so you're always reminded of your most important aspiration., write out your smart goals. >> reporter: charles had her write out her to do list for the day. >> your to do the easiest things first and you won't get to the important one. let's figure out, what is your biggest goal for today? >> start production samplesline. >> great. we're going to take that and we're going to break that into a smart goal. s, specific. what specifically do youdone? >> i need to finalize the design. >> m, measurable. how many designs do you want to do today? >> i need to narrow it to six >> a, achievable. what is it going to take to make that achieve able chievable? >> i need time where i have no distractions to be ablehe designs and narrow it down to the six. >> r, realistic. what do you need to change in order to have the focus to get this ck my e-mails and not
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>> t, timeline. how long is this task going to >> probably two hours. >> reporter: our next tip, motivation. >> motivation becomes easier when we transform a chore into doing so gives us a sense of control. >> reporter: how about tackling the tidal wave of e-mails? >> very productive peoplk at their inbox, that's full of e-mails, and hit reply, reply, so the screen is filled with replies, and go through one by a sentence in each one that reminds them what they want to do. it's easier to go back and fill in the rest of the e-mail. >> r find our focus. >> make a picture inside your head of how you want your day to unfold. the more specifics you envision, the higher the chances it'll >> what's the thing that distracts you the most? >> besides my children, this. >> smartphone. right? everyone gets distracted by the smartphones and it's okay for ao often. we all need breaks. but here's what you're going to
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break doesn't become distracts you and gets you off track. when you pull out your smartphone, you're going to set the timer for six minutes. when the alarm goes off, that's going to be your cue to turnhone and put it down and get back to work. >> reporter: with these tipsn go from nearly busy to becoming genuinely productive. all the minutes saved add up to hours spent with the family that inspires d ideas. tomorrow, we'll help you get the family organized with an overhaul for your kids' routines and any parent can use them. coming up, nobby butcher traveled across the pond to talk about starring in his first movie. we'll get to that. news and weather. cheers.
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8:30 now on this wednesday morning. it's the 9th of march, 2016. good looking day here in. good looking crowd. we're so happy to have them. i think this is the official -- can we call it a rolling spring break? >> absolutely. >> we'll have spring breakor probably the next month or so. >> we love this time of year.
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movie hitting theaters this week. this one is really going to have peopleway, nobby. look at this camera here. that is nobby butcher. he comes from grimsby, england, talking to him about his new film in a couple minutes. put the beer down. >> what is nobby drinking? >> or share. plus, an established star in goodman. >> spring break! >> how would you like to go on spring break with john goodman? that'd be in his new movie, he's creepy. he'll tell us all about it. >> creepy in a creepy way. >> creepy, creepy how does cookie dough cheesecake sound? >> heaven on earth. >> it's easy to make. no baking involved. >>ust beating and then eating, i guess. >> get your aggression out and
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>> that's coming d your help to pick out our big, fat "today" wedding couple. hoda introduced us to the john and kaitlin. another john, from l.a., promoez proposed to megan over theis pod cast. david and lara. she was surprised on the plaza. they're all going to be here live e for your favorite, head to "today".com/wedding. it closes on friday and the couples will be here to learn dreams are coming true. >> getting excited. let's do a check of the weather. >> it's already fabulous in the we have spectacular weather. unfortunately, not so great down through the lower gulf coast. we are talking a risk of strong storms, tornadoes and torrential some places getting 12 to 15 inches of rain. more wet, windy weather in the pacific northwest. tomorrow, more record highs in the northeast.
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area of wet weather extends from new england all the way down to the gulf with more heavy rain, windy, wet wea >> that is your latest weather. mr. nnouncer: good luck, wrangler, is sponsored by iams. good for life.
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it is our final wrangler tomorrow is wrangler's last day with us before moving on to his next step in his formal guide dog training. to celebrate our puppy with a purpose, we asked you to shareith your pets using #we love wrangler. for every post with that hashtag, our kibble bot out kibble. you filled these and more like it. iams is going to donate the food to the guidingblind in addition to $25,000. we saw adorable pet pictures come in. a couple of them. pam posted in this shot of ja ves wrangler. spelling out "today" in honor of wrangler. we will miss you. keep the celebration going with #we love wrangler. come to the plaza tomorrow.
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sendoff for our buddy wrangler. matt? sacha baron cohen brought the world outrageous characters.borat and bruno. his latest, nobby butcher. stars in the new, i would have to say, raunchy, action film, "the brother's" nobby brought some clips which we'll look at in a second. good morning. >> stuck this in my shoulder. >>n it. >> it was filled with caterpillar toxin. i'll be dead in 90 seconds if you don't suck it out. >> that's all we can show.y thing in the entire movie that we can show. how are you? >> i'm good. nice to meet you.aving me on. >> long way from grimsby, england. is this your first time in new york? >> it is. have you been to grimsby? >> i'm afraid i have not.
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history, when the vikings invaded 1,000 years ago, they went down through scotland, raping and s pillging. they got to grimsby and said, pillage. >> we meet your family, you have nine kids. >> actually, 11 because we just had he people in grimsby success? >> well, they're very happy, you know.e're a proud town. we're the number one exporter of childhood to obese ity in all of we achieved 100% unemployment. >> congratulations. you're now a bona fide action it doesn't happen without practice and training.
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>> i got trained by the services. they trained me. one great they showed me is how to get out of handcuffs using just butter and a paper clip.en seconds i can do it. these are new york handcuffs. the real thing. wait a minute. hold real? >> yeah. real handcuffs. >> this is a trick the sas taught butter. hold on, take the butter. this is real butter. hold on. wait a sec. okay. on. okay. all right. you take the key. you've got the key. >> okay. >> we have the keys here, all right. >> i have the key. no, no. >> come on! >> no. >> you have the key. >> not in a million years. >> come on! >> no, no. >> come on.
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>> just sit down, i am not putting myself in that handcuff with you. >> can you trust an englishman? come on. have him ten seconds. okay. clearly, don't count yet. >> nine. >> hold on. so we have the butter. if everyone could count from ten down to -- wait, wait, wait! ten down to one, go! >> ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, >> wait a minute. just a bit slower. now go. >> ten -- >> where is the keyhole? >> -- nine, >> hold on.
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>> ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one. >> we'll do it like this. >> all right. any english butter? we're a bit more salted. >> there are a couple of very well-known people in this movie along with you. of our current presidential candidates is in this movie. >> that's right. donald trump. it's a fairly tale ending so want to give away spoilers. it's a fairy tale ending. that's why donald trump contracts hiv at the end. >> do you expect -- and i to be sued by donald trump for what you say about him in this movie? >> no. listen, donald trump is a fantastic guy. a racist, but it's not true. he loves people of every color. black, you know, hispanic and
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mate, the black doctor in decliningat is he called? >> dr. ben carson? >> no. bill cosby. that's me out of these things. >> okay. one second. >> is this really the key? >> that key doesn't even fit that. >> hold on. >> ten, nine, eight -- >> wait, e is the key? >> nobby, thank you very much. >> hold on. >> appreciate it.'s grimsby" opens this friday. coming up, john goodman. we'll put him on the other side of these handcuffs.today" on nbc. please get me out of these
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that is the ominous warning on the poster for "10 cloverfield ." john goodman stars as the man who says he brought a woman to his bunker to save her life after a car accident. she's not so sure. >> i need e welcome to close the curtain. >> i can't with you standing >> and i can't trust you not to burn this place down. this is for my own safety. i'm not some pervert. >> john goodman, good morning. >> i can't follow that. >> how are we supposed torview? >> i didn't bring any retraining devices. >> i see you averting your eyes because sacha has a crack going on, beyond anything i've ever seen. >> god help me, i can't take my eyes off of it. >> wait, we have to put theause we don't want
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>> please leave. we need to focus. this is a great movie. it's at turned out all right. >> i was watching it last night in bed with my laptop and like, ah! my husband is like, what is going on over there? mission accomplished. it was scary. >> i saw it with a theater of folks laste jumping and wailing and having a great time. >> you come across real creepy. >> thanks. >> you do the creeper thingwell. >> thank you. i tuned down my natural creepiness a bit for this e naturally to you? >> thanks, savannah. >> throughout the movie -- you're giving me the creepy eyes. >> they're normal eyes. >> okay.see, that's what you're doing in the movie. we don't know if we should like you and trust you.
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in the movie, you're like a doomsday guy. >> like a survivalist guide.or the future. >> somehow, this woman ends up in his bunker. >> somehow. >> we won't give it away. and then the whole movie is kind of her figuring out, u this well-meaning gooms ing ing doomsday guy, or a horrible kidnapper? >> who isn't a well-meaningomsday guy? >> our segment is just beginning. >> i was just being creepy on my own. >> you're good at the creepy so is that what attracted you to the movie, this idea of, it's ambiguous, you don't know if he is good or bad? ything like it before. never seen anything with a survivalist in the bunker. those movies are not in demand. it was new to me and theurns in it, and could he be a good guy, could he just be
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>> if you were a doomsday the one thing you couldn't live out? >> preparation h. >> really? >> the first thing that popped into my head. my >> i have to have my music. >> i have to mention, and do you ever google yourself? >> oh, no. >> that's creepy. >> that is creepy. i don't think anyone should google themselves but if you did, you'd see articles noticing how what do you think about that? >> just wait another six months and i'll be back to normal. that's the way it usually goes. >> they say you lost 100 k fabulous. >> i didn't weigh myself. i just -- clothes fit nice, and i can go to niceand buy too much stuff. >> it's nice. you worked hard at it? >> walk around in black t-shirts and jeans l be in matt lauer's skinny jeans. >> i'd love to be in matt
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i think it's being done right >> now our segment is over. >> thank you, savannah. >> john goodman, pleasure to have you here. lauer. >> i feel lucky we got this segment together. >> it was. "10 cloverfield lane" opens. super creepy. up next, youtube sensation whips up one of her popular recipes. no bake >> they're still together. >> thanks. >> first, this is "today" on
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we have the youtube host of jemma." you are making something that has my mouth watering. what is it? >> cookie dough cheesecake.ly great. >> disgustingly decadent. >> these are really simple >> you'll make the crust and then you'll make the actual batter. >> three steps. we have the buttery biscuit base, which is just the crumbs me beating up earlier, getting rate out. mixing it with melted butter. i use unsalted butter because i add salt. >> you control the amount. >> yeah.he light brown sugar. i'm going to mix that until it becomes like a wet sand consistency. >> perfect. reaches the consistency, i then -- i've prepared a tin, and it's greased ands a little like parchment
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>> uh-huh. >> you can help me o be harder than you think. >> i did notice there was something trang strange going on. >> nobby, we're being put tork. >> getting phone calls now. >> hello? >> it's part sugar, brown sugar and butter. to that, i'll add pla just all-purpose. >> pretend like nothing is happening. >> also, greek yogurt because it's nice and with the cream cheese filling. a little bit of salt, just a pinch will do it. vanilla >> nobby has to go to the toilet. >> you have to wait. this is my time, nobby. >> all right. how long does that take? >> until it comes t forms a dough like this. i mean, regular cookie dough.
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want some? >> uh-huh. >> ignore me. >> whatever. so i've already taken some -- just shut that off -- little bowls of cookie dough out decoration. i'm going to put this into my tray. i refrigerated the buttery biscuit base already. i'm going to use it sticks to your fingers. what is going on, guys? >> i have to go to the bathroom. i'm sorry. >> hold it, to press this down into the tin, just to form a nice layer of cookie perfect. >> are you 3? >> number one or number two? >> crazy. >> press it down. >> another layer on top of that? >> use the cream cheese for the
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>> chop, chop, ave cream cheese here. i'm going to add a little -- >> come on over, john. >> -- sugar. i've already whipped some cream.htly whipped. it's called double cream in england but you call it heavy cream. going to whip that a little it'll add a lightness to it. >> perfect. >> we've got people tasting downstairs. >> lucky people. >> how does it taste? >> kudos to you, dealing with all that. >> she's a total pro. >> didn't miss a beat. >> and it's delicious. >> what's nobby doing right now? >> i don't even know. stuff. >> folding that? >> let me finish, please? john, this is a slimmed down version for you, but it's cious. >> put it in the tin and level it all.
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>> that's cheesey. >> >> i don't think i've ever seen a chef on this show who had more to deal with and hung in there more than you have.. >> want to lick the bowl? >> nobby, thank you very much. john goodman, as well. the recipe is on back in a moment.
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you are going to love interviewing sacha baron cohen. >> great guy? >> where'd he go? >> that was hilarious. were you genuinely uncomfortable? >> only when he told met he had to go to the bathroom. >> i was concerned what might happen. >> exactly right. >> aaron paul is coming up.
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ng on "today's take," country superstar blake shelton opens up in a new, revealing song. we've got your first listen. then here comes the one bride's unforgettable wedding video. aaron paul with a sneak peek at his movie "eye in the sky." more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willieron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on a beautiful wednesday morning here in new york city. it's march the 9th, 2016.ing up into the mid 70s in new york today. >> yeah.
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tamron. natalie is on assignment. morning jam this morning, up "by the rolling stones. we have politics to talk about and good guests. we have breaking news on matt in case you missed the last 20 or so minutes of the show -- >> was it only 20 minutes? >> sacha baron cohen claims a trick of how to break out of handcuffs with butter and a paper clip. i knew the minute the cuffs came out, you were t going to put my wrist in there, but everybody seemed to think that was the right thing to do. since he's a guest. it was an amazing trick. give me >> no. >> willie? no! >> come here. >> no! >> willie, i know the trick do not know the trick.
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>> what he did -- i have to get thebutter. >> you're so lame. where are you going? >> to get the paper clip and the sure it's english butter. >> stop tapping me. >> i have to go. >> you know what? >> big elections last night. >> you try to -- >> this is like a remake of the -- >> oh, look at that. >> that's my super human trick. yes! kidding me? that's not rodeo, is wow. >> i can collapse my hand. >> oh, you did that a little too kid. >> to get out of handcuffs. thank you, you're a gentleman. >> that was impressive. >> woan you read this? >> the presidential race, let's
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>> we're talking about an election. >> bernie sanders pulling off at over hillary clinton in michigan, taking home 70 delegates. of course, hillary clinton won big in mississippi with 88 that pushes clinton over the halfway mark in the race over the delegates needed to lock up the 1,193. >> for donald trump, mississippi and michigan and hawaii, as well. cruz won a state, as well.ds with 456. cruz in second with 363. marco rubio, uphill climb for him. he had a terrible night at 153. trump celebrated his winnews conference -- >> it was like qvc. >> one of his clubs. remember mitt romney's speech, detailing the failed donald trump, he said? here is mr. frump's trump's rebuttal. >> io well if they didn't do well.
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tonight, and that was donald trump. i'll tell you. we have trump steaks. if you want to take one, you, what, $50 a steak in no, i won't. the magazine is great. anyone want one? my club champion. you see the wine becausementioned trump vodka. it's the largest winery in the east coast. >> and mr. trump came with visual aid. on either side of the stage, boxest's right. the water. >> champagne. >> steaks. two butcher blocks worth of what he said were trump steaks. there's investigative work done on this, and trump steaks did go out of business several years ago. i think some of the things are sold within his properties and >> like as a facility. >> the water is served at the club but i don't think you can buy it separately. >> how are you as a challenger? i mean, marco rubio, ted cruz this morning, there is some
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marco rubio, florida may be stand. he's still very confident. a lot of ads going up and are playing in florida. when you are ted cruz or marco rubio and you, like the rest of g that from home, what's going through your mind? >> you have to get some merchandise. >> you have to get cruz burgers. >> cruz cruise. team up with a cruise line. >> rubio rooter, >> oh, okay. >> good point though because they try to hit him on substance forever and that didn't stick. marco rubio goes personal with all this takes a playbook. takes a page from trump's playbook. calls him hair force one, and he goes down. >> finished in fourth in two states. ted cruz won ohio, i said, but i meant make the mistake.
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ever. >> amazing ride. >> do you pay extra for 4d? >> i don't know. >> i going to pay for it. >> what if it's like $60? >> it'll be great. >> you want to see it in 4d? >> i just want to seee, too. i don't like 3d. i like to see a movie in the regular form n , in a big screen >> disney's "big hero 6" was spectacular. >> 3d got better. before, the glasses gave you aches. we saw "kung fu panda" in d, and it was terrific. it's a beautiful moment when you go to a wedding, we stand aisle.
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take a look. >> yes! >> look at him. oh, my gosh. >> looks like he was an american hitting the wall and climbing up. >> the bride's nephew. she looks back at him. can we play it again with the you hear his leap. >> oh, my gosh. >> let me know when it's ready. you can hear him. my man right there. >> the woman who pulls him off is, like -- >> probably the best -- >> he got a running start. >> running start, just, oh, man. >> that's 4d. >> and he stuck the landing. >> people try to have theolved because it's adorable. the rose pedals. there is risks to that. >> wow.
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because your home is where our heart is. wow. so much to talk about with you, mr. paul. aaron paul, best known for his as walter white's partner in crime on one of the great shows of all time, "breaking bad." >> in "eye in the sky," he plays steve, a pilot who hordered to fire a missile into enemy territory. >> the sud anne den appearance of a young girl has him second gu a look. >> we have this one opportunity. let's not lose it. >> ma'am, she's selling bread.
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>> ma'am, i understand we have clearance. i would fire if i see them moving or when the girl is out of the radius. i want to give her at out of the way. >> lieutenant, you have clearance. there is a lot more at stake than you see here in the image. >> ma'am, run themage estimate again with the girl. >> the situation has not changed. you are cleared to engage. >> gosh, helen aaron paul is with us now. the cast, exceptional. the whole time i was watching, i was thinking about what you had to do to prepare for that role. >> yeah, i mean, very heavy, rev vi heavy story to tell. i talked to a military drone pilot, did a lot of rem, learned how to fly drones. just, you know, learning all of that info is very -- it's a very scary world, yeah.
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like helen mirren, do you get >> of course. she's such a legend, you know? i look up to her in so many when i first met her, they'd already been shooting. we had dinner together, and we just shared some whiskey and -- >> oh, that breaks the the ice. >> how cool is that? >> this woman can hold her liquor, and she's fantastic. >> fun to party he is. >> helen mirren. >> dame helen mirren can hold her liquor. >> it's at bad of me to say? >> no, it's awesome. it's a compliment. >> it confirms why we love her. >> exactly. >> love her even ie is relevant now. just yesterday, there was another drone strike and it was supposed to be a cleaner way to have war, right? than have our troops onnd in harm's way. can you talk about what the tension is that goes through a drone pilot's mind in these operations?
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>> good you've checked in, you get into the elevator. >> when you go in the elevator, sometimes you're then and sometimes the first. always be the last person to push your floor button. wait until they push the button so they don't know what floor you're going to. >> fantastic advice. now you're inside your room. what do you do? >> something i do all the time is get my cell ph front desk and i ask for anthony's room number. if they give me my room i check out. i won't stay in the hotel. if they're not going to allow that kind of security, i need to leave. >> that's a it's an absolute basic. when you're in the room, one of the things -- actually, i did this the other day. it's on my website. i took the
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eye roll. we begin with blake shelton, releasing his first new his well-publicized divorce and budding relationship with gwen stefani. the song, which dropped yesterday, deals with meeting someone new. take a listen to "come here to forget." getting over him and i'm getting over the i's have it made if you and me buyingdrinks, back at the bar stealing these little sips, doing our best to make the best of the worst of it >> likeat is nice. i feel like he's opening his diary to us. blake did not write the song. he did say the single is a direct look into my life and d multiple tweets of support.
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leon bridges. his retroh r r&b sound made him a star. first, a look at how he got to our stage. >> reporter: texas native leon bridges sounds as timely as he what can i do, what can i do to get back to your heart >> reporter: leon burst on to the music scene in 2014. a demo, recorded entirely on vintage environment to sound cloud, an audio streaming platform. in 2015, he signed with columbia records and released his debut solo album "coming home.", baby, baby >> reporter: shortly after, his first single titled "coming atured on spotify. since then, leon has performed on "snl." >> reporter: and wrote the original song "so long" for the
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been traveling these >> reporter: in 2016, he was nominated for a grammy for best r&b album. please let me know >> reporter: now, as a front man of a new retro rhythm and blues revival, bridges is hitting the road on his first headline tour. take me to your river, i >> leon bridges, welcome and good morning. good to see you. >> good to see you. how you doing? >> the first time i heard "coming home," i listening to sam cooke in 1962. then i googled you and the rest is history. where does the sound come from?y 26 years old. why do you look and sound the way you do? >> well, i would say when i was hen i started to write songs. that's when i picked up the guitar. you know, i got to the point to where i wanted to go back to my
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know. i feel that that type of sound is not prevalent within theam, and it's something i'm very passionate about. i love soul music and i want to recreate it in my own way. >> that's what's cool. they say build it and they will come. in the music industry to change you. but the audience found you. you remained authentic to the music you love. it's incredible. >> that's a dope th shout out to my label, colombia records, for allowing me to, you know, really be myself. to that. >> you have this great tailored look. it's a spectacular sense of style. how did you develop that? >> when i was a kid, i used tosee old photos and see black men in, you know, suited up in a hat. day.
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>> this is the al roker. your mom watches, and is probably watching, you said she sometimes monitors youre she wants you to keep it classy. >> my mama, you know, she keeps up with everything. she knows everything i post on instagram, all my e points out, boy, i don't know what you talking about damn on the interview but -- >> you said it again. >> sorry, mama. >> she gonna gethe'll be happy like the rest of us when she when i grow up, i want to be a teacher, a scientist,be a dancer. but learning is hard when you're hungry. that's why for yearss helped provide millions of breakfasts to kids who start school without it. and with your help,
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. we are back with leon his album "coming home" reached number one on the r&b charts. here he is with his single "river." been traveling these wide roads for so longheart's been far from you ten thousand miles gone oh, i wanna come near and give ya every part of but there is blood on my hands
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in my i remember momma's words reoccur to me vend surrender to the good lord wipe your slate clean take me to your river, i go oh, go take me to your river, i wanna tip me in yourwaters,
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as a man with many crimes come up for air as myow down the jordan oh, i wanna come near andy part of me but there is blood on my hands, and my lips are take me to your river, i wanna go go on, take me to your river
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wanna go, wanna go, wanna go wanna know, wanna know, wanna wanna go, wanna go, wanna go know lord, please go take me to your river i wanna know [ applause ] >> wow. >> leon bridges, thank you so much.
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the album, once again, "coming home," you're playing at the beacon tonight. >> yes. >> they never show up.
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ain't it fun you're not leaving. >> we are staying. we want to stay. >> fine with me. there you go. >> beauty right here, you know. >> oh! >> another musical great on with us today. >> also, tyler we got read by him yesterday. >> medium. incredible. >> we got read, what? >> palms leon, you are the talent. >> thank you. we want to check the facebook page. see how many likes. hit it. >> moving up.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hodarom studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. happy winesday wednesday, arch the 9th, and you are listening to "she's in love with a boy" by trishia yearwood. >> i have the whole k in the day. >> first, we love everything about her. she's a grammy-award winning country superstar. she tweeted last nn't know if you saw this -- she had an empty glass. >> i saw this.

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