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good morning. breaking overnight. wild weather. huge tornadoes caught on camera in oklahoma. today, 2 million people under severe weather threat with a possibility of more twisters, hail and damaging winds. while a little farther west, up to 2 feet of snow is possible in the mountains of colorado. dylan is tracking it. rubbing elbows and throwing sharp ones. bernie sanders meets with the pope at the vatican. hillary clinton hob-nobs with the
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and a foul ball goes through the gap in the safety netting hitting a woman in the face. the visibly upset player running into the crowd to make sure she's okay. how did this happen again? and recreating history. william and kate at the taj mahal this morning invoking memories of princess diana's visit there 25 years ago. how the duke and duchess are looking to create new memories. today, saturday, april 16th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to "today" on saturday morning. i'm sheinelle jones. >> i'm craig melvin alongside dylan dreyer. >> let's get to the top story. the search for survivors after
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japan. dozens killed and hundreds injured. we have nbc's kelly cobiella following it from london. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. rescues happening as we speak. reports this morning of students, possibly trapped in a collapsed university dormitory. reports that two of them died when the floors pancaked there. across the area, rescuers are trying to reach 100 people under the rubble racing to save them before a storm moves in with high winds and rain today. the quake, the second one in 24 hours hitting at 1:25 in the morning in the same area of southern japan as the first. it looked extremely strong. these are images of when it struck. a 7.0 according to the u.s. geological survey. damage is widespread. bridges snapped in half. buildings in ruins. landslides cutng
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and sweeping away homes. now the threat of pounding rains setting off mudslides. rescuers managed to pull some people alive from the rubble already. including a 93-year-old grandmother. to make matters worse, a nearby volcano erupted today. the first time in a month. more than 1,000 people evacuated. the ground still moving. sheinelle, as many as eight aftershocks an hour. it is expected to happen for weeks. back to you. >> thank you, kelly cobiella. back at home, we have severe weather and damages tornadoes in the heartland. >> they hit in the country in the western plains. we have video out for knew texas county, oklahoma. take a look at the size of the tornado. just huge twister caught on camera. knocking down some of the power poles. this was one of several tornadoes reported yesterday. mostly in rural areas. that is on the east sid
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on the west side of the storm, we had snow. in the rocky mountains, that is where the snow is coming down. 2/3 of flights in and out of denver's airport are canceled. the snow is coming down. it is all elevation dependent. not seeing heavy snow that's sticking. you go to the higher elevations and you could have 2 feet of the snow. here is how it is not moving west or east too quickly. we have the set up called an omega block. the greek letter. the high pressure system preventing the low pressure from moving too quickly. when you have the moisture from the gulf of mexico and cold air from the north, that means we have snow on the western side through the rockies and threat of severe storms today across the western plains. as we did through tomorrow, the severe threat shifts to the east and the snow will begin to lighten up through sunday in the rockies. we are looking for a
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especially in the higher elevations above 7,000 feet. we could see some flash flooding with southeastern texas sunday and monday receiving up to 7 or 8 inches of rain. the flip side of these storms. dylan, thank you. >> now to a breaking story overnight. two maryland firefighters shot and one killed when they responded to a call for a person with a possible medical condition. bullets started flying. we have nbc's morgan radford with more. >> good morning, sheinelle. a veteran firefighter died after he was shot trying to check on a civilian. the death is leaving the community in shock and trying to figure out what went wrong. >> reporter: police got the call from the relative friday night. >> he believed his relative was potentially experiencing a medical emergency. >> reporter: a team responded to the home
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one other knocked on the home and no one answered. they entered and shots rang out. >> all units, just got information. >> it was as they were forcing entry, that several rounds were fired from the house through the door striking two fire department personnel. >> reporter: both men rushed to surgery in critical condition. the relative who called 911 was with the first responders and also hit, but not seriously injured. the 39-year-old, married father with 13 years of service later died of his wounds. >> we are here supporting the family as best we can and to begin to prepare to send our brother home. >> reporter: swain is in serious condition. the shooter surrendered and has been cooperating with police. this hits hard i
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that is already suffering. >> this county for the second time in five weeks grieving the loss of a member of our public safety family. >> reporter: officer was killed during assault on a police station in march. when asked about the dangers they face on the job, police responded emphatically. >> will it ever end? god, i hope so. at the end of the day, the men and women of public safety will be there when the community needs us. >> swain has been in surgery and the fire department says he is expected to survive his injuries. as of now, no charges have been filed. police are still investigating. sheinelle. >> morgan, thank you. another developing story this morning, pope francis has just arrived on the greek island of lesbos to meet with the refugees who have been stranded there. nbc's chief correspondent bill neely is there.
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>> reporter: good morning, craig. the pope is just about to arrive here at the port in lesbos through which more than half a million migrants have come and gone. earlier, he made an extraordinary visit behind the razor wire and detention camp. he met thousands who are trapped there and cannot leave and threatened with deportation. many wept openly in front of him and kneeling in front of him and begging for help. many held up signs saying give us freedom and save us from genocide. the vatican says this is not a political visit, but humanitarian one. the pope is calling openly on european leaders to respond with hum hum humanity. simply by being at the camp,
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leader of the world's catholics fighting for the cause of muslim migrants is sending out a message. this is a short trip. he will be gone in a couple of hours. it is short and symbolic, but significant. craig. >> bill for us in greece. thank you. to the race for the white house now. with the new york primary three days away, democratic candidates are out of the state. hillary clinton attending fund-raisers on the west coast and bernie sanders at the vatican. we have full coverage on both sides this morning. let's start with nbc's kristen welker covering the democrats. >> good morning, sheinelle. the optics could not be more different. bernie sanders sitting down with the pope today and attending a conference on social justice. hillary clinton in california attending fund-raisers hosted by amal and george clooney.
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it was a star studded friday night for hillary clinton. george and amal clooney hosting a fund-raiser in california. $353,000 just to sit with the frontrunner. and bernie sanders attending the vatican. he told nbc's anne thompson the opportunity to meet the pope was one he could not pass up. >> today was the highlight of the trip. i think he will go down in history as one of the great leaders of this particular moment in world history. >> reporter: late friday, sanders making good on his promise to release his 2014 tax returns. documents showing sanders made $205,000 and gave just over $8,000 in donations. the sanders campaign touting that unlike clinton's tax releases, sanders returns under score he hasn't accepted money for corporate
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influence of money and politics while speaking abroad. >> our very soul of a nation has suffered as the public has lost faith in political and social institutions. >> reporter: clinton is closing in on new york. the latest poll showing her with a lead of 17 points. today, bill clinton will rally voters in upstate new york after his comments on sanders supporters fell flat with some friday. >> i think it's fine that all these youngsters have been so enthusiastic for an opponent. >> reporter: the sanders campaign firing back that the former president was disparaging supporters as the rhetoric on both sides has gotten heated in recent days. president clinton emphasized he was joking. as for the primary here. sanders officials acknowledge their climb is steep. their goal is to limit the
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win and net as many delegates. his path to the nomination gets tougher if he doesn't win in new york. >> thank you. >> let's talk about the republicans for a second. where new york is all but a lock for donald trump. but at a moment where every delegate counts, it will be a race to the finish for trump and cruz. nbc's katy tur is here with that story. >> good morning. every delegate counts because trump needs to avoid a contested convention where cruz could take the nomination on a subsequent ballot. that is why trump's team is beefing up his inner circle and focusing on scoring a big win in new york state. donald trump continuing to decry the rules, but insisting he will come out on top. >> it's a disaster and not fair. we will win anyway. we will have our
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>> reporter: trashing the system and now echoing a chant before supporters. >> lying ted. he walks into a room with his bible held high. it's lying ted, folks. puts down the bible and he lies. >> reporter: the trump team sharpening its game plan in the final primaries before the convention. new experience advisers adding structure and talking points to the normally impulsive campaign. >> cruz talked about new york values. he said it with hatred to new yorkers. >> reporter: sources tell nbc news is the strategy is to appeal to voters who feel behind by washington without turning off delegates. trump said to have a lock on new york, but after a tough 24 hours, cruz drew a crowd of 1,200 in rochester friday night. >> tuesday is election day here in new york.
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and new york, the whole country is looking at new york, right now. amen, sir. >> reporter: not a lock? former contestants who gathered in new york. >> we strongly condemn donald's campaign of sexism, xenophobia, violence and hate. >> trump responded calling the angry contestants want-to-bes. >> let's talk about the democrats here. you had the debate on thursday. you mentioned in the piece the optics here. sanders meeting with the pope talking about social justice. you have hillary clinton hanging out with the clooneys with a $350,000 a plate couples dinner. are they worried? >> the optics could not be tougher for the clinton campaign. that is why
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meeting with low income meetings. this is something the clinton campaign has to deal with. she has to go with the high dollar fund-raisers. bernie sanders gets in front of a microphone and says hey, accepted money. it states he is part of the working class. i think this dichotomy for the weekend. the clinton campaign doesn't think it will hurt her. are her potential republican challenge er taking note? yes. >> she is ahead by 17 points. you look at the crowds with bernie sanders. these talk about this for a moment. bernie sanders. does he have a realistic path or is he a spoiler? >> the sanders campaign say they have a realistic path. they look at may
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they can do well. oregon, possibly west virginia. some of the other may states. the reality is and we have been saying this for a long time. in order for him to win, he that's win bigger states. new york, pennsylvania, new jersey, connecticut. by big margins. that's why a loss here is so devastating because it is the first test he may not be able to do that. that becomes tougher for him. >> you have to flip the number of super delegates. we have new polling. nbc marist poll with donald trump with a commanding lead in new york state. 54% to 25% for kasich and 16% for ted cruz. he write his op-ed writing about the rules that have been in place for some time. why pick this fight now? what's with the timing? >> it's very important for the trump campaign to appear like they are not on a losing track. it is becom
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get to the magic number of delegates they need. 1,237. by decrying the rules saying this is not fair, they are able to galvanize support and come off as still the winners despite the rules. what is really interesting is "the wall street journal" he wasn't calling out rnc or he wasn't calling out reince priebus. he has changed the structure in his campaign with more experience who realize he has to get along with the rnc and not alienate party loyalists who are often times delegates. he needs those delegates to avoid a contested convention. that does not benefit him. ted cruz is better organizing. he could do well on a second or third ballot. >> great conversation. thank you. thank you so much. now to the investigation into the tragedy at the palm beach
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the lead tiger keeper was mauled to death as she prepared for a visit presentation. the 38-year-old woman attacked by a malayan tiger while working in the area where the big cats eat and sleep. zoo officials say the keeper was known as the tiger whisperer. it did not appear she did anything out of the ordinary before the attack. medical emergency forced an unscheduled stop for prince. the 57-year-old entertainer's plane made an emergency landing in illinois. prince was rushed to the hospital said to be suffering from the flu and dehydration. he is back in his home in minnesota. in florida, a baseball fan recovering from a scary encounter with a foul ball. the tampa bay rays fouls off a pitch in the seventh inning that smashes the ball through the hole in the protective netting. it hit a woman in the eye. the game with the rays
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crews attended to the woman. a worried player shaken goes into the stands to check on her himself. the woman was taken from the field on a stretcher. she was taken to a nearby hospital. dylan is back with a check of the forecast. >> we also have showers down through the southeast. it will b the southeast. it will be a little unsettled down there today in the northeast, a lot of sunshine with the high pressure in control. that high blocking this from moving eastward. another line of storms in the western planes. we'll see perhaps as much as eight inches in denver. stronger storms in the panhandle of oklahoma, stretching down through southwestern texas. biggest threat will be for hail and damaging wind gusts. we can't rule out what we saw yesterday. sunny and dry. 60s and 70s. northeast, should get into the 60s and 70s. that's a look at the weather across the
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now here's a peak out your window. >> a clear sky. the sun quickly climbing. down into the 30s much of the region. later today, soaring. up to 70 degrees with lots of sunshine. tomorrow, a bit mild per. mid to upper 40s in the morning. monday, a little touch of summer in the air. up around 80 in the afternoon. lots of sun. remaining dry into thursday. the next chaps and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. >> nearly three dozen dogs treated this morning after being pulled from a burning home in florida. nbc's kerry sanders has more on how they're doing. >> reporter: coughing, but alive. the cocker spaniel is one of 34 dogs pulled from a burning home in dade beach, florida. >> they need help.
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helps rescued dogs find homes was out when the electrical fire started. the firefighters arrived within three minutes, but spent an hour and a half searching in thick smoke for dogs. cowering behind sofas and under beds and closets. >> gasping for air. >> reporter: one dog died. eight other, including andi are still at the vca hollywood animal hospital. >> the first 48 hours a critical time for a dog exposed to smoke. >> reporter: four in oxygen tents and at times on ventilators that include a mist of antibiotics. >> a good boy. >> he's going to be okay? >> i think with a couple days of hospitalization making sure we get them stabilized, i think that we're moving in the right direction. >> reporter: eachf
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has been through an incredible ordeal. none as much as little ruby here. ruby is a rescue dog. rescued off the streets in egypt. and now she's a survivor. eventually each dog will go up for adoption. for "today," kerry sanders, dade beach, florida. >> if you want to adopt one of the dogs, go to our web site today.com. and still ahead, the week's biggest stories and the up close encounter with the alligator. and then jonas opening up about h
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thanks for joining us this morning for this news 4 news break. saturday, april 14th. i'm april fitzgerald. we are following breaking news out of prince george's can county. a firefighter is dead and two others injured after a triple shooting after responding to a medical call yesterday at 7:30 in temple hills when the resident allegedly opened fire. one is in critical condition at shock trauma in baltimore. the shooting suspect is currently in police custody. we have more details in our nbc
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♪ ♪ don't you just love it ♪ ♪ good morning. lots of sunshine. if you check the temperature with your nbc washington app, you will see it is a chilly morning. only 30s and 40s. later today, jumping up to 70 degrees with lots of is sun. tomorrow morning, not quite as chilly but in the 40s. low 70s sunday. remaining dry tuesday, wednesday, thursday. a bit cooler on wednesday with highs in the 6 0s. increasing clouds on thursday. next chance of any rain looks to be on friday with
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scattered showers. >> thank you, tom. another news update in 25 minutes. to now back to the "today" show. have a goo ♪ we are back on this saturday morning, april 16th, 2016, with the look at the first night of coachella. technical difficulties during the surprise performance by kanye west. apparently the mikes went out on jeezy. we will play a guessing game over the more obscure band names. >> thank you. dylan and i caught that. here in the big apple. we're moving on. finally starting to feel like spring. look at the crowd. a nice crowd at rockefeller plaza. >> i call him up
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>> let's get to news headlines. here is what is making headlines. rescuers in japan going door-to-door more than 24 hours after two massive earthquakes. dozens of deaths and hundreds injured there. widespread damage in japan. officials say there are up to eight aftershocks an hour. hundreds turned out in new orleans for a parade for the former saints player will smith. smith was gunned down last week after a tragic accident. today his family and friends will remember him in a private funeral. and april 15th has come and gone, you have a few days to file taxes. the deadline was april 18th because yesterday was emancipation day. let's look at "the download." >> russian
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for comfort and officials have a new warning for zika virus. some of the stories that have us talking. >> tough talk. bernie sanders and hillary clinton squaring off in brooklyn with the new york primary days away. >> let's do it. >> if you are both screaming at each other, the viewers will not hear either of you. >> in the only showdown before the new york primary, fireworks almost from the moment they took the stage. >> i do question her judgment. i question a judgment which voted for the war in iraq. >> well, the people of new york voted for me twice to be their senator from new york and president obama trusted my judgment enough to ask me to be secretary of state. on the republican side, donald trump's campaign manager off the hook for grabbing a reporter at a rally. >> authorities say this video
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shows michelle fields defying a secret service order to stay back at the press conference last month. >> she's moving. she's making her way back over. >> prosecutors argue campaign manager corey lewandowski was justified in his actions to protect the candidate. and citing the video in the decision not to prosecute the top aide. close call. russian fighter jets buzzing a navy ship in the baltic sea. >> the two russian jets buzzed the ship not once, but more than 30 times over two days. at one point, coming within 30 feet of the destroyer. the russian defense ministry called this a training exercise. growing concerns about the zika virus. health officials confirming it causes birth defects and saying it is scarier than they imagined. >> we learned the virus is likely
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of the pregnancy period. not just the first trimester, but throughout the pregnancy. actor robert de niro talking about autism and vaccines on "today." >> two weeks ago, a film documentary pulled on the topic. di nero wants people to still see the film. >> my child is autistic. there is something people are not addressing. for me to get upset here on the "today" show with you guys means there is something there. kobe bryant calling it a career with a performance of a lifetime scoring 60 points in the last game ever. a bit of a shock to his kids. >> whoa, dad. i said i used to do this pretty often. they said really? dude, youtube it. animals gone wild. first an alligator eou
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trip. >> oh, my god. then in japan, an escaped chimp climbed power lines. >> and look at that chimp. >> he is going like this through the power lines. >> like chimps do. >> look at that. the roar and everything. that's a movie. >> can i go back for a moment? quickly? i'm no expert, but 60 points? are they letting him do his thing? it is his last game. >> there have been those who surmised after watching the game that perhaps they weren't playing the tightest defense on kobe for his farewell. >> i'm not crazy? >> he can do it. >> it's been a long time since kobe put up 60 points. shaq said before the game, i challenge him to put up 50. he came out with 60. >> he showed him. >> great way to go out. time f
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the weather. >> we are looking at a nice warm up across the north. >> announcer: "today's" weather is brought to you by edward jones. where attention and sound advice is a big deal. >> as i was saying, a nice warm up expected in the ce warmup ex northeast. although it's a little bit chilly. one more cold morning with temperatures only in the 30s and 40s. louisville, 52 degrees right now. that's the warmer air that's finally going to start sliding in here. madison, wisconsin, 77 degrees. 19 above average. cooler in the southeast where there are a lot of clouds and showers. in the northeast, 71 in washington. the it is pretty typical this time of year. temperatures continue to warm through the 70s. buffalo, # 2. new york, 73. bangor, maine, up to 67 degrees. much, much warmer than we have had lately. wre
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it is blocking this system from moving eastward too quickly. also a chance of perhaps as much as two feet of snow. we could see eight inches in denver where there have been hundreds of cancellations. west coast a little bit windy. here's a peek out your window. >> we're on the sunny side of dylan's map. temperatures are chilly. starting off this saturday morning, 30s much of the region. later today, climbing up to around 70 degrees with lots of sunshine. not as chilly tomorrow, in the 40s. milder. low to mid-70s sunday afternoon. then monday, mild. near 80 in the afternoon. much of the region in the 70s on monday. remaining dry all the way to thursday. and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank
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>> i'm going real. >> i'm going fake. >> i think it is real. what is it? >> dj mustard. that's real. did you know? >> no, but it sounds delicious. >> the silent host. dj mustard is hot. >> next is ac slater. >> that's real. >> no. that's a character. >> that was mario lopez. >> that's a band name. >> as it should be. >> it was on "saved by the bell." >> zach's best friend. smithsonian hippo mob. >> i'll say fake. >> i'll say fake. >> i'll say real. >> no. i want to know who came up with that one. and what the meeting of the minds was like. >> double shot latte. >> i'll go real. >> that's a good band. >> i can hear it now. >> fake.
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look at that. melvin's up by one. double shot latte. i'm keeping score in my head. badbadnotgood. she's lying. >> what was it? badbadnotgood. >> i'll say real. >> that's my poker face. >> you have heard of them? >> i feel like i maybe have. >> what's the song? >> i don't know. >> what was the last one? >> how dare you call me sarah. i'll say fake. i say our producer's name is sarah. >> that's a good one. >> all right. >> good call. >> nailed it. >> all right. we don't have scores. we all did equally well. >> in craig's mind, he won. still to come, our celebrity couples start to look like one another after being together for so long. >> that happens with yourdo
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another in serious condition after a triple shooting. they were responding to a medical call on sharon road in temple hills yesterday evening around 7:30 when the resident inside allegedly opened fire. one is in serious condition at shock trauma in baltimore. the shooting suspect is currently in police custody. >> a somber day at virginia tech as the school marks nine years of a mass campus shooting. the bell at the capital square bell tower will ring 32 tiles, one for each of the victims. flags will be flown at half-staff at all local, state, and federal buildings. we will
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good morning. perfect day for the cherry blossom parade on constitution avenue between 10:00 and noon. bring your sunglasses. temperatures in the 50s at the beginning of the parade. into the 60s by the end. a light wind coming north and east. it will be up near 70 during the afternoon. sunny tomorrow, a bit milder. 80 near monday
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david. >> we have 90 minutes of news and weather starting at 8:30. live from the science and good morning. breaking overnight. wild weather. massive tornadoes in oklahoma. as many as ten reported on friday night alone. more could touchdown today. in colorado, the snow is falling fast. up to 2 feet expected by the end of the weekend. we'll check in with dylan. and rubbing elbows. bernie sanders and hillary clinton with high profile meetings this weekend at home and abroad. sanders just concluding an audience with the pope. hillary clinton at a star studded event with the clooneys. all of this as the republicans battle over a possible contested convention. and recreating history. william and kate with a special moment this morning pausing in
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front of the taj mahal where princess diana took iconic photo nearly 25 years ago. the royals now hoping to make new memories as they wrap up their visit to india. today, saturday, april 16th, 2 2016. ♪ >> hi, mom. look at me. >> 60 in new york city. >> hey, craig. >> celebrating my 40th in new york city at the "today" show. >> a brilliant saturday morning to you. welcome back. a fantastic crowd on the plaza. we will get out there in just a bit. they are a lot warmer than last weekend. >> continue tet
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the music makes you want to go to a tropical island. >> yes, it does. we will get to fun in a moment. let's start with rescue crews in japan desperately searching for survivors of the latest earthquake there. a powerful magnitude 7.0 quake hit the same area hit by a strong tremor 24 hours ago. dozens reported dead so far. lots of folks missing. hundreds injured. with many residents camping outside as aftershocks still hit. pope francis is in greece visiting refugees on the island of lesbos. he says he is there to witness the worst humanitarian crisis since the second world war. thousands of refugees fled the middle east trying to reach europe. before leaving for greece, the pope met with senator
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honor and joy. he was at the vatican for a social justice policy meeting. his rival, hillary clinton, was on the west coast for a fund-raiser attended by stars like george clooney. and on the republican side, donald trump stumped in the state continuing his clash with party officials claiming the nominating process is rigged. classes should be back to normal for students in california after a mountain lion sparked a lockdown in granada hills. it ran into neighborhoods. wildlife officials hit it with a tranqu tranqu tranquilizer dart. and william and kate with wrappi
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william and kate wanted to create new memories in the landmark. we have nbc's keir simmons in india with more. keir, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this morning, william and kate walked along the path behind me toward the magnificent taj mahal. walking in his mother's footsteps. they sat on the bench where diana sat all those years ago. an emotional day. william sitting with kate on a romantic bench where his mother sat alone. with that picture, diana showing her marriage was over. >> the princess sat on that bench and asked what do you make of it. she said it was a healing experience. when asked what was meant by it, make of you you will. >> reporter: today, with this new image, william making his own history.
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the trip. william walking with kate in his mother's footsteps will be seen around the world. it was kate who encouraged william to visit india. and on the first day, they went to a slum in mumbai. then wednesday, they drew the world's attention to the plight of endangered rhinos. this week has seen great fun. william trying a new musical instrument. and when they reached bhutan, the couple truly relaxed. and making a three-hour trek hand-in-hand to a monastery, the tiger's nest. >> amazing. >> reporter: william and kate meeting the king and queen of bhutan who had their first son in february. admitting they were missing prince george and princess charlotte. they will remember their mother before heading home and
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why did william choose to sit on that bench? what message is he trying to send? he wants to make his own memories. guys. >> keir simmons in front of the taj mahal there. what an image. >> it is. i understand he wants to make new memories. you hold on to your memories, but make new ones. >> the juxtaposition of his mom there 25 years ago. dylan dreyer on the plaza with another check of the forecast. hey there, dylan. >> good morning, guys. we're celebrating a big 60th birthday. >> you look beautiful. everything matches perfectly. happy birthday to you. >> let's take
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county, oklahoma. we saw tornadoes. mainly they were in rural areas. heavy rain and hail with those storms. two-thirds of flights canceled. we could end up with two feet of snow. denver could end up with eight inches of snow. most of the higher el gas stations will see one to two feet of snow additional on top of what's already on the ground. we have a chance for stronger storms. we could end up with a chance of stronger storms today in the panhandle of oklahoma.
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here's a peek out your window >> here it's sunny and chilly. great day to get out and get some exercise, a walk or brisk run and hike. by 1:00, mid six. 70 between 2:00 and 4:00. by 6:00 p.m., back down to the low 60s. another gorgeous day sunday. mild, up to the mid-70s tomorrow afternoon. near 80 monday afternoon. bright and sunny. remaining dry into thursday. next chance of any and that's your latest forecast. craig. >> dylan, thank you. to the anticipated new film "confirmation" debuts on hbo. it is based on a real life story. anita hill hearings in the '90s. as nbc's gadi schwartz tells us, this is the latest true life moment from two decades that is
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becoming a tv sensation. >> reporter: a story of a supreme court justice. a confirmation in congress and a sexual harassment scandal that changed america's workplace and glued the country to their tvs. >> i deny every allegation against me today. >> reporter: the hbo movie "confirmation" starring kerry washington as anita hill. of former employee of the justice on capitol hill. >> if you say what this man said to you occurred, why in god's name would you ever speak to a man like that the rest of your life? >> reporter: a hollywood craze looking to recreate so many of those i can't believe this really happened in real life moments. >> the stories are out in real life. it was 24/7. the cycle was always on. >> reporter: the
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cycle obsession remade in "the people versus o.j. simpson." >> if it doesn't fit, you must acquit. >> that is bringing back the not excitement, but obsession with this kind of content. >> reporter: entertainment insiders point to two more '90s throwback projects in the works. the story of the mennendez brothers. and series reexamining the unsolved murder of jon benet ramsay. both soon to follow "confirmation." >> i could not keep silent. >> reporter: the latest push to keep history so many watched live on television made for you. gadi schwartz, nbc news. >> i saw wendell pierce on that a
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they said no texts at amc. you spoke. we listened. that idea has been sent to the cutting room floor. everybody's bright lights. >> i feel like an 80-year-old man. >> get off my lawn! here is the story getting attention on facebook. an anchor at our affiliate who in iowa. she is holding her infant with the caption i used to think i knew what exhausted was. hilarious. after that, someone posted a picture of her head shot next to her makeup free shot saying this doesn't look like the same person. she quickly shot down the nasty comments saying, no, these pictures are not the same person. one is well rested and two hours in hair and makeup. the other is a woman who maybe had two hours sleep andli
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>> the timing of this. i filled in for hoda yesterday. i mentioned when i was on vacation, i posted pictures of me with the kids on the beach. i was surprised by most of the comments are like, you are not wearing makeup. people were not petty or mean, but surprised i would post a picture without makeup. we should start a movement. ladies, embrace your face. tweeting with th the #embraceyourface. >> embrace your face. >> you wake up and go. why can't i? >> the second i get home, this shellack comes off and the sweat pants come on. >> i think people think we get out of bed looking like this. >> only beyonce. and great news for french fry lovers. for a limited time, a mcdonald's opening in st. louis, ss
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fries. >> they will go out of business. >> all-you-can-eat. the mcdonald's is trying to take it to a new level. offering customized desserts. burgers. they will do service. they are calling it the mcdonald's of the future. >> the monopoly game is on here, too. >> all-you-can-eat fries? >> they will not last long. that will shut that down quickly. >> how do you not have a cap? >> these are my favorite fries. >> when they're hot. >> having fun with celebrity couples. taylor swift dishing about her new romance. >> i forgot. >> dylan has it covered. >> first up, what do you do when a study comes out saying people are attracted to mates who look like them? you take that to hollywood and have fun in pop start. looking at jessica alba and her husband, cash warren. this seems like it
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some symmetry. next up is tom brady and gisele bundchen. check out gabrielle union and dwyane wade. i see it. >> no, gabrielle union is much hotter than dwyane wade. >> then jessica biel and justin timberlake. that looks weird. let's do us. >> we did this? >> oh, my goodness. >> wait. >> let those pictures speak for themselves. >> it did not help they took a picture of me from 2004. >> i don't think it is the year. >> i love that brian's glasses get cut off in the middle. >> you kindf
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other. >> no, you don't. >> you do. >> dylan? >> you have the same complexion as your wife. >> anyway, that was fun. next up. taylor swift. she can add a new line to resume. cover girl. she has everyone talking about the cover and words inside the may issue. on the topic of her boyfriend, calvin harris, the 26-year-old had this to say, quote, i'm taking things as they come. i want it to be ours and low key. this is one thing that is mine about my personal life. fans are eating this up. we respect your personal life, but we are saying we are not mad if you write a song about it. it has to come at some point. and lastly, kisses are totally awkward. nick jonas opened up about his first kiss which happened to be with
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it went outside the pizza place in hollywood. this may not be the best. jonas just had a pie with onions all over it. when asked if miley remembers it. he is confident she does because it was quote probably potent. nick jonas is the musical guest on "saturday night live." >> that's why people are outside. >> i want a quarter pounder. very excited. >> with cheese? >> yeah. >> we're back in a moment. >> but first this is "today" on nbc.
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breaking news, two firefighters shot, one killed in prince george's county. a department mourning one of their own while another recovers in the hospital. more details about the person suspected in the shooting of those three people, two of them firefighters. more coming up on news 4. could there be 51? on this emancipation day, how the mayor a renewing statehood. >> sunny and mild on this saturday. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein. a look at how long this dry pattern will last.
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and i'm at the washington convention center where in just a couple of minutes the hallways will be passed for the science, technology, engineering and math. cool science down here. it's the super bowl of science. and i'm in front of the four by four. i'll have a lot more coming up. >> all that and more. be sure to join is us on facebook or facebook live when news 4 starts. >> we will power it up in a little bit. we're back in just a moment .
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will it ever end? god, i hope so. but at the end of the day the men and women of public safety will be there when the community needs them.
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>> a department in mourning and pulling for another to make it through on what is a very difficult saturday morning. we thank you for joining us. prince george's county firefighter is dead and another is in the hospital. both were shot responding to an emergency call. it happened 7:30 last night on sharon road just off branch avenue in temple hills. a family member called for help because they were worried about a relative inside. no one opened the door. firefighters forced their way in. they were met with gunfire. >> as that was unfolding, the individual inside the home fired a number of rounds, striking two prince george's county firefighters and the concerned individual who led public safety to that address during the course of the evening. >> we can tell you the resident who allegedly fired the shot is in custody.

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