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in the world. >> we'll j jn us live. on the democratichillary clinton's hopes to lock up the nomination dashes with bernie sanders win in a key state. a pastor shot in a rally outside of the whitetehouse. he was arrested by the secret service. how was a wanted man able to get on a plane and fly to washington? raining debris. twisters rip across texas. >> whoa! whoa! >> tornado. >> yeah. >> yes, that's a tornado. >> major flooding forcing evacuations in uisiana. 18 million people facing the threat of more severe weather today. and the man bend the mania. george martin, known as the fifth beatle, the legendary producer who signed the fab four and guided them into music history has died.
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has lost a truly great manan today, wednesday, march 9th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i know you weren't even born, but boy, george martin, what a legendary figure inmusic. responsible for a lot of the music we came to love from the beatles. >> they don't call everyone the fifth beatle. >> no question about it. we'll have a tribute to sir george in a little while. >> this morning, once again, the presidential race is our top story. let's get right to the results. the republicans, donald trump took the biggest prizes of yesterday. michigan, mississippi and he added hawaii to his list of victories overnight. while ted cruz won by a large margin in idaho, nearly 20 points. let's look at how the delegates break down.
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cruz in second with 363. marco rubio, who had three three-place finhes and won four yesterday has 153. >> sanders pulled off a rather surprising upset against clinton in michigan, but she scored a decisive victory in mississippi by more than 65 points. that pushed clinton over the halfway mark in the race for delegates needed to lockk up that nomination. >> we have complete coverage this morning. we'll talk to donald trump live in a moment. let us begin with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning. another strong showing overnight for donald trump. he's padded his delegate lead, reclaimed momentum in the race and now has shown his ability to clinch the republican nomination will hinge heavily on how well he can do in next week's super tuesday, when it's winner take off. >> only one person did well tonight, donald trump. i will tell you.
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celebrating another step toward the republican nomination with what, at times, felt more like a late night infomercial. >> the magazine is great, take one. by the way, if you want to take one, we'll charge you about, what, $50 -- no, i won't. >> reporter: the billionaire who polarized his party is now calling for unity. >> what i say to the republicans is embrace it. we will win the election easily. >> reporter: trump dismissing his sparring partner, marco rubio, whose campaign suffered a dismal night. >> hostility works for some people. doesn't4work for everybody. >> reporter: a slinging defeat for the well-funded, anti-trump movement, but its ad airing in florida targets trump for using vulgar language. >> i know words. i have the best words. listen, [ bleep ]. he gets the nomination, they'll sue his [ bleep ]. he's a [ bleep ]. we'll beat the [ bleep ].
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are you embarrassed by that? >> it's better than any ad i've taken by myself. more presidential than anybody, other than the g gat abe lincoln. he was very presidential, right? >> reporter: with trump widening his delegate lead over ted cruz. >> if you want todefeat donald trump, our campaign is the only one who can do it. >> reporter: marco rubio's last resort is his home state. >> i believe with all my heart the winner of the florida primary next tuesday will be the nominee of the republican party. >> reporter: despite tallying zero wins through 23 stes, john kasich, battling for second in michigan, delivered what could have been mistaken for a victory speech. >> we are going to win the state of ohio. >> the big prizes on super tuesday, florida and ohio, and here's what the new numbers show. first, donald trump with a wide double digit lead over rubio in florida, the senator fm the state.
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in ohio, the race is competitive. trump holding on to the lead at 41%. john kasich at 35%. cruz way behind. i spoke to one of the heads of the anti-trump movement and they say they didn't compete in any of the states that voted yesterday. they're setting their sights on super tuesday. >> peter, thank you veryp much. donald trump is on the phone with us now live. mr. trump,ood morning. >> good morning. >> let me completely reverse my line of questioning from yesterday. i said, is it possible the weight of the attacks coming at you from other republicans have slowed your momentum. you won three of the four contests yesterday. is it possible the weight of the attacks is actually helping you? >> i think so. i mean, you see the numbers i got. in mississippi, i love the people of mississippi and michigan, and you look at what's happened. the numbers were astronomical. i'm surprised at it, matt. i'll be honest, i've never seen such negativity, such negative ads.
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i hea what you said about, somebody said, what are you going to start now? last week, they spent $30 million on negative ads. >> the more they call you a con man and a fraud, the more your supporters dig in their heels? >> that's one of the reasons i did what i did last night. i brought out a magazine which i have. mitt romney got up last week and talked about the stakes. well, we have a great stake division. we have a great magazine. we have a great -- all of the things he talked about, you know, i have. he went t tough a list of things. i don't want to even do that, but what he said was a lie. it was fraudulent, and he shouldn't have done that. i understand where he's coming from. he had a very horrible loss, andnd he hasn't recovered from it. >> you're making me hungry. >> i know. matt, the truth is, you had a loss and h h hasn't recovered. we have to recover as a party. thth tremendous positive energy in the party.
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the pos. 65% up. millions of millions of people, some people have never voted before, and they're voting for trump. they're voting in the party. >> that's a good way to get to the next question. on the election nights you've been saying, i'm a unifier. i can unify the party. yet, you do have this big segment of the party, orthodox conservative, traditional republicans, who are terrified at the prospect of your candidacy. to the extent it is on you to do so, how can you unify? how can you get them over to your side? >> okay, savannah, we have something going on that't' the biggest political story all over the world, and it's what's happpping with the republican party. you see it better than anybody. where millions ofeople are coming out and voting in the primaries, millions more than four years ago. 65% more. whereas, the democrats are down 30% and 35%. no spirit behind hillary and
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there's nothing to be spirited about. what happens is we have something thatf we could embrace it, we're going to have a massive victory in november. instead of all of this negative stuff, i was at the tournament last week, where adam scott won, and i turn on the television and every time there is a commercial, it was a negative ad in florida about me. a horrible and false ad. these are false ads. these are disgusting, false ads that were written by peoplethat are absolutely haters. if this party came together, matt, nobody could beat it. that's one of the things i respect. paul ryan called me, such a smart ll, such a wonderful call. >> mr. trump, as always, thanks for your time. we appreciate it. >> thank you very much, matt. >> wif thee have the wines, steaks in there, magazines. >> a lot of things. >> branding has been accomplished. as we mentioned, the upset of the night weptnt to sanders stunning hillary clinton in
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will it reshape the democratic race and the delegate race? kristen welker has more on that. morning. >> good morning to you. secretary clinton wakes up with more delegates this morning, but it is senator sanders who has new momentum after the major upset in michigan. now, the win is significant because it shows he can be competitive in these larger, more diverse states. a lot of folks asking this morning exactly what happened. there are indications this morning that clinton's ground game in michigan may have been lacking. sanders' message resonated. he hammered clinton for supporting nafta, unpopular in michigan and throughout the midwest. even sanders seemed surprpred by the win, speaking to reporters in a hastily arranged press gathering after the results came? >> what we have done is created the kind of moementum that we need to win. once again, this has been a fantastic night in michigan. we are very grateful.
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numbers out this morning. let's take a look at florida. secretary clintnt firmly in the lead. she topped senator sanders, 62% to 32%. in ohio, she's leading 52% t@ 43%. but michigan underscores that this democratic race just got a whole lot more competitive everywhere. >> kristen, thank you so much. let's bring in chuck todd, moderator of "meet the press," and steve kornacki. fellas, good morning to you. >> morning. democrats. the michigan victory for sanders, did it seem a surprise? well, maybe most to sanders and his team. what does it mean for momentum and the delegate mass? >> the delegate mass, it didn't do anything. hillary clinton got more delegates because of her dominance in mississippi. he actually lost ground. bubu it does mean something in momentum. i think it's a reminder to hillary clinton, she has work to do to gain trust of sort of the
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party when it comes to trade deals, this or that. the bitter sheetter she leaeas this now, the better she'll potentially be against donond trump who will go after her on the same issues. sanders won in michigan, he can n in ohio. there are northern tier states he can do well in. let's switch to the republicans. donald trump had a big night. marco rubio had a bad day with a couple of third and fourth place finishes. if florida wasn't on the calendar next tuesday, is there race? >> the performance was so bad for rubio. maybe under normal circumstances, a candidate in that situation might think my home state? this is the problem for rubio and why it w w a big win for trump last night. early voting is already underway in florida. tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands of votes already in the bks in florida. if marco rubio were to say, i'm
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let the party unite around ted cruz, even if it united from this point forward around cruz, wouldn't be enough to stop trump in florida. in florida, winner take all. you get 99 delegates if you win. donald trump is in a good spot right now. >> how is the effort, the anti-trump effort to take away florida, take away ohio, how is that looking this morning? >> he has a better shot at ohio than florida. john kasich is a sitting governor. you get theense that florida republicans aren't comfortable rallying around rubio. but the ohio republicans are comfortabl to rally around kasich, but it's still not looking good. second in michigan. no extra bump. of course, what we described with rubio. neither kasich nor rubio got momentum out of last night going into their home stateses it's trump with the momentum. >> do we look at polling
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there seemed to be bumps in the road? >> we are underampling, i think, and all pollsters are doing it, under sampling the trump -- >> i agree. >> i'll give a pass in michigan. first democratic state in 24 years. >> he said he's pulling in non-traditional voters. >> we're not correctly polling the trump pollsters. the weekend shooting of an idaho pastor the day after he led a prayer at a ted cruz rally. the suspect taken into custody more than 2,000 miles away from the shootinin at the white house. pete williams has the late. >> the secret service says this man was arrested after throwing non-hazardous materials over the white house fence. then officers discovered he was wanted in idaho. police say the man has written
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more to resist space aliens. >> reporter: the secret service says kyle andrew odom was seen outside the white house tuesday night throwing documents and a computer flashdrive over the fence. the scene around the white house was active hours later. the 30-year-old was immediately taken into custody, putting an en to a three-day man hunt. >> i think everyone can breathe a sigh of relief that this part of the case has come to a conclusion conclusion. >> reporter: the case started in idaho where man shot a pastor on sunday, just a day earlier, pastor tim has delivered the opening prayer for ted cruz at a campaign rally. >> you get all the glory, all the honor and all the praise for it, lord. >> reporter: remmington was walking out of his church to his car when he was shot six times, critically wounded. od was identified as the suspect after video from the church parking lot showe a
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to the former marine. they believe odom flew from boise, idaho, to washington, but they're baffled at t w he boarded the plane in the first place. the pastor was not the only rget. odom, who had a history of mental problems, revealed his plan in a letter sent to his parents and news media. >> there is a number of people that were listed in the manifesto. there is a number of u.s. senators and house of representatives people, israeli government officials. it was extensive and distutuing to us. >> authorities in idaho say the pastor who was s st in the head and back is recovering, awake and talking. for the man who w arrested, members of his family say they're grateful he wa safely apprehended and nobody else was hurt. >> pete williams for us on this story, thank you. this morning, we'reearning more about the american who was killed in a stabbingg rampage in israel.
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talks with leaders. kelly cobiella is following this for us. good morning. >> good morning. west point grad with a brilliant future. that's how the vice president described taylor this morn ging. the texas native and veteran of iraq and afghanistanas visiting israel, out for a walk by the sea, when he was stabbed. >> reporter: a blood bath on the seafront. tourists were out, commuters on their way home when the attack started. ten wounded, the sidewalk stained red. the man with a knife was caught on cell phone video running down the seaside street, trying to stab drivers stuck in traffic. it took 20 minutes to stop him. witnesses t ted to help. >> there was a man on the floor, received stab wounds here and on his back. i took off my jacket and i put it on his eye. >> reporter: american taylor force died at the hospital.
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and afghanistan was studying business at vanderbilt. in tel-aviv on a school trip to share his insights and knowledge with start-ups in israel, the university said describing force as a young and hopeful life, who exemplified the spirit of learning and service. the stabbing spree was one of three attacks by palestinians across israel over an hour and a half on tuesday. the worst day of violence in weeks. vice president joe biden meeting with benjamin netanyahu today was a mile from the stabbing where force was killed. >> my wife and my two grandchildren and granddaughter were having dinner on the beach, not very far from where that happened. it can happen anywhere at any time. >> the vice president also saying this morning that the u.s. stands firmly behind israel's right to defend itself, along with passing his condolences to the victims'
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this morning, israeli media is reporting that taylor force's wife was also stabbed and is in critical condition. nbc news hasn't been able to independently confirm that. matt and savannah? >> awful story. thank you. breaking news out of seattle overnight. nine firefighters taken to the hospital after a massive explosion leveled several buildings. the firefighters were at the scene, responding to reports of a gas leak. some residents several miles away say the sound of the blast woke them up. the firefighters are listed in satisfactory condition with injuries ranging from burns to abrasions. investigation now underway into that explosion. thousands of people are expected in simi valley, california, to pay their respects to nancy reagan. she'll lie in repose at the ronald reagan presidential library today and tomorrow. she died sunday morning of congestive heart failure at the age of 94. mrs. reagan's funeral will be
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buried at the library next to her husband. we turn to al. you are watching stormrm in the south. >> we have wild weather going on right now. look what we saw yesterday. this is just outside of ft. worth, texas. you can see, transformers exploding there, as a tornado moves through. i mean, really amazing stuff. as this pushes through, we're starting to see torrential downwn downpour downpours. you can see the damage. as this moved to the east, we go to louisiana, outside of shreveport. this is video in this morning from overnight flooding. it's going to continue today. look at the radar right now. it is lighting up from san antonio, dallas, little rock and parts of northern louisiana. 22 million people under some sort of flooding risk. 2 million people under a flood warning. for texas on into northern louisiana. we watch this rain pushing in. severe storms, possibility of tornadoes continuing.
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today and tomorrow. the rain moves to the northeast. look at the rainfall amounts. some places could pick up another 16 inches of rain from central louisiana on into arkansas. it'll be catastrophic in some places. we'l'l get to your local you can help prevent blindness in undernourished children all over`the world. when you get your vitamins at walgreens, you help give life-changing vitamins to kids across the globe. get vitamins here. change lives everywhere. walgreens. at the cornererf happy and healthy. . wednesday morning and we wake up to mostly cloudy skies across south florida. also the pesky breeze still with us.
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brighter afternoon once we work some of these clouds through first thing this mornrng.g. your morning drive looks dry, just mostly cloudy. clouds lingering through 8:00 a.m., temperatures right around 74. a breezy afternoon. sustained winds between 20 and 25 miles per hour and a warm >> that's your latest weather. we were talking about record-setting temperatures coming up in a bit. let us now get ready for a break. coming up, will voters who aren't supporting donald trump now v ve for him in november if he is the nominee? interesting things we're learning from our exit polls. the mtermind behind the music. we'll celebrate the life of the so-called fifth beatle, george martin. he died overnight and is being remembered by paul mccar theeccarney,
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good morning, i'm sheli munoz rainfall'm eric harryman. your time 7:26. we' following breaking news dealing with morning commute. >> kelly blanco to tell you about it. >> mess on i-95, this is southbound because of an accident involving a motorcyclist. you can see the motorcycle on the scene. the express lanes i-95 southbound before you hit the airport expressway.
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spotting delays. express lanes shutting down, a couple of localal lanes blocked off due to emergency crews. it's definitely going to be a slow morning. take you over to the camera where you can see nobody is moving. let's take you to the maps because i'm going to show you how bad the delays are. 6 miles per hour leaving you with a 45 minute ride from golden glades to downtown miami. >> kelly, thanks. first on nbc 6 miami, a hit-and-run involving miami-dade police officer. two people were detained but they have since been rereased because there's not enough evidence at the moment to arrest them. that cruiser was hit as they were getting on the macarthu causeway. the officer is okay. an 18-year-old man behind bars accused of armed robbery. robbed two 16 years old in little havana. police still looking for two more people. >> a quick update on your forecast. here is ryan. >> ft. lauderdale 73 in miami.
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that continues off the atlantic waters at about 10, 20 miles per hour initially,turning very breezy. first alert forecast high of 81. high risk rip currents, dangerous rip currents on the beaches. high temperatures there at 79. >> thanks, ryan. we'll be right back here in 25 minutes.
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have a good morning. 7:30 now on this wednesday morning. march 9th, 2016. they're playing our song. coldplay. big crowd on the plaza. you ain't seen nothing yet. on monday, coldplay will be here. they're going to hit our concert stage. it's going to be epic. cannot wait. >> it's the coldplay crowd, if
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breakers, you'll have to get here early. let's look at the stories making headlines. secret service agents arrested a man overnight for allegedly throwing objects over the fence at the white house. that man turned out to be the 30-year-old suspect in the weekend shooting of a pastor out in ohio. th victim of the shooting is in stable condition. donald trump increased his lead in the presidential race, winning michigan, mississippi and hawaii. cruz captured hid low edd idaho. >> bernie sanders pulled the upset in michigan, edging out hillary clinton in a state she's been a heavy favorite. >> the political revolution we're talking about is strong in every part of the country. frankly, we believe that our strongest areas are yet to happen. >> michigan was the good news for sanders. clinton easily won mississippi. the only other democratic
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her overall lead in the delegate count. politic it is the b)g story. for more on last night's results and the impact on the races moving forward, let's go back to peter alexander. good morning. >> good morning to you. we want to break down the numbers for you briefly. specifically in michigan. let's begin on the republican side. the key groups that supported donald trump. he dominated among voters who say they were looking for a candidate who tells it like it is. 2/3 of voters supporting trump. he was strong among those looking for someone outsidef the political establishment. winning with working class voters and the voters who were looking for a change candidate, as well. there are still big divisions within the party right now. it's revealed by the numbers here. when asked if they would be satisfied with donald trump as the party nominee, only 28% of ted cruz supporters said yes. the m mority said no. for kasich, the number was
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barely 1 in kasich voters, liberal or mad ratrepublicans saying they'd be satisfied with trump as the nominee. switching to the democrats. the upset of hillary clinton losing to bernie sanders inh michigan. the top quality sanders supporters were looking for in a candidate was honestly. he out performed among independent, among voters under the age of 45, the young voters that are critical for democrats, and also among whites. that's the back drop as we head into super tuesday less than a weekek from now. >> peter alexander, in the next battleground of florida, thank you. let's turn to the sad news we talked a aut at the beginning of the show. george martin, legendary producer producer, known as the fifth beatle, as died. cars joins us with a look at his remarkable life and career. >> martin signed the beatles, taking a shot on the four ls from liverpool when no one else would. he helped create the sound of the beatles. >> reporter: he was known as the
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george martin was the man behind the band. after hearing their demo tape in 1962, sir george guided them through their skyrocketing ride to fame. unlikely fit at first, the straight laced, classically grained english gentleman arranged some of the most ground-breaking music of the generation. he put his face in john lennon and paul mccartney as songwriters, adding his spin on records. he suggested to speed up the tempo on "please please me," their first number one hit. the rest, of course, is music history. from sergeant peppers lonely hearar band to "abbey road,". come together right now >> reporter: garnering six grammys and an oscar nod for "hard day's night."
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social media all morning. ringo starr broke the news on twitter, saying sir george will be missed. paul mcpartccartney was a true gentleman and second father to him. his legacy in the music business went beyond the beatles and was lives. live and let die >> reporter: from james bond to elton john, martin was one of the minds behind this moving tribute to theeate princess diana. in more modern times, re-imagined beatles with cirque du soleil. >> you don't get it better than this. >> reporter: the legacy he leaves behind means we never really have to say good-bye. don't know why you say good-bye, say hello >> guys, i mean, you go back and listen to "yesterday," the
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that's the impact from sir george. he took the pop sound that the beatles had and transformed it into the mplex, psychedelic sound of "sergeant pepper." major contribution major loss today. >> carson, thank you for that. >> perfect person to help us appreciate him. al, let's get a check of the weather. >> ready for warm weather? >> yeah. >> say amen! >> amen. >> hallelujah. >> hallelujah! >> we're going to start passing the plate. highs, 20 to 35 degrees above average in the northeast. record highs in hartford, boston, portland, islip, also outs into new york city, albany. we'rexpecting to break the records today or come close. as we move on into the appalachians, also the mid-atlantic states, temperatures will come close to setting records. rest of the country, we have more wet weather in the pacific
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along this front, showers and thunderstorms. the heavier thunderstorms and possibility of tornadoes, east texas and much of louisiana. high surf advisories along the southern coast of california. that's what's. wednesday morning we wake up to mostly cloudy skies and pesky breeze e th us. it's going to be a breezy but brighter afternoon once we work some cloudud through first thing this morning. your morning drive looks dry, just mostly cloudy. clouds lingering through 8:00 a.m., tempetures right around 74. a breezy afternoon. sustained winds between 20 and 25 miles per hour and a warm day. first alert forecast high of >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you. do you ever walk in a room and forget why you entered it in the first place? >> every day. >> on trending, the reason revealed. something to watch for the next time you shop. >> good morning, i'm jeff rossen.
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secrets revealed. >> we're beginning with a skinny mirror, and it's causing a big controversy. jeff, good morning. >> this is something, i think, many of us wonder about. you go to the store, try somethtng on and you think it looks great. when you get home and put it on in front of your own mirror, it doesn't quite look the same. it turns out there is a company that makes a special skinny mirror, telling us they're even selling the mirror to clothing stores. it is designedo make you look thinner. is that fair, or just the way to get you to buy more? this morning, see for yourself. >> taller. >> immer. >> reporter: what these women don't know, they're lookiki at themselves in the skinny mirror. designed to make you look 5 to 10 pounds thinner. >> really? >> reporter: on its website, the company saying the mirror works on the psyche over time, giving users instant gratification of a slimmer you.
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the mirror to customers, now even clothing stores. boasting it'll boost retail sales by 18%. >> retailers will use skinny mirrors to deceive consumers into looking a certain way when they try on their clothing. and the better they look, the more likely they are to buy something. >> reporter: so we put it to the test. setting up our cameras and a skinny mirror in new york. asking women to simply p pk something out and try it on. >> tell me how you look in this mirror. >> i look all right. i don't think the dress fitss me. >> look over here in this mirror. this is a skinny mirror. it's designed to make you look 5 to 10 pounds thinner. >> i would say that's true, yes. >> would you maybe buy the dress, based on how you look in this? >> probably. >> reporter: in fact, several women noticing the difference. >> longer and slimmer, for sure. >> what do you make of this practice? >> it's deceiving. the clothes look better in the store than they do in real life. when i get home, it doesn't look
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>> this is where we do all the packing and shipping. >> reporter: we wentnttraight to the owner of the skinny mirror company. >> i is not about making people look good, it's about making them feel good. >> is this deceptive to women and all customers when used in a store? i may buy something that looks good in the skinny mirror but maybe not at home. >> okay. >> take a break? >> yes. >> reporter: less than two minutes into the interview, her husband interrupts. he hel make the mirrors. >> can i take a minute? >> you have to. you have no choice. >> reporter: after they talk in a back room, she returns with an answer. >> every single mirror is different. so if it's not a skinny mirror, even when you go into a dressing room, if the mirrors are not mounted properlyly every single mirror in each dressing room i i going to be different. >> but y yrs is taking weight off of me. >> well, it's taking weight off of a normal mirror.
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you look 5 to 10 pounds heavier than youo in real life. >> reporter: physics experts tell nbc news it's not true. flat mirrors shouldn't add weight at all. as we continue to ask questions, her husband interrupts again. stand up for yourself, not answer his questions. stand up for yourself. remember, you can tell him to get the [ bleep ] out of here, and he can have no story. >> reporter: they don't kick me out, instead saying this isn't misleading. it's just clever marketing. >> isn't that what commercialism does? buy your make ups andup and you'll be more beautiful? buy these clothes and you'll be more fancy? >> reporter: a lot of people say it's deception. >> i would love airror that makes me look thinner at home. >> what about the store? >> no. the customer doesn't know what they truly look like. >> i'm sorry. just checking myself out here in the skinny mirror. by the way -- thank you very much, guys. the company says theyy put a logo on every mirror so you know it
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we brought one to the studio to take a look. can you see the logo anywhere? >> where? >> i'll show you. all the way down here on the bottom right. so small -- >> what does it say? >> i can cover it with the edge of my pinky. >> says skinny? >> skinny. it says the word "skinny" with their logo. the company says they originally designed this to sello customers. they do sell to customers. retailers started calling to use in dressing rooms so they started fulfilling the orders. >> how can i get several of these mirrors at my home? >> we have one in our office and stand in front of it all day. >> a lot of women said they'd want this in their home. do you want it in a store? >> no way. the minute you see a picture of yourself a what you really like -- >> you delet the picture. >> reaeaty denied.
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no one moving 119th street. take you to the map to show you those delays. 65 minutes wiwi traffic moving at only 8 miles per hour. >> all right, kelly, thank you so much. first on 6:00 out of miami this morning, hit-and-run involving miami-dade police cruiser. two people detained. they have since been released because they say not e eugh evidence at the moment anyway to arrest them. their crews that were hit was getting on macarthur causeway at the time.. the officer is okay. >> a new democratic poll out this morning by quinnipiac university shows presidential candidate hillary clint leading the race in florida. clinton has 62% of voter overall among florida likely primary voters. rival bernie sanders in second place with 32% of the vote. >> update on your forecast, ryan phillips. >> mostly cloudy skies pretty much the rule. don't worry, we are rain-free, keep it that way. skies will become brighter towards midday hour. 74 oakland park, 73 ft. lauderdale and miami.
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tomorrow. it's 8:00 on "today". coming up, carbs and cancer. new research linking foods many of us love, including bagels, pretzels, even potatoes, to an elevated risk of lung cancer. what you can doo reduce that risk. give it to me, i'm worth it add an hour to your day. >> what's the thing that distracts you the most?
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>> smartphone. everyone gets distracted by the smartphone. >> how to avoid playing catchup at the office and at home. two of hollywood's biggest personalities will join us live. john goodman on his new big-screen thriller and his new look. >> this is my private space. off limits unless you have express permission. i say, don't you know >> new role for the man behind comedies most out ragious characters. sacha baron cohen, or nobby butcher. today, march 9th, 2016. guy like me gets a girl like you >> happy spring break 2016. >> we're on the "today" show.
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>> feeling 22. >> trip to new york city from omaha, nebraska. >> love you, wrangler! we're back at 8:00 on this bend morn g wednesday morning. it's the 9th day of march, 2016. huge crowd. as our spring break is rolling along. happy to have them here. by the way, we just mentioned that we've got a very up and coming actor on the show today. >> yes. >> guy named nobby butcher. i saw nobby's movie yesterday. >> oh, my gosh. >> should we have a 30-second delay or 60-second delay on t interview? >> showing no clips on the show today? >> no. >> "the brother's grimsby." >> it is. that's all i'm saying. >> from the men who brought you "boar rat "borat."
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we'll tempt your sweet tooth with a no bake cookie dough chocolole chip cheesecake. >> i'll need to skinny mirror after thatat >> let's get a check of the top stories. tamron is inside. >> good morning, everyone. bernie sanders pulls off an upset and donald trump defies his critics. hallie jacon joins us with overnight primary results from key states and a look ahead to the next round of voting. hallie, good morning. >> hey, tamron. good morning to you. this morning, the candidates are already looking ahead to the next super tuesday in less than a week, after democrats saw drama on election night and donald trump put on a victory show after wins in three states. >> reporter: for donald trump, an election night well done, except for the steaks he showed off and the wine at his news conference. >> there's only oneerson that did well tonight, donald trump. >> reporter: the front runner
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with wins in mississippi and michigan, even in the face of the stop trump movement. >> there has never been more money spent on hitting somebody than was spent on me. >> reporter: this morning, trump is focusing already on the general election, with matt and savannah. >> we have sometng that if we could embrace it, we're going to have a massive victory in november. we're going to have a massive victory. >> reporter: ted cruz winning idaho and picking up delegates everywhere, adding to his argument, it's becoming a two-man race. as he looks ahead to florida. >> realistically, polls show you behind in florida. >> it's interesting, you said that before each of the other states we won. we're competing to win each and every state. >> reporter: for marco rubio, a serious struggle. no delegates at all in some states with less than a week left to show he hasn't collapsed. >> i believe with all my heart thut the winner of the florida primary next tuesday will be the nominee of the republican party. >> reporter: john kasich looking ahead to ohio, looking past
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>> the three of us competing for the delegates that remain, we are in a virtual dead heat among those. >> reporter:democrats, dramatically down to the wire in michigan, where an upsetin by bernie sanders lets him live to fight another day. >> what we have done is created the kind of momentum that we need to win. once again, this has been a fantastic night in michigan. >> reporter: hillary clinton carrying mississippi, not able to put the race away. >> i will work my heart out for you. >> in just six days, you've got contests in states like here in north carolina but, more importantly, in florida and in ohio, tamron. if donald trump can win those, he looks like a near lock on the republican nomination. >>allie jackson, thank you very much. a warning from iran from vice president joe biden, who is in the middle east.
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action if iran violates the year. israel was against the deal. biden's warning came shortly after iran announced it test fired two ballistic missiles with the phrase, israel must be hebrew. now to wild video out of cutter. you can see in it a tiger in bumper to bumper traffic, running between cars. the tiger is in the bubble. the animal has a broken chain attached to his collar and appeared to be someone's pet. it is illegal to own exotic animals, such as tigers and uncommon. a man is shown pulling the tiger out from under a car and recapturing it. >> what is he doing? >> looks like a cub, which i this. no, that's not a cub. >> i think it actually is a c c but, still, you don't get out of the car.
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>> where do you pull a tiger out? >> here, kitty, kitttt >> tamron, thank you. let's turn to surprising research now that's getting a lot of attention. erica hill is here with more on that. good morning. >> good moing. we hear about lung cancer. the majority of lung cancers are linked to smoking but we find connections between carbs we enjoy and an elevated risk of the disease. >> reporter: we know too many carbohydrates c be dangerous for your waistline. now, researchers say they may cause an increased risk of lung cancer. even if you've never been a smoker. the study conducted by the university of texas mdnderson cancer center compared roughly 2,000 patients with lung cancer to 2,500 without. researchers found non-smokers whose diets had a high glios glrks ycemic index had two times the
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>> the sugar in whatever food bloodstream. it's not combined with fiber which would slow the release. >> reporter: white bread,pretzels, popcorn and white potatoes. carbs that can easily turn into sugar. >> you don't just worry about cigarettes anymore. focus on how much sugar flows into your bloodstream from the foods you're eating. easy to reverse. >> reporter: with 150,000 people in the u.s. expected to die from lung cancer this year, it's the leading cause after cancer deaths and the second most common in women and men. >> i think it's an easy step to right now. every morning, instead of two lumps of sugar in your coffee or tea, swap out one for cinnamon. >> reporter: in addition to exercise and healthy habits, opt for foods with a smaller
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>> sugar wasn't supposed to be a meal. was a spice, like pepper. that's the amount you should be getting in your diet. >> that puts things in perspective. it's more of a spice. fruits and vegetables are great for you. dairy, red meat and saturated fat and now white carbs. >> more of an issue. >> science gives us the same lesson over and over again. let's send i i over to matt for more. >> i'm here with dr. natalie azar. doctor, good to see you. before we talk about the results, tell me about the research itself. matt, i think it's important to remember that this was a study called a case controlled study. this is in contrast to th gold standard, prospekctively designed studies. the case-contrled study only demonstrates an association between two things, not a cause and effect. >> does this mean i don't have to give up my pretzels and bagels? is. >> no, i think it means althoughh
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and effect, it's stiti a strong, compelling finding. as savannah pointed out, it' not necessarily new or scientific that bad carbs would be bad for you. >> it reinforces this. it's shocking for people who will say, wait a minute, even if i wasn't a smoker or am not a smoker, i have this diet with a high glycemic index, i'm at greater risk. >> right. here is where a little bit of the science background is useful. the glycemic index is how quickly your blood sugarises when you eat a food. when you have too much sugar in the blood, elevated glucose level, you get an elevated insulin level. it raises all these other factors that can promote cell proliferation and that can be a cause or that's how cancers can grow. >> what percentage of our diet should be the refined carbohydrates?
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guidelines, no more than 10%. butte know that refined sugars can increase the risk, weight gain, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, the things you want to avoid. white flour, added sugars, fructose in drinks, as well as all processed foods. the easiestay to think about it is what would your great, great, great grandparents called food? the packaged and things? no, rather a whole corn than cornflakes. >> doctor, thank you very much. up next, ever ask your waiter or the bartender to charge your iphone? why it could lead to a lot of embarrassment. we'll explain. later on, nba superstar steph curry making a splash off the court. why these kids dumped cold water on the league's mvp. one of the most talent and had versatile men in hollywood. john goodman will join us.
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in the process we lose sight of the larger goal. >> happened to me this morning coming into the studio. >> happens to me all the time. >> annoying. >> it is. >> constant. >> what did i come in here to do? why am i in this room? >> does it help you remember if you walk back into the other room and come back? >> sometimes. >> true, it resets your mind. >> the more you think about it, the harder to remember why. >> you dial a phone and it's ringing and you can't rememfer who you're calling. >> i hate that. here's another article that caught our eye. this one coming from the "washington post," all about the customers who go to a bar or restaurant and say to the staff, the waiter or bartender, doo you mind if you charge my phone? >> i've done it. >> you do that? >> i have. >> more restaurants are acmmodating it by installing outlets near tables, but there are some people, like bartenders who say, this is really distractinghem from their jobs because, first, you're asking,
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can i check it? on your phone, do you have the bars or do you have the actual percentage? >> percentage. >> i have the bar. >> what percentage starts to make you nervous? >> 20%. >> 30%. >> sometimes it'll dip from 40% to 12% super fast. >> you go from a decent number and tn it's gone. >> i get nervous at 25%. i d't like it. >> low battery charge. >> you had a catch phrase about it. >> abc, always be charging. >> you had a brick charger? >> he walks from room to room plugging the phone? >> he has a satellite on his head,,always charging. basketball star steph curry, after a big game, you douse teammates in ice cold water. students in oakland each grabbed
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he was a really good sport about it. >> so cute. now to tina fey, setting the record straight on the "mean rls" musical. the "voice" contestant who sparked aar between christina and blake. >> we'll start with tina fey and the rumors that have been floating around. tina is confirmingghe is working on a musical version of "mean girls," which co-starred lindsay lohan. tina was asked a speed round of questions. >> would you be resurprisepriseing your role? >> no, a professional broadway person. >> ds it follow the movie actly, the plot? >> we haven't finished it yet, but it's close. yes, pretty close. >> what is the style of music, classic broadway or bring it on the musical? >> classic broadway. >> wow. >> yeah. >> when would you guesstimate it would premiere? >> 2027. whenever "hamilton" closes.
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theater? >> we'll wait it out. >> tina, littleervous about competing with "hamilton." she also said she wouldn't reach out to the movie stars to come back for the musical. > e "voice," christina and blake clashing over 24-year-old joe may from baltimore. he won them over. blake bragged about how manyy victoties he has on the show. christina tried something different. >> that is one of my favorite songs in the whole wide world to sing. i would love to sing that with you. i love yo oh, yes, i love you i put a spell on you you put a spell on me >> i pick christina.
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the end of that, right? >> wait a minute. was that truly spontaneous? >> it was. the moments are never planned. they don't happen often. >> she didn't know what song he'd sing. >> she doesn't know anything about him. >> never practiced. >> they were fighting and she was like, i want to sing this with you. >> amazing. >> believable. >> carson, thanks. >> wasn't yoursual "voice" clip, it was a good one. >> wow. al, time for a check of the weather. >> he actually it's a mild morning across the two-county area with 74 in opa-locka a-locka. 73 in ft. lauderdale and miami and even's seeing the east-southeast breeze. a little lull rightow with winds closer to about 15 miles per hour, but i think we're looking at 20-plus-mile-per-hour winds throughout the d and some clouds this morning.
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we have a high rip current risk. first alert forecast breezy and 81 today, more of the same tomorrow but staying dry. >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thanks very much. something we're launching this morning, called add an hour today. >> between work, family and friends, there's not enough time in the day to do it all. we set out to find experts in productivity and unlocked their secrets. >> reporter: this woman founded her company out of necessity. when her son was born, she couldn't find a mobile she liked for his room. she began making and selling her own and that was seven years ago. her business is booming and works out of her home studio. >> the work-life balance is elusive when you're balancing a
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your business is your neediest child. >> we brought in the author of "smafrt er" "smarter, faster, better." he has tips to streamline the way we work. tip one, the to do list. >> to make the perfect to do list, write out your biggest goals at the top of your page so you're always reminded of your most important aspiration. undernea, write out your smart goals. >> reporter: charles had her write out her to do list for the day. >> your instinct is going to be to do the easiest things first and you won't get to the important one. let's figure out, what is your biggest goal for today? >> start production samples for the new line. >> great. we're going to take that and we're going to break that into a smart goal. s, specific. what specifically do you want to get done? >> i need to finalize the design. >> m, measurable. how many designs do you want to do today? >> i need to narrow it to six designs. >> a, achievable. what is it going to take to make
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>> i need time where i have no distractions to be able to look at all the desesns and narrow it down to the six. >> r, realistic. what do you need to change in order to have the focus to get this done? >> not check my e-mails andnd not engage in social media. >> t, timeline. how long is this task going to take? >> probably two hours. >> reporter: our next tip, motivation. >> motivation becomes easier when we transform a chore into a choice. doing so gives us a sense of control. >> reporter: how about tackling the tidal wave of e-mails? >> very productive people tend to look a a their inbox, that's full of e-mails, and hit reply, reply, so the screen is filled with replies, and go through one by one. write half a sentetee in each one that reminds them what they want to do. it's easier t t go back and fill in the rest of the e-mail. >> reporter: tip three helps us find our focus. >> make a picture inside your head of how you want your day to unfold.
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the higher the chances it'll occur. >> what's the thing that distracts you the most? >> besides my children, this. >> smartphone. right? everyone gets distracted by the smartphones and it's okay for a break every so often. we all need breaks. but here's what you're going to do in order to make sure the break doesn't become sometming that distracts you and gets you off track. when you pull out your smartphone, you're going to set the timer for six minutes. whenhe alarm goes off, that's going to be your cue to turn o o the phone and put it down and get back to work. >> reporter: with these tips in hand, she can go from nearly busy to becoming genuinely productive. all the minutes saved add up to hours spent witthe family that inspires her. >> good ideas. tomorrow, we'll help you get the family organized with an overhaul for your kids' routines and any parent can usese them. carson? coming up, nobby butcher traveled across the pond to talk about starring in his first movie.
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first, your local news and weather. cheers. drink up. good morning to you. i'm sheli muniz. >> and i'm eric harryman. 8:26. a look at the roadways with traffic reporter kelly blanco. >> this is some serious business. look at your screen. there are some miniature ponies on the turnpike southbound near i-75. five, six of them. you can see the cars are all looking at them. be careful if you're headed out the door this way because,
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turnpike southbound near i-75. no joke there. let's tak you over, earlier chopper 6 was over a motorcycle accident. the condition of that person is still unknown, but we want to make sure you avoid i-95 southbound because those express lanes are still completely shut down, delays stretching back almost to broward county, aving you with a 16-minute ride from the golden glades to the airport expressway. >> ponies on the turnpike. thank you so much. out of miami this morning a hit-and-run involving a miami-dade police cruiser. two people were detained. they have since been released because they're telling us just not enough evidence right now to arrest them. their cruiser that was hit was getting onto the mcarthur causeway. an 18-year-old man behind bars accused of an armed robbery. investigators say he was attacking a pair of
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good looking day here in new york city. good looking crowd. we're so happy to have them. i think this is the official -- can we call it a rolling spring break? >> absolutely. >> we'll have spring break crowds for probably the next month or so. >> we love this time of year. coming up, the star of a movie hitting theaters this week. this one is really going to have people talking.d this way, nobby. look at this camera here that is nobby butcher. he comes from grimsby, england, and we'll be talking to him about his new film in a couple minutete put the beer down. >> what is nobby drinking? >> or share. plus, an established star in hollywood. we love this guy, mr. john goodman. >> spring break! >> how would you like to go on spring break with jn goodman? that'd be epic. in his new movie, he's creepy. he'll tell us all about it. >> creepy in a creepyway.
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how does cookie dough cheesecake sound? >> heaven on earth. >> it's easyo make. no baking involved. >> wow. >> just beating and then eating, i guess. >> get your aggression out and then enjoy yourself. >> that's coming up. we need your help to pick out our big, fat "today" wedding couple. hoda introdud us to the finalists. john and kaitlin. another john, from l.a., proez proposed to megan over the airwaves of his pod cast. david and lara. she was surprised on the plaza. they're all going to be here live torrow. to vote for your favorite, head to "today".com/wedding. it closes on friday and the couples will be here to learn whose wedding dreams are coming true. >> getting excited. let's do a check of the weather. >> it's already fabulous in the east. we have spectacular weather. unfortunately, not so great down
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we are talking a risk of strong storms, tornadoes and torrential downpours. some places getting 12 to 15 inches of rain. more wet, windy weather in the pacific northwest. tomorrow, more record highs in the northeast. mid-atlantic states. area of wet weather extends from new england all the way down to the gulf with more heavy rain, windy, wet weather in the it's a mild morning across the two-county area with 74 in pompano beach as well as oakland park, opa-locka, same reading. 73 in ft. lauderdale and miami and even's seeing the east-southeast breeze. a little lull right now with winds closer to about 15 5 les @ per hour, but i think we're looking at 20-plus-mile-per-hour winds throughout the day and some clouds this morning. on the beaches, winds could gust up t30 miles per hour. we have a high rip current risk. first alert forecast breezy and
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tomorrow but staying dry. >> that is your latest weather. mr. daly? >> announcer: good luck, wrangler, is sponsored by iams. good for life. >> al, thqnks so much. it is our final wrangler wednesday. totorrow is wrangler's last day with us before moving on to his next step inis formal guide dog training. to celebrate our puppy with a rpose, we asked you to share pictures with your pets using #we love wrangler. for every post with that hashtag, our kibble bot kicked out kibble. you filled these and more like it. iams is going to donate the food to the guiding eyes for the blind in addition to $25,000. we saw adorable pet pictures come in. a couple of them. pam posted in this shot of ja ja
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spelling out "today" in honor of wrangler. good luck at guide dog school, wrangler. we wil miss you. keep the celebration going with #we love wrangler. come to the plaza tomorrow. we'll have a big celebratory sendoff for our buddy wrangler. matt? sacha baron cohen brought the world outrageous characters. borat and bruno. his latest, nobby butcher. stars in the new, i would have to say, raunchy, action film, "the brother's grimsby." nobby brought some clips which we'll look at in a second. good morning. >> stuck this in my shoulder. >> i don't put my lips on it. >> it was filled with caterpillar toxin. i'll be dead in 90 seconds if you don't suck it out. >> that's all we can show. that is the only thing in the
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how are you? >> i'm good. nice to meet you. thank you for having me on. >> long way from grimsby, england. is this your first time in new york? >> it is. have you been to grimsby? >> i'm afraid i have not. >> amazing place. history, when the vikings invaded 1,000 years ago, they went down through scotland, raping and pillages. spillging. they got to grimsby and said, we'll just pillage. >> we meet your family, you have nine kids. >> actuly, 11 because we just had twins. >> are the people in grimsby surprised at your sudden success? >> well, they're very happy, you know. we are the -- we're a proud town. we're the number one exporter of childhood toobeseity in all of
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we achieved 100% unemployment. >> congratulations. you're now a bona fide action star.. it doesn't happen without practice and training. what did you do? >> i got trained by the sas, our special services. they trained me. one great ty showed me is how to get out of handcuffs using just butter and a paper clip. in ten seconds i can do itit these are new york handcuffs. the real thing. it a minute. hold on. are those real? >> yeah. real handcuffs. >> this is a trick the sas taught me. you get butter. hold on, take the butter. this is real butter. hold on. wait a sec. okay. hold on. okay. all right. you take the key. you've got the key.
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>> we have the keys here, all right. >> i have the key. no, no, no. >> come on! >> no. >> you have the key. >> not in a million years. >> come on! >> no, no. >> come on. what's the problem? >> jus sit down, seriously. i am not putting myself in that handcuff with you. >> can you trust an englishman? come on. have him do it. in ten seconds. okay. clearly, don't count yet. >> nine. eight. >> hold on. so we ha the butter. if everyone could count from ten down to -- wait, wait, wait! den ten down to one, go! >> ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one! wait a minute. just a bit slower.
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>> ten -- >> where is the keyhole? >> -- nine, eight, seven -- >> hold on. here we go. >> ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one. >> we'll do it like this. >> all right. have you got any english butter? we're a bitore salted. >> there are a couple of very well-known people in this movie along with you. for example, one of our current presidential candidates is in this movie. >> that's right. donald trump. it's a fairly tale ending so i don't want to give away spoilers. it's a fairy tale ending. that's why donald trump contracts hiv at the end. >> do you expect -- and i mean this -- to be sued by donald trump for what you say about him in this movie? >> no. listen, donalal trump is a
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people say he's a racist, but it's not true. he loves people of every color. black, you know, hispanic and his own color, orange. in fact, he chose a running mate, the black doctor in declining popularity. what is he called? >> dr. ben carson? >> no. bill cosby. that's t. >> get me out of these things. >> okay. one second. >> is this really the key? >> that key doesn't even fit that. >> hold on. >> ten, nine, eight -- >> wait, wait. where e the key? >> nobby, thank you very much. >> hold on. >> appreciate it. "the brother's grimsby" opens this friday. coming up, john goodman. we'll put him on the served with sirloin steak. saut\ fresh zucchini, squash and tomatoes. it's sure to be a family favorite.
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yup, it's still happening. still happening. monsters come in many forms. that is the ominous warning on the poster for "10 cloverfield lane." john goodman stars as the man who says he brought a woman to his bunker to save her life after a car accident. she's not so sure. >> i need privacy. >> you're welcome to close the curtain. >> i can't with you standing there. >> and i can't trust you not to burn this place down. this is for my own safety. i'm not some pervert. just go. >> john goodman, good morning. >> i can't follow that. >> how are we supposed to do is interview?
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>> i see you averting your eyes because sacha hasp a plumber's crack going on, beyond anything i've ever seen. >> god help me, i can't take my eyesesff of it. >> wait, we have to put the banner up because we don't want to show it. >> we'll leave. >> please leave. we need to focus. this is a great movie. it's a thriller. >> it turned out all right. >> i was watching it last night in bed with my laptop and earphones. i was like, ah! my husband is like, what is going o o over there? mission accomplished. it was scary. >> i iaw it with a theater of folks last night. they were jumpingnd wailing and having a great time. >> you come across real creepy. >> thanks. >> you do the creeperhing really well. >> thank you. i tuned down my natural creepiness a bit for this movie. >> it came naturally to yoyo >> thanks, savannah.
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you're giving me the creepy eyes. >> they're normal eyes. >> okay. >> see, that's what you're doing in the movie. we don't know if we should like you and trust you. >> i can't get away with nothing. >> i know. in the movie, you're like a doomsday guy. >> like a survivalist guide. prepared for the future. >> somehow, this woman ends up in his bunker. >> somehow. >> we won't give it away. and then the whole movie is kind of her figuring out, wait, are you this well-meaning gooms inging doomsday guy, or a horrible dnapper? >> who isn't a well-meaning doomsday guy? >> our segment is just beginning. >> i was just being c2eepy on my own. >> you're good at the creepy thing. so is that what attracted you to the movie, this idea of, it's ambiguous, you don't know if he is good or bad?
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it before. never seen anynying with a survivalist in the bunker. those movies are not in demand. it was new to me and the twists and turns in it, and could he be a good guy, could he just be nuts or a little of both? >> if you were a doomsday prepper, what's the one thing you couldn't live out? >> preparation h. >> really? >> the first thing that popped into my head. my ipod. >> okay. >> i have to have my music. >> i have to mention, and do you ever google yourself? >> oh, no. >> okay. >> that's creepy. >> that is creepy. i don't think anyone should google themselves but if you did, you'd see articles noticing how fabulous you look. what do you think about that? >> just wait another six months and i'll be back to normal. that's the way it usually goes. >> they say you lost 100 pounds. you look fabulous. >> i didn't weigh myself. i just -- clothes fit nice, and
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and buy too much stuff. >> it's nice. you worked hard at it? >> walk around in black t-shirts and jeans anyway. >> you'll be in matt lauer's skinny jeans. >> i'd love to be in matt lauer's jeans. i think it's being done right now. >> now our segment is over. >> thank you, savannah. >> john goodman, pleasure to have you here. >> it was nice talking to you. they keep sticking me with lauer. >> i feel lucky we got thi segment together. >> it was swell. >> it was. 0 cloverfield lane" opens on friday. super creepy. up next, youtube sensation whips up one of her popular recipes. no bake cheesecake. >> they're still together. >> thanks.
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nbc. back now at 8:49. chef's choice week on "today" food. muut-make recipes. we have the youtube host of "cupcake jemma." you are making something that has my mouth watering. what is it? >> cookie dough cheesecake. disgustingly great. >> disguingly decadent. >> these are really simple ingredients. >> you'll make the crust and then youl make the actual batter. >> three steps. we have the buttery biscuit base, which is just the crumbs you saw me beating up earlier, getting rate out. mixing it with melted butter. i use unsalted butterecause i add salt. >> you control the amount. >> yeah. this is the light brown sugar. i'm going to mix that until it
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>> perfect. >> once it reaches the consistency, i then -- i've prepared a tin, and it's greased and lined. >> it's a littltl like parchment paper? >> uh-huh. >> you can help me here. >> going to be harder tn you think. >> i did notice there was something trangstrange going on. >> nobby, we're being put to work. >> getting phone calls now. >> hello? >> it's part sugar, brown sugar and butter. to that, i'll add plain flour, just all-purpose. >> pretend like nothing is happening. >> also, greek yogurt because it's nice and tiny. works well with the cream cheese filling. a little bit of salt, just a pipih will do it.
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>> nobby has to go to the toilet. >> you have to wait. this is my time, nobby. >> all right. how long does that take? >> until it comes together. it just forms a dough like this. i mean, regular cookie dough. there's no eggs in it so you can eat this. want some? >> uh-huh. >> nobby? >> ignore me. >> whatever. so i've already taken some -- just shut that off -- little bowls of cookie dough out for decoration. i'm going to put this into my tray. i refrigerated the buttery biscuit base already. i'm going to use gloves because it sticks to your fingers. what is going on, guys? i have to go to the bathroom. i'm sorry. >> hold it, nobby. i'm going to press this down into the tin, justo form a nice layer of cookie dough. >> perfect. >> are you 3?
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>> crazy. >> all right. press it down. >> another layer on top of that? >> use the cream cheese for the next layer. >> chop, chop, nobby. we have cream cheese here. i'm going to add a little -- >> come on over, john. >> -- sugar. i've already whipped some cream. really lightly whipped. it's called double cream in cream. going to whip that a little light. it'll add a lightness to it. >> perfect. >> we've got people tasting dodostairs. >> lucky people. >> how does it taste? >> kudos to you, jemma, for dealing with all that. >> she's a total pro. >> didn't miss a beat. >> and it's delicious. >> what's nobby doing right now? >> i don't even know. >> i'm getting all the good stuff.
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>> let me finish, please? john, this is a slimmed down version for you, but it's delicious. >> put it in the tin and level it all. >> w wt do you think? >> that's cheesey. >> so good. >> i don't think i've ever seen a chef on thishow who had more to deal with and hung in there more than you have. very, very nice. >> want to lick the bowl? >> nobby, thank you very much. john goodman, as well. the recipe is on today.com/food.
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this is "today" on nbc. you are going to love intervieng sacha baron cohen next time. >> great guy? >> where'd he go? >> that was hilarious. were you genuinely uncomfortable? >> only when he told me repeatedly that he had to go to the bathroom. >> i was concerned what might happen. >> exactly right. >> aaron paul is coming up. >> fantastic.
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good wednesday morning. i'm sheli muniz. >> and i'm eric harryman. we have some things that could impact your morning commute. let's get over the kelly. >> if by things, you mean ponyies ponies, correct. there are five ponies on the loose. chopper 6 as just near the turnpike southbound near i-75. the cute little ponies are trying to make their way home and i believe they are bt to get home safe. again, they were really close to the road. fhp has been monitoring this all morning lonn i do want to take you over to i-95 southbound, which is complete gridlock. as you can see on northwest 11th street, this is because of an earlier crash. those dedays stretch back past broward county. a quick check on your first alert forecast. we have the beaches which will be under a high risk for rip currents today. watching that onshore breeze continue to drive the surf inbound, so dangerous conditions possible on the beaches. we are mostly cloudy, into the mid-70s now, the breeze will continue to ramp up this
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but after th lunch hour, a little more sunshine. first alert forecast high today 81. a new democratic poll out this morning by quinnipiac shows hillary clinton leading the race in florida.
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32%. this morning on "today's take," country superstar blake shelton opens up in a new, revealing song. we've got your first listen. then here comes the dive. one bride's unforgettable wedding video. aaron paul with a sneak peek at his movie "eye in the sky." all tt and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al
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geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. > welcome to "today" on a beautiful wednesday morning here in new york city it's march the 9th, 2016. getttng up into the mid 70s in new york today. >> yeah. >> willie along with al and tamron. natalie is on assignment. morning jam this morning, "loving cup "by the rolling stones. we haveolitics to talk about and good guests. we have breaking news on matt lauer. in case you missed the last 20 or so minutes of the show -- >> was it only 20 minutes? >> sacha baron cohen claims to have a trick of how to break out ofhandcuffs with butter and a paper clip. out, you were dead. >> i wasn't going to put my wrist in there, but everybody seemed to think that was the right thing to do. since he's a guest. it was an amazing trick. give me your wrist.
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>> take one for the team. >> willie? >> no, no. no! >> come here. >> no! >> willie, i know the tri now. >> you do not know the trick. >> elephant ists? >> what he did -- i have to get the paper clip and the butter. >> you're so lame. where are you going? >> to get the paper clip and the butter. >> make sure it's english butter. >> stop tapping me. >> i have to go. >> you know what? matt lauer -- >> big elections last night. >> you try to -- >> this is like a remake of the -- >> oh, look at that. >> that's my super humantrick. yes! >> are you kidding me? that'sot rodeo, is it? wow. >> i can collapse my hand. >> oh, you did that a little too
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>> i learned i could do it as a kid. to get out of handcuffs. thank you, you're a gentleman. >> that was impressive. >> wow. >> al, can you read this? >> the presidential race, let's start with the democrats. >> we're talking about an election. >> bernie sanders pulling off a stunning upset over hillary clinton in michigan, taking home 70 delegates. of course, hillary clinton won big in mississippi with 88 delegates. that pushes clinton over the halfway mark in the race over the delegates needed to lock up the nomination with 1,193. >> for donald trump, mississippi and michigan and hawaii, as well. cruz won a state, as well. trump leads with 456. cruz in second with 363. marco rubio, hill climb for him. he had a terrible night at 153. trumum celebrated his win with a news conference --
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>> one of his clubs. remember mitt romney's speech, detailing the failed businesses of donal trump, he said? he is mr. frump'strump's rebuttal. >> i won't say anybody didn't do well if they didn't do well. only one person did well tonight, and that was donald trump. i'll tell you. we h he trump steaks. if you want to take one, we'll no, i won't. the magazine is great. anyone want one? my club champion. you see the winee because he mentioned trump vodka. it's the largest winery in the east coast. >> and mr. trump came with visual aid. on either side of the stage, boxes of wine. >> that's right. the water. >> champagne. >> steaks. two butcher blocks worth of w wt he said were trump steaks. there's been a lot of investigative work done on this, and trump steaks did go out of business several years ago. i think some of the things are sold within his properties and clubs. >> like as afacility.
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club but i don't think you can buy it separately. rebuttal? i mean, marco rubio, ted cruz this morning, there is some momentum still with ted cruz. marco rubio, florida may be his last stand. he's still very confident. a lot of ads going up and are playing in florida. when you are ted cruz or marco rubio and you, like the rest of us, are watchingghat from home, what's going through your mind? >> you have to get some merchandise. >> you have to get merch. >> like cruz burgers. >> cruz cruise. am up with a cruise line. >> rubio rooter, you know. >> oh, okay. >> good point thoughhbecause they try to hit him on substance forever and that didn't stick. marco rubio goes personal with all this stuff. >> he takes a playbook. takes a page from trump's playbook.
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insults him, and he goes down. >> finished in fourth in two states. ted cruz won ohio, i said, b b i meant idaho. >> people make the mistake. >> "i" and "o." >> the states that begin and end with a vowel. >> tuesday is the big race in ohio. >> here's the race that fan boys, yours truly included, are waiting for. "soup "batman versus superman: dawn of justice," opening march 25th. there's been cinarama. >> what is that? >> surround sound. movie fans of new york city will able to watch this movie inn 4d. >> what's that? >> you'll experience the special effects like with motion activated seats.
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>> at disney, it shakes. >> you'll feel wind, fog, rain, lightning and even smell. >> whoa. >> i don't know how i feel about that. >> this is so exciting. >> e er done the spiderman ride at universal? water blowing at you. >> that's the scariest ride ever. >> amazing ride. >> do you pay extra for 4d? >> i don't know. >> i wonder. >> i'm going to pay for it. >> what if it's like $60? >> it'll be great. >> you want to see it in 4d? >> i just want to see it. >> me, too. i don't like 3d. i like to see a movie in the regular form n, in a big screen theater. >> disney's "big hero 6" was spectacular. >> 3d got better. before, the glasses gave you headacacs.
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it's a beautiful m@ment when you go to a wedding, we stand for the bride walking d dn the aisle. for a wedding in ireland, a 4-year-old lad stole the show. take a look. >> yes! >> look at him. oh, my gosh. >> looks like he was an american ninja. hitting the wall and climbing up. >> the bride's nephew. she looks back at him. can we play it again with e sound? you hear his leap. >> oh, my gosh. >> let me know when it's ready. you can hear him. >> that is my man right there. >> the woman who pulls him off is, like -- >> probably mom. >> that's the best -- >> he got a running start. >> running start, just, oh, man. >> that's 4d.
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>> people try to have thehe little kid involved because it's adorable. the rose pedals. there is risks to that. >> what is day to day likeith him? wow. >> awesome party. >> don't you come running up behind me. >> listen, i'm so tempted right now. >> i know you were. >> he's my dream child. looking at the radar. we have serious stuff going on. texas into louisiana. i mean, we've got flash flood watches out. severe thunderstorm warnings. it is rough. in fact, look at this, 22 million people at risk for some flooding. stretching from southern illinois all the way down to louisiana and texas. even into florida. we're talking heavy rains today. severe storms, possible tornadoes. these are going to be slow moving storms so they'll dump ton of rain. by thursday, it makes its way to the northeast but heavy rain to the southeast, as well. look at the rainfall amounts. this is dangerous, folks. i'm talking possible
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rain falng at the rate of 2 to 3 inches per hour. over the next 24 hours, we could see 6 to 10 inches, all totaled, stretching from galveston to little rock downn to lake charles. could be 16 inches of rain. that is -- we're talking about hurricane-like rain out of thihi thing. that's what's going on around is been a slow and steady warm-up so far this wednesday morning. we are up to 77 in opa-locka. we've seen a few cloud breaks there. mostly cloudy in miami at 75, 74 in ft. lauderdale. with the onshore breeze, a high risk for rip currents today. out on the beaches we could see wind gusts this afternoon up to about 30 miles per hour, mix of sun and clouds, temperature reaching up to about 79 on the beaches. for the rest of us, highs near 81, partly cloudy and breezy. we're dry today, dry tomorrow and more humid by the upcoming weekend. >> that's your latest weather. don't forget, go to facebook.com/"today's take" and like us.
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enemy territory. >> the sud anneden appearance of a young girl has him second guessing himself. take a look. >> we have this one opportunity. let's not lose it. >> ma'am, she's selling bread. >> those men are about to disperse. engage now. >> ma'am, i understand we have clearance. would fire if i see them moving or when the girl is out of the radius. i want to give her a chance to get out of the way. >>lieutenant, you have clearance. there is a lot more at stake than you see here in the image. >> ma'am, run the collateral damage estimat again with the girl. >> the situation has not changed. you are cleared to engage. >> gosh, helen mirren there. aaron paul is with us now. the cast, exceptional. the whole time i was watching, i was thihiing about what you had to do to prepare for that role. >> yeah, i mean, it't'a very, very heavy, rev viheavy film. heavy story to tell. i talked to a military drone
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with him, learned how to fly drones. just, you know, learning all of that info is very -- it's a scary world. very scary world, yeah. >> when you work with somebody like helen mirren, do you get star ruck? >> of course. she's such a legend, you know? i look up to her in so many ways. when i first met her, they'd already been shooting. we had dinner together, and we just shahad some whiskey and -- >> oh, that breaks the ice. >> breaks the e. >> how cool is that? >> this woman can hold her liquor, and she's fantastic. >> fun to party with. >> she is. >> helen mirren. >> dame helen mirren can hold her liquor. >> it's great. >> is that bad of me to say? >> no, it's awesome. it's a compliment. >> it confirms why we love her. >> exactly. >> love her even more. >> the movie is relevant now.
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another drone strike and it was supposed to be a cleaner way to have war, right? an have our troops on the ground in harm's way. can you talk about what the tension is that goes through a drone pilot's mind in these operations? >> it's crazy. i play a pilot who is in the safety of his bunker, just outside of las vegas, nevada, flying a drone over kenya. it's just such a strange thing, that this pilot is in control of this huge drone that has missiles attached t it. dropping them on buildings that, you know, could hurt innocent civilians. there's a lot going on. this guy, chris, who is a drone pilot, he'd fly four drones at a time. >wow. >> all different places of the world. it's so crazy. >> gosh. >> and you just jumped it back
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hulu, you have a show called "the path." >> it's a family in the middle of a controversial, religious movement. yeah, i play a guy, a father, father of two in the middle of this movement who is having doubts in the faith. >> you have intensity around you, from this tv show to the film. what are you doing for fun? >> oh, man, lots. >> you have to say hi to your mom. >> my mom and my dad, hello. where am i? here. i love you both very much. they get so excited when i come on to this show. they want me to give you a hug. all of you, yeah. this is for you, mom and dad. >> love you, guys. >> "eye in thee sky" in select theaters this friday. hotel safety, with the erin andrews thing. before you pack your bags for kellogg'g' frosted mini-wheats ... 8 layers of wheat... and one that's sweet.
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erin andrews after a man admitted filming her through her hotel peephole. >> with many people heading out on vacion soon, we wanted to share some tips on how to keep ur family safe and secure. anthony is the host of travel channel's "hotel impossible." good to see you. >> good morning. good to be here. >> there's a lot to consider. even before erin's case, there's ap lot to talk about. i won't take rooms near a staircase orel vat spr elel elevator. i feel insecure as a woman especially traveling for work. >> make sure you're going to a hotel that has access only for guest s guests in the elevators. some, you need a key to get into the elevator. >> those are typically more expensive, right?
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more, even in the low rise buildingk. >> let's talk about checking in at the beginning. >> ask for two keys. if you're a woman traveling alone, you get nervous, so ask for two keys. that way, people think you're in the room with someone else. >> good point. >> you've checked in, you get into the elevator. >> when you go in the elevator, sometimes you're the last one to go in and sometimes the first. always be the last person to push your floor button. wait until they get off and then push the buttonn so they don't know what floor you're going to. >> fantastic advice. now you're inside your room. what do you do? >> something i doll the time is get my cell phone, call the front desk and i ask for anthony's room number. if they give me my room number, i check out. i won'ttay in the hotel. if they're not going to allow
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>> that's a basic. >> it's an absolute basic. when you're in the room, one of the things -- actually, i did this the other day. it's on my website. i took the peephole and unscrewed it. i was able to take it out. >> something else we can do. >> easy thing to do in order to ensure you're safe is most peepholes don'tunscrew. >> right. >> the one i had yesterday did, but most don't. take a band aid and slip it over the hole. i'll put it right here. okay? >> that blocks someone from being able to see. >> if pomebody is trying to see into your room, they can't. >> on the other side, you like the do not disturb sign, right? >> yeah. the do not disturb sign, whether you're in the room or out of the room, always put it there. so people aren't coming into your room. a lot of people don't like
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when you'ree out, you put that in and people don't come to your room. whenenou're in the room, most importantly, you don't want to be disturbed. nobody is knocking on your door. >> great advice, anthony. love thaha stuff. "hotel impossible" returns for a neweason monday, april 18th on the travel channel. >> thank you. >> that's news you can use. pop fix after your local news and weather. i get out of work and i go to the store, and somebody's, smellin' around, "mmm! i smell cookies." i say, "oh no, you just smell me.
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117-minute ride. and if you have your nbc 6 news and weather app, you've been following those ponies on the loosepand i'm happy to report they are corralled and safe back home. ryan? >> now they're having a snack. let's go inland now. cloud deck extensionve across south florida, but more progressive sunshine. 75 in miami, 74 in ft. lauderdale. gusty winds on the beaches, a high rip current risk, up to 81 this afternoon. more afternoon sun coming our way. guys? >> thanks, ryan. first on nbc 6 out of miami this morning a hit-and-run i iolving a miami-dade police cruiser. you're looking at it right there. two people were detained but they have since been released. they tell us there wasn't enough evidence at the moment to arrest them. the cruiser that was hit was tting on the mcarthur causeway when it happened and the officer
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were 50% more likely to be in the lg cancer group. the link appears stronger among non-smokers. a new survey finds many parents are not reading enough to their children. according to the group read aloud 15 minutes, fewer than half of all parents read out loud to their children each day, and 34% do it for@ at least 15 minutes a day. 71% say they sometimes read books to their children at bedtime, but only 10% read books out loud at other key opportunities. including bath time and even meals. paul mccartney is remembering producer george martin as a great man who is like a second father. known as the fifth beatle, martin signed the fab four and punched their ticket to ride into musical history. won six grammys and inducted into the rock and roll half of fame in 1999. he died last night at the age of 90. plannink a vacation to europe, maybe hawaii? how about to space?
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to launch the first human test flight into space next year. blue origin set up a research and development site outside of seattle. the founder, of amazon fame, said thousands of people expressed interest on a paid flight on the craft. a total solar eclipse could be seen in indonesia, with the moon, a perfect silhouette in front of the sun. the moon casts a shadow ast passes between the earth and sun. a pilot eve changed his flight plan for passengers could see it. people in the u.s. won't see one untit august of 2017. the entire time, mr. rockker, i was reading it, i was thinking "total eclipse of the heart." >> everyone was humming it, i'm sure. wet weather from the great lakes to the gulf, where we have a risk of severe weather and flooding down there.
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pacific northwest to northern california. high surf advisories in southern florida. for tomorrow, look for record hihis up and down the eastern seaboard. we're going to see, again, the wet weather making its way from the northeast down into the gulf coast. with heavy rain. more in the pacific northwest with windy conditions into northern california and parts of it's been a slow and steady warm-up so far th wednesday morning. we are up to 77 in opa-locka. we've seen a few cloud breaks there. mostly clomdy in miami at 75, 74 in ft. lauderdale. with the onshore breeze, a high risk for rip currents today. out on the beaches we could see wind gusts thiy afternoon up to about 30 miles per hour, mix of sun and clouds, temperatures reaching up to about 79 on the beaches. for the rest of us, highs near 81, partly cloudy and breezy.d 27 *v oday, dry tomorrow and more humid by the upcoming weekend. >> that's your latest weather. go to facebook.com/"today's
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you're really like us coming up because we have the great leon bridges performing live. >> what, leon is here? incredible. >> yes. >> i need my drink. thank you. let's get it popping. eye roll. we begin with blake shclton, releasing his first new single since his well-publicized divorce and budding relationship with gwen stefani. the song, which dropped yesterday, deals with heartbreak and meeting someone new. take a listen to "come here to forget." getting over him and i'm getting over her the i's have it made if you and me buying each other drinks, back at the bar stealing t tse little sips, doing our best to make the best of the worst of it >> like that. that is nice. i feel like he's opening his diary to us.
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he did say the single is direct look into my life and gw posted multiple tweets of support. "came here to forget" is off his upcoming 12th studio album. >> handsome picture of him, as well. kim kardashian defending the selfie everybody has been talking about. it set off a bunch of battles on twitter, with celebrities like bette midler, and even pierce morgan for posting this photo. she wrote, i don't do drugs, i hardly drink, i've never committed a crime and, yet, i'm a bad role model for being proud of my body. she went on to talk about living through embarrassment and fear in the past and now revealing empower -- feeling empowered by her body and her sexuality. by the way, kim has clarifyied the picture was take an year ago and is not her post baby number two body, like people assumed.
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speaking of babies, chrissy teigen, we love her, is on the final countdown to the arrival of her little girl due in mid-april. the model and host is opening up about her and her husband john legend's fertility struggles. she said, it can be hard when you have these high highs and low lows, and you're like cuckoo pants. u don't want to get your hopes up but, of course, you do. a lot of women with relate. chrissy is now worried about the next phase. admitting she's never been alone with a kid or changed a diaper before and wondering how many times a day do they go. wow. depends on what you feed them. good luck to them. we can't wait. and the ep of the show, this is her favorite story. 50 cent explaining his instagrams which features him flashing stacks of cash following his bankruptcy last year.
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we are very excited this morning because we've got one of our favorite artists with us. the pride of ft. worth, texas, le idges. his retrohr r&b sound made him a star. first, a look at how he got to our stage. >> reporter: texas native leon bridges sounds as timely as he looks. what can i do, what can i do to get back to your heart >> reporter: leon burst on to the music scene in 2014. releasing a demo, recorded entirely on vintage environment to sound cloud, an audio scream streaming platform. in 2015, he signed with columbia records and released his debut solo album "coming home." baby, baby, baby >> reporter: shortly after, his
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home" was feeatured on spotify. since then, leon has performed on "snl." so long >> reporter: and wrote the original song "so long" for the movie "concussion." been traveling these wide roads >> reporter: in 2016, he was nominated for a grammy for best r&b album. please let me know >> rorter: now, as a front man of a new retro rhythm and blues revival, bridgesjs hitting the road on his first headline tour. take me to your river, i wanna know >> leon bridges, welcome and good morning. good to see you. >> good to see you. how you doing? >> the first time i heard "coming home," i thought was listening to sam cooke in 1962. then i g ggled you and the rest is history. where does the sound come om? you're only 26 years old.
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>> well, i would say when i was 21, that was when i started to write songs. that's when i picked up the guitar. you know, i got to the point to where i wanted to go back to my heritage. i wanted to carry that on, you know. i feel that that type of sound is not prevalent within the mainstream, and it's something i'm very passionate about. i love soul music and i want to re recreate it in my own way. >> that's what's cool. they say build it and they will come. in the music industry, people try to change you. but the audiee found you. you remained authentic to the music you love. it'sincredible. >> that's a dope thing, you know. shout out to my label, colombia records, for allowing me to, you know, really be myself. people are drawn to that. >> you have this great tailored look.
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how did you develop that? >> when i was a kid, i used to love to see old photos and see black men in, you know, suited up in a hat. that was a daily thing. >> this is how he dresses every day. >> yeah. >> this is the al roker. your mom watches, and is probably watching, you said she sometimes monitors your language because she wants you to keep it classy. >> my mama, you know, she keeps up with everything. she knows everything i post on instagram, all my interviews. she points out, boy, i don't know what you talking about damn on the interview but -- >> you said it again. >> sorry, mama. >> she gonna get me. >> she'll be happy like the rest of us when she when i grow up, i want tbe a teacher, a scientist, or maybe a dancer. but learning is hard when you're hungry. that's why for years
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the only card that lets you earncash back twice on everypurchase with 1% when you buy and 1% as you pay. with two ways to earn, it makes a lot of other cards seem one-sided. >> announcer: the citi concert seriesn "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. we are back with leon bridges. his album "coming home" reached number one on the r&b charts. here he is with his gospel-inspired single "river." beeee traveling these wide roads for so long my heart's been far from you
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oh, i wanna come near and give ya every part of me but there is blood on my hands and my lips are unclean in my darkness, i remember momma's words reoccur to me vdsurrender to the good lord and he'll wipe your slate clean take me to your river, i wanna go oh, go on
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know tip me in your smooth waters, i go in as a man with many crimes come up for air as my sins flow down the jordan oh, i wanna come near and give every part of mee but there is blood on my hands, and my lips are unclean take me to your river, i wanna go
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i wanna know wanna go, wanna go, wanna go wanna know, wanna know, wanna know wanna go, wanna go, wanna go wanna know, wanna know, wanna know lord, please let me go
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i wanna know [ applause ] >> wow. >> leon bridges, thank you so much. guys, thank you. the album, once again, "coming home," you're playing at the beacon tonight. >> yes.
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this is "today" on nbc. ain't it fun you're not leaving. >> we are staying. we want to stay. >> fine with me. >> all right. there you go. >> beauty right here, you know. >> oh! >> another musical great on with us today. >> also, tyler hey. we got read by him yesterday. >> medium. incredible. >> we got read, what? >> palms read.
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we want to check the facebook page. see how many likes. hit it. >> 331,000. we're moving up. >> if you love leon, like us. that's all we good morning+ to you. i'm sheli muniz. >> and i'm eric harryman. your time is 9:56. we have our eye on a few things that coulddmpact your morning commute. >> one accident involving ae ing aing ae ing aing ae ing aing a motorcyclist has shut down the expre lanes. you also have a couple local lanes approaching 112, a disaster over there. let's change sources so you can see, this is northwest 151st street, nobody getting by those express lanes and a couple lanes blocked off. let's take you on over to our maps. traffic in broward county,7 miles per hour at hallandale beach boulevard, 2 miles a
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golden glades to downtown miami. 95 southbound not the way to go this rning. gouf, kelly. we have cloudy skies but roads are dry. we'll keep the forecast dry. we have a clearing trend offshore that will translate into our skies later this afternoon. cloudy start to our wednesday morning and the breeze on the increase. a very windy day out there on the beaches. 76 right now, partly sunnyhis afternoon, up to 81. first on 6, out of miami this morning a hit-and-run cruiser. that's on the mcarthur causeway. two people were detained but have since been released. there is not enough evidence to arrest them right now..
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just fine. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "totoy" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a i rockefeller plaza. happy winesday wednesday, everybody. it is march the 9th, and y are listening to "she's in love with a boy" by trishia yearwood.
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>> back in the day. >> first, we love everything about her. she's a ammy-award winning country superstar. she tweeted last night -- i don't know if you saw this -- she had an empty glass. >> i saw this. >> she tweeted, i'm going to kathie lee and hoda. i want to fill this baby up. we promised her that we would fill up her glass when she gets here. she's starring in a live tv musical called "the passion." she'll tell us more about it. it happens live in new orleans. it's a musical, and it'll be amazing. >> on the streets of new orleans. and coming up, hoda and i had this crazy experienc yesterday. you'll get goose bumps when you see this. hollywood medium to the stars tyler henry is here. he sat down with us for a reading. we're scared to see it. we haven't seen the pieces. but we saw each other afterwards -- and we ate lots of chocolate. you know when you're emotional

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