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good morning. done deal? >> i consider myself the presumptive nominee. >> donald trump with a clean sweep. hillary clinton taking four of five states. the general election matchup now one step closer to being set. >> the only card she has is the woman's card. she has nothing else going. >> if fighting for women's health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the woman card, then deal me? >> a traditional nomination all but impossible for cruz and kasich and sanders. will they step aside? breaking overnight. tornado tornado tornadoes, hail and flooding
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heading eas plaza today, wednes april 27th, "to w matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. big crowd out on the plaza. the countdown is on in rio. the first south american city to host an olympic games. >> they're playing the song. rio is bound to be spectacular. there have been challenges. we'll talk about them when we check in with bob costas te
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in brazil. l por the games. we'll also talk about the personal obstacles he's had to face recently, including battles with his long-time coach and drun k driving. >> we'll also introduce you to other olympic hopefuls. we'll have a performance on the plaza from the band perry. big night for the front runners in the presidential race. donald trump completed a five-state sweep. in his victory speech, he declared himself the republican's presumptive nominee. with the lion's share of the delegates last night, trump is more than 3/4 of the way to the 1,237 needed to avoid a contested conventi
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mireladerson in rhode island. she's 90% oenomination. >> we'll have the democratic race in a moment, but we're going to start with the republicans and peter alexander. good morning to you. >> matt and savannah, good morning to you. donald trump didn't just win big last night, he won in a landslide, winning nearly every county that voted and every single congressional district across the five states. a senior aide to donald trump tells nbc news now the campaign is going to pivot toward the general election. that begins in earnest today. he has a speech, expected to include teleprompters and all. >> reporter: donald trump crushing the competition. >> i consider myself the presumptive
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in the fall. f s i were a man, ie'd t 5% of . the only thing she has going for her is the woman's card. women don't like her. >> reporter: bold words for a candidate with unlikability among women. hours after walking the red carpet at a "time" magazine gala, trump brushed off advice that he be more presidential, discussing cruz and kasich. >> as far as i'm concerned, it's over. there's no path. why would i change? >> reporter: "the art of the deal" author mocking his rival's partnership. on kasich. >> he's 1 and 46. why is he here? >> reporter: and on cruz, who says he's vetting vps. >> wasting his time. >> reporter: cruz now facing intense pressure to post a victory in indiana last weeks
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mo tonight, this>> repter: stile ment says it's indiana or bust, the senator refuses to call it a must-win. >> important state. >> reporter: casting himself as the underdog, cruz trying to recreate this famous scene from a film. >> i think you'll find the exact same measurements as our gym. >> reporter: cruz tripped up, calling it a basketball ring. >> the amazing thing is, that basketball ring here in indiana, it's the same height as it is in new york city and every other place in this country. >> noticeably absent from the campaign trail yesterday, john kasich, though he finished a distant second in four of the five states that voted. one statistic from voters in the exit polls, particularly in pennsylvania, a state donald trump says he'll turn red this fall, 69% of democrats say
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divided them. >> peter, thanks so much. let's tn the finish line is now in sight for hillary clinton after decisive wins in four of the five states up for grabs last night. andrea mitchell has more on that and where bernie sanders' campaign goes from here. andrea, good morning. >> good morning, savannah. the clinton campaign pursuing a general election strategy. after the big victories, they think it all but nails down the nomination. >> reporter: hillary clinton taking the stage in the city of rocky. ♪ eye of the tiger >> reporter: striking what could be the knockout blows in the race, winning maryland, delaware, connecticut and pennsylvania. now aiming her punches at the republicans. >> we will have to stand together and work hard to prevail against candidates on the other side. the other day, mr. trump accused me of
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well, if fighting for women's he paid family leave and equal pay is playing the woman card, then deal me in! >> reporter: for bernie sanders supporters, a call to unite. >> i applaud sentator sanders ad his supporters to challenge us to get unaccountable money out of politics. >> reporter: speaking from west virginia, a state that doesn't vote for another two weeks. >> with your help, we're going to win here in west virginia. >> reporter: making the case directly to democratic delegates that he's the one to take on donald trump in november. >> almost every national poll and every state poll has us defeating trump, and that margin is significantly larger than madame secretary clinton. >> reporter: after the "new york times" quoted a
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wife and cse reut ssg anything. >> reporter: with sanders needing an insurmountable amount of delegates in the primaries to come, hillary clinton was sharpening her message against the republicans for november. ♪ this is my fight song >> sanders congratulated clinton at the end of the night in a written statement and seemed to concede he doesn't have a path to the nomination. he's staying in the race until the end to go to the convention and fight for his progressive agenda in the party platform. >> andrea mitchell, thank you so much. joined by nicolle wallace and msnbc host and political correspondent steve kornacki. up late and up early. good morning. trump is calling himself the presumptive nominee. is this over? >> it's so over, we n
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word for democratic side and the there are not three examples where they're going to trip up the national dynamic. >> you like to crunch the numbers. do you agree, if you're a gop member of the house of the senate, you wake up and put the trump bumper sticker on your car? >> there are dead enders out there. saying, if we win this state, pick off this delegate. i mean, we're at the point where donald trump's lead, it's not the -- we're not talking so much about the states he might be surprisingly losing in from here on out, it's the cruz states he might win and sweep this thing. >> do your math thing, steve. i think the prospects of the contested convention, trump not being able to get to 1,237, was greatlyed last night. >> the state of pennsylvania, there were 54
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free agents. is this often. talk about the democrats, side tt's personal? >> may can't believe why he launched attacks against her that have been telegraphed by donald trump. on sunday on "meet the press," he talked about all that divides them on big banks. donald trump on monday was echoing the sanders a i tttack. >> who is going to pull in the leash? >> he's not goingo
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nomindon in view 5% in the p foctus to thenelection, that's the message he played. the biggest obstacle he faces in the general election is this huge, huge gender gap and the kinds of comments last night only seemed to reinforce it. >> mike murphy said, it was like trump was built in a lab to blow the general
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steve and nicolle, t ifs a small twister touched down or it was just per thunderstorms swept through oklahoma. strong winds and rain knocking down trees, blocking roads and damaging homes. in sherman, texas, high winds and rain-soaked roads causing 18-wheelers to flip over. >> it hits ya. >> reporter: while in kansas, golf ball-sized hail pounded much of the state. in neighboring missouri, record
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drivers away from repor severets o wind g o 58 miles per hour. 263 reports of hail over one inch in diameter. back in oklahoma, the city took some of the worst blows. trees down, windows blown out. no injuries reported. much of the state remaining under a thunderstorm warning this morning, as the region braces for more to come. >> if there is any good news here, only a handful of small tornadoes touched down overnight. forecasters had called for potentially catastrophic damage over the last several hours. while there is some destruction here, it could have been so much
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back to you . have the ingredients in place. we'll see stronger see showers . they'll move to the gulf of mexico. a lotf cloud-to-ground lightning. could see hail and damaging wind gusts. we're not seeing widespread tornadoes though there is a warning near houston. the storms will occur this morning, we'll get a break and see spotty storms into this afternoon. it's the cold front moving eastward. there is the line that's moving through houston right now. then as we go to this afternoon, you see the spottier showers. they're not going to be a
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belgianrocurs esyhe terror groups are seeking opportunities to attack popular tourist destinations throughout the country. turkey has been hit by six deadly suicide bombings since july that were either claimed by kurdish militants or blamed on the islamic state group. investors are keeping a close eye on
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morning after bad news tuesday >> t che of the weather from dylan. >> most of the country is actually not looking like a great day. scattered showers through the mid-atlantic, stretching to the carolinas. the west coast is unsettled. the northeast, temperatures are sttemperatures are starting to drop off a little bit. highs in boston only in the 50s. that is a look at the weather across the country. your local forecast coming up in 30 seconds.
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across that is mo our direction. an umbrella ready kind of day. temperatures trending downward. we are back into the mid and upper 50s. warmer air pushed to south and west. temperatures stay in the low 60s this afternoon with rain likely. >> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thanks. now to a big milestone in the countdown to rio. the opening ceremony of the olympics is 100 days away. >> we're going to mark the occasion with a party
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plaza in a little while. firs obamed copacabana y'llh, ch vollings. michael phelps returns. usain bolt. of course, all the issues surrounding these games. political turmoil, possible impeachment of the president, water quality, zika, whatever yo a litt
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we'll talk about michael plps coming up. >> we'll see the men and women on the plaza firsthand. we may try some beach volleyball. >> i'm wearing my gold medal, so i'm ready. >> very nice. let's get a check of the
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speech on foreign forward. let's win july, let's return to the party. >> bernie sanders vowed to stay in the race until the end. he appears to be conceded defeat, saying he hopes to win as many delegates as possible in hopes of
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>> the clock iswe had a hull br. we aro leftf a tropal the bahamas when it sank in 15,000 feet of water. underwater vehicles found the wreckage a month later. among those who died, an electrici electrician. >> he was a great guy. give the shirt off his back type of guy. >> reporter: his mother has followed every turn in the investigation. >> we've been praying for this, and i ct
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here in hgion. facing lawsuits, the company that owns el faro said it would never jeopardize aw to rush a delivery. back to you. >> a lot of on, tom. thank you for the update. let's get a check of the weather from dylan, in for al. >> we weather. >> we are in the stormy season. while we did have a round of storms move through yesterday we have our next big chance of seeing strong storms on friday. here is the area of low pressure going to create basically the same setup yesterday as it digs into the central plains.
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struggle getting through the four years after 8. wit t truthe had lost interest in swimming and practices. a lot of them. causing a tense relationship with long-time coach bob bowman. >> i was rather surprised to pick up a copy of "sports illustrated" magazine and there you are on the cover. it told a story in the magazine about how in the months leading up to london, you and bob were not getting along all that well. one time in particular, you had a
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days. >> soundsut didn't bac. on day" show. >> had something to do. >> they had no idea that's what our preparation was like for london. >> no one did. that's why when i say i almost got away with it -- >> you never -- i remember talking to you about your training. >> i was pretty good. >> a lot during that interview. you said it was going well. >> i was pretty good at that. >> here comes phelps to the wall. >> reporter: phelps walked away from london with six more medals, four gold, but his demons were catching up with
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se>> iptas on a downward spiral? >> i read something your said. when she found out you got arrested for dui, it struck me. i know your mom and i like her very much. she said, her first comment was, how terrible is the world going to be to my son? >> i think my mom was happy that i was alive. i think she saw the sort of path that i was going down. i think a lot of people close to me saw it. i was going fast. fast.
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just -- i felt a rehab e probably moments where i have gone off the deep end, where i shouldn't. i would say binge more than anything else. >> a drinking problem? >> no. because like, i mean, you can put a beer in front of me or alcoholic drink in front of me and i won't feel the urge to drink it. >> you checked into the meadows for 45 days. you said you don't know if you're an alcoholic. maybe have a binge problem. did you check yourself into treatment because you h
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i don't know if it was like afraid of just letting go and shin if you don't like it, it's not my issue and not my problem. >> reporter: since completing 45 days in rehab, phelps says he's a changed man. ready to do what compete in his fifth olympic games. >> how is training going now? what's the difference? >> i want to be here. that's the difference. i had no desire to go to workout before. i want to retire how i want to retire. i have a great opportunity to do that. i mean, i haven't trained like this in decades. >> every time we do one
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>> applause ]. we're back at celebrating ys rio. another concert to look forward to on friday. 0es tour is swinging by. vanilla ice, salt n pepa, all performing their biggest hits. >> by the way, it's freezing out here. >> yeah. >> it's not spring like. >> natalie has a check of the top
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donald trump looking ahead peter, good morning. >> natalie, good morning to you. po. more 's share of the delegates puts him closer to wrapping up the nomination before the convention in cleveland. trump calling himself the presumptive nominee, insisting this race is over. taking aim at hillary clinton, accusing her of playing the woman card. he picked up on that line again this morning on "morning
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>> wel't shouted that message was not -- months. >> as a senior operative within the stop trump movement told nbc news, it's now indiana next week or bust. ted cruz is already there. what's significant is that without indiana, the path for cruz to go forward is going to be extremely difficult. donald trump looking forward, natalie, today, a major foreign policy speech. teleprompters and all. >> we'll look forward to that. peter alexander, thanks so much. today, another 24 million people in the bull's eye as a monster spring storm heads east. the severe weather outbreak spreading from the
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mississippi and the ohio valleys and parts of the wang up withou. dylan will have the forecast in a little aac alreastarted. the 12-year-old thought she was late. she decided to join the pack. e'd signed up for. she was now running a half marathon. >> asked a woman i was running with how long it was. she said it was about 13 miles. that's when i realized i was in the wrong group. >> what did she do? decided to go for it with her family at the 5k finish line. they were frantic when she didn't cross. a police officer tracked her down. she became one of the youngest to run the ra
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people in the world, according to "time" asking them all the s questions. >> reporter: 100 pioneers, titans, artists, leaders and icons. their contributions having an impact across the globe. they are "time" magazine's 100 most influential people in the world. >> complete this sentence. >> okay. >> in 2016, politics is? >> very confusing right now. i'm having a hard time figuring it out. >> politics is? >> something when i was watching it from space, i was thinking, what is going on down there? >> julia, can you complete this
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sentence? in 2016, politics is? ce politics is? >> madnessas >> in 2016? >> why did i think -- >> what year are you living in? >> if you could ask god a question, what would it be? >> why can't we all get along? >> am i doing the right thing? hopefully, his answer would be yes. >> if you could ask god a question? >> what's going on? why am i here on this "today" show right now, god? >> if you could ask god a question, what would it be? >> can i come back as a puppy next time? >> i think it would be, god, we were all meant to get along. why did you make us so different? why do we hate being different? >> if you could ask god a question, what would it be? >> what's our son doing? >> is that something you would think about a
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every day. ydad's step > if i wasn't an actress, i'd >>e teacher. unemple i'd like to be -- i don know. >> if i wasn't doing what i was doing, i'd probably be a slightly chubbier indian man living with my parents. unable to figure out what i want to do with my life. >> if i wasn't doing this, i'd be playing music. i'd be in a band. i think i'd be in a, like, wedding cover band. i'd be back on weekends again, wouldn't i? scratch that. >> what's your secret indulgence? >> for the first time, being able to be myself. waking up in the morning, just being happy. >> my secret indulgence is being able to forget the negative. >> the shower. i didn't have it for a w
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>> the classic vanilla and chocolate swirl with resee's pieces. >> secret indulgence. >> etsy. >> salted caramel treat. >> tell me a good, clean, quick joke. >> oh, man, i'm the worst at jokes. >> nothing clean? nothing quick? >> you have no hair, matt. >> you're criticizing my hair. >> i love criticizing you. i feel that in and of itself is a great joke. >> a clean joke? i don't think i have any i can tell on camera. >> save your dirty jokes for yourself. >> why does the policeman stink? >> why? >> he fell asleep on
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of, the leash doesn't make starts to move, pulli the dog with it. the dog dangled in the air for a scary few seconds and dropped back down. the dog was not seriously injured. >> you would never, ever think about how dangerous that can be. that's, by the way, not a small dog. >> no. >> pulled up there. >> lucky the dog wasn't hurt worse. >> she was concentrating on pushing the buttons, trying to get the door open, which wasn't going to happen. luckily, it released at the same time. >> so scary. summer around the corner. new instagram trend you might start to see more often. these are called
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instagram account dedicated to photos. it's that account. >> interesting. >> you have a lot of free time on your hands. >> good sidewalks in rio for selfeet. black and white pavement. >> good to know. >> way to bring it back to the olympics. >> bring it in there. matt, this is a trend for the ladies. with you, one never knows. a japanese fashion company has offered a solution. take a look. these look like normal stockings. in fact, look closely. the tights have printed designs right over your toes. it gives the appearance of a flawless pedicure. they slip over eac
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it'll come i ceremony, we want to give you a preview. ralph lauren, the official outfitter of the u.s. olympic and par lialympic teams. we have ryan lochte modeling for us. nice to have you here. >> hi. >> ryan, you're known for a sense of style. how has ralph lauren done? >> i mean, take a ok
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i lliheoutfits, lutely.dals hanging around yourb especially in swimming, you get so many opportunities to win one. multiple gold medals. as a wrestler, you get a chance to get one. i'll have one and you guys will have six or seven a piece. >> you'll all look good. thank you so much. >> thanks for having us. >> they'll be part of the preview for the olympics in a couple minutes. also, another preview of the sunglasses the athletes are going to be wearing during the game. each of us has a different style of the oakley sunglasses, the official sunglasses for the team. >> yours are cool. >> like the matrix. >> on the race course, winning a
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taays of rio itce will be -- >> that's a look at the weather -- >> stand by, rio. let's go to dylan. >> that's a look at the weather across the country. now here is a peek out your window. >> i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. it is a cloudy cool day to be outside. not much in the way of
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we are in the upper 50s to around 60 with a couple ofht olh ama.m t an olympic games has almost become an olympic event in and of itself. in the case ofh rio de janeiro, there are issues facing the city.
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solved of rio dang. >> reporter: 2009, the un fortunes , too, has year. >> it had all the right ingredients. it had a big and booming population. the commodities were surging. then oil prices crashed. tr frankly, the economy is in one of its worst recessions in 25 years. >> reporter: in addition to the financial difficulties, the country's leadership is in turmoil. >> brazil's president faces being thrown out of
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>> reporter: the president is caught up in ceremony. it's with a lot of the olympics. >> reporter: in addition to ongoing concerns about the zika virus, there is the question of water quality at olympic venues, such as sailing. >> we haven't seen the government deal with things like basic sanitation in rio adequa e adequate adequately. i have no real reason to believe that things will be significantly different from n dengue with zika. >> reporter: nearly all fen yo s -- venues are complete. major transportation projects are, in fact, on track. >> at this stage, we are in advance,
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>> reporter: what's certain is folks will have quite the view this summer. fm where we are now at the the famed copacabana beach. it is also where beach volleyball will be contested. that'll be one of the most exciting venues. they hope, if they can get past all the logistical problems and the rest of the issues, which we've mentioned, they hope this will be one ongoing nearly three-week long party. >> you -- that's the second time this morning you mentioned the ongoing party, bob. you've been there a couple days. do you have firsthand experience? >> yup. well, i've spoken with the ambassador and the olympic organizing committee. they are not the leading party animals in brazil. we may have to leave that report to
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uniquely qualified. >>tory lines? >> michael phelps usaine fastes three times in a row in the 100 and 200 and running the anchor leg of the 4 x 1. you can't take your eyes off usain bolt. then symoimone biles, the young u.s. gymnast, who won the last three world championships. >> nobody does it better than bob costas, the traveling olympic historian and enkick lo pa -- en
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8:30 now on this wednesday morning, as we mark 100 days out from the start of the olympic games in rio, brazil. we are looking forward to it. we have athletes out on our plaza. we have got a brazilian dance group, as well. they're doing the samba. natalie, are you a samba expert? >> i know the samba. oh, yeah. i'm not an expert, but anybody can samba. you'll learn to samba by the time rio is here. >> that's the deal. we'll catch up with the great
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you goingweo right now. we have weather across the country that'lleather that will produce stronger storms especially back through the midwest today and unsettled west coast with showers and scattered thunderstorms. now here is a peek out your window. >> here is a look out our window. tower cam cloudyskies. that's not going to change much. we are in the upper 50s to around 60. might get briefly into low 60s. rain chances are back. we need the
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rainext. now, we have ve the 2016 u.s. olympic women's basketball team. coach gino is here to lend us a hand. congrats to everything you have going on. can't not mention the huskies and the u.s. women's basketball team. a string of success. is that what you hope to have going into the olympics, too? >> we've won six gold medfive g and we're hoping for six. some of the best basketball players play for the united states. this will be another opportunity for them to show how great they are. >> what is the secret to your
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16 women's basketball team f plo delaware, elaina. and brianna stewart. three returning, charles. from georgia, moore. from minnesota, walen. next, two-time -- medalist. foul. finally, your captain, four-time to pi olympian, sue bird. and camika. four other players are
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awesome andhank you. >> savannah? >> announcer: this portion of "today"'s 100 day celebration on the plaza is sponsored by p&g. proud sponsor of moms. our plaza is filled with athletes to watch. stars like this pair of u.s. gymna gymnasts. gabby douglas and simone biles. good to have you. >> good morning. >> are you getting in the spirit with our set? >> a little bit. it's cold but -- >> for sure. >> gabby, you're doing something nobody has done in 50 years. coming back to the olympics and trying to defend gold. what's your strategy? >> i think it's the same as before, take one step at a time and one day at a time. not put
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myself. to have fun and en stronger thi >> absolutely. to see you guys in rio. great to have you with us. we'll send it to natalie. i have another p&g athlete. four-time olympic gold medalists and one of the fastest american sprinters ever. this is your fourth olympics. of
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po ssiblyare also going to make hi perhaps, going a difficult double, the events overlap. if i'm able to make the team in the 200 and 400, it would be so, so special. >> won the world championship last year. ninth gold medal. the fastest woman alive, man or woman at this point. >> thank you so much. >> looking forward toing you compete. matt? ryan
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years. i'm the underdog. >> ss a fs settg revealing what the goals . can you give me an idea? >> you know, i definitely have goals in mind, what i want to accomplish in rio. you know, those are my goals, and i'm going to keep them to myself and keep all you guys guessing. >> you mentioned michael phelps. you have missy franklin and other great names. how is the team in general looking to you? >> i think this team, i mean, we're team usa. when the time counts, we know that we're going to be there. we're going to be ready to race. put on a show for everyone. >> we can't wait to see the show. you've always put on a good show for us, ryan. underdog, nah. not buying it. good to you here. >> thank you. >> see you in rio. >> you got it. >>
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players who are on the road, as well. guying guys, nice to see you. >> already olympic gold medalist from 2008. nick, this is your first olympic. >> that's right. >> how are you feeling about rio? >> yeah, feeling pretty good, coming off a win in china. get a little momentum. looking good. >> talk about this game a little bit. we've become accustom to watching it.
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person wchbad. >> who is your toughest competition, do you think? >> so manyf thgh parties at any olympic games. it's a really fun time. show us the basics. the two most important things. the set and the spike. also, the serve, though, i would say. where should we start? >> i think we'll show savannah how to serve. >> i'll put my mic down. >> jump serving today? >> whatever is easiest, nick. >> right-handed or left-handed? >> lefty. >> all right. underhand -- >> no, left-handed. doesn't have to be underhand. >>
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step forward, bring theback. firmng through it. >> y do it, and i'll copy. nice. >> okay. step. >> try again. >> i'm sorry. i knew it would be like that. one more time. >> the building up there. >> there you go. >> nicely done. >> thank you, nick. matt, to you. >> isn't it nice neither of the ladies spiked up? savannah, hold this. >> okay. >> the set or the spike? >> up to you. what would you rather do? >> i'd rather set.spe. >> all right. >> you hit one to ladies, i'll set it and you spike it.
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[ applause ] >> oneorti on >> nice. >> that's all you got? >> taking it easy. >> we can't wait to see you all in rio. ladies, thank you so much. we appreciate it. coming up next, the band perry is going to take our plaza live. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. celebrating 100 days to the rio olympics. >> the grammy-winning sibling trio the band perry turned out hit after hit since bursting on the scene? 2010. >> ty'
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performances with us while we're we're it' ago. we never imagined that, you know, we would write it, end up recording it and allow it to be a part of the u.s. olympic team. >> it's about the moments that make you feel like you're going to live forever. that is the spirit of the olympics. we're just really honored to bring that song to the guys. >> that all happens in today, don't you do ano performance in time square here in the city?
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>> busy day f oh ♪ ♪ i was dreaming of war ♪ saw that i wouldn't die ♪ was dreaming of shores ♪ that my ship would fight ♪ i was dreaming because ♪ it made me feel so ali i was ♪ from my bed last night ♪ you will
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time, i want it all ♪ ♪ i wan t ♪ feelhe t fall ♪ ♪ go, go crazy, go, go, go crazy ♪ ♪ we're gonna live, we're gonna live forever ♪ >> get your hands high, come on! ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ we're gonna live, we're gonna live forever ♪ ♪ all i the things that i don't know ♪ ♪ all the d
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♪ i want it the live forever ♪ band perry. 'l we'll have more of our countdown to the olympic games on a wednesday morning. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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oghi morning. 's called "gold map," a way to encourage kids to get more active in their community. >> four-time olympic gold li
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nice to see inspired by the olympics. they're going to want to do>> and i wasgyastics. i found my sport later. it's great for kids to try everything and see what they're into. >> the idea is, they see a sport they like, use this gold map and they can find somewhere in their community where they can get involved in that sport? >> exactly. parents can check it out. they can try these new sports that they see the amang
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usa doing. >> a new gold headening at the back of e and olympics.com/gold map is where you can find the program. have you heard? the opening ceremony, 100 days from now.
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"snowden." we're 100 days from rio, so join us as we take you there live. lhat and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hello and welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning, april 27th, 2016. or 100 days to rio. >> 100 days to rio. >> the song is going in honor
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now th tke, what? willie is out today. he's not feeling well. we hope he's feeling better. tamron is out, as well. al is away. dylan is holding the fort. >> and you're leaving at 9:30. >> no one works here anymore. >> hey. we're glad to have you here. this is cool from ellen did. >> we're huge chris hemsworth fans. leave it up to ellen to take a celebration further and surprising a staffer
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ultimate chris hemsworth surprise. >> happy administrative professionals day. >> how is it going? we knew you like chris because -- >> yup. >> i snoop around at night. i do a lot of cleaning at night. >> oh, my gosh. >> he's going to actually take care of you today since you're so used to taking care of other people. have a seat. he's going to massage you. >>ant a massage? >> yeah. >> any sense areas in particular? >> oil? anything? >> he's married. >> and you have beautiful children, by the way. >> thanks. >> when you said, can we get naked, did you mean me? >> oh, sure. >> keep it down out here, we're trying to do some stuff. very, very busy in here.
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>> take this off, >> there. >> shorts are coming off. >> taking the shirts. >> catch the full surprise on "ellen" today. check your local listings. is that not the ultimate surprise? >> you could get a bouquet of flowers for your assistant. >> but chris hemsworth. >> can't top that. >> i would die. you and i have been star struck around him. just sitting here and he walks around the corner -- >> the one time he was on the plaza, they laughed. we were doing an interview. he is 6'3" or something. just towering. you know, he looks -- >> he does. >> i'm just staring at him like this, the whole time. i couldn't get a word out. >> gaga, googly eyes. >> just looking at him, you have to look up. everybody was like, yeah, right.
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>> no thoughts in your head. you're so pretty. >> the a story. you're going to love this one. what do you do when you s for a -- what you think is a 5k and end up going to wrong way and doing a whole half marathon? >> oh. >> this is what a 12-year-old girl actually ended up doing. she ended up running ten extra miles after mistakingly ran a half marathon instead of the 5k race she was planning to run on sunday in rochester, new york. she thought she was late. she got to the starting point, saw people were already running. what did she do? just joined in and said, i better get going. one problem is, she asked somebody the middle of the race, wait, what mile are we at? she's like, it's about the fourth mile. >> still going. >> she had two twochoices. turn around and go back or keep going. >> the fourth mile, i asked a woman that i was running with how long it was. she said it was about 13
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that's when i realized i think i was in thee motorcycle and saidou looking f. they're leing. i said, i know but i half marathon. 5k is 3.2 miles. >> she rocked it. after 15 minutes after the half marathon, she ended up -- or i guess the race was supposed to start at the same location. her parents were waiting at the 5k finish, waiting and waiting. what had happened to her? >> thought she was a slow runner or got mixed up. >> she gets a gold medal for that. >> the fact she finished it. i'd like to know her time. >> doesn't matter at that point. >> true. >> she finished. cool thing, this new movie,
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september. e anything about it? >> you know i hey. >> hey. >> i feel like i'm made to do this. if i don't do it, then i don't know anybody else that can. this is everything i have. they're going to figure out what i've done. >> did you access an unauthorized program? >> wow. >> you can see the full trailer on today.com. hits theaters september 16th.
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plaza. it's coming right now. >> nopp bob. >> how are you, natalie? hi, dylan. they asked me to run down a list of the most prominent athletes. that would take about an hour. among the headliners, michael phelps will return. we saw matt's interview with him earlier this morning. he told me in london when he picked up his last medal, record 22, he was absolutely done. he's done a 0
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planet. simply electrifying to watch.sod five -- and here's usain doing push-ups -- two of the so-called fierce five successful in london will return. gabby douglas and ally ray rais. they're joined by simone biles, who won the last three world championships. she'll be among those to washingtwatch. something else, assuming rio can overcome the issues they're facing, is the simple beauty of the setting here, including copacabana beach, right behind me. dylan, you'll
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th's goingo amazing.le drizzle, 10:00 p.m. games to midnight. >> it'll be t. carnivale every . i think tlahey'll do it well, after they get past everything else. >> few issues. >> you're doing everything today, dylan. >> little bit of everything. >> do the weather for al, too. bob mentioned drizzle and 79 in rio. drizzle and 79 is okay. it's when it is drizzling and chilly like we are going to see in the northeast not so great. we have stronger storms moving through louisiana. we have severe thunderstorm warnings and tornado warning as this line of storms continue to
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