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40s tonight, 30s in the suburbs. 70s tomorrow. another dry and enjoyable day. friday, showers, maybe a gusty thunderstorm or two in the evening hours. after that, back into the 60s and sunshine. early next week, we cool down just a bit. >> thank you very much. >> the "today" show is next. that's what's happening "today in new york." >> good morning. decisive victories. donald trump and hillary clinton walk away with big wins in new eyork. both now talking like the general election is set. >> we don't have much of a race anymore. >> the race for the democratic nomination is in the homestretch d victory il in sight. >> s have new york values ended the race for cruz? what about kasich and sanders? our decision 2016 team weighs in on the road ahead. breaking this morning.
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saudi arabia amid tensions between the two nations. and renewed speculation over whether the kingdom played a role in 9/11. who is . who is this person? police hope it can help them crack the case. police aren't sure if it's a man or a woman. picture perfect. four generations of the royal family rose for a stamp to mark the queen's ma90th birthday. look who is stealing the show today, wednesday, april 20th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and sa va t vannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. we're going to get to more of that cuteness a little later in the show. politics first.
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front runners, defending their home turf in the new york primary. >> here's what happened. donald trump picked up more than 60.% of the republican vote. he crushed his rivals. john kasich came in second. more than 35 points behind. ted cruz finishing a distant third. the criticism of new york values seeming to hurt him. trump'twin, big enotgh to nearly sweep the delegates and improve his chances of avoiding a contested convention. >>shillary clinton's victory over sanders wasn't quite as large but a resounding double digit win for her. as expected, she padded her already sizabre lead in de sulegates to inch closer to her party's nominaon. >> this morning, both races are quickly shifting to the next major battlegrounds. five states that are up for grabs next tuesday, include ing pennsylvania, a key state for trump. nbc national correspondent peter alexander is in philadelphia with more on last night's reilsushs and what's ah ad. peter, good mornceg. >> hey, matt and savannah. go fod morning to you.
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hillary clinton and donald trump. the two front runners regaining the math and the momentum, looking polished and presidential during their remarks. now looking ahead. new york, new york >> reporter: two anthems. new york >> reporter: one big new york night for both hillary clinton. >> there's no place like home. >> reporter: and donald trump. >> we love new york. >> reporter: trump trouncing his rivals. his first win with a majority of the vote. >> we are going to be so strong again, we're going to be -- really, i mean, legitimately, so great again. >> reporter: after voting for himself for the first time, his wife doing so in style, the brash billionaire appearing disciplined, touting his win without atthcking his challenger as lying cruz. >> he is mathematically eliminated. reporter: down playing
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>> it's a team of unity, evolving. people don't understand that. >> reporter: casting himself as the outsider up against a rigged system. >> it's really nice to win t delegates with the votes. >> reporter: ted cruz, shut out. >> now, my friends, onward to victory. >> reporter: earlier, mocking trump's complaints that the delegate system is unfair. >> donald trump's campaign does not know how to organize on the grassroots. cannot help that the donald trump campaign does not seem capable of running a lemonade stand. >> reporter: john kasich finishing second, still hoping to step into the ring at a contested convention in cleveland. hillary clinton with renewed confidence. >> the race for the democratic nomination is in the homestretch and victory is in sight. >> reporter: after a bruising batting, an olive branch. to all the people who supported senator sanders, i believe there is much more that unites us than divides us.
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pivoting to the general election, lumping the gop contenders into one pile. >> donald trump and ted cruz are lpushing a vision for america that's divisive and, frankly, dangerous. >> reporter: for bernie sanders, a bitter defeat after this bold prediction a week ago. >> we will win a major victory here in new york next tuesday. >> reporter: changing his tone on election night. >> we're going to do just fine tonight in new york. >> reporter: ernight the challenger refusing to give up. >> there are five primaries next week. we think we're going to do well. >> back live outside independence hall in philadelphia, pennsylvania. one of the five states voting next week. numbers we found last night during the exit polls, 66% of new york democrats say the bitter campaign has energized
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59% of new york republicans say has divided theirs. matt and savannah? >> peter alexander in philadelphia. thank you. >> chuck todd is nbc's political director and moderator of meet the press and mike murphy is a political analyst and former director of jeb sh's super pac. good morng. >> morning. >> we've seen something of a new incarnation of donald trump in the last couple weeks. last night, the victory speech was more moderate in tone. he's hiring real professionals, in terms of oanization for his staff. we don't see as much of the name calling. is he now at a point where he can rally some of the reluctant republicans behind him? >> i don't know if he' at the po uint they're going to rally behind him, but heay stop the bleeding and he may at least get the -- get anybody thinking about joining the stop trump movement to give a pause. look, what he did post-wisconsin, the day after wisconsin, there was a lot of people declaring, maybe the stop
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in 13 days, he turned his campaign around and put it back on the path to the nomination. >> let's talk more about the stop trump movement. you know a ittleouit about that. there's a lot of criticism.n they simply didn't show up in new york. did they decide, mike, that it was already lost to them? if not now, where? where will they take a stand? >> my guess is they were intimidated by trump's home stand support. i think they had a chance in new york. he was able to run up the score here. the question is now for the new civilized trump campaign, cannot make mistakes and run the table forward, and will stop trump come back to life, engage now and in indiana in two weeks? could be pivotal. >> what does this say about ted cruz as the alternative to donald trump? he came in third last night. >> kasich swept the upper west side of manhattan. he has bragging rights. cruz isn't built to win this region. the cruz campaign and the kasich
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but they don't seem to cooperate, which is to not let trump get to 1,200 or more delicate del delegate delegates. >> it's not about energy or inspiration for cruz and kasich, it's about hanging around. >> it's negative. the waiting for indiana thing is ridiculous. >> let's talk about hillary clinton. obviously, a resounding victory, 16-point win over bernie sanders. if you're bernie sanders waking up this morning for breakfast, you should be ordering, coffee, toast and a side of reality. over? >> i don't know. depends. if he got into the race the way a lot of people think he did, which is to be relevant, to lead a movement, to say hey, my wing rising wing. you need to take notice. if he looks at the playing field and says, hey, i've got a lot here, i pushed hillary clinton. i may lose the nomination but win the idealogical war.
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morning, it's a healthy place to be. >> i don't think sanders can win the nomination, but he owns voters under 30. be if they don't show up in the general election, and they're a fickle group when it comes to turnout, it is a huge problem for her. she has to push him off the stage without putting on a darth vader helmet and get him out. >> do you think it'll be helpful to republicans in the general? >> the more she grinds on him, there could be a help for us in the general election. the main thing as a republican, how with either of our leading candidates can we win a general election? it'll be hard. >> what's the biggest tate to tch next week? >> pennsylvania. it's the largest one. connecticut is a distant second, if you're going to stop trump -- or clinton. it's a fickle state. >> i disagree. put indiana and nebraska amd
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delegates as new york. if trump wins indiana, i think he'll be the nominee. >> what's going to happen next week? >> 2/3 of the pennsylvania delegates are not vt y sticky. they can do what they want. if tru can run up the score, the pressure on eim, at least on the first ballot, which is everything for trump, will be hard. run it up there. maryland, whiph is a state trump has polled badly, i'll be tching to see if he gets a boost off yesterday. >> good to have you here. >> thanks. >> donald trump will be with us tomorrow morning for a life town ve town hall on the plaza. we'd like your questions for use. #trump today. other news. houston is bracing for more rain this morning as the city deals with this weekend's unprecedented flooding. janet champ shamlian is there. >> the creek has overflowed into this neighborhood and dozens of homes. what they don't need, the forecast is calling for another
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>> reporter: this morning, a new danger in flood-weary houston. cyprus creek bulging beyond its banks, spilling into hundreds of homes. >> we thought we were okay. last night we went to bed and the water receded. there was no rain. we wake up and it's at our front door. >> reporter: then it was inside. the family packed up and left the only way they could. on an airboat, manned by sheriff's deputies maneuvering thcaugh neighborhoods that look like this. we joined them as they answered call after call. it's non-stop, life-saving work. for some, the reality of leaving home, hitting hard. >> we're kind of stuck. i don't know what to do. kind of going through the motions right now. >> reporter: another rescue at a senior center. dozens of elderly in wheelchairs taken to drier ground. >> it's an awesome amount of water. more than i've seen in my ca areer. >> reporter: more than 1,000
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damage and this heartbreaking statistic. at least seven people died in e floods, including a mom of three who became trapped in her car. >> she called me and told me she's in trouble. water all around. >> reporter: for the survivors, no idea when they'll return. >> what now for your family? >> honestly, i don't know. >> reporter: for many across houston, the flood waters have receded, but cyprus creek has yet to crest, with more rain in the forecast. >> a lot of roads opened yesterday, as houston continued to dry out. two rez vary set oirs continuedsto rise. >> tough times. janet, thank you. also thisimorning, new developments on the tainted water crisis in flint, michigan. nbc news learned the first criminal charges tied to the situation will be announced
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nbc niece stephanie gosk is in flowint with more. good morning. >> g od morning, matt. residents in the city for over a year, including thousands of children, were exposed to dangerous levels of lead in the drinking water, while government officials ianisted it was safe. later on today, the authority general in michigan is set to announce criminal charges related to the crisis. >> reporter: todaery, a gnificant announcatent in the investigation of flint's water crisis. a government official confirming to nbc news thatedriminal charges will be announced later today. law enforcement sources tell our affiliate wdiv as many as three people could be named by michigan's attorney general. two from the state's department of environmental quality and one flint city official. flint is reeling from a crisis that exposed thousands of city residents to lead after co wrrosave water damaged the city's pipes, causing the lead to leak into the drinking water.
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future holds for us and our kids. so it needs to be criminal charges. someone needs to be held accountable for what has taken place. >> reporter: today's announcement comes days after governor snyder introduced reforms to protect the public. annual testing for lead and copper and penalties for those who violate state rules. >> we all failed the families of flint. >> reporter: the governor under fire, testified on capitol hill last month. his words were at odds with the chants of flint residents, who protested the hearing. hoping to reassure residents, governor snyder pledged to drink the city's filteredttap water for the next 30 days. in a facebook post, snyder says he hopes to alleviate mistrust by putting words to action. >> the governor did have a victor in court on tuesday. a u.s. district judge threw out a class action lawsuit aimed at both city and state officials. as far as that criminal
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announcement, it's still ongoing. matt? >> stephanie gosk in flint. thank you. the death toll from the massive earthquake in ecuador now tops 500 people. it's been four days stece the powerful 7.8 magnitude quake struck the pacific coast. rescuers are facing the grim reality they're finding more bodies than survivors. 4,000 people have been injured. thousands left homeless. the country's president is warning that it could cost as much as $3 billion to rebuild. here's a sight you don't see every day. former cuban president fidel castro emerged from se cushion clusionseclusion. he told a gathering of the come mist party in havana that he was there to say farewell and that he would soon die. castro, now 89, urged party members to fulfill his communist vision for that country. while fidel signalled his departure, the party seems intent on reelecting his brother
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it's currently at 125 feet. that is crazy levels. look at what we're expecting today. we do have flash flood watches in effect for 9 million people, as more storms come in. we've got all this moisture coming out of the gulf. here's the first round of storms. the front starts to push down. we have a low pressure system developing. more rain comes in tonight, on into tomorrow. houston sees even more rain. look at this, over the next two days, we're expecting anywhere from one to three inches of rain. locally, could be anywhere from three to four inches, between houston and alexandria. flooding, still going to be a
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we're going to get to your local >>ngnice looking morning in the low 50s in the city but 40s and 30s in the distant suburbs north and western. sunshine heading our way. still dry in woodfield county. red flag warnings from 10:00 to 6:00. stay careful. tomorrow, we're back in the 70s. sun followed by increasing clouds. showers and a few thunderstorms. cleari up over the weekend. 68 on saturday, 65 on sunday. more rain on monday. in the murder of a fitness instructor inside a texas church. could the suspect who was s een dressed in swat gear actually be a woman? what police are now saying as the victim's husband is speaking out. and have you heard of
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7:26 right now on this wednesday. live look there at the brock -- brooklyn bridge and the east river. primary day gave donald trump and hillary clinton each a win but stirred up troeferses at the polls. the city controller's office promising to audit the board of elections after the attorney general's office got more than 500 calls to its voting problems hot line. more thane125,000 democratic voters were purged from the polls in brooklyn. also complaints around the city about broken voting machine. we want to take a look at the morning commute. not too many problems out there for the commute. we still have delays on downtown 5 trains because of signal oblems. then if you are getting on the road, this exit od 84 eastbound out before exit 2 are causing delays at least a mile back. we have an accident on eastbound 78 approaching 15.
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the southern state parkway out by bell avenue. >> thanks so much. we'll ibe right back with chris's forecast. nice deep blue sky out there. it stick around all day long. sun up to sundown. enjoy a beautiful afternoon. 52 is the hoyer. -- story. in the five burroughs. a little chill in the air. jackets needed there but with sunshine throughout the day. we'll bounce temperatures back up in the 60s with lower humidity. 48 tonight.
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30s again in some of the coldest suburbs. look at this bounceback tomorrow. 75. it's dry. showers and a couple of thunderstorms later friday, friday night, but 76. clears out in time for the weekend and temperatures in the upper 60s. >> doctor oz shares his tips to help those of us who sneeze and wheeze through the worst allergy
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the centers for medicare and medicaid services recently asked patients to rate the quality of over 3.500 hospitals. t fewer than 6% received 5 stars. r among them was cancer treatment centers of america in philadelphia. slash eastern. if you like driving with the windows down that's a pretty shot and it's a prettrt day. 7:30, wednesday morning, april 20th. view from the top of the rock. very clear day from that vanta point. r crowd is down on the plaza. pretty happy under the sunny skhaies. we'll be down to say hi in a few minutes. let's look at the headlines this weonesday morning. donald trump's home state advantage proved to be a big one. he dominated the new york primary. cr sing to a landslide victory over john kasich and ted cruz,
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delegates that were up for grabs. in his victory speech, trump carest himself as the republican's evitable nominee. >> we don't have much of a race anymore, based on what i'm seeing on television. senator cruz is just about mathematically eliminated. >> a reminder, trump will be with us live tomorrow for an exclusive town hall on the plaza. he'll be joined by all of his adult children and his wife, melania. on the democratic side, hillary clinton is sounding confident after her double digit victory over bernie sanders. >> the race for the democratic nomination is in the homestretch, and victory is in sight. >> late last night, senator sanders spoke to reporters in vermont, saying he still sees a path to victory and he's out to carry on for the democratic convention. in a new interview, prince william is addressing criticism that he is not fully invested in
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newspaper dubbed him, the reluctant royal. >> to be honest, i'm going to get plenty of uestions over my lifetime. and it's something that i don't completely ignore, but it's not something i take, you know, completely to heart. where the queen decides she's going to hand down ore duties, i'll be the first one to accept them. >> this new stamp features prince charles, prince william and prince george, posing alongside the queen to celebrate her 90th bwrthday, which is tomorrow. prince george standing on four foam blocks to be almost the sa's height at the others. new information in a mystery we told you about on tuesday. a fitness instructor er or killed inside a dallas area church. police are revealing more video of the suspect, hoping to identify him or her. kerry sanders is fo sowing the case. od morning. >> good morning, savannah. early monday morning,
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to the creek side church to epare for the fitness class that she teaches. an hour ler when her students showed up, they found her dead. this morning, friends and family are mourning ber death, and they're anxious that a murderer is still on the loose. this >> reporter: this morning, a tearful community is asking why and who is responsible for the murder of 45-year-old missy beavers? she was a beloved mother, wife and passionate fitness teacher with no enemies, say family and friends. >> the joy this woman brought to so many people is obvious with thryis turnout. missy is loved. reporter: the pain, most acute to her husband of almost 18 years. >> whenever i see you, whenever i see these shirts, whenever i see camp gladiator, i'll know missy is there weyh me. >> reporter: police released more surveilla e video, leading
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that the suspect is definitely a male. we are backing off our statement that the suspect on video was a man. there's a lot of speculation based on the gait and appearance that this person may be a woman. beavers had gone to the church at about 4:00 a.m. on monday to teach a fitness class. camp gladiator. usually, the class is held outdoors. because of rain, it had been moved indoors. when her students arrived an hour later, they discovered her body. police say it's unclear if beavers was a target or just happened upon a crime in progress. detectives and beavers' hus and hope somebody watching t wihis surveillance tape will pick up on the telling nuan ts. >> the person is 6 foot tall. if you look at the mannerisms, they're distinctive. somebody has to be able to point this out. >> reporter: a hope that an entire community is now clinging to.
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loved by so many, so dearly. >> the medical examiner determined the cause of death but police say it's information they do not plan to share. >> kerry sanders on the investigation. thank you. let's change subjects now. a lot of people have been fortunate to see the northern lights from the ground. but -- >> we've got amazing video. you have to come see this. this is from the international ace station. this is the aurora borealis as you may never have een it before. look at these stunning images. i mean, a g you need now is nice yawning music. just watch this all day. hang out. drink the coffee. oh, what a lovely day. let's come back down to earth. we've got this jet stream. we have a cool trough of low pressure bringing cooler air in the midsection of the counery. the other, each end of the country, is underneath the beneficial high pressure.
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way aboveenormal. as we move through tomorrow, we're going to start to see the cooler air move east. still nice on both ends of the country, but as you can see, chicago by friday, you're cooler than average. new york city, still in the -- look at this, 0 80 on friday. saturday, temperatures start to cool down in the northeast. the warmthnoubbles up back where it was cool over the earlier part of the week. that's what's going >>in> thank you, al. we've got sunshine, b t sky heading our way today. upper 50s. the winds wul subside later in the day. tomorrow, we're back into the 70s. sunny start and the cloudy finish today. coasts will be cooler. showers, friday, friday night.
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andal not many years ago. this score doesn't have rigged bikes but i'll use this bike to demonstrate how it can happen. the motor, apparently, can be hidden in the frame here. the battery goes in ele frame. the motor actually goes here. it's kind of like turning your bi cle into a motorbike? i'm exaggerat aming but isn't it tuourning cycling into nascar? >> reporter: a case of doping. sus spigs picions raised when the rider was going up the grueling hill sitting down. a motor found on her bike. >> there was technological fraud, a concealed motor. reporter: she denied cheating. if she ha a motor, she would have had a better yeason. sh ne quit,oaying she could t sfend herself. adding, i decided to stop. now, a french tv program suggesting motor doping reaches the highest levels.
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routes of professional and semi-pro sick cycling races. it's hard, he says. the sensor of the bike is hotter than t e rest. the heat reveals a hidden motor. one bike designer tells us how it's done. >> it's a small power-assist type motor, which locates in the bottom part of eh bike. >> reporter: a huge advantage. >> for someone like me, that could boost my power by 50%. maybe more. >> reporter: not everyone agrees thermal imaging is reliable. the cycling union uses a magnetic device on a tablet. but the director of the anti-doping agency of france until last year said there were repeat ed repeated fractions by cyclings at the top level. >> i spend all this money and all this energy, and then
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there in the top three and wins all the money. you think,hdid she have the motorizet bike in my race? it's annoying. >> at the end of the day, she's cheating. >> you may be wondering whether e motors weigh down these super light bikes. i'm told the motors themselves only weigh about two or three ounces. by the way, this bike costs about $5,000. i'm going to put it down very, very gently. >> keir, put it to the one guy going up an incline with his feet off the pedals. it really seals it. >> right. or worries you, at least. some of the evidence is just from a tv show, matt. we don't know for sure who is doing it. they aren't naming names. >> keir simmons, thank you very much. >> thermo spanning the bikes to getot a sense of who is doing what. >> everything in the world of cycling, what they've been through, and now this.
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we're back at 7:48. tamron is20ver in the orange room with a big, beautiful reveal. how, ta mron. >> big smiles on our faces in here. as you can see, i'm here with "people"'s senior west coast writer, julie jordan. are we ready? >> ready. >> this is fun. ready over there? >> yeah. >> i have the button. here's the confetti. >> oh! >> oh is right. >> there's our song. tell us what makes jennifer aniston your most beautiful. >> well, she's one of the most beloved stars in hollywood. people have truly adored her since "friends." she takes such good care of herself. she's happier than she's ever been. she got marry ied last august. has a new film, "mother's day," coming out. she's more gorgeous than ever. >> she's now over 40, right? >> 47. >> 47?
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>> and she looks so flawless. >> she's gorgeous. she's really mindful about what she puts in her body. she knows it's important to feel good on the inside so she looks feeling healthy and strong. that's what makes her feel beautiful. >> real talk conversation. there are a lot of people who would think some of the "it" girls we see floating around, she is still an "it" girl. what was the debate like? >> not much. she's so -- our readers love hr er almost more than anyone in hollywood. >> love it. let's look at other beautiful faces. taraji p hensen, melissa mccarthy, jennifer garner. >> for the moms, compliments are about their kids. if they say something special, it makes them feel good about themselves. taraji loves when peo e tell her they love her unconditionally. >> this feature is so cute. fathers and their daughters. talk about passing on good genes.
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>> this is amazing. >> stallone. these are women that have emerged on their own, away from their father's shadows. they're making a name for themselves. >> they have done so on their own. again, people who look beautiful. jennifer aniston. you have your jennifer aniston hair today. >> i do. >> savannah, you had a version of that. >> natalie and i both did. >> didn't everybody? >> version of the rachel. >> congratulations, jennifer aniston. big deal. good for you. can surprising advantage that people who sleep in late have over the early risers. dr. oz is going to be here and tell you why you're going to hate allergy season if you love the mild winter. th ank you. my aavice for looking younger... longer? pam. this...this is pam's. try not to take things personally. all right. thank you pam. don't let the little things get to you. get your beauty sleep. and use new aveeno absolutely ageless
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ninja burglar is due in court today. police believe robert costanzo is the man who broke into homes. he pleaded guilty to a 2014 home in sion in connecticut. he's auto a convicted sex offender. dmv offices in connecticut will be open today, but they are asked for you to put off your visit if possible to avoid long waits. they are trig to make computer repairs today. we got a notification from new york waterway that one of the east river ferry boats is operating on a 10-minute delay. if you are getting on the roads, we have an accident on the grand central parkway westbound out by the clearview causing delays. we have that accident on 84 eastbound out by exit 2. delays are not as bad as they were earlier, though, and we
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the lincoln tunnel. that cleared but 45 minutes into the tunnels. today, lots of sun. 67. tomorrow, 75. we could get some showers on friday but 76. coming up on the "today" show, they look at more handy gadgets from moms on the go. one local update for you in a half hour.
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late start to spring poses a terrible allergy season for millions of americans. teens and technology. >> this is now what people do, an d this is h]w you communicate. >> kids speak out about their world of social media, apps and, yes, texting. what they want parents to know about the devices they're glued
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and let's be blut. the talented emily blunt stops by studio 1a to talk about her new take on snow white and the huntsman. today, wednesday, april 20th, 2016s . we're in new york city! >> all the way from chicago, celebrating 50 years of friendship. where i come from >> good mornin iowa. >> good morning, chattanooga for the class of 2016. [ cheers and applause ]. we're back on a wednesday morning, the 20th day of april, 2016. not a cloud here in the sky in
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little chilly but another beautiful spring day in new york city. >> it is lovely. we have something exciting to announce, guys. have you heard about the new i love the '90s concert tour? it is coming right here in our plaza. we're talking vanilla ice and all for one. the date, next friday, april 29th. mark your calendars. get out your chunky heels and your choker. we're going back to the '90s. helps you get the fan passes. >> the choker. >> i loved the '90s. >> little part on the side. >> never going to see that. >> tte grunge look, remember that? >> not happening. >> okay. just ahead, we'll meet the next semifinalists in our search for today's next big thing. our category today, moms on the go. another mom on the go is siri daly. she's up in the kitvhen with a -minute meal.
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to get you in and out of the kitchen. first, let's head inside to natalie for the morning's top stories. >> once again, the race for president now focused on pennsylvania and four other states holding primaries next week. today, campaigns of both donald trump and hillary clinton are rev reveling in the results of the new york primary on tuesday. kristen welker joins us. >> candidates are waking e ing ing up to a new reality. the front runners solidified eir status with huge wins in new york and it'll make the path forward tougher for everyone else. >> reporter: triumphant, donald trump and hilary lary clinton winning decease addy decisive victories. >> i can think of nowhere i'd rather have this victory. >>re no place like home. >> reporter: clinton winning 58% of her party's vote.
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n'sew york, new york >> reporter: celebrating with a sinatra soundtrack. r clinton, a few blocks away, it was jay-z and alicia keys. here is the new tork >> reporter: but their message, the same. this race is almost over. >> senator cruz is just about mathematically eliminated. >> to all the people who uspported senator sanders, i believe there is much more that unites us than divides us. >> reporter: the moment offering a preview of what a general election might look like. clinton taking the fight to trump. >> instead of building walls, we're going to break down barriers. >> reporter: trump, more restrained after a campaign shakeup stopped short of picking fights but still flexed his muscles. >> we're going to go into the convention, i think, as the winner. >> we lost tonight. >> reporter: bernie sanders and ted cruz admitting defeat and looking ahead. >> this is he year of the
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i'm an outsider. >> reporter: the focus now shifting to next tuesday and primaries in five states. 384 pledged delegates up for grabs for the democrats. 172 for the gop. with pennsylvania the biggest prize, clinton and cruz ca wmpaigning there today. getting a head start o the next big battleground. >> now, there's no indication that any of the other candidates are planning to drop out. in fact, senuior sanders sent a letter out to his supporters, as yking for donations last night. the reality for sanders, he would need to in every single state moving forward, nd by a huge margin, in order to come back and win. natalie? >> kristen welker in midtown, thank you. president obama arrived in saudi arabia this morning. the first stop on a three-nation, six-day tour. the president's visit to riyadh coming amid growing tension witi one of america's most important allies in the middle east. ron allen is there. good morning.
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thn president is here.rtsome very tough issues on the agenda as he sits down for meetings with the saudis. many americans distrustful of the saudis. many of the 9/11 families are pushing president obama and angrt he's not supporting a billld allow them to file suit igainst the saudis, claiming damages. the president saying a aw would open americans abroad to retaliation. fancmilies are puserng the administration to declassify portions of oe 9/11 congressional invesgation of the attacks. the administration saying intelligence ajenrrys s gency ies are reviewing whether to declassify. members of congress believe there might be information there that implicated the saudi government. the administration emphasizesa evious investigations said there have been no connections between the saudi government and the events of 9/11. also on the agenda, issues involving isis and the fight against terrorism.
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sa tudis to do more, something move on tomorrow to a much more enjoyable meeting, perhaps. he's going to worst may be yet to come in houston wrel flooded more than 1,000 homes and businesses. at least seven deaths are blamed on the high water. creeks are still rising and there is a threa iof more rain there today.
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last night we went to bed,y and the water had receded. there was no rain. then we wake up and it's at our front door. >> first responders are working non-stop with one call on tuesday to rescue dozens of people in wheelchairs from a senior center. you have to feel for harry, the atlanta hawks mascot, he failed to stick the landing during a playoff game tuesday against the celtics. that hurts. oh, yeah. every man grimacing. he tried yo to trump across the aisle and landed short, ended up straddling the barrier. poor harry, taking one for the team. >> chicken mcnuggets. >>rmatt, b k to you. >> it's now harriette, natalie. if you're struggling with brutal allergies more than usual, you're not alone. some are saying, is this the worst allergy season ever?
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dr. mehmet oz is here with some answers and remedies. good morning. good to see you. >> good morning, matt. >> we should, you know -- is there any way to actually calculate and measure how bad an allergy season is so you can declare it the worst season ever? >> they measure it. the rod collects pollen. you can't guess ahead of time. it's the warmest year-to-date, so we predict the plants don't go dormant. depending on what part of the country you're on, you'll get bad problems with trees right now and slowly over the later spring, it'll move to grasses. end of the summer, weeds all over the place. >> tree pollen as you mention now. let's talk about ways to keep it off you. it's not easy. >> but doable. number one trick, cover yourself up. you can have broad rimmed hat. this would look good on al roker. think he'd wear this? >> probably would. >> fashion glasses. >> blowing wind, keeps it out of your eyes.
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and keep the windows closed when you travel around. you can be smart, especially if you know the season will have a lot of pollen, in preventing it from getting near you. >> how do you get it off you? >> women don't think about their hair and the fact it's a magnet for pollen. never go to bed at night with pollen in your hair because you're basting your face in it all night. wipe your eyes. they had pollen and allergies 2,000 years ago. pour this over your nose. warm water and salt, and wash out your sinuses. wash your nose out. >> get it off your sheets and curtains. with the windows open, that's where it settles, as well. >> once a week. audit your home. you have to wash your sheets in warm water. pick take the clothes off when you get home. also look for mold.
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on top of the seasonal al rgies. >> remedies, over-the-counter medications, are you a fan? >> they work but you have to take them early. half hour before you expect sympathies, take the nal pray sprays or antihistamines. if you go to the allergist and ve a shot or tablets, 80%, 90% success rates. you have to do it ahead of time. >> i'm not going to do a mmercial for a certain i take one pill over the counter every morning and it's been great. even though i have allergies, i haven't felt it this year. here' a handkerchief, just in case. >> appreciate it. dr. oz, thank you. catch his show weekdays. check your local listings. up next, a heart-stopping stunt involving that guy and a race car. going to leave you speechless. plus, they're a dynamic due yoe
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why don't tina fey and amy poehler work more aufb often? you'll be surprised by what tina says about that. >> the technology kids are today' s the day! oh look! creepy gloves for my feet. see en i was a kid there was a handle. and a face. this is nice. and does it come in a california king? getting roid rage. hemorrhoid. these are the worst, right? i' m gonna buy them. boom. i' ll take them. impulse buy. ommmmmmmmmmm. american express presents the blue cash everyday card with no annual fee. ito,' s all happening. cash back on purchases. here we go!
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time for what's trending. >> you know tte fast readers who comprehend a lot? do you try speed reading? >> i've wanted to. >> 1950s, it was popular, thanks to the educator wood. then the commercials started running. >> that's what i remember. sh>> all kinds of techniques. look at the guys with the fingers on the page. they could read a whole book in an hour. it was amazing. guess what? doesn't work. bad news for these school kids everywhere. experts say speed reading just simply doesn't cut it. they insist it's extremely unlikely that you can increase your reading speed without missing a lot of meaning. in other words, you just don't comprehend. what you're really doing is skimming, not reading. >> yeah. >> this doesn't work? is that what you're saying? >> yeah. >> there was a progris called sra. >> i remember that. >> speed reading associates. back in the old days, it was
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>> terrific. we've often talked about the benefits of getting up early. we're proponents around here, of course. if you are the type to stay up late and sleep in, science found there are benefits for you, too. there is from a study published in psych hycology today. late sleepers are more likely to be innovative and progressive thinkers because they're going against the body's natural inclination to go to sleep around 11:00 and wake up account 57 -in- about 7:00. >> you're a night owl, right? >> i am. i guess the point is, sleep at some point is good. that's ariana huffington's push, as well. at some point, you have to get it? >> get the seven hours. >> i think it's the idea that people have more creative jobs perhaps. they're the ones, the hourshare iving that sleep schedule anyway. >> curious, we get up in the neighborhood at 4:00 on a weekday weekday. what time do you get up on the weekend?
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>> i'm losing it at 7:00. >> 8:00. kids, go watch cartoons. you get up at 5:00, right? >> 5:15. >> without an alarm clock, just natural? >> yeah. although, i like the morning on the weekends. anybody here do a back flip, standing on the ground? >> no. >> not and survive it, no. >> not even close. >> i'll show you a guy who not only can he do a backflip, but it's over a speeding race car. that was the practice. here's the real deal. >> oh, my gosh! >> do you believe that? >> is that real? >> if heaioes a little too early, he comes down on the car. goes a little too late, well -- >> how does he know? >> there is a deep beep that goes off when the car passes a certain point. >> so frightening. >> how many fails have there been?
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the car alongside it, never behind him. >> this was the seventh guy. you should see the other sixth. >> thank you, mr. roker. now to why a politician is offering johnny depp acting device. and tina fey said a tv show with amy poehler isn't in the cards. when we thought we were over with the johnny depp doggate controversy, a lot of people are weighing in. the apology video he and his wife amber heard seemed to be forced into for the australian authorities. now, the country's deputy prime minister is offering his review of the performance. barnby said depp looked like he was auditioning for the "godfather." also offered this advice, do it with gusto, mate. a bit of gusto. come on, rise to the camera. that was my australian accent. >> i think that was the point.
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it, but they were so -- just get through it. whatever. >> raise the camera up, too. >> what an angle. up the nose. >> they still got the light sentence. without having the convincing apology. next to one of our favorite duos, tee ina fey and amy poehler, whether they're hosting "snl" or starring in movies. they're asked, why don't you do tv shows together? great question. tina says it probably won't happen. at the tribeca film festival, she said, we're both alphas. it works in short spurts, but i don't know if it would make a real dynasty. >> i'd love to see it though. >> i know. to thine own self be true. >> it's hard foralpha alphas to work together over a long time. >> i wonder why we know that. >> as we all hold our breath.
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this will make you smile today. chrissy teigen sharing the first photo of her newborn baby. lulu with hubby john legend. five-day picture after giving birth. chrissy posting the picture to her ig account using the baby's nickname, hi, my lulu. the bulldog not sharing the fancmily's joy.hethe dog is giving the side eyes because it knows what's coming up. >> matt and al are dying to say, is there a baby in that picture? >> i don't know what you're talking about. i'm going to go back to the weather right now. >> the look on your faces. >> we've been working togeuher way too long. >> i need this job. i can't say anything. >> you also need to go home. >> when i saw that yeste ay on instagram, i thought the same thing. >> wow. that's your pop ]art. >> all right.
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unfortunately, look at this area bowing out toward houston, where they o not need any more rain. it is coming. the cyprus cre is near cyprus, already crested near record levels. it's probably going to stay high after this. the next two days, we're talking about upwards of three to four inches of rain, just to the east of houston, on up into central louisiana. just not great news. then as you can see, it ntinues to move east. this actually, this wet weather starts to make its way thursday to the ohio river va ey, lower mississippi river vevalley. by friday, it's actually along the eastern seaboard. heaviest rain will be right in the mid-atlantic. there will be good downpours in the new york city area, as well, friday into saturday thanks, al. until then it's pretty dry out
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as well, things warming up, responding to the sunshine. we still have that red flag warning in connecticut today. all areas are still very high out there. 75 tomorrow with increasing clouds. then it clears up for the weekend with highs in the mid to upper 60s. find your park for summerd,un travel. to get a jump start on the celebration, go to to learn more about our nation's great national parks. we cannot wait. savannah and i got a really special trip. >> we're going to a trip together. won't say what. thank you so much. if you have kids, they love technology. according to a recent report, teens spend about nine hours a
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some 13-year-olds check social media a hundred times a day. they want you to know why t py do it. here to help make sense of it is a child and adolescent psychologist, jennifer. >> good morning. >> a lot of parents go, that is a lot of time on social media and checking the device. what are we not understanding from teens and tweens? >> this is a good thing and a bad thing. it's unchartered territory for all of us. i think what the tweens and the teens want us to know is this is how their life is. they are the first generation all electronic. this is how their relationships are, through the phones and the computers. >> we talked with tweens who shared some of their stresses about social media and the like. take a listen. >> my friends have made plans and they've posted it on social media, and i find out through that. it really makes me upset. >> if i look at their instagram posts, i'll see what they're doing. sometimes, they don't text me about it. >> one time, my friend sent me a
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it on social media apps about a birthday party. i felt really left out. >> it's kind of this new spin on something that lots of tweens have felt over the ages, being left out. as a parent, you've got a few tips. one is, take some time out. >> we as adults are also on a lot of social media and on our devices a lot. we want to model what it looks like, and we want to really set limits for the tweens so they can walk away and not be so involved and invested that they respond inappropriately, act out of the wrong urge. >> it's important to know what your tween can handle. they're still little. >> they are and some tweens aren't ready. though they want it, you as a parent know what they're ready for. trust that. >> finally, learn it with them. >> learn it with them. the apps are changing all the time. you don't know what they're doing. have them teach you. i sit in my office and have the kids that see me teach me to use the apps all the time. you learn what they're doing and what they know. it's helpful.
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roll some tape. >> everything i do practically resolves around it. >> it's how we communicate with friends and teachers. it's how our life is. >> i use it too often and it distracts me with my schoolwork. >> couldn't keep my grades up without it. i probably would have no plans with my friends. >> i feel like everything i do, like sadly, is based over a computer or through my phone. >> it's so hard to communicate with my friends if i can't text them. >> i would not pick up the phone to call a friend and have a conversation. >> this is now what people do, and this is how we communicate. >> this is the new normal. number one tip for teens, be knowledgeable. >> about what they're doing, who they're talking with, what apps they're using. they'll be ahead of you, try to stay current. >> let them know, you'll watch what they do online. >> and you want to be able to trust them. >> don't stop talking. >> we think that teens know it all. they don't know how much they're on. if you ask them, they'd probably tell you less than they are. keep the conversation open.
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>> finally, getting out from behind the screens. we l want to relate as humans still. >> so hard. we don't know if we're putting them at a disservice by staying behind the screens. find time to get out from behind it. in real-life interactions. >> parents can model it, too. matt? thanks very much. i'll be with emily blunt in a few minutes.
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live this is news4 new york now. >> good morning. it is 51 degrees outside at 8:26 on this wednesday, april 20th. democrat todd kaminsky claiming ctory to replce former leader dean skelos. results show kaminsky leading mcgrath with 53% of the vote but mcgrath's campaign says the race is still too close to call and wianll be decided in the cyming days. if kaminsky does win, democrats would gain the majority in the st yate senate. alice cancel won the seat left over by joseph silver. skelos and silver are awaiting corruption charges. >> we have an accident by the clear view and another by the
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the the qe backed up ball game of s an accident at the atlantic and out by exit 137. back to you. >> tonight 48 degrees in the city, 30s to the north and west. tomorrow increasing cloud and 75 the high. coming up on the "today" show, the new project "curmudgeon" and
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hi, everybody. it's 8:30. it's wednesday, april 20th. the sun is shining really bright on our plaza and our crowd. happy to have them. >>ss> coming up, what product would you like to have in your life that makes it a little easier if you're a mom on the go? we'll introduce you to three women who believe they have the answer and have big dreams of being today's next big thi .
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we'll talk about emily blunt in exploring her evil side in the "the huntsman: winter's war" ." and the hottest accessories to add to your spring wardrobe. spring has sprung. a little windy. >> wardrobe fail. >> smart enough to hold it mama taught me right. siri daly is here. she has fried rice and it container. you can make it 20 minutes or less. it's cheaper made at home. >> we loved fried rice. >> so easy to make. >> yummy. >> the original recipe is coming yup. let's get a check of the weather. >> we have the wet weather in texas. rain all the way up to the mississippi river valley. both ends of the country looking good with lots of sunshine. look how warm it's going to be in the pacific northwest. then for tomorrow, the rain moves into the ohio river
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rain moving to the pacific northwdut tomorrow. sunny skies along the eastern seaboard with temperatures at or above seasonal levels. they continue warm out west, as well. plenty of sunshine today. you will need those shades all day long with the sunshine, temperatures bouncing back to the upper 60s today. the breeze will subside later. tonight chilly 48 but tomorro w the warming trend gets under y, we're bac in the 707s again, 76 for friday, a couple of gusty thunderstorms can't be ruled out later in the evening but clouds exit suit morning, 68 and 60 with sun shine on sunday. rning. >> i hope you know that lady back there. who is that? >> my mom. >> that's your mom, okay.
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>> happy birthday, ladies. let's go back inside to matt. >> thank you very much. our next round of semifinalists attempting to become today's next big thing. the winner heading to qvc this weekend to sell her product. on tuesday, we heard pitches for the gadgets for mom's purse category. we can now reveal, you picked va vanessa and her loopit headphones to move on to friday's finals. this morning, we're focusing on the moms on the go category. judges, doug howe, qvc's vice president of merchandising. jill martin, "today" contributor and at qvc with g.i.l.i. brand. and number one in your hearts, ladies and gentlemen, savan - nah guthrie. let's meet our first mom inventor. >> hi, i'm c indy from manchester by the sea, massachusetts. i think screv on the run is the
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it's a unique way to drain, store and carry your bath sponge. why compromise your clean when you can scrub on the run? >> sounds good to me. come on out here. how are you? >> hi. >> good to see you. there's your table. there are judges. have at it. >> okay. as a busy mom on the go, this is how i used to carry my bath sponge. not anymore. when i travel or go to the gym, i take scrub on the run. it o a unique design that will drain, store and carry your bath sponge. after using your sponge, simply shake out excess water. place the sponge in the top receptacle. click lock the unit together. >> what do you think? >> i think it's interesting. who would you identify as your target customer? >> it would be anybody who prefers to use a bath sponge to shower or bathe, and they want to take it with them to travel so they can take it to the gym,
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sports team. it also has a home use, where you can remove the water. then the scrub on the run -- th oat one is a little slippery -- can be hung in the shower. it keeps your sponge protected in the shower if you share the shower with others at home. >> well done. >> thank you. >> time to meet our next semifinalist. >> hi, i'm from miami, florida, daniela. i'm excited to introduce you to my product, seal shoe covers. i know it's "day"'s next big thing because there's nothing like our product in today's market. it's a new "o-to for a rainy or snow snowy day. >> daniela, come on out. >> hello. >> how are you? >> good morning. it's a fashionable, lightweight, shoe protector.
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rain, mud or snow. seal shoe covers go over any style of footwear. flat, sandals, tennis shoes, even high heels. yes, ladies, this is our dream come true. seal shoe covers are practical and convenient. they fold into their own pouch, making it easy to carry inul your purse or case. they're ease is i y to clean. wash up with a cloth or throw it into the washing machine. it's the solution to your rainy or snowy day problem. >> very nice. good job. what do you think? >> i love it but can you walk in heels? it feels like it might be slippery. is there a special thing? >> we specially designed it for your high heel. we reinforced the heel area to make sure it won't puncture from your high heel. >> daniela, thank you very much.
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>> let's look at our final semifinists s e ist ist of the morning. >> hi, i'm shesrill from philadelphia, pachld ennsylvania. i think minkee blue is the wext big thing because you can carry everything you need for the day in one stylish and functional bag. >> come on out here and impress our judges. how are you doing? >> hi, how are you? >> fine. you know the judges. >> yes. >> have at it. >> as women, we can carry two or three bags and it's not fun to take everything in one bag, only to dig for what we're finding for. nkee blue helps you organize everything in the bag. you can carry your lunch at the bottom of the bag. when it's not used for lunch, put your makeup. if you're not using the bag at all, you can put shoes in here. you can carry your shoes or sweater at the bottom.
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separating items. on the top, you have this compartment here where you can put your purse essentials. here, you can put a 13 or 14-inch laptop. purse. can also be used as a key fab. the eal magic of this bag is you can convert it from a retwo-compartment bag to a full tote. then it's a great overnight/weekender bag, or your everyday, stylish bag. >> let me tell you something. i don't know anybody who has more stuff to lug around than savannah. >> how often are my shoes coming out of my purse? this can be for me. the one thing, it does look a little heavy. is it heavy? >> not at all. i used nylon because i was conscious of that. this bag weighs a little over two pounds. less than three po ds. >> let's bring all the ladies back out. stand center stagei now is the time i have to tell yoriu, they need your vote. make your pick for today's next
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you just might win a $500 gift card fr qvc. tomorrow, our remaining semifinalists in the mom's get organized category is here. up next, the spring's hottest accessories of the season. nice job, ladies. first, this is "today" on nbc. i don't need anybody else
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stop before the real sufferiic starts. you can quit smoking. talk with yoer doctor. it's my party were back at 8:41. stuff we love, spring accessories. nature is showing off this time of year so why not us? here's the items to add the firenishing touch to your outfit. chastity, i love when here. you bring cool stuff. >> thank you. good morning. >> let's start with shoe trends. e slide is the thing. >> the mule, the slide. major trend. what we love about it is slide in, slide out. super easy. here, we have a photo of nicole richie wearing it with a dress.
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wi dth the cropped trouser we're seeing everywhere. >> jeans, too? >> especially with the cuff. love that. >> sneakers, fancy sneakers are having a moment. >> the hugest trend in all of shoes is the sneaker. we have gwyneth paltrow, a photo of her wearing these on the street. the "it" sneaker in all of sneakerdom is these old school, plt asti white sneaker. we have a photo of victoria beckham wearing hers. then we have the high-tech kylie jenner and thewe glamorous r shoes. loads of amazing sneakers. >> next, the lace-up world. >> for lace-ups, it's all about this la -up flat. inspired by the scottish dance shoe. you'll see this everywhere. ballet inspired. >> what kind of -- skirt? do you wear it with jeans? >> i love these with a great mini skirt. you kn ea, with a crop trouser, you could wear and see the hint
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we also have an espadrille. new attitude. we have a photograph of the duchess of cambridge, always wearing an espadrille. down here, you'll see a disco espadrille. great big platform. >> i love these, too. >> great slide from kate spade. now, let's talk about bags, savannah. >> the tiny bag. >> the mini bag but a megatrend. we have a mote graph photograph of katie holmes wearing it last week here in new york. we have lots of colors. the mini quilted, the bucket bag and a major -- isn't that adorable? >> so cute. come on. >> and a big detail we are seeing all over the runways is the chain strap. >> can you swap out on one of the old bags with the chain? >> you can. we have this detachment strap you can find for $8. you can put on last year's bag. >> love that. >> super fun.
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choker back. >> pearl jam and chokers. >> this isimy prime time. the '90s. >> that's right. we're seeing lots of chokers. you'll see a photograph here on the screen of selena somez. even the youth have appronriated ths e choker. these are fabulous. for earrings, ear love all over the runways. we saw these shoulder dusters. >> these are big. are big earrings back? >> yes. they want to graze the shoulder. these are super glamorous. blake lively is wliring them at a g fabulous event. looks gorgeous. >> wow. >> lastly, for the trend with the best attitude, the best personality in all of accessories, t z pom-pom. >> i am seeing the pom-pom everywhere. what is is the deal with this thing? >> aren't these hysterically fabulousg >> yes. >> look at this little one here. tons of great sandals.
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their purse or kids put them on their backpack. >> absolutely. super fun. who doesn't love a little fiesta this spring? >> awesome. thank you so much. by the way, this was fast so you can find more on the access accessory ies and spring trends on today up next, emily blunt on movies, motherhood and more.
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we're back at 8:47. emily blunt stars in the new movie the "the huntsman: winter's war" war". she plays an ice queen, freya, whose dark side is brought to life by her evil sister. take a look. >> i don't have to tell you anything. oh, but you do. you said it yourself, you're something between this world and the mirror. i summoned you out.
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>> this is just fun. this has to be just fun. >> it ers soe.un. it was like doing an opera. it was like the most arch-heightened, enjoyable spectacle to be a part of. >> is it too much to say you have an arch in this movie? >> you can say that, yes. >> like to use acting terms. >> very good, yeah. a character arch. >> that is good. then you get pretty evil. >> yes. >> i think i k ow which was more fun. which came for naturally? >> the evil one. i played good a bunch. >> why do you like evil? >> you can do terrible things and not get arrested. really be encouraged by everyone on set to be as evil as possible. >> she is an ice careen and queen and she has powers. it's obvious what her power would be. >> what's that? >> she can freeze things. i don't know about real life.
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you'd like to freeze as they're speaking? >> is that a superpower you want? >> yeah. >>s i'd want to invisible. >> then you may hear people saying nasty things about you. >> then you know who is a friend and who is an enemy. >> true. >> you let out a scream. >> you want me to do it? >> no. did you practice or did the director say, give me yourest shot. >> you have to warn the mic people, step back a bit. i knew it needed to be an anguished, blood-curling scream. >> may come in handy. you and john krasinski are going from two-on-one defense to man man-to-mandefense. >> i know what this means because you prepped me. one kid to two kids.
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>> show up to the neighborhood. >> what rm with you in again? >> exactly. >> were you anxious the first tiive? isol it a similar feeling this me? >> we're more laid back. it's the great unknown, the first child. >> also, the first time, it was yo, john and gary. >> and gary. >> who is gary? >> my pregnancy pillow that somebody gave me, which was like having another enormous man in the bed. eventually, john was like, gary has to go. gary got donated. >> you're not going to use a gary his tiu me? >> just a regular pillow. >> feeling good? >> yeah. >> congratulations. i don't know if you saw it, you were in "people" magazine's most beautiful issue. >> was it? >> for pregnant in heels. >> wow. beautiful only when pregnant. perfect. >> they don't mean that. they just decided to put you -- >> every other day of the week. >> congrats onthat. >> thank you. >> good luck with the rest of the pregnancy.
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>> i will. thank you. >> "the huntsman: winter's war" from universal pictures hits theaters this friday. up next, siri is in the kitchen. she's making a dishil that we are all waiting for. that's fried rice, an original recipe.
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brought to you by yoplait. mmm, yoplait. we're bac sok with "today" food. all week long, we're cooking up 20-minute meals to help you get dinner on the table in a hurry. here with a "today" original recipe created for our viewers isou siri daly. creator of the blog, seriously delicious. i love fried rice. >> who doesn't? >> this seemed to me to be a little complicated. you say it's not. >> it's not. it sounded complicated but it's very, very simple and quick. >> look at the ingredients. be we have bonelener skinless chicken, chinese sausage, a sweet, dried sausage, snow peas, cornstarch. i'll get started with the sauce. >> okay. >> i'll put soy sauce with the cornstarch. >> does cornstarch clump up? >> it does so start with a liquid and whisk it until the lumps get out. to this, i'm going to add ginger. freshly chopped ginger. some sesame oi which is nutty
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then, yeah, you can add that. that is the sriracha, which i love. then a pinch of salt. then we're going to whisk that all up and add our chicken. i'm going to use tongs today but sometimes at home, i like to use these gloves. >> i get it. i'm a tong guy. >> then we're going to kind of coat everything in a pie plate. i'll tell you why we're using a pie plate in a second. >> this is breast of chicken? >> yes. boneless, skinless. here's our chinese sausage. coat that all up. then we're going to use an interesting cooking method. >> i'll tell you the tasters are downstairs already. >> so good, siri. we love it. >> good. >> i like that it has a kick to it, the sriracha. >> very good. >> these are mason jar lids. i put it in a deep skillet. >> creating a steamer. >> exactly. i'll take the pie plate. >> more coated.
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>> the lid on and it cooks for five to six minutes. that's it. >> that's enough for the chicken? >> exactly. over here, it's already cooked. we add our snow peas. then we're going to cook it for two minutes more. >> it's got a good amount of liquid in there. seems like the chicken has sweated a little bit. >> exactly. >> if you don't like snow peas, add mushrooms, whatever you want. >> that's the chicken part with the sauce. now the rice. >> fried rice. bay son, some -- this is sambal, a chunkier hot sauce. >> you use the same pan with the bacon to cook the eggs? >> yeah. here, peanut oil and ginger that i'll cook until it smells and gets delicious. you add the leftover rice. >> i mean, that's great for a lot of families. you don't want it to go to waist waste.
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rice. it's almost more dehydrated. makes for a crispier fried rice. here, oyster sauce and chicken broth. more soy. more sesame oil. that sampal. bal. i'm going to whisk it together. add the bacon and the egg. frozen peas and the scallions. >> all right. >> then i'm going to add my sauce. >> this is going to cook up for how long? >> like five to six minutes again. >> guys downstairs? final verdict? >> real hit. i love the bay con bacon. >> chicken is moist. >> siri, fantastic. thank you very much. original recipe for our viewers.
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this morning on "today's take," danny dae evito gives new meaning to family. who is "people" magazine's most beautiful woman in the world? emily blunt with an exclusive first look at her new film, "girl on the train," coming up next. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from
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welcome to "today". it's wednesday morning, april 20th, 2016. i'm willie along with al, natalie and tamron. nice crowd outside on the plaza. little nip in the air but it'll t a little springier as we go on in the day. >> yesterday was unbelievable. >> spectacular. >> great day to be in central park, which we'll talk about later. >> yeah. >> my morning jam is "it was a good day" by ice cube. my way of teasing ahead to "sunday today." >> start on wednesday. >> profile is of ice cube. hung out with him for a day. one of my all-time favorites. >> living your dream. >> we were in a '64 impala, driving around new york city. >> kevin hart did their last movie, i went down to miami. >> i remember that. >> lincoln continental convert convertible convertible. >> the movie car. >> one of my first '90s concerts was nwa.
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love that decade, and who doesn't, we have a huge treat for you. ready? >> sure. >> next friday, april 29th, we are throwing an i love the '90s concert out on our plaza. >> okay. >> across the hours of the "today" show. it'll go all morning. salt n pepp . that's one. >> uh-huh. keep going. >> vanilla ice is going to be on the plaza. >> oh, my gosh. >> fantastic. >> kid in play. i love this one. and all for one. i swear. >> so good. >> we have to dress '90s, right? >> you should. we'll meet you there. >> great idea. >> you should go retro, definitely. >> knock it out. >> the spiral curl perm u had. >> was that '90s? >> yeah. >> i had the same haircut i have now. this is me in the '90s. salt n pepper. >> that was salt n pepper.
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then i wanted to be cinderella. i haoe a picture of me from a have vanilla ice concert. he hung out in dallas all the time. '90s nwa. no, i went to ice cube's concert. this is when he'd left the group. >> yeah. >> that was me and my full on hip hop philly days. are you more of a "push it" or "schoop"? >> i love "push it." the video and seeing them together, and the red leather. 8 ball jackets. the boots. it's all i wanted in life. a girl from texas coming to philadelphia, i wanted some knee-high boots that weren't cowboy boots. and leather. >> they still perform together? >> oh, yeah. >> they were just on my msnbc show. they're moms now, still live in jersey. they had a reality show not terribly long ago. onekf the things we talked about regarding al roker, they love to cook. >> they do. >> like al. they've been talking about a
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they're doing really well. >> what about a dance? >> i'll do it for them when they get here. salt n pepper is here. push it. i can't do it in a skirt. working up a sweat. come on, y'all. >> al is like, this language you're speaking -- >> it's going to be huge. >> come on down in your best '90s get up. we want to see it. >> big earrings. all that. please. >> the jeans. remember the real acid-washed jeans? >> the high ones? >> that was '80s maybe. i'm getting '80s and '90s -- >> what would you wear if you picked your '90s outfit now? high school for me. younger than you guys. >> oh! >> he did an age drop on us. >> high school. we were in college. >> i mean everything was
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>> he was in jersey. >>nd we went shopping for baggy pants and all that stuff. >> i was wearing the same thing i'm wearing now. only much bigger. but i was working on this program in the '9has. >> your casual life, you'd walk around in suits? >> yes. >> fun time at the roker house. >> this was my wheel house. this is what i did. >> this is my pajamas, my day wear, evening wear. >> something i'm comfortable in. this was it. >> lock it? >> it'll be a fun time. tomorrow t 9 , the 90th birthday of queen elizabeth. she's 90 on april 21st. to celebrate, what did they do? brought all four generations of the royal family together to pose for a photo. guess who steals the scene. take a look, there in the mi pddle. as we call him, he looks like a little spanky. prince george standing on four foam booas so he can even out the height.
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chteeeks. >> in fact, we did -- as soon as i saw him, i thought spanky mcfarland from the "little rascals." >> put that hat on him. >> so cute. >> i love how they stage him adorably. the boxes. we know it's there for the height, but it adds to the cuteness of the picture. he's stand g there holding his dad's hand. >> will that be the crop of the stamp or will they go closer in? i ne hope they keep that. >> they have to keep the books. >> wait, it'll be on a stamp? >> yeah >> commemorate the 90th birthday. >> cool. >> also, yesterday, princes william and harry visited the english set of "star wars" episode 8: epi episode viii and had a lightsaber battle. do we have video? there's the lightsaber battle.
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bacca and met bb-8. the production is all there in the uk. >> pinewood studios. >> big deal for them. a lot of british actors in the film. >> he doesn't need to stand on the foam book. he's cute, chewy. >> i've seen it for the fifth or sixth time already at my house since it's on demand already. we own it. something else they're demanding. producers want us to celebrate the greatness of beauty. "people" magazine's most beautiful -- >> you're not celebrating? >>sb i celebrate her every day. every day is jen aniston day. she's 47 and is just flawless. "people" magazine saying, i love this caption here, jen's secrets for staying young. >> for sure. >> second time she's gracing the cover. she's also named most people in 2004. other faces in the ategory,
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adele, kate mckinnon, brie larson. ser ronan from "brooklyn." also, fathers and daughters. will smith and the kravitz. al, i thought this was a perfect category for you and your daughter. >> i think the problem is, i spoil the most beautiful part. >> don't say that. >> unfortunately. >> no, no. >> daughter, yes. me, not so much. >> in the added pressure, having this beautiful teenage daughter in your home, who is straight upe-- not just because he's here -- a knockout. >> thank you. >> what advice do you have for daughters who have that? force field. >> push a button and the whole house -- >> that's right. get a couple of -- >> lightsaber battle. last night -- >> serena williams. >> sorry.
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>> she's beautiful. >> i think we'll do this this is right last half hour of the show. last night, three beautiful women braved the elements in new york. tamron, dylan and natalie. >> braved it? pushed into it. >> your survival skills. you were would recollect rking with history channel's "alone" series. placing survivalists in the vancouver wilderness with no camera teams or producers. they had their experience. look at you guys. it's like a slumber party. >> kind of. we had to make a sphere. >> first, we had to build a shelter, make a spear, a fishing rod and then -- >> gut and clean a fish. >> did dylan almost poke her eye out? >> yeah. i guess in the process of either making her shelter -- she got poked in the eye. the corner of the eye.
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>> swollen? >> it was a little bloodier yesterday. >> under what circumstances would one need a spear in central park? >> here's why. funny you should ask. >> you'd want a spear. >> there were lots of moving creatures. none of them i would fear. but i would probably need to fend off. >> a squirrel? >> squirrels! >> don't play around. wehe had to gut the fish. don't want to give too much awgy. but we gutted the fish at one point. i felt like other animals in central park were coming in. >> raccoons right above me. >> i didn't want to hurt them. >> season two on "alone" on history channel premieres tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. eastern. >> how hard was it to get the fish smell out of your hands? >> i used gloves. >> wilderness. >> i did mine with my bare hands. >> impressive. >> they give you gloves, tamron.
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>> could you bring that with you in the wilderness, too? serious, we've been watching this all morning. early this morning we showed you torrential downpours in dallas. unfortunately, it is all now moving towards houston. in fact, very, very close to houston right now. here's the leading edge. you can see right there, it's just about 85 miles away. houston, get ready. you have more rain coming. cyprus creek near cyprus has already crested. currently at 120 feet. that may go back up as this heavy rain comes in. you can see, we have flash flood watches from wichita falls to parts of louisiana. 9 million people under that. we're going to be watching one und of heavy showers and thunderstorms move through. then another line comes through dallas tomorrow morning. by houston, it'll be there by the evening hours. again, anywhere from three to four inches of rain locally.
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a beautiful start out there, plenty of sunshine and it sticks around all day long. temperatures in the 60s, not as mild as the last couple of days. chilly tonight, we could see some 30s. a southwest early wind tomorrow means a warmer da look for a high of 75. those clouds lead to some showers. maybe thunderstorms later friday, friday evening. still warm at 76 and clears for the weekend with highs in the 60s. devito's new film where the real star, let's be honest, is his real-life daughter lucy. we'll talk to them about their i asked my dentist if an electric toothbrush was going to clean better than a manual. he said sure...but don't get just any one. get one inspired by dentists, with a round brush head. go pro with oral-b. oral-b's rounded brush head cups your teeth to break up plaque and rotates to sweep it away.
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i smiled and squeezed her hand. "not tonight, britta. not tonight." [ female announcer ] to nurses everywhere, thank you, from johnson & johnson. you can call the new film a devito family affair. >> danny directs and stars in it, alo side his daughter lucy with his son producing. >> it premieres last friday at the tribeca film festival. we spoke to danny and lucy about making the film as a family. >> yes? >> i would get in a lot of trouble. i don't think anybody has done anything lick this ke this before. >> i get it. i ngdon't know how to feel, you know? >> yeah. me neither. we're i it now, aren't we? look who is here!
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>> don't bring that [ bleep ] in re. >> huh? >> i'm serious. put it in the hallway. >> all right, all right. >> danny devito is here aloag with his daughter lucy. good morning, guys. >> hi. how are you? >> we picked a cliponou weren't in on purpose. let's be honest, your daughter is the star of the movie. >> and the producer. >> how cool was that, to share the screen with her? >> really great. >> it was great collaborating together and with my brother, jake. it was a wonderful, wonderful time. we're excited to share it wncite everyone. >> this was a play. your idea to bring it to film, right? >> i belong to a theater company that did a one act. myis friend j ch wrote it. then we asked him to make it into a screenplay because it was just a really touching story. we had gone to see the play with my brother. our friend david was in the play, the ohoginal incarnation.
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it was just a very special time for us to spend time with him. because he's no longer with us. it's an, in loving memory of him, as well. >> h looking at your face, danny, you're beaming. >> the idea of lucy and i and jake, always thinking about, let's see if we can find something to do. it kind of came together. lucy had the idea. >> you know, it's fitting. david and my dad are occur curmudgeon occur muj curmudgeon rmudgeons. >> i don't think -- >> kind of. >> you anticipated my question. how is this a curmudgeon? take us inside the devito household. >> might be a little harsh. no, no. i mean, he plays a good cuirmudgeon, but he's a jolly fellow. >> a jolly fellow. >> from a loving daughter.
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>> you've ated on stage with your mom. acted with your dad now. >> yeah. >> is there one you prefer acting with over the other? >> no, no. >> nice, al. driving a wedge in there. >> no, no, no. >> good answer. >> don't go there, like any loving daughter. >> no. >> is it hard to get out from under the shadow of two famous parents, incredibly funny? do you feel like as you launched your acting career, it follows you? >> you can imagine, it's a lot. they're both really supportive of me. now, it's great. we're like working together. hopefully, got more coming. >> it's a love story. it's sweet, even though it's curmudgeonly. at the end -- >> it's funny but also moving d sends a positive message about people loving each other and families. i think we need more of that. >> danny, you've seen the business inside and out.
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get into acting? >> no, no. i feel you need to find out what makes you feel excited and what you're happy with. it's going t be with you for the rest of your life. you might as well go for it. i never discouraged it. she was in higp school doing plays. always good on stage. yo mucu know, you sit back and let it happen. i think she's bitten by the bug now. >> yeah. i think so. >> love them together. >> so cute. >> so cool. "curmudgeons" is playing in the new york now short section at the tribeca film festival. where is tamron? we're in her club. >> we have a little pop mix. dj cinderella, hit it. >> here we go. push it at angie's list, we guarantee a fair price, quality service, anred that in a new house, you probably don't share the same tastes
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pop fix? we are starting with what looked to be a high press appy birth they day for kate hudson. she was surprised by three shirtless men on her day. they appear to be serenading kate. the caption, this is one way to start your birthday. goldie hawn has a more demure day to celebrate her daughter on the special day. this adore able throwback photo of kate and calling her a shing life. she'r a nice person, too. kanye west, "life of pablo," may be the best album of all time, at least according to kansnye. making the record wasn't without setbacks. in a new clip, kim reveals how their 2-year-old daughter sent an early version of the tube ape down the pipe, literally. >> he had every version on his
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they could not be retrieved. no! >> it's like four places. >> no apple genius is genius enough. >> the episode airs tonight on fyi. kourtney kardashian is celebrating her birthday. je atted off to iceland with her family and friends for festivities there. and all of that work, work, work, work, work, work. work, work, work >> playing off our girl, rihanna, number one smash single. jumped up the billboard hot 100 the ninth week, giving her the edge over the beatles >> for total number of weeks at number one. she's number two overall. mariah carey is still reigning supreme as queen. i'm working to play the elmo work work video. i'.m selling t-shirts later on canal street. and chrissy teigen shared the first photo of her beautiful baby on instagram last night.
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point, check out the head of hair. the caption, hi, my lulu. chrissy and her husband welcomed the baby less than a week ago and announced the birth on sunday. also, megan boone's daughter was born on april 15th. congrats to the new mom there. it's a mama palooza. check out the booth, sienna miller, luke evans and tom hiddleston, after your local news. that's a photo. click, click. they said it wasn't possible... to make a sunscreen you can apply to wet skin. a wrinkle cream that works in one week. and a shampoo that washes away the residue hair care products can leave behind. but we did it. no wonder dermatologists recommend neutrogena 2 times more than any other brand. we're always re-thinking what's possible in skincare. that's just how we roll. neutrogena .
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on a chip reader. unlike the traditional swipe that takes seconds. rival technology like apple pay on smartphones is nearly instant. the chip cards were introduced to cut down on fraud. and the message sent long ago now holds a place in history. the message was put into a bottle in the north sea 108 years ago by a marine biologist. it was written on a postcard in english, german and dutch. get this. it was found last year on an island off germany. this week, it became the guinness world record holder as the oldest message in a bottle ev found. amazing. i wonder what it says. let's get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> it said,
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that dominates throughout today. close to 70 in some inland spots. the breeze is brisk in the morning hours. tonight mainly clear, about 48 in the city, cooler in the suburbs. tomorrow warmer, right back into the 70s. a sunny start and cloudy finish, leading to showers. could be thunderstorms late in the day friday, friday night and drying out with sunshine come saturday and sunday. >> that's your latest weather. the new movie "high-rise" is based on the 1975 novel of the same name, telling a story of the state of the art skyscrapers whose residents descend into class warfare. home hiddleston is dr. laing. upstairs neighbor is sienna miller, who has her finger on the pulse. luke evans is a film maker who lives near the bottom of the high-rise. good to see you all. >> morning. >> this sounds like a nice little home.
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tell us about this, tom. what was it like filming this movie? this is based on the ballard distaupian novel, which was a huge hit. >> it's become a huge cult classic. it's set in this tower block in 1975. it's also quite futuristic. it's very stylized. initially, it's seductive and glamorous, like an ocean liner disappearing over the horizon. after a while, the inhabitants yield to their darker instincts. it's ae delaware descended to -- >> chaos. absolute chaos. >> on film but also on the set, there was chaos. >> why am i getting this? >> you all stayed in a hotel, apparently, together. >> we all lived together.
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we were all running around with black eyes and blood. it was pretty crazy. we laughed our heads off and had a great time. >> oen wheatley who created it, creates a safe atmosphere on set. everything the characters are doing are indulging their appetite. >> good morning. >> would you like to go into that a little more detail? >> i don't know i should. i should leave it there, yeah. >> what happens in the apartment, stays in the apartment. >> yeah. >> high-rise. >> there was a lot of dancing. huge amount of dancing. >> we enjoyed it. >> luke and i danced together. >> what dancing? >> dance-off. >> it's possible. >> that is actually fantastic moment. i'm watching it live, and it's great. they had a dancer, proper dancer. >> i had whiplash by the end of the day, swinging my head so many times.
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>> when you do a move view ie like this and it's intense, what do you do to decompress once you get done? >> i'm sorry, what? who said that? i didn't see anyone speaking. >> a lot amount of wine on set. >> what do you do? decompress. we have different ways. >> there was a lot of wine. >> strange enough, we shot it in northern ireland. even though it's set in london. it was across the summer of a couple years ago. it was a lovely, incredibly beautiful place to be. it's where they shoot "game of thrones." the landscape there is very nice. nice to look at the sea and be reminded of other things. >> there is one scene in the film, autopsy scene, tom, which i understand you nearly passed out during the whole thing. >> not the actual scene. but i went to watch an autopsy for real in a hospital in england. it's actually one of those
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want -- if you're playing a musician, you want musicians to appreciate your musicianshipce. playing an athlete, you want the athletes to go, he's doing it properly. i wanted doctors to watch it and go, yes, that's how you do ite i had to perform a die section of a skull. i went to see a pathologist actually do this. it was quite stomach-churning. >> good to know. >> good morning, anyway. >> we ciuldn't talk about it during this inter view, i thought. thanks so much. "high-rise" is available on demand is itunes april 28th and nationwide may 13th. the hollywood beauty who has
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>> you said this role was the most challenging for you. we saw you in "sicario." that was physically daunting. how is this more challenging? >> she's one of the most damaged people i've ever played. someone who struggles with addiction daily. also, she's this obsessive person who obsesses over this couple on the train every day. also, you're in a thriller. it's not just a portray of alcoholism. you're telling a story that's intense and dark and frightening. it was a tough balance to playrm, but i loved it. loved doing it. >> we're about to give the fans s s an exclus i ive first look. firs she's fired and divorced and life is falling apart. >> a raging alcoholic. >> that was the appeal to me.
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the most unreliable witness in this potential murder. because she is an alcoholic and doesn't quite remember what happened that night. she could be a suspect. there's about five other people that could be a suspect. she's just trying to grasp at what happened. i think that that idea, what we think we see and don't see, is so interesng to people. that's what people gravitated toward with the book. is the idea of obsessing about people's lives who live on the train. i think we've all done that. it's a universal thing. when you're commuting with people, you wonder where they come from, why they look the way they do,thhy they are the way they are. >> without further adieu, let's see it. "girl on the train." >> the couple is the embodiment of true love. i saw her.
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>> is this her? how could you be so heartles >> what happened that night? i don't know. how could you be so heartless >> tell me the truth. >> so gripping. >> not creepy at all. >> no, it is so good. boy, that really lives up to the book. i know the movie certainly will,mmas well. let's talk about snow white and the huntsman. u're reprising your role as freya, the good sister. >> the good sister, yes. >> tell us about -- >> i don't know if she's all good. >> little icy. >> yeah. i play charlize theron's sister, and it becomes this battle of the queens in this film. >> yeah. >> i don't know many people who'd want to go up against charlize. >> you hold your own, i must say. we buried the lead here.
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steve harvey writes the forward for lisa's boo. he says he's in awe of her wisdom. i couldn't agree more. >> thank you, guys. >> we're talking about "abundance of life" fromnt the inside out but you've mnade a transformation on the outside. you said, what's diffe lnt about me? i said, your hair. you said, i lost 85 pounds. >> yes. when i realized that the catalyst to it was the emotion. th ere was a reason i putit on. i stopped looking at the what to do, eat less and work out. i looked at, why did i put the weight on? at the core of everything is what r we think are werthinking? what is the story we're telling ourselves? i was ready to release it after that. >>sh the word abundance might not be the type people are thinking of. it's not material abundance.
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we have a myth that abundance is about possessions and wealth and money. while that's one piece, abundance is a 360 experience. it's the quality of your relationship . it's the quality of your health. it's your spiritual awareness. and it's finance. but abundance is something that comes all the way. i chhave wealthy friends who really don't consider their lives abundant because they're out of relationship with their children. >> right. >> i challenge all those areas and teach you in the book how to create in each category of your life an abundant experience. >> let's go through some of the categories. people want to know how to replicate it. what do you do first? >> number one will sound crazy because people think you're doing it. give yourself permission to have it. we measure our future based on the past, and they're not connected. give yourself permission. be bold enough to give your permission to have the abundance you say you want. the love you say you want. women say, i want love, but question it every time a good guy comes around.
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you can expect to see road closuresiers closh closures. pe striwn check points will be in place tomorrow morning. drivers may want to stay away from the connecticut dmv today. they experienced computer problems yesterday. the offices are open but the agency is asking you to post poen your visit if you can. today a high 67, tomorrow increasing crowds, showers with a chance of thunderstorms, 76 deedgrees. coming up on the "today" show with kathie lee and hoda, the stla sisters talk about their national fame and success at such a young age. we'll have another local update for you in just about 30 minutes. see you then. life is what you make it. blinds to go makes it easy.
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