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good morning. chaos and clashes. violence breaks out at a donald trump rally in chicago after a last-minute cancellation. protesters and supporters taking their fight into the streets and the candidate said he made the right move. >> i don't want to see anybody get hurt. >> chicago police making it clear he didn't have to cancel. his poepts also weighing in. >> there's only one presidential candidate who has violence at their events.
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>> will tempers flare at trump's next event today? we're live. under water. days of endless rain sending floodwaters racing into neighborhoods. >> we got these people trapped in a house >> nearly 2,000 people rescued by the national guard. rivers at record-breaking levels rising over their banks. dylan will tell us when the rain will finally let up. one captured, one on the run. convicts escape three days ago, is back behind bars, caught overnight. this morning police say his accomplice is very dangerous criminal, is still on the loose. and what a shot. a neck-and-neck college game between the uconn huskies and cincinnati bearcats coming down to one incredible shot. >> this is good if it goes. >> holy cow! >> are you kidding me? >> that basket sending the game
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uconn fans everywhere are celebrating the win which may help accepted them to the big dance, today, march 12, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today"ive from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this saturday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm craig melvin alongside dylan dreyer and sheinelle jones. what a shot, indeed. >> how about those uconn huskies. i love it i said this remind me of -- i think it was '93. there was this crazy, long, it's great and late moment. the uconn huskies, some of you may remember, who also grew up in connecticut like me. it's very exciting. >> you know your knowledge about -- >> i have small tidbits of knowledge i can break out every now and then. >> all things nutmeg state. >> is it the nutmeg senate. >> oh, yes. and the constitution state. >> we'll get right to our top story.
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donald trump campaign rallies. on friday night pure chaos after trump canceled his appearance in chicago. in a moment we'll speak to former gop presidential candidate carly fiorina. but let's start with nbc's hallie jackson in dayton, ohio, where a trump rally will be held later. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, craig. all indications the rally will move forward. people have been lining up. some people got here at 1:00 a.m. for the trump event since cancelling the event in chicago. that is where five people were arrested. trump now tweeting this morning about, quote, the organized group of people, many of them thugs, who shut down our first amendment rights in chicago, saying they've totally energized america. pandemoniu and a crowd packed with protesters, days of rising tension reaching a boiling point. >> tonight's rally will be postponed until another day.
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streets. police physically separating trump's protesters from his supporters. one arguing with demonstrators, elsewhere, cameras capture a bloody police officer. trump on msnbc. explaining why he called off the event. >> i don't want to see anybody get hurt. i think it was the right thing to do under the circumstances. >> how are they going to react to these pictures when they go to vote? >> two people told me this increases the vote for trump. >> reporter: his campaign says it postponed the rally after meeting with law enforcement, but chicago police point to the 100 extra officers who had been called . >> we were confident we had the proper amountf resources dedicated to the event a we relaid amount of resources and we relayed that to mr. trump. >> reporter: trump did not cancel earlier in the day in st. louis interrupted by
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one led away bloody. 32 people arrested. >> i don't insight n incite violence. >> reporter: trump facing fire for comments to protesters. a regular presence at his rallies. hi rivals are arguing he is the one who shouldet the tone. >> o candidate has violence at the campaign. >> any candidate is responsible for the culture of the campaign. >> reporr: every one of trums competitors, republican and democrat, has commented on chicago. john kasich for example saying the seeds ofivision donald trump has been seng are bearing frt. trump is questioning freom of spee, again, under fire for s tone on th campaign trail.
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>> we have i who was at the ray las night. ali, good morning. we have seen all of the escalating tensions building over the pt week. the question ts morning for a lot of people is wheer or not th came as surprise. since y have been at so many events, was it surprise? >> we have been seein over the past few weeks is tensions have beenuch higher. i poi to one rally in new orleans before that that primary on esday. he was there on mony night. in the crowd. it is not just the frequency and number of protesters, but the way they are aing toward them. a lot of people are saying that them. if you let me set the stage n the arena last nig across the ground floor, there were multiple sections filled with protesters ready t disrupt. with the goal of disrupting and even canllin they, gettin trump to say heon't be
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clasheith pteers suters at contied o t stet. isenon has ber is simmerg arod the raie f wes. for whoe enovin th caaign, it is not ring asisheartening to fiyeetpiing er much o it having t dit protestersnd suppoeray they are embded by trump's rhetoric. >> somebody sst aos unded like the campaignt came as a surprise. is that the sense you get fm the folks you speak wh their? >> reporter: sources have told me in the days leading up to the rally, they were expecting a large amount of protesters. there were activist groups plan to be here. the idea protester at a trump rally is nothing new. we expect to see that almost daily at the rallies. it is something we have seen an
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the tensions have been spilling over. i feel the trump supporters i talk to feel further emboldened and the more states he seems to win and it translates into what they feel is their ideology is defended on the ground. he says they are doing what they think is right in terms of defending the ideas that they think are the right path for america and he espouses. a lot of people feel it is the fault of the protesters. >> ali, thank you. >> carly fiorina is a former republican presidential candidate now endorsed and campaigning for ted cruz. mrs. fiorina, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> let's start with the scenes. officers injured, bloodied protester protesters, violence spilling in
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these are the scenes that find in the general campaign ads. how do you defend scenes like that come november? >> i don't. that's why i'm working so hard to defeat donald trump. we have to defeat donald trump box. the only one capable of doing that is ted cruz. that's why i endorsed him and that's why i'm working very hard to win the nomination. these scenes are unhelpful. it is clear in chicago that protesters were organizing specifically to disrupt this rally, it is also clear that tone is set at the top. this tone that is being set at the top of the trump campaign is not helpful to our party. it is not helpful to our nation. i said the very week that donald trump announced his candidacy, he does not represent me and he does not represent my party. so we have to defeat him.
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are campaigning for now, he has done well in the south. he has done well in caucus states. as we head now into the importance of ohio and florida, we are seeing ted cruz polling third and as we move into the winner take all primary states, where do you see his path to the nomination? >> first, let me point out in the state of michigan, which trump won, cruz came in second. i don't think there is much doubt that ohio and florida are basically in play between kasich and trump, rubio and trump. it looks like both kasich and rubio will lose their home states. at which case they will withdraw. the thing is the party now needs to unify behind ted cruz so that he can beat donald trump fair and square. it is also true, however, we have almost 50% of the delegates left to be awarded.
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the media wants it to be over. i don't quite know why. we have a long way to go. i don't think donald trump has never faced a one-on-one race. that is why you heard donald trump say maybe we shouldn't have anymore debates. he doesn't want to debated cruz. the reason he doesn't want to debated ted cruz is because ted cruz stayed on pace and policy. he doesn't talk about body parts or spray tans or hurled insults. when the issue is substance and these are serious times in america. we need to talk about substance and policies and reforms in washington. donald trump doesn't have a lot to say. >> mrs. fiorina, if trump does become the presidential nominee, do you endorse him or campaign for him? >> he's not going to be the republican nominee because we're going to beat him. >> that was not a yes or no. thank you. carly fiorina, i appreciate your time on this saturday morning.
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>> turning our attention to the devastating scene in the south where nonstop rains are causing major flooding for tens of thousands of people. already, nearly 2 feet of rain has fallen. the flood threat is growing. we have sara dallop with more this morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. the rain is continuing to fall in mobile and across the region. people are waking up to more dangerous and potentially deadly flash flood conditions. there is great concern of rivers and creeks. some of which have spilled their banks. >> reporter: record setting flooding as they roll to the gulf of mexico. waters near the roofs in homes in louisiana. after four days of relentless rain, the flood gates cannot hold back the deluge.
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that we have had before. >> reporter: now neighborhood after neighborhood is under water with no way out. >> our people are trapped in a house. about two or three feet of water. >> reporter: the national guard has rescued more than 1,700 people. plucking some from the raging waters as they clung to tree trunks. rescuers struggling in the severe conditions. >> one of our people stuck down there. we will go back to see what we can do. >> reporter: neighbors fill sand bags hoping to stem the rising tide. >> we can't control. >> reporter: for others, it is too late. water has taken over their homes and they are grabbing the kids and getting out. it won't be easy. roads closed. debris and a boat washes into the bridges. water logged ground buckling a foundation in a mississippi apartment complex. >> the building is at risk of falling over of collapsing. >> reporter: and more rain is
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>> if it keeps up for more days, we may as well build a boat. >> as for damages estimates, the situation is still changing too rapidly. some areas may not see a break in the rain until sunday. erica. back to you. >> sarah dallof, thank you. >> dylan, any relief soon? >> yes. the worst of the heaviest rain is over. we could see 2 to 3 inches more of rain. monroe, louisiana picked up more than 20 inches of rainfall. all that water, the heavy rain has stopped, it is trickling into the rivers. i want to point out we have heavy rain now moving into the panhandle of florida. you see the scattered showers moving in from the south. these intensify later today and we could see pockets of heavy rain that will lead to an dings al flooding. all of the red diamonds is where we have flood stage with rivers over their banks. it will take time before all of
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we have flash flood warnings in effect. flood warnings across mississippi. 12 million people under the flood risk. we have the area of low pressure moving to the east with the biggest threat of heaviest rain expected to fall through arkansas as we go through sunday. a bit farther north of where we are seeing the major flooding right now. still, it is going to take until we get days of sunshine before those rivers start to still wanted and still on the loose. >> i got busted. >> new mexico's most wanted,
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on the run. >> preliminary information shows that probation and parole picked him up. identified him. there was a short foot pursuit and took him into custody. >> reporter: but the prisoner he escaped with is still out there, possibly armed and definitely dangerous. this is lie yell claw, firing directly into a police car in 2007. >> shots fired! shots fired! >> reporter: moments after leading authorities on a high-speed chase at 90 miles an hour. at one point a passenger jumping into the middle of the road. officer robert was there during claw's last shootout and is concerned about what could happen now that he's back on the loose. >> he'll find more of a reason to run or fight or possibly harm other people in his way. >> reporter: claw and cruz escaped while being transferred between two new mexico prisons wednesday night. fully shackled in leg irons, stomach chains and handcuffs. authorities think they may have escaped while the prison van stopped for fuel.
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by security cameras laughing in the lobby of this albuquerque motel. residents told to lock their doors and windows. >> these individuals are considered armed and dangerous. >> reporter: cruz, 32, is serving a sentence for first-degree murder and child abuse. clah doing time for armed robbery and assault. with clah still on the loose, authorities are issuing a stern warning. >> we'll catch up to you at some point. it's going to be very uncomfortable for you if you harbored these two individuals. before we find you, come to us. >> authorities have a $10,000 reward out for clah's cap. in the meantime they're asking tronts stay on high alert. nbc's morgan, thank you. after two top executives at the wounded warrior project were fired. we have more on that story. >> good morning. those execs were fired amidreports of lavish spending and concerns that a large
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going to help veterans at all. >> we won't leave one warrior behind. >> reporter: after reports of overspending and waste by one of america's largest and best known veterans charities -- >> find out how you can do your part. >> reporter: a major shake upat the wounded warrior project. ceo steve nardizzi accused of lavish spending on overhead, including on air travel and over-the-top parties. >> it's a culture that was created by these guys. and i think that that culture is systematic and they're going to need to change a lot more. >> reporter: wounded warriors alone. but questions remain about how some of that money was spent. veterans. the gauge is 90% or better and anything less than that they're doing something wrong. >> reporter: a cbs news investigation first shed light
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a former employee describing nardizzi's entrances at a company meeting. >> he rappelled down the side of a meeting. >> to make a grand entrance? >> yeah. and he's come in on a segue, he's come in on a horse. >> reporter: cbs reporting up to half of donations are going to cost of running the charity and not to veterans. but an internal audit found more than 80% of donations went to programming. if that's the case, the charity would be meeting guidelines from watchdog groups. analysts say the ripple effect will impact veterans first and foremost. >> i think over the short term, at least, i think contributions to veterans groups is going to go down. >> if donations do, indeed, go down, it could impact more than 20 million u.s. veterans. nbc news did reach out to the fired executives. they declined to comment. craig? >> it's the ripple effect that's most troubling. thank you. this morning former first lady nancy reagan is finally reunited with her beloved husband.
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sunday at age 94, was laid to rest friday, just inches from president reagan at his namesake library in simi valley, california. a crowd of dignitaries and celebrities gathered to celebrate the queen of republic camelot, with white peonies. emerson lake and palmer keyboardist has died and police are investigating the death of keith emerson as a suicide. investigators say he had an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. emerson, along with carl palmer and greg lake were giants of progressive rock in the '70s, recording six platinum-selling albums including "brain salad surgery" which featured nearly a 30-minute composition. he was 71. big sports news this morning after two disappointing drama-filled seasons, the
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manziel. the 2012 heisman trophy winner faces an uncertain future in the nfl and potential criminal charges as well. in texas following a domestic violence incident. the browns use aid first-round pick in 2014 to draft manziel. he earned the title johnny football during his time at texas a&m but more recently he became known for his excessive partying. last year the browns supported him through a lengthy stay in rehab. dylan is back with a look at the rest of the country's forecast on this saturday. >> it is going to be warm up and down the east coast. not 70s and 80s warm but we're looking at highs to top out well into the 60s. 61 in new york city. we're looking at mid-60s down through the mid-atlantic, upper 70s and lower 80s in the southeast. we're going to see the chance of more rain and scattered thunderstorms down along the gulf coast, although the heaviest of it is starting to push a little farther to the east. we still have that residual flooding because of all the recent rains. through the northern plains, temperatures about 25 to 30 degrees above average, topping
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we're watching a big coastal storm making its way in the pacific northwest. that means rain, mountain snow and gusty winds and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. >> we will catch up on the weeks big stories and the brawl in the middle of the flight. and caitlyn jenner's big surprise announced.
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where to start. hey we hear you. that's why aarp created life reimagined. it's designed to help you find your true passion - with personal advice from experts, coaches and people like you who are going for it. if you don't think "this is right for me" when you think aarp, then you don't know "aarp". get to know us at aarp.org/possibilities we are back on this saturday morning, march 12th, 2016. look at that fantastic crowd outside. >> a great crowd. >> when the weather's ce, they come out in full force. we will head out in just a bit. >> basketball. let's get a look at what is makes headlines on saturday morning. donald trump will be at a rally this morning in ohio despite the ongoing violence at his campaign events. he canceled a rally in chicago
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protesters showed up and spilled out in the streets in violence. rain is not letting up. flood waters rising as rivers swell over banks invading neighborhoods. 2,000 residents had to be rescued from their homes. the area could get 2 to 3 inches more of rain. and scott kelly who returned from the international space station will no longer go out of this world. kelly is retiring from nasa next month. will continue the research of the year in space did to his body. his brother mark is participating in the studies. >> i say he earned that retirement. let's start the half hour "the download." sheinelle has the recap. >> it was an epic week on the campaign trail.
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those are just a few of the biggest stories. yet another super tuesday for donald trump with wins in mississippi, michigan and hawaii. >> election night well done. except for the steak and wine at his news conference. >> there is only one person that did well tonight. donald trump. >> and democrat bernie sanders had a surprise win over hillary clinton. >> senator sanders pulling off a stunning upset in michigan. >> we won nine states. a lot more are yet to come. >> on the trail, violence at a trump rally in north carolina. >> stunning video capturing a trump supporter sucker punching rakeem jones. >> the next time we see him, we might have to kill him. >> he was arrested and charged with assault. flooding affects millions. >> record rainfall ravaging the south. waters devastating east texas and louisiana.
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house that is worthless. a verdict in the erin andrews trial. she sued a stalker and nashville marriott after being filmed naked in the hotel room. >> the jury awarded andrews $55 million. michael barrett is responsible for 51% of the amount. the hotel and management company, 49%. football legend peyton manning calling it quits. >> super bowl 50 is a story book ending to a storied career. >> other players who are more talented, but no one could out prepare me. not the friendly skies. women fighting on a flight to los angeles over a boom box. it was an all-out brawl caught on camera. several women exchanging blows on the spirit airlines flight as the plane full of passengers looked on. >> that is the last thing you want to see happen on a plane. on long island, a happier
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>> a father and daughter were on board that small plane when the engine lost power. they deployed the plane's parachute and managed to land it safely. fatherly instincts saved the day at the ballpark. >> the bat goes into the seats. >> you could hear the crowd's reaction on the pirates radio network as the bat slipped from the hitter's hands and hurtling to the third row. look at the father, shawn. instincts moving in. and unexpected wedding moment. >> a wedding in ireland, a 4-year-old lad who stole the show. >> yes! >> look at him go. >> a pile of leaves. you see it and you want to go for it. you can't stop yourself. >> you raise an interesting point about the spirit airlines.
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dylan chimes in with -- >> who has a boom box. >> that was the first thing that came up. a boom box? >> they still make those? >> the tape player. >> then it goes through the security. can you take a boom box? >> as long as it plays. >> if you can take your laptop. >> i actually had a cassette player. i was ashamed, right? i remember taking a sweatshirt and putting it over my cassette player and putting in iphone ear buds. it wasn't that recent, but recent enough. >> did you have the scotch tape over the holes? >> let's take a turn. it is warm this week. i have a 2-year-old's birthday party. >> break out the boom box. >> well played, dylan dreyer. it is warm with temperatures above average across the country.
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dakotas will be 30 degrees above average. highs in cleveland, 56. that is ten degrees above average. in the upper 50s and low 60 in the northeast. very nice for this time of year. nashville should make it up to 75. 15 degrees above average. as we go through the next several days, by monday, bismarck, 70 degrees. 65 on tuesday. chicago from 40s to 50s to eventually in the 60s by tuesday. new york with rain and on tuesday, back up to 61 degrees. down south, temperatures in the 70s and 80s. watching rain in louisiana. the heaviest is pushing east. keep an eye out for the scattered showersa pancacke brakfast has brought
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this portion of "today" is brought to you by belsomra. to learn more, go to belsomra.com. this morningn rossen reports, a wild kingdom in the wild blue yonder. how people are getting pets on flights for free. all to save a buck. >> today's correspondent jeff rossen and his team found out on board. jeff, good morning. >> good morning to you. so many of us going on vacation
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get ready. i may sit next to wild animals on the next flight. miniature horses and kangaroos. it is happening. this is allowed. you can bring almost any animal on to a plane as long as they are certified as an emotional support animal. it must be hard to get one of those letters. buckle up. pets on planes. from dogs to really big dogs. even turkeys sitting in coach. they don't need a text. they have something better. emotional support vest and official letter from the mental health professional. >> snakes, birds, pigs.mortyfied. experts say far too often, passengers are abusing the system and it is out of control. >> it is about the money. because one way to travel with a
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to $600. if that animal is designated as an emotional support animal, it gets to come with you for free. >> reporter: so how easy is it? web sites offering esa certifications. fill out a questionnaire. sleeping? i work on a morning show. there it is. based on your responses, you are a good candidate for emotional support animal. great. for $150, i get it. they e-mail me the official letter from the mental health professional. i never met with her. i never spoke to her. and before you know it, i'm flying with rory. >> we're boarding a flight and did not ask to see the letter. no problems. no questions asked. >> reporter: and because rory is an emotional support animal, she
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no crate required. in fact, we take two flights. and the airline never asks a thing. so i just flew with the dog. we ramp it up. this is my producer lindsey. >> i certified an emotional support pig. >> emotional support pig. >> a pig. >> did you have to meet anybody? >> it was all online. >> same with the dog. >> exact thing. >> you are going to fly with a pig? >> sure am. >> reporter: yes, she did it. that is spencer, a 3-month-old pot belly pig. we borrowed him from a pig farm. remember he is an emotional support animal. at security, they ask for proof. no problem. we have the letter. on board, spencer gets to sit on her lap, too. >> pig on a plane.
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round trip. on that second leg, agents ask lindsey for the letter at the gate and spencer gets right on again. >> people are abusing the system. we see it every day. >> reporter: disability experts say the experiment showing how out of control it has become. people are probably watching this right now and say who am i hurting? >> you are passing yourself off as a person with a disability. it has a consequence for those who need the animals. >> reporter: until a crackdown, this could be sitting next to you on your next flight. >> by the way, delta reviews their policies and reserve the right to evaluate each case. their policies are directly regulations. that's just it. even though we heard from so many of you who are outraged by the abuse of the system, emotional support animals are protected by federal law. there is very little the airlines do. get ready.
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the number of heart attacks and strokes. heart attacks surging 24%. for people over the age of 65, stroke increases 23%. that is because it gives the shock to the system. springing ahead can increase blood pressure and create more blood clots. that is for people with pre- pre-existing conditions. >> try to stick it a regular sleep pattern. exercise helps. cut back on caffeine. try to destress. >> you are trying to fall asleep of sleep. >> this is what will happen. everybody will say you know what time it should be right now? >> that is true. my body is telling me. >> i feel what was a game changer, your iphone. don't physically change the it works for you.
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>> i worry that i will be caught in an iphone nightmare. it happens. there have been a couple of incidents. >> there are a couple of misconceptions that daylight saving time saves energy. >> yes. >> that's how it all started. >> it is a misconception. >> why do we still do it? >> call your lawmakers. folks use more air conditioning. >> you still have the darkness in the morning. >> the crime goes down, we should note. we'll take that. it is nice sometimes although i worry i overslept. we are to the period where we all leave for work. there are days at 4:30 in the morning and it is light. this is great. just ahead, the photo taking over the internet. we will explain the story behind this one. she looks angry.
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when will it all let up? and kicking off south by southwest. president obama along with plenty of celebrities in texas for the beginning of the biggest ted conference this career. what the president is saying about the debate over law enforcement and smartphones today, saturday, march 12th, twix. >> new york city! >> mama loves today. >> good morning! >> happy birthday! good morning. welcome back to "today." saturday morning. a fantastic crowd on the plaza. >> a lot of nice people on the
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>> and the weather is nice. >> spring break too. that helps too. we'll take it all. we have a lot to get to this morning. we want to begin with the latest on the overnight violence at donald trump's rally. good morning. >> good morning. the chaos in chicago between donald trump protesters and his supporters creating more controversy for the republican front-runner. today the show is expected to go on with another rally scheduled for later this morning in dayton, ohio. nbc's halle jackson is there with what we can expect. halle, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. right now all indications are that rally will go on. people are being let inside right now. some folks started lining up at 1:00 in the morning for this, the first event since donald trump canceled that rally in chicago because of security concerns, saying he didn't want people to get hurt or worse. overnight fights erupted in that chicago crowd packed with protesters. a boiling point after days of rising tensions.
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the decision to call off the event after meeting with law enforcement, but chicago pd says it played no role and had adequate security. on the streets, police separating trump's protesters from trump's supporters. one officer caught on camera injured and bleeding. earlier in the day a rally in st. louis was also interrupted by demonstrators. trump's opponents now saying his campaign encourages hostility. >> these scenes are unhelpful, and while it's pretty clear in chicago that protesters were organizing specifically to disrupt this rally, it's also clear that tone is set at the top, and this tone that is being set at the top of the trump campaign is not helpful to our party. it is not helpful to our nation. >> reporter: five people were arrested in chicago including a journalist, and this morning, trump is tweeting about all of this, saying that in his words this organized group of people, many of them, quote, thugs, shut
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we expect to hear more from him on the campaign trail today. >> hallie jackson, thank you. this morning, potentially flashflooding in the south. dylan is tracking it all and moment. four days of relentless rainfall with more on the way causing record-setting flooding, washing away homes and roadways. the water nearly took to the roofs of homes along the sabine rimp in louisiana, and the saturated ground buckling a foundation at an apartment complex in missouri. the national guard has rescued more than 1,700 people, plucking some from the raging waters, many clinging to tree trunks. a popular seafood restaurant chain is serving up an apology after a minnesota couple noticed take a look. the photo embedded in the top of a dining table depicted a black man's lynching. caption under the photo described the image as a hanging at grossbeck, texas, on april 12th, 1895, with a cartoon-like bubble over the man's head
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like gumbo." the couple took to social media urging others to complain. the minnesota naacp heard about it and called for the restaurant to apologize. that's the news. guys, back to you. thanks. dylan is outside. for us. >> good morning again, guys. we have a big birthday celebration this morning. trill lets all turning 17, obviously, if you're trib lets. where are you from? >> kansas. >> what are your plans in new york? >> broadway show. >> broadway show. >> jimmy fallon. >> awesome. happy birthday, all three of beautiful family. let's look at the weather rout west where there's a big storm making it way onshore. yesterday san francisco got the rain. oregon. we're looking at the chance of strong, gusty winds. hurricane force wind possible sunday along the oregon coast.
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mountain snowfall. good news for the snow back but all the rain could lead to debris flows and flashflooding. we're looking at about 4 to 5 inches of rain widespread but we could see isolated higher amounts 6 to 7 and in the mountains 1most of the day saturday we'll be looking at cloudy skies. chances for scattered sprinkles arrive this afternoon ahead of a storm center will lifting into the ohio valley. saturday evening rain and thunder return overnight and into sunday. a warm front lifting toward the ohio river increase our rain chances overnight into sunday. rain will be likely early and then expected scattered showers and possibly a few storms sunday afternoon. some sun will also mix in upper 60's. w e i have an auction winner on the plaza. you're all the way from? >> ps 118 in brooklyn. >> are you having fun?
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>> it's so nice to have you here. thank you so much. erica? >> dylan, thanks. thousands of people this week are in austin, texas, for the annual technology conference south by southwest, and among them is president obama, who's taking heat for missing nancy reagan's funeral on friday. this morning president obama is making news about smartphones and privacy. olivia sternz arnes joins us from austin. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica erica. this is the first time ever a sitting president has actually come down to south by southwest, this ten-day festival that celebrates film, music and, of course, technology. some like to call it spring the president waste nod time in wading right into this fierce debate that's raging in the country right now over privacy and security. president obama wading into the debate over law enforcement and our phones. the president saying he can't comment on the fbi's attempt to
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shooter's iphone but argues smartphones can't be completely off limits to authorities. >> how do we apprehend the child porngrapher? how do we disrupt a terrorist plot? if you can crack that, government can't get in, then everybody's walking around with a swiss bank account in their pocket. >> reporter: the fact the president showed up, the latest stamp of approval for this annual gathering of geeks and disrupters. it's here at south by southwest that a little company called twitter first exploded. >> reporter: where unknown singer john mayer performed before signing his first record deal. where the "hurt locker" premiered going on to win an oscar for best picture. and where no one bats an eye when a tech entrepreneur says something like this.
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foot on mars. i would like to die on mars, just not on impact. >> reporter: this year more than 80,000 people will descend on austin. >> one of the unique things is it brings together a lot of different industries, a lot of different kinds of people. it's a way to create great new connections that can lead to really cool things. >> reporter: the big themes, president obama hit on one, access to technology. and next week the first lady will be here to speak about another, diversity. something facebook is also here to talk about. >> the biggest issue is how do we get more people who have been traditionally underrepresented along the road to gaining the skills we need. how do we get people to learn computer science in schools. >> reporter: in between the talks, celebs sightings galore. star wars director j.j. abrams is in town, too. with a few storm troopers. >> can i get a fish taco, please? >> reporter: of course, you can't forget the food.
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their friend's last rodeo. and it really is all about the food down here. even yesterday president obama made waves by going to torcie's, a very famous taco spot. but it's 7:00 a.m. here, so all i could find was this beautiful breakfast taco from magnolia cafe. really beats the bagels up at 30 rock. >> we'll let you have your breakfast, then. thank you. now here's craig. >> erica, thanks. a mystery is growing this morning over a death that sounds like it could be straight from a cold war spy novel. a russian millionaire with ties to the kremlin is found dead in a washington, d.c., hotel room. this morning there are a lot of questions about his death. nbc's kelly cobiella is in london with more. good morning. >> reporter: craig, good morning to you. when this former ally of
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media blamed a heart attack now the medical examiner in washington, d.c., says it was blunt-force trauma. his nickname was the bulldozer, who ran over his rivals, controlling the kremlin's media message and earning a seat at the table with president vladimir putin. last november the 57-year-old was found dead in his room at the dupont circle hotel. washington, d.c. police and the medical examiner now say he died of, quote, blunt-force injuries of the head. and had injuries to his neck, torso, arms and legs. he abruptly left his high-powered job and moscow over a year ago suddenly for unknown reasons out of favor, it seems. >> it does seem really quite extraordinary. >> reporter: an extraordinary death, intelligence analyst he says, because -- >> it sounds too crude to me, to be an organized, a state-organized one. >> reporter: the kremlin's
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disappearing. politician boris nemtsov gunned down on a street. one poisoned with radioactive tea. journalist executed in an elevator. >> blam, bam, bam, five five .9-millimeter bullets or russians have a tendency to fall out of hotel windows. >> reporter: the kremlin denies they're involved. putin praised him after he died and the russian government is demanding answers. we've been asking for months, says the foreign ministry spokeswoman. still, conspiracy theories are swirling. was he about to spill putin's secrets and was he silenced? there's no evidence of that at this point. d.c. police do say that he was drinking heavily the night before he died. and was seen on hotel security cameras looking disheveled. erica and craig, at this point they're not calling this a
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when you're up in outer space and searching for the greatest place where everyone's a friendly face astroblast ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, here is your crew-- sputnik, halley, radar, jet, sal, and comet. astroblast [doorbell rings]
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thanks, halley! last stop, planet meetu! [dance music playing] [digi-gizmo beeps] [music stops] frosty star! smoothies for you-thees! how can i help you? [squawking] two blarthian berry blasts. we'll get those to you fast and frosty! new record: 12 different smoothies, 22 deliveries, all in one hour! got another order! no problem! hey, listen to this! one of our customers loved her smoothie so much that she gave us a present. a gigantic, super-springy, aldebarian trampoline?! a state-of-the-art, faster-than-light,
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the latest musical recording from the asteroid fusion trio stardust? [guitar plays] no! six tickets to next week's grand re-opening of the pingo-pongian water park super-slide! no way! now, let me finish this delivery. back in a flash. yaa! oh! somebody stop me! banana ooo. whoa! ah! activate emergency landing! always wanted to see how this works. [alarm] whoa! ooh! ahh, so soft. [pillow squeaks] yaa! ooh! ow ow ow ow ow! ha! what's with the dancing? looks like
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i'm not dancing! i hurt my ankle! [all gasp] your ankle? i've got the robo-doc! what? no! not me. not me either! her! [chuckles] i just twisted my ankle. um... she needs to get off her feet. [chuckles] honest, guys, it's not that bad. [giggles] ooh! cold robot hand. ha ha! that tickles! ha ha! green lights! she's looking good... [buzzer] or not. got a red on the ankle. hey!
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we'll take care of the deliveries. all you need to do is rest. one glarkian get-well grape smoothie just for you. i always wanted to try one of these. robo-doc says, "rest until your foot feels ok." she'll get plenty of rest. that way, you can heal up for the pingo-pongian water park super-slide next week. [fanfare] ooh! still warm from the dryer. and a remote-controlled starscreamer toy. else, just press this button. hmm! this is pretty sweet. maybe i do need rest. just take it easy. and remember, if you need us, just press the call button. [ah-ooh-gah] yaa! yaa! what?! just testing
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oh, sweet jupiter! just call them and say halley hurt her ankle! do you know how much time it would take to make 2,500 phone calls to thirsty vega nebulans? [ah-ooh-gah] aah! aah! halley! halley! [grunting] [grunting] what is it, halley? can i have some new comics? i've read all these. [grunting] aah! i got it! [ah-ooh-gah] aah! aah! can i get another blanket? it's a little chilly in here. please?
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wait a sec. i don't have to get out of bed. [ah-ooh-gah] whoa! halley, halley! what's wrong? hi, comet. i dropped the remote and robo-doc said i should rest, so... so, how's the ankle feeling? is it getting any better yet? um, well, you know, with this bandage on tight, it's hard to say. maybe another day or two of rest. don't worry. you'll get better soon. [ah-ooh-gah] whoa! ohh. ha! [panting] are you ok, halley? could you please fluff my pillow? oh, ooh! no problem! so, how are you feeling? any better? um, uh, not really. i mean, i think
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as long as i get plenty of rest, right? sounds good! whoops. hmm. hmm! oh! huh. [upbeat music plays] [stuffed animal squeaks] [bubbles pop] [loud sigh] halley! that was a sigh, not an "ah-ooh-gah." it's been a week of this. everything is starting to sound like an "ah-ooh-gah"! glark! never seen such thirsty-- hey, i just made a ginormous run, and you guys get to take a nap? what's up with that?!
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aah! i got it! halley, huh? so, what are we gonna do about the pingo-pongian water park? comet and sputnik: the pingo-pongian water park?! [ah-ooh-gah] ooh, that's better! i got all stiff lying in bed. everyone sure is taking good care of you, huh? must be nice. it's great! you're all so sweet. it's like being on vacation! is your ankle getting better? well, i guess i could try walking. step on it wrong? my gam-gam always says you know in your heart what's best for you. thanks, sal. uh, what does that mean, exactly? hmm. aah! sorry! to scare you. what's up? uh, seems like halley's still hurt, so we decided not to go to the pingo-pongian water park super-slide.
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no, you all should go. i'll stay here and take care of halley. no, that's not fair. it's too much work for just one of us. we'll all stay here and take care of her. i like his idea. radar! radar! hey, i like water parks. halley: no! no one has to stay! we can all go to the pingo-pongian water park super-slide. see? problem solved! let's go! ha! it was her idea. you're really sweet, halley... sacrificing your foot for our fun. but we can't let you go like this. they're right. i'd love to go to the water park, but it's more important that you get better. but i am better! you can't fool us, halley. all week long you could barely get out of bed! it's brave of you to try, but we can't take any chances. come on, back to bed. we'll go make you another smoothie. poor halley.
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so sweet. limping along just so her friends can have fun. halley: radar, let me go! really, i'm doing much better! she won't lie down! see? i made it here all on my own. i can go to the water park! it's brave of you, halley, but-- thanks to you guys, i'm good as new! ta-da! see? i'm all better! but how is that possible? just an hour ago, you couldn't even get yourself a drink of water. ohh, i need to tell you guys the truth. my foot did hurt at first, but... it got better fast. but it felt so good to be cared for, i stayed in bed even though my ankle was fine. we were worried about you, halley. you should have told us when it stopped hurting. i know! i'm sorry! i shouldn't have done that.
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hey, i'll make it up to you. i'll serve you smoothies in bed, your favorite flavors, and i'll fluff your pillows. who wants banana ooo with strawberries? wait. i have a better idea. let's all go to the pingo-pongian water park super-slide! yay! water park! yay! water park! seems like you knew in your heart what was best. so, you forgive me? sure. that's what friends do. and we're glad your ankle is better. now, let's hit the water park! ooh, yeah!
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when you're up in outer space and searching for the greatest place where everyone's a friendly face astroblast ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, here is your crew-- sputnik, halley, radar, jet, sal, and comet. astroblast wow... so cool. ohh...ow. what's with the ice maker? it's making frozen prunes! need some friendship frazzberries! whoops! halley: look out! [crash] aah! i think break time is over. now...let me see that ice maker, radar. uhh! comet, this place is a disaster!
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it works for us, right? icemaker--fixed. but, comet...oh! there we go! we have ice! yayyy! wheee! [smash] ha! uhh! beautiful! we can't do that again. why not? the customers are happy. well, let me show you something. look at that--clean, calm, organized. radar: well, that place is practically empty. what do you expect? and look here. peaceful and relaxing, don't you think? but those are just pictures. this is a real working cafe. [crash] there has to be a better way. but we like things just the way they are. well, what if i make some changes, teensy-weensy changes
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just to get things organized? like a separate place for smoothie lids and a towel rack by the sink? kind of, only not really, no. i have even better ideas! ok...just don't go overboard, all right? me? go overboard? ha ha ha ha! [snorts] ooh! this is going to be so much fun! let's see what we can do... zorkian peaches are mixed in with the murgian melons? it's a mess! laser forks mixed with slurpee spoons? oh! and this thing never closes right. ooh!
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uh...i need a drink of water. yahhh! that water's all soapy! oops! forgot to tell you. i rigged a soap line to the faucets for faster cleanup. [thud] radar: aah! i'm ok, but what happened to my favorite chair? oh, i moved that seating area for better traffic flow. oh! watch the vacuum-bot. it's gonna make life much easier. i read about it on the smoothie cafe website. what happened to this place? i reorganized! you guys said it would be ok, right? but how will we know what's been changed? oh, that's easy. here's the guide. it's so huge, we need a guide just to get through it! i know! and here it is!
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to a remote control! oh, you mean this? nope. this! how it works. [beep] now, look-- there's no time. we've got a space caravan full of zonks! and it looks like they're hungry. all: yay! hey, where's the murgian melon? it's light-green, so look in the orange bins. and the plutonian pomegranate? that's purple, so look in the green. 4 friendship frazzberries! no tickets anymore. rule 413: type your order on the touch screen. i ordered larnovian litchee,
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rule 511: large glasses on the left, small glasses on the right. yaah! huh? oops! aah! whoaah! whoahh! [clattering] guys this wouldn't happen if we all followed the rules a little more carefully. [sighs] oh, nothing's where it should be! there are a zillion new rules, and you can't peel a tangerine without being attacked by a fleet of droids! maybe we should go back to the old way of doing things. but sputnik put so much work into these changes. well, we can't have another morning like this. we're going back to the old system. who's gonna do that?
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ha! looks like it's you, comet old pal. i can handle it. i'll just tell her exactly what we think. i'm making new cutting boards! rule 871: all wood products will be made from argarian apple trees. great! uh, can i talk to you? sure. just hold this. so, what is it? i, uh... it's about the frosty star. isn't it great? don't you just love how it's running? actually, i, uh... aren't the new changes super? oh, you made a lot of changes, all right. in fact, that's kind of what i want to talk about. uh-huh. hold that thought while i finish this. there! all done! comet? so, what were you saying? changes?
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i don't know... if maybe all of those changes aren't such a great idea. oh. well, maybe you're right. i am? definitely. argarian apple wood is all wrong for cutting boards. let's try centaurian cedar instead! [sighs] aaah! [thud] so, what did she say? you know, sputnik tried so hard with all these changes. what if we give it just a little more time? [sighs] you didn't tell her, did you? comet! uh...heh heh! uhh... check this out. a helicopter-bot to clear tables! i read about it-- on the smoothie cafe website. how did you know? well, that's what
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um, those changes you're making, um... they're great, huh? i'm really proud of them. yeah, but-- it's super nice of you guys to give them a try. [laughs nervously] oh, of course. we always like your ideas, sputnik. now, where did i put that screwdriver? sal, what are you doing here? oh, just some yoga. very good for the core. so? have you noticed? the changes i'm making to the cafe are really helping. how does everyone else feel about your changes? everyone else? as my gamgam used to say, "you're not the only guppy in the aquarium." [snorts] ha! i'm not a guppy, sal. i'm a pig. are you trying to tell me something? just to be one with the universe
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laalaa! uh, i don't think this is what we ordered. oops! sorry. [clicking] huh? arghhh! yaaah! [zaps] i got this. ooh! oof! yaaah! [splat] whoa! we're ok! wait! stop! yaah! [crash]
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the old place. we should have said something, but we didn't want to hurt your feelings. i think you tried to tell me how you felt, but i liked my idea so much, i couldn't hear you. but you know what, i miss the old place, too. so we can go back to the old way of running the frosty star? definitely! not so fast. there is one small change that i think
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good idea! frazzberry smoothies? made the old-fashioned way. [all slurping] [laughter] mom: hm, how about...? dad: hey haley, break a leg, huh? girl: that's rude. that means you're going to do fantastic. oh! well, thank you. are you nervous, honey? a little. buena suerte, mi hija. i'm gonna rock this thing! vo: now that's the good stuff. the sonoma collection.
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