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the "today" show is next. have a great day. good morning. grand old problems. new disarray for the republican party. trump now calling the delegate rules a disgrace. the head of the party telling trump to, quote, give us all a break. while house speaker paul ryan says it once again. >> i do not want, nor will i acce, the nomination for our party. >> this morning, an exclusive interview with the speaker about the state of the race and why he's chosen to stay out of it. hackers for hire. a new report this morning saying the fbi paid a one-time fee to hackers to break into the iphone of one of the san bernardino terrorists. who did the government turn to for help? lost and found. a 72-year-old stranded in a
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remote arizona desert. >> freezing, every night. >> surviving on plants and pond water. >> i had a telejar with me which became my water vessel. >> she spelled out "help" with sticks. this morning, her survival story and rescue in her own words. royals gone wild. the duke and duchess go on a safari and get an up-close look at wild animals, after a day of music. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today". it's wednesday morning. we have willie in for matt again. >> a lot of politics, including the people that won't let the dream die of paul ryan as a nominee. he said again, i'm not in.
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>> he tried to make it as clear as possible. top story is donald trump stepping up his attacks against the election system he claims is rigged and stacked against him. now, the rnc leader, the party leader, is pushing back. we have coverage beginning with hallie jackson. good morning to you. >> good morning. donald trump plans to put more meat behind his policy proposals, starting with a speech next week on party unity. even if he rails against the party. all of it as his family comes into focus, stepping into the spotlight to support the republican front runner. >> reporter: trying to appear more presidential, donald trump promising more policy with more speeches. >> i'm going to be doing probably ten over the next two months. >> do you know when the next will be? >> i would say over the next week. >> reporter: as a forum with his family, the front runner hoping to sharpen his edges. his daughter stealing the show, defending her dad. >> the type of father he was to a daughter, to daughters, i think evidences how he feels
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about our gender in general. >> ivanka and her brother eric explaining why they're not registered to vote for the primary on tuesday. >> new york has rules in terms of registration and required us to register a long time ago. >> we didn't realize how the system worked. >> reporter: his father's critics say it's trump who doesn't understand the system, as he calls the party's process a disgrace. adding, rnc chair reince priebus should be ashamed. priebus firing back on twitter. complaints now? give us all a break. >> i know the rules very well, but i know it's stacked against me by the establishment. >> reporter: there's been no direct discussion with the candidate's campaign since colorado. trump seems strung by being outmaneuvered there by ted cruz. whose wife is taking her turn on
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center stage, speaking about the retweet of her and melania trump side by side. >> i don't tweet so i didn't see it. it didn't impact me in the least. >> reporter: backup from former rival marco rubio. >> i want the nominee to be a conservative. at this moment, of the candidates actively campaigning, the only one that fits the criteria is ted cruz. i've said that publicly. >> on the democratic side, bernie sanders is getting some new support of his own. his very first endorsement from a senate colleague, jeff merkley of oregon, announcing he'll back his vermont counterpart. >> thank you. mark zuckerberg appeared to take a swipe during a keynote speech to trump. he referred to trump's position on immigration, though never mentioned his name. >> we're starting to see people and nations turning inward, against this idea of a connected
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world and a global community. i hear fearful voices calling for building walls and distancing people they label as others. instead of building walls, we can help people build bridges. and instead of dividing people, we can help bring people together. >> zuckerberg has long been an outspoken proponent of immigration reform. posted on his facebook page, writing about how important the speech was to him. adding, quote, it isn't about any one person or country. house speaker paul ryan again ruled out a last-minute bid for the white house. he tried to put an end to the growing speculation about his 2016 ambitions. he also spoke exclusively with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning. >> good morning to you. this really was an unusual news conference in what is obviously already an extraordinary 2016 political campaign. we spoke exclusively to paul ryan, who again ruled himself
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out as the republican nominee. but he also had strong opinions about who convention delegates should consider. >> reporter: trying to put to rest unrelenting 2016 speculation, paul ryan says, count me out. >> to be the president, you should actually run for it. i chose not to do this. therefore, i should not be considered. period. end of story. >> reporter: hours later during our exclusive interview at the capitao capitol, speaker ryan redirected attention elsewhere. >> i will not be the nominee. we should select among the people who actually ran for the job. >> reporter: still, mainstream republicans are pressing for ryan to accept his party's nomination. if donald trump or ted cruz can't clinch it at a contested convention. the country's most powerful republican wants a rule, mandating the nominee must have run. >> can we see walker or jeb bush or marco rubio? >> you have to be one of the
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candidates who ran for president. >> reporter: ryan insisted he's not a candidate before. >> i'm not running for president. i made that decision consciously not to. >> reporter: while he says no, his actions fueled more buzz. including a campaign-style video days ago. a statesman-like trip overseas. and a history of public denials that he's angling for higher office before accepting it. last fall, john boehner's successor. for the next president, ryan isn't making any predictions. >> it's going to be a new person. i can tell you that. >> it's not going to be you? >> not me. >> to be very clear, you're not running for president? >> yes, that's to be very clear. thank you. >> for donald trump's complaints that the rnc is corrupt and unfair, ryan didn't weigh in. he said there is a process in place. as the highest ranking official in the house, ryan will chair the republican convention. one way or another, he'll take
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the stage this summer in cleveland. coming up in the next half hour, we'll take you several hundred feet to the top of the capitol dome. that's what the hard hats were for. paul ryan offered to go base jumping. we didn't but we got a look at the restoration process, now months away from completion. >> peter, i thought the speaker took you up to shout, "i am not running for president." >> he may as well have. >> thank you so much. look forward to that. let's bring in our good friend nicolle wallace. >> good morning. >> how many more times does paul ryan have to say he's not getting in the race, that the nominee should come from the field of candidates who are currently running or have ran, before people believe him? >> he'll say it many times. what he wants hasn't been the point. it's been about what the party nie needs. the truth is, the party needs paul ryan. they need his steady leadership. he's a high-minded leader. focuses on policy and civility.
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we are short on that this cycle. >> it's interesting because he has said this many, many times. yet, he calls a news conference to say it again. i assume the message is, one, for the media that likes to speculate about it, but is there another audience? donors, republican party leaders, he was trying to reach, as well? >> it would be an offensive method. i think defensively, he's savvy enough to know you can't get on the wrong side of the base of the republican party. the base is deeply suspicious that the establishment is going to come in and do exactly what paul ryan said he wouldn't do. which is ignore the will of the voters, the outcomes of the primaries. this is the essence of donald trump's message, that there is monkey business going on. your votes don't matter and paul ryan will mess with it. he wants to make sure he has no part in it. >> are we past the point where an outsider could ride into cleveland on a white house and take the nomination? >> the dream is dead. >> will it be one of the three
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remaining candidates? >> i think it'll be the one with the most votes. >> from the three? >> i believe so. >> donald trump is complaining about the process. you're a former communications expert. i would think complaining about a process is not a good look for anyone. on the other hand, he's making this point that probably resonates with his voters. what is the deal with the rules? we voted for you. shouldn't that be the end of the story? >> if you look at the back drop of this campaign, it is a cycle about grievances. rigged economy, grievances with an establishment political class that doesn't listen, grievances with the status quo. this gets right to the heart of donald trump's purpose for running, to shake things up. i don't think complaining about rules that are difficult to explain, even to though of us who follow this every day, is a bad idea for donald trump. >> he's turning the corner to new york. new polls show him with massive, 40 or 30-point leads. nicolle wallace, good to see you. >> thank you. surprising new report out this morning on how the fbi
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managed to crack into the iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. paying professional hackers to help. nbc justice correspondent pete williams has more on that. good morning. >> whatever works, savannah. it turns out the worldwide attention to the fbi's court battle with apple was seen in the hacker world as a challenge that was impossible to resist. now, officials say it was an individual who successfully met the challenge. wasn't a big corporation or a government agency that came up with a way to get into a locked iphone left behind by one of the san bernardino attackers. to open farook's phone, officials needed to get around the security fee suatures on th phone. the fbi won't say who it was or how it was done. in fact, the method has been a government secret, bought and paid for. many of the nation's police departments were hoping it could be used to open thousands of locked iphones nationwide that
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investigators believe hold important evidence. the fbi says it works on only phones like farook's, older phones with specific software. james comey is saying the fbi is deciding whether or not to tell apple about the idea the individual came up with. it's being discussed by law enforcement agencies. if the fbi tells apple, the company would certainty hack the vulnerability and make it useless in the future. if the fbi opens phones in the criminal cases, the fbi would have to reveal the secret in court. for now, it's a secret to be used in terrorism and intelligence cases. for who it was, that's classified. savannah and willie? >> fascinating to wonder. pete williams, thank you. new developments this morning surrounding north carolina's controversial bathroom bill. the governor signed an executive order tuesday in an attempt to disfuse outrage over the new law. he reinforced a provision that
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requires transgender people to use the bathroom that aligns with their identification. the order would expand the state's policy to include sexual orientation and gender. the governor also says he'll ask lawmakers to file legislation that allows people to sue over discrimination, which had previously been wiped out by the law. war on terror. u.s.-led coalition fighter jets struck isis militants and hideouts near the iraqi town on tuesday. this shows an aerial attack. quote, it says, iraqi drones for able to kilter ris l kill terro destroy vehicles used by the militants. the supplies were going from syria to iraq. shooting death of former nfl player will smith. a key witness speaks out for the first time. here's gabe gutierrez. >> reporter: this morning,
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police are shorting through new evidence to find what led to former nfl star will smith's death. investigators uncovering two more weapons, fully loaded. one in smith's car and one in the hummer driven by the man charged with second degree murder, cardell hayes. hayes' hummer stops and is bumped by smith's suv. the summer pulls over but the su vurks v pulls away. there is a pursuit and then the two finally exchange words. then hayes opens fire. this witness explains how the argument escalates. overnight, we heard for the first time from the attorney of kevin oneale, the other person in hayes' car. smith had a gun and was going to shoot it. cardell may have saved both
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their lives, she tells nbc news. in my mind, this is justifiable homicide. you assume will smith is a saint, but he's not. >> i'm still in disbelief. >> reporter: when his father learned about his son's death, he read the news on his brother's ipad. >> a father and mother is never supposed to bury their child. >> reporter: yet, he says he can forgive the man police say shot and killed his son. >> will i forget it? i'll never forget it. >> reporter: gabe gutierrez, nbc news, new orleans. developing story this morning. nearly 40,000 verizon workers walking off the work after failing to make any progress on negotiations. their contract expired in august. the workers are members of two unions that represent installers, customer service employees, repairman and other workers. verizon already trained non-union workers to fill in for the striking employees. frighting video from a car wash in dallas. a vacuum cleaner burst into
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flames while used by a customer. the man stays calm, watches from a distance and eventually walks away. comes back with a hose to extinguish the flames. the car wash owner believes it was caused by the customer trying to vacuum spilled gas. thankfully, no one was injured. >> don't vacuum spilled gas. >> file that away for the fut e future. mr. roker, there is a mess in the south there. >> we had severe weather yesterday. we have more today. jackson, mississippi, you can see there is a school -- the roof collapses from the weight of all that water. there were folks in there vacuuming the water out that had already fallen. just in time, they got out. nobody got hurt, thankfully. more rain coming. from corpus christi to much of louisiana, new orleans, heavy rain, as well. this is all due to a stationary front that sits along the gulf. all the way into florida. heavy rain, storms will develop
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along the front. into tonight, it moves into central and northern florida, on into central georgia, as well. isolated flooding. downpours. the grand is already sasaturate. from new orleans to the panhand panhandle, including panama city, we could be looking at flooding locally, 4 to 5 inches of rain over the next two days. we'll get good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a chilly start but a quick
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warmup today with bright sunshine. sunny skies, light wind, upper 50s and low 60s this afternoon. the wind out of the north/northeast at 10 miles an hour, that's cool air that will be back in play tomorrow morning. 38 in the morning. a nice warmup, in fact, a warming trend starts tomorrow afternoon. 65 on saturday and then it's into the 70s for sunday and monday. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you. coming up, a woman stranded for nine days after her car broke down in in an arizona for. this morning, what she did to survive, her rescue and the mistake she says nearly cost her her life. starbucks launches its revamped rewards program and faces instant backlash from loyal customers. how much it'll cost you to eastern t
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sure! there are no rules here. bush's beans. what's your favorite flavor? nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. it is just before 7:30. let's get our forecast from nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. morning, bill. >> morning, vai. it's a chilly morning. you'll need a pretty good jacket this morning but we've already got sunshine and the temperatures will be climbing. look at that, not a cloud in the sky over center city. 41 now at the airport, 38 northeast philadelphia and still some cold spots pottstown, doylestown, south philadelphia at or below freezing this morning. just a few blocks away, delaware river trail is at 42 degrees. with sunshine, 51 degrees at noontime, up to 56 by 3:00. >> thank you, bill. let's get a look at the road with your nbc 10 first alert
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traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> we're watching cherry hillç new jersey for sun glare. here's route 70 right around kings highway. still watching brick township for an overturned vehicle on the garden state parkway southbound. this has been out here at least since 5:00 this morning around exit 90. the right lane is blocked. traffic still moving through the area. here's a live look at the verizon workers on strike in center city. about 40,000 employees from new york to virginia are walking the picket lines this morning. their contract expired last summer. these workers deal with land lines and cable and not verizon wireless. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have another update coming up in 25 minutes. of course, get the latest weather and the news at the nbc 10 app. we'll send you back to the "today" show. have a great day. see you in a half hour. in the last eight years, the fracking industry has spent over $40 million dollars
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on lobbying in pennsylvania. so it's no surprise that even though they've had over 4,000 violations, all they've ever gotten is just a slap on the wrist it's time for that change. i'm josh shapiro, and i'll hold the oil and gas companies criminally liable for poisoning our air and our drinking water. i'll be an attorney general who always works for you. democrat josh shapiro. he'll stand up for us.
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7:30 now on this wednesday morning. that's a pretty day. april 13th, 2016. the crowd on the plaza is dry for the first time all week, so we're happy about that. quick check of the headheadline. at a town hall last night pe side his family, donald trump says the political system is, quote, stacked against him, and the republican party is working to defeat him. the republican chair responded saying, it's the responsibility of the campaign to understand it. complaints now? give us all a break. 40,000 verizon workers from virginia to massachusetts are walking off the job. their contract expired last august. so far, a new deal has not been
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reached. verizon says thousands of non-union workers have been trained to fill in. the nba's regular season ends tonight and it could be historic. the golden state warriors can reach a record 73 wins with a victory over the memphis griz y grizzli grizzlies. and superstar kobe bryant plays the final game of his career with the l.a. lakers. >> end of an era with kobe bryant, the successor in the league to michael jordan. and the warriors can say they are the best team in history, even by the bulls led my michael jordan. >> i agree with everything you said. a savvy 72-year-old woman surviving nine days with her dog before she was rescued. >> reporter: home after a harrowing journey. >> i feel like a survival. >> reporter: spunk from ann rogers days after defying death. she says it's the same spirit that saw her through.
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>> it comes from a base of faith, hope, prayer, trust. without it, you're kind of lost, aren't you? >> reporter: ann would be the first to tell you she was far more than kind of lost. rescuers say rogers was on her way to visit grandkids in phoenix on march 31st. she got off track, driving a remote road near eastern arizona's apache state forest and ran out of gas. alone and without cell service, she wandered off with her dog, kw queeney, and immediately regretted it. >> how stupid could i be? >> reporter: rescuers say they endured nine hot days and freezing nights in rugged, dangerous terrain. surviving off shrugs and creek water, building bonfires to stay warm, and this plea for help made of sticks, rocks and bones. spotted from the air. >> gave us a direction to travel. >> reporter: she was rescued practically unharmed.
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>> it's amazing that she survived this because the longer you're out there, the probabilities of you surviving are less. >> reporter: nonsense, to 98 pounds of pure determination, who admits for a moment, she thought about quitting. >> and then i thought, nah, i ain't giving up yet. >> reporter: for "today", steve patterson, nbc news, los angeles. >> she has a lot of spunk. >> she's tough. >> it'll take more than nine days in the forest to get her. amazing story. also this morning, starbucks, controversy new rewards program, is up and running. when it was first announced, customers raised concerns. now the complaints are growing. olivia sterns has more on the backlash. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. starbucks said they made the changes based on what their most loyal customers were asking for. ever since the announcement, the complaints keep pouring in. the backlash making its way to
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wall street. it seems investors and customers are left with a bad taste in their mouths. >> reporter: a morning jolt for starbucks, as its new rewards program has some of its most loyal customers steaming. >> sounds like a little bit of a -- or a lot a bit of a rip off. >> it's not much of a reward. >> reporter: before, you got one star per visit, with 12 stars earning a free reward. now, they'll accumulate two stars for every dollar spent, needing 125 stars to get a freebie. a reward costing $63. >> who is the rewards program good for and who is it bad for? >> the most loyal, heavy spending, it's good. they spend more already. now, they'll get more for the spending. it's not so great for that customer that comes in, even on a daily basis, but buys the lowest-priced coffee. >> reporter: when the coffee giant announced the bold move in february, it immediately started
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feeling the heat. but the criticism escalated into a bitter roast on social media tuesday when the changes went into effect. one customer even cutting up his gold rewards card and posting a picture on it on twitter with a caption, i can do the math. a glitch with the starbucks mobile app also fueling anger. >> stars were wiped out. should we check your phone? >> it did happen. >> how many were in there before? >> more than zero. >> reporter: other coffee chains are looking to capitalize. dunkin donuts offering extra points toward free drinks and, apparently, a shoulder to cry on. the company tweeting, one disappointed starbucks customer, breakups aren't easy but we'd be happy to help you through it. >> it's a large blow to the starbucks brand, but it'll be short term. it's a huge brand. hugely successful. people love them. people will forget, and it will pass. >> reporter: this morning,
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starbucks reports more than 12 million rewards program members are finding common ground through their belief in star power. >> now, to sweeten the deal, starbucks says you can actually reach gold star status with one purchase for a limited time this month. that is the level you need to reach before you start qualifying for rewards. dunkin donuts is having fun with this. the special code to use for next week to get the extra points in their rewards program, it's stars. clearly, a jab. >> olivia sterns, thank you so much. people are angry about this. i thought they'd have torches and lanterns outside of the starbucks. >> i don't have stars. i need a star. >> i don't have stars. >> i don't go there. >> you don't drink coffee. >> i don't. >> which is the shocking part of the story. you're that energetic with no coffee. >> by law, i'm not allowed to have caffeine. anyway, let's show you. are you ready for warm weather? >> whoo! >> are you ready for warm weather?
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>> yes! [ applause ] >> thank you. jet stream up to the north. unseasonably warm in the plains. it is headed toward the east. denver today, 73. kansas city, 73. minneapolis, 10 degrees above normal. it's cooler in the east. end of the week, minneapolis, 73. 75, new orleans. our weekend from the great lakes to the east, looking spectacular. 76 by monday in indianapolis. detroit, 66. new york city, 70 on sunday. 77 monday. charlotte, a high of 83 degrees. who needs coffee? at's what's going onth good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a chilly start but a quick warmup today with bright sunshine. sunny skies, light wind, upper 50s and low 60s this afternoon. the wind out of the north/northeast at 10 miles an hour, that's cool air that will be back in play tomorrow morning. 38 in the morning. a nice warmup, in fact, a warming trend starts tomorrow afternoon. 65 on saturday and then it's
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back now at 7:42, with one of the country's most famous landmarks. you're looking at the u.s. capitol. >> first major restoration to the dome in decades is nearly at an end. paul ryan gave peter alexander a behind the scenes look in the exclusive conversation they had. >> good morning to you. this is a restoration 56 years in the making, to preserve one of the nation's real architectural treasures. a couple years ago, it was riddled with cracks, some up to ten feet long. it's always a great time of year to get a capitol tour, but the tours rarely look like this. this morning, we're taking you up top. >> reporter: on this stunning d.c. day, a rare visit to the top of washington's majestic symbol of democracy. >> where do you do the base jumping from? >> is that what this is about?
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>> reporter: n bebc news gettinn up-close look at the iconic dome. now in its final stages after more than two years of pain staking repairs. >> this august, we'll take all the scaffold down. >> reporter: the project's supervisor and house speaker, paul ryan, his office below the dome. >> great view of the city. >> looking down the potomac. >> reporter: a view unobstructed in all directions, and a city where the capitol is king. >> georgetown over there. >> exactly. >> treasury. >> reporter: the dome remains partially hidden by more than a million pounds of staff folding. fresh paint gleaming in the areas complete. >> this is a metaphor for what most people think of washington. it was broken. >> that's right. symbolism is not lost on me here. we had to repair this organization. we had to repair this place. >> reporter: constructed just after the civil war, the dome was in bad need of surgery.
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rah v ravaged by weather and age, this was the first significant restoration in more than 50 years. no detail too small, even a couple hundred feet aboveground. >> what person could actually see this, and get it so meticulo meticulous? the level of detail and craftsmanship is amazing. >> reporter: while it looks like stone, looks can be deceiving. >> you look at monumental buildings across the country or anywhere else, these are carved marble, carved stone. >> all of this is cast iron, right? >> yeah. >> reporter: the view from inside the rotundrotunda, equal stunning. $124 million project with one crucial deadline. inauguration day. >> big deadline. >> saturday. >> he answers the tough questions. >> paul ryan not making predictions on who the next president will be. another gorgeous day for a
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capitol tour. what was stunning to us was the fact they'll get this done on time, under budget. as you note, you can already see at the top, some of the scaffolding is coming down. they'll have it all down by the end of the summer. by the end of july. one of speaker ryan's questions to the architect was, how long will this restoration last before another is needed? he said, 50 to 75 years. several more generations will enjoy the capitol dome scaffold free. >> it is beautiful. on time and under budget. take note, washington politici n politicians. look up. >> you won't need to see us again for 50 to 75 years. that sounds good. coming up, thelma and louise the sequel? that'd be a neat trick. why susan sarandon and jean are hitting the road. tamron shows us what happens when a guy couldn't join his pals on a birthday celebration
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think about this and what our viewers at home think. a group of guys were bumped when their buddy kevin couldn't join them on a birthday get away. so they posted an online thing here, claiming it was kevin's, quote, crazy fiance who wouldn't let him go. so they came up, guys, with a solution. cardboard kevin. they created a life-size cutout and brought kevin everywhere they went. the whole time, sharing the escapade on reddit. kevin was on the road. kevin hit up the club. kevin went to the gym. even went for tacos at 2:00 a.m., sign of a great night on the town. several comments called out the fiancé for keeping kevin home. others said the couple has kids and they're planning a wedding. he was needed at home. there's no doubt, cardboard
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kevin had an incredible trip. you're the fiance. do you invite the crazy wfriend to the wedding? >> it was the crazy fiance, yeah, let's not call her that. >> i think the friends should bring flowers to the fiance. if they have kids, offer to babysit. >> maybe it'll be cardboard friends at the wedding. >> i have an issue with this. what do you think? >> i don't love it. >> not the crazy fiance thing, no. we're on the crazy fiance's side. did led zeppelin steal the riff to "stairway to heaven"? millions are at stake. millions are at stake. william and kate's today, i'm going to fight hunge♪ today, i don't want to be hungry. we just have to buy food.
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nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. we're about four minutes before 8:00 a.m. let's get our forecast from nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. a little cool out there, bill? >> we've got sunshine and it's going to be with us all day long. no sign of the wet weather we've had the last couple of mornings. brilliant blue sky and look at the sunshine on breach avenue, the live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel in cape may. 41 in the city, 43 now in cape may. cold spots north and west. pottstown at ç30. look at the warmup, by 3:00 this afternoon, 53 degrees, looking for a high of 60 degrees today. >> let's look at the drive times from jessica boyington. >> we're watching 95 right now. there's debris being reported on the road on the southbound side in one of the left lanes around academy road. we have a slow go anyway because it's that time. southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway,
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34-minute trip, average speeds dropping into the 20s. approaching center city is where you're see something of those problems. out in brick township, since earlier this morning, 4:30, 5:00 this morning, still watching this overturned vehicle on the parkway headed southbound, exit 90 at chambers bridge road. we are blocking the right lane there. the neshaminy school district is closing two bucks county elementary schools despite a plea from parents, last night the school board voted to close oliver heckman elementary as well as another elementary school. volunteers will paint the backboards of the basketball nets, hang new nets, power wash the pool and plan the flowers. their efforts are part of a citywide philly spring cleanup program. i'm vai sikahema. another update in 25 minutes. always get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. now back to the "today" show.
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♪ now i'm on the outside it's 8:00 on "today". coming up, walk on the wild side. the duke and duchess of cambridge embark on a safari adventure, as their road trip across india moves on. ♪ this is my fight song game changer. sean parker announces his next big venture. a $250 million mission to cure cancer. >> what this is at the end of the day is a bold experiment. and the chance of a lifetime. high school students from nashville take the stage with vince gill and keert you aith u >> why do you take your time to teach kids songwriting? >> people did it for me when i was growing up. >> today, wednesday, april 13th,
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2016. ♪ good to be alive right about now ♪ ♪ good, good, good to be alive, right about now ♪ ♪ good, good, good, good to be alive right about now ♪ >> good morning, buffalo! we love you, grandma. >> good morning, utah. >> we watch the "today" show every day before school. >> it's her golden birthday. >> hello, manton! it is 8:00 on "today". it's wednesday, april 13th, 2016. nice crowd on the plaza. remember that warmup you talked about? >> it's coming. it's coming. >> really? it's not here yet. looking forward to it. >> al and i went no jackets because we're willing spring to come. >> it's chilly.
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never too early to shop for mom. jill martin rounded up affordable and stylish picks for a mother's day edition of steals and deals. if you're thinking about making something for mother's day, don't cross the pond to get your hands on fish and chips. we'll show you how to make this british pub fare at home, but it'll be healthy. >> sounds good. first, sheinelle jones is in for natalie with a check of the top stories. donald trump is facing a new obstacle in his bid for the republican presidential nomination. missed deadlines in several states for delegates who would be loyal to him at a contested convention. trump escalated his attacks on the primary system, saying the party establishment stacked the rules against him. house speaker paul ryan declared again on tuesday he won't accept the republican nomination, should he be chosen, at a contested convention. he told peter alexander the nominee should be somebody who
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is actually running for the job. >> it's going to be a new person, i can tell you that. >> it's not going to be you? >> not me. >> to be very clear, you're not running for president? >> yes, that's to be very clear. thank you. >> despite that, mainstream republicans are still pressing for ryan to accept the nomination if he's drafted a convention in july. british police say there did not appear to be anything suspicious about the death of liza manelli's husband. he was found dead in a london hotel room. an autopsy will be produced. he produced michael jackson's televised edition. that's where he met liza. the marriage collapsed into a headline grabbing divorce. a royal tour to india is putting a national spotlight on the area and its goals to protect the wildlife.
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>> there are rhinos, elephants and tigers. over there, another rare sighting. the duke and duchess of cambrid cambridge. conservation is their passion, but william says, as busy parents, it's taken years for them to get here and see it up close. >> reporter: the duke and duchess on safari for a close encounter with india's rhinos. or as close as you'd want to get. last night, they were welcomed with dancing around a campfire. the youngest dancer, just 3. you going to have a go, kate says? the prince taking the challenge, playing an instrument made out of back bmboo. today, the royal couple meeting rangers in kaziranga national park, where they keep the rhinos. one ranger explaining he was attacked by an animal. >> he charged you? >> reporter: we took our own trip in the park, seeing elephants in the wild. >> crossing the road right in
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front of us. >> reporter: and close by, like william and kate, we saw rhinos. 3,000 are in the world today and 2,000 live here. >> the poachers come here and try to take the rhino's horns? >> yeah. >> reporter: the royal visit, days after another rhino had its horns stolen. six reportedly killed this year. william and kate turning the spotlight on animals whose future is under threat. >> tomorrow, they'll travel to bhutan, a place sometimes known as the forbidden kingdom. not kidding, the king there is called the dragon king. it's going to be a stunning experience. we'll be traveling with them. guys? >> keir, thank you. if you need proof that love can be blind, take a look at this video of an armed robbery in billings, montana. the man and woman are lost in their own little world. they keep going even when the bartender, with his hands up in the air, is held up at gunpoint. >> kidding me. >> one of the gunman walks right
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past them on his way to join his partner. police are still looking for the suspect. those are two eyewitnesss they can cross off their list. >> wow. >> maybe ignorance is bliss. you d't want to know. >> how do you -- >> i don't think ignorance is bliss. long island iced teas are bliss. >> there you go. >> that's what i think. >> exactly. >> thank you, sheinelle. shifting gears to what could be a game changer in the fight against cancer. it's coming from the man who fueled the digital music revelation. hoda has this story. >> sean parker is donating $250 million to create the parker institute for cancer immunotherapy. the goal? turn cancer from a potential death sentence to a curable disease. >> reporter: in 1999 as the world was learning their could download music for free, no one expected the then-19-year-old n nabster co-creator would help transform cancer treatment in 2016. >> you're talking to someone as
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an entrepreneur, has been wading into a lot of fields. somehow, managed to have a big difference. >> reporter: in this case, a big difference would mean putting an end to cancer as we know it. >> it's a manhattan project for, you know, curing cancer. >> reporter: he's donating $250 million of his own money to make it happen. the parker institute will bring the country's leading cancer centers for immunotherapy together under one umbrella, eliminating competition and expediting patient treatment. >> i think it'll revolutionize how we -- how the therapies are developed. >> reporter: dr. anthony reibus at the front of the treatments. it works in two ways. doctors either release the brakes on your own immune system, allowing it to discover and attack the cancer, or they create an immune system
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themselves and inject it to do the same. watch as the engineered cells destroy cancer. and because it's your own immune system, there are few, if any, side effects. it's what was used to treat jimmy carter's cancer, now undetectable to doctors. for rodney geist, who discovered he has stage 4 melanoma two years ago, the therapy means life. >> it's no longer a death sentence. i have nine tumors on more liver. the largest tumor reduced 19%. the other eight have reduced 84%. that's success right there. >> reporter: for sean, this type of success is just the beginning. >> really, what this is at the end of day is a bold experiment in how we can do collaborative science. and we will see if we can move the field forward faster. >> pretty amazing. at the moment, immunotherapy is most successful on melanoma,
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lung and kidney cancers. it's being used in trials across the country, trackackling at le 30 cancers. >> amazing. >> watching this, it should be the first thing we're trying. now, it's like a last result. i like the part about how the hospitals are sharing. sometimes, a guy can have a break through and another doesn't know about it. now, they're sharing info and move the ball quickly. >> silicon valley guys who make money saying i'm going to plunge huge amounts of money into something great for humanity. thank you, hoda. up next is trending. a popular fast food chain's decision to stop serving a key ingredient. plus, the upcoming trial that'll make you wonder. did led zeppelin steal "stairway to heaven"? keith urban and vince
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article on what kids learned from the shared family phone. for example, phone etiquette. we have taught to answer the phone. guthrie residence. may i help you? sharing phone time with siblings. we had a phone hour in junior high. this is your hour. this is annie's hour. something is lost. >> you didn't know who was calling when the phone range. you're picking up a live grenade. >> you had the clear phones that would light up. >> by the '80s. >> i'd turn off the ringers and put that one by my bed. i could pick up the phone and talk to my friends and no one in the house would know. >> you kids don't talk. >> you had to endure your mom talking to your girlfriends and boyfriends long before the handoff. >> how is it going? >> give me the phone. >> don't spill the beans about something. >> exactly. let's talk about chick-fil-a. >> great idea.
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>> let's eat it. >> we have 30 sandwiches here. >> we need to have a chick-fil-a story every week. >> the chain saying enough is enough when it comes to iceberg lettuce. they're ditching the ingredient. a company executive said, never use iceberg lettuce. it's at the bottom of the salad food chain. no nutritional value. >> it's soggy by the time you get your sandwich most of the time. it adds nothing. >> i don't like the lettuce. apparently, there are some vitamin a and k in ice buberg b it's at the bottom of the food chain. chick-fil-a is moving to kale. >> i just like the pickle. >> mayo. >> good to go. >> i would assume kale and romaine are more expensive. >> you'd assume that. >> i don't know. >> i like the blue cheese wedge thing you can get. sorry. i digress. >> unbelievable. >> bacon.
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>> '70s of you. >> thank you. now the outrageously elaborate prank from brothers who convinced their sister they were under attack from zombies in washington d.c. >> what? >> she'd just had her wisdom teeth removed so she was feeling woozy from the medication. her brothers took advantage of that. >> washington, d.c., an outbreak warning. state and local officials reported fever, and cannibalism. >> a garden whoe suspecisn't wh wants. >> dad wants us to meet him in mexico. how good is your spanish from high school? >> i can say "pants." >> you can only save one pet, the cat or the dog? >> the cat, you idiot! >> there is no zombie
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apocalypse. >> amazing. after more teasing, the brothers come clean, confessing there is no zombie outbreak. theirstunned. by the way, the video was posted on monday. more than 6 million views already. >> which cake, chocolate or f funfetti? >> cruel but hilarious. >> brothers are cruel. now to bono's unusual suggestion for amy schumer and chris rock, and the high-stakes battle over one of music's most iconic songs. tamron? >> bono is not only a front man but global humanitarian and activist. he was testifying before the senate on tuesday. the topic? violent extremism. bono offered an unusual solution to fighting groups like isis. >> don't laugh, but i think comedy should be deployed. it's like, you speak violence, it's their language. but you laugh at them when
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they're goose stepping down the street, and it takes away their power. so i'm suggesting that the senate send in amy schumer and chris rock and sacha baron cohen, thank you. >> fight violence with comedy. is that the face that would defeat some of the bad things we see in the world? after a few laughs in the room you heard, bono repeated that he was serious. on twitter, amy schumer offered this response to his suggestion. you fill in the blank there. unusual story. i'll admit. next, one of rock music's iconic songs, i love it. the top of my play list. "stairway to heaven." >> really? >> i'd never heard the song until last year, which i admitted on the show. did led zeppelin steal the opening riff? here is gadi schwartz on the copyright claims heading to
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court. ♪ >> reporter: think this is led zeppelin's "stairway to heaven"? >> it's not stairway? >> no. >> reporter: this is "stairway to heaven." now, the center of a copyright lawsuit, claiming chords were lifts from a song by a band named spirit in 1968. the rock ballad joining a list of legal fights over music similarities. ♪ stay with me >> reporter: sam smith settling with tom petty over their songs "stay with me" and "i won't back down." robin thicke's "blurred lines" versus martin gaye's "give it up." ♪ let's kick it >> reporter: vanilla ice explaining how "ice, ice baby" was different from queen and david bowie's "under pressure."
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>> the little change. >> reporter: court next month, the stakes are higher. to date, "stairway to heaven" brought in more than $500 million as one of rock and roll's most recognizable songs. for "today", gadi schwartz, nbc news, los angeles. finally, thelma and louise, believe it or not, mark next month's 25th anniversary. can you believe it? susan sarandon and geena davis are celebrating in a photo spread. where would they be now if they hadn't gone off the cliff? susan said, well, thelma is not with her husband. one would only hope she found brad and maybe louise became a lesbian. that'd be fabulous. she said. the issue of "bazaar" hits news stands next tuesday. that's the eclectic pop start. the team was ready to go with it. that's throwing them under the
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bus. >> something for everybody. >> you believe in the people? >> okay. >> with good air bags, i guess. mr. roker, do you have any weather? >> i don't. th's what's going on aroatun good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a chilly start with a quick warm up and bright sunshine. sunny skies, light wind, the upper 50s to low 60s this afternoon. the wind out of the north-northeast at 10 miles an hour. that's cool air back in play tomorrow morning. 38 in the morning. but a nice warm up. in fact, a warming trend starts tomorrow afternoon. 65 on saturday and then it's into the 70s for sunday and monday. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you. a group of high school students in nashville are pinching themselves this morning. >> six weeks ago, they joined forces to write a song. last night, it got a nod of approval from country music superstars keith urban, vince
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gill and 10,000 new fans. kerry sanders has the story. for these kids, it's the chance of a lifetime, to step up and showcase their talent on a big stage. but this is more than just a performance. >> bhast yowhat's your name? >> lily. >> reporter: it's part of a program innovated by the country music hall of fame, learning language with the help of music, keith urban and vince gill. >> why do you take your time to extend to kids songwriting? >> because people did it for me when i was growing up. >> when you hear a song on the radio -- >> reporter: in a one-hour class, pencils in hand, students at a public high school in nashville, set out to write a song. ♪ move on >> what is songwriting? >> songwriting? >> the way i see it, a form of story put into music.
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>> reporter: meribelle helped write the chorus line that became the title. >> whenever i hear it, that's the part that's like, everything has exploded. it's awesome. >> reporter: just like when the professionals write a song. >> when it's done and finished, it's the most extraordinary feeling. you're making something out of nothing. >> reporter: for these teens, t the alcamy came down to this. ♪ i want to play for a big crowd ♪ ♪ spread my wings and fly ♪ not be afraid to be loud ♪ never let life pass me by >> reporter: on stage, before a sold out bridgestone arena, 25 teens, keith urban and vince gill, all performing together. music born from their imagination. ♪ i want my name to be known
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>> at that age, if you can get a kid fired up about doing something, that's the key. ♪ way too long >> reporter: it's a limited time offer that will now last forever. for "today", kerry sanders, nbc news, nashville. >> i love what keith urban said. i'm doing this because somebody did it for me. keep passing ate higheni ining . >> i like the song. to get that stamp of approval, not bad. tamron is outside with a special guest. >> coming up, steals and deals. this will warm your heart. we're shopping for mother's day gifts. >> with all the mommies. >> all the moms from the plaza. at least a few. >> what's in the box after your
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good morning, i'm vai sikahema. it is just before 8:30. we'll get our wednesday forecast from nbc 10 first-alert meteorologist bill henley. good morning, bill. >> good morning, vai. a little chilly but temperatures have started to climb with bright, sunny skies. we'll be headed for 60 degrees this afternoon. completely view, that's the view from the comcast center. 43 degrees in philadelphia and a big warm up north and west. it was down to 30 degrees in pottstown last hour. now 39 degrees. the wind is going to be out of the north. it will stay on the light side for most of the day, but now it's 15 miles an hour. so headed for the 60s today. thank you, bill. if you drive on 95, we'll give you a little help with jessica boyington. >> hi, vai. we are watching 95 and seeing
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slow speeds here right near academy road with a disabled vehicle. penndot's crew is over here helping him over to the right-hand shoulder. still getting by the scene okay. 30-minute drive time from the vine street expressway with speeds into the 20s. if you are driving on the schuylkill expressway, watch out for slow speeds with an accident near montgomery. today history will be made in delaware county. darby county will swear in regina price. she'll be the first female police chief in pennsylvania. price will lead the darby township police department after a 29-year career in florida. and the pennsylvania house could vote as early as today on a bill to legalize medical marijuana. the state senate said yesterday the bill would make the drug available to patients who suffer from illnesses like cancer and chronic pain. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. you can get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same.
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morning, everybody. it's 8:30. wednesday morning, the 13th of april, 2016. nice, sunny start to the day here in manhattan. was that jill martin? it was. we have steals and deals coming up. mother's day is around the corner, so the steals and deals today will help you pamper mom without going broke. we'll reward moms on our plaza. >> so cute. plus, we'll catch up with robert de niro and jane rosenthal. they celebrate the tribeca's anniversary. >> lots to talk about. first, let's get a check of the weather. >> you talking to me? >> yes, i am. >> couldn't resist.
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for today, a lot of wet weather along the gulf coast. could be some flooding over the next couple days. raining moving into the pacific northwest c northwest with windy conditions. chilly side. the weather on the plains will be heading east. getting into the 70s in the upper mississippi river valley with wet weather, snow behind that. rain moves into the southeast and the gulf coast, down into florida. temperatures moderate in the great lakes and into the mid-atlaic states. nt good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a chilly start but a quick warm up with bright sunshine. sunny skies, light wind, upper 50s and low 60s for this afternoon. the wind out of the north-northeast at 10 miles an hour. that's cool air back in play tomorrow morning. 38 in the morning. but a nice warm up. in fact, a warming trend starts tomorrow afternoon. 65 on saturday. and then it's into the 70s for sunday and monday. have a great day.
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>> that's your latest weather. let's hobble over to savannah. >> i see you, al. special mother's day edition of steals and deals. jill martin is here with the bargains. we've invited moms from the plaza to join us and reveal the bargains. everybody knows how this works. if you order it out, can you get it in time for mother's day? >> absolutely. this is a great day because we have so many moms on the plaza. happy early celebration to everyone. this is a pure fiber lounge wear set. $86. t tracey has one child and amber has two. you either get the short sleeve, which we didn't have them model because they're probably freezing, and the long sleeve. available in small, medium and large. $86. deal, $25. 71% off. >> is it comfy, ladies? >> yes. >> ladies who lounge, i love it.
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here, we have courtney. >> courtney has two children and is expecting. congratulations. >> look at you. >> if you could reveal this, drum roll, please. personalized stationery. you get 50 cards, seven colors, nine designs and includes the envelope and comes in the box. add a bow. retail is $99.95. deal is $29.95. 70% off. >> great gift for a mom. thank you and congrats on the babe. karina, three children. if you could reveal the necklaces, retail, $130 to $150. you have either initials or good luck charms. there's all different good luck charms. 18 inches long and gold fill. celebrity fans include brooke shields and carry underwood.
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$130 to $150. the deal, $29.99. >> good deal. thank you, karina, for being our model. over here, we have got erin. >> she has two children. hi, guys, that are watching. leather coasters, if you can reveal them for us. the retail, $109. this is a super cool gift. obviously personalized. i love the colors. you get a set of four. you have the initial on it. >> so great. >> retail, $109. deal, $32. 71% off by robyn rhodes. >> thank you. last but not least. >> lillia. two children. if you could reveal our last deal, this is the onna ehrlich handbag. >> ooh! >> retail, $498. called the carrie. six colors.
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seen on mila kunis and halle berry. the deal, $99. that's 80% off. >> that's great. >> i have one surprise. >> lay it on us. >> every mom that helped us today, the gift they revealed will get that gift. >> yay! >> we have happy moms here. >> thank you so much. by the way, you're gorgeous. i love this. >> thank you. >> the scarf going on here, too. the lounge ware sets with a personalized stationery, necklaces, the coasters from robyn rhodes and the handbag. if you have questions about this or past orders, check out our steals and deals pages at today.com. moms, thank you so much. congratulations. happy mother's day. >> savannah, also, happy mother's day. >> thank you so much. up next, an inspirational runner who says the sport
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we're celebrating fitness this morning with the return of our special series, run for today. it's about inspirational stories about people who run and their motivation, counting down to sunday's more marathon, here in new york. >> erica is here with us this morning. >> we're very excited about it. excited to be back this year and have the return of run for today. if you ask john young, he'll tell you anyone can do what he's done. over the past few years, he's ran 6 marathons, 10 halves, 36 triathlons. what really sets john apart is his perspective. >> get ready to start the great american road race. >> reporter: at any starting line, john young has a unique
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view. most of his fellow runners tower head and shoulders above him. >> i don't have a typical marathoners body, and that's fine. >> reporter: john has dwarfism, 4'4". he also has a passion for racing. the triathlete and trophies aborn adorn a desk where he teaches math in a high school. while students know about the dedication to his sport, few know a few years ago, he was far from the athlete he is today. >> it said 195 pounds. i thought the scale was broken. >> he had sleep apnea. he would come home from work and be so tired because he didn't sleep well the night before. he would get down on the floor with owen and play. within minutes, he'd be asleep. >> reporter: john was also at risk for serious heart problems. he began swimming, then biking, then running. >> inspirational john young.
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>> reporter: each race proving he could do more. >> does each finish line you cross feel the same? >> i come to the point now when i finish a race, all i'm thinking about is when is the next race? >> reporter: in 2013, he set his sights on the boston marathon. john was a mile from the finish when the bombs went off. >> i could hear sirens. a friend of mine was walking back and said, the race stopped. >> reporter: john was back the following year. at mile ten, he was ill and had to stop. once reunited with his family, john felt he'd let them down. his son, owen, had a different view, and his own lesson to share. >> dad, sometimes you're the hammer. sometimes you're the nail. today, you were the nail. >> today, his goal is to? >> be the hammer. >> reporter: it became john's motto. in 2015, he finished boston just months after his fastest marathon, new york city. where he was one of the first little people to complete the
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race. over the years, john's fan base has continued to grow. >> you didn't necessarily set out to be an inspiration, but based on what you're telling me, you are in many ways. what does it do for you personally, emotionally? >> i think when it's people of short stature or physically challenged, it's when i get the most satisfaction out of it. i know what it's like to be laughed at and pointed at when you're different. >> reporter: john took me for a run in the snowy streets of his hometown, salem, massachusetts. >> nothing compared to last winter. >> reporter: with all the ground he's covered, his important mire stones are the ones shared with 13-year-old owen. >> when he watched me finish my first triathlon, he said, dad, did you win? i said, no. he said, why are you so happy? i said, i did my best. it was great and i had fun. >> i probably would have been fussing about how i'm shorter than most other people and usually keep coming in last place. >> what is it about your dad's running that changed that for you? >> it's just helped me realize
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that it really doesn't matter what place you come in. just matters if you finish it. >> come on, owen. >> reporter: last august, owen started and finished his first race with his dad. a mile run where he came in ahead of john. >> it was satisfying to see him finish and me come behind him. >> reporter: even in a race, it really is about the journey. >> wow. >> as i mentioned, john is a math teacher. he did a few calculations. by his calculations, the average runner takes 24,000 strides over the course of a marathon. john said he'll take 40,000. >> wow. >> takes the average runner 45 5 hours to finish. he's closer to 6 hours. he's running boston on monday again, which he's excited about. also running the race, model turned activist, burns. natalie caught up with her and will share more on why she runs tomorrow. we'd love to see as many of you
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as possible. natalie and i are co-hosting the more shape half once again here in new york city. you can tweet us your story. #run for today. we'll get you out there and moving. >> inspiring story. >> we like seeing a kid pass the old man now. >> that's a big deal. >> erica, thank you. coming up next, robert de niro and jane rosenthal are here to celebrate a big anniversary for the tribeca film the world a president has to grapple with.
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tribeca film fist valrst was la to commemorate the 9/11 terror attacks. >> robert de niro and jane rosenthal co-founded the festival. good morning. >> morning. >> this started as a response to 9/11, getting the city back on its feet downtown. here you are 15 years later.
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when you started it, did you imagine it as an ongoing festival or something for that moment in time? >> you'd like to think it would go on and be part of new york, part of the tradition, part of the fabric of the city. it looks, at this point, like it could be. so that's great. we had no idea. we weren't sure with anything. very happy. we're all happy. >> after 15 years, jane, it feels like an institution. it's one of the film festivals that you hear mentioned that's important. it's got to exceed even your wildest hopes back then. >> it certainly has. i'm actually happy that i'm not in an institution because of it. it's been really extraordinary. we're so thrilled that this year, we can kick off with a story about the met gala. we have other films screening at the whitney, about elizabeth and m
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mario. as a new york institution, we're bringing in some of the bedrocks of new york. >> we were talking, robert, about how democratized film maker has become. people with an iphone or laptop put together a movie. i know you're doing something with snap chat. you want to explain how that works, step by step. >> we know you're a snapchatter. >> something with a phone can make a film. >> in 2006, we were actually one of the first festivals to screen a film that was made on a nokia phone. it was amazing how it looked like it was projected. it felt like a cinema feel. we've been about pushing the boundaries with technology as long as you tell a good story. technology is great. if you can't tell a good story, forget it. >> there was controversy, headlines at the beginning of this year's festival, when it was announced this film would be
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shown. later, the festival pulled it. was it because of the backlash? >> i was shooting a movie, in the middle of a lot of stuff. i think the movie is something that people should see. there was a backlash, which i haven't fully explored, and i will, but -- and i didn't want it to start affecting the festival in ways that i couldn't see. but definitely, there's something to that movie. there is another movie called "trace amounts." these -- there's a lot of information about things that are happening with the cdc, the pharmaceutical companies. there's a lot of things that are not said. i as a parent of a child who has autism am concerned. i want to know the truth. i'm not anti-vaccine. i want safe vaccines. some people can't get a certain type of shot. they can die from it. even penicillin. why should that not be a vaccine? it isn't. >> you went public for the first
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time, saying your 18-year-old son had autism. >> yeah. >> that had been private for you. >> yeah. >> you wanted the film shown because of that reason. >> yes. >> everybody doesn't want to seem to hear much about it. it's shut down. you guys are the ones that should be investigating. do the investigating. >> i think the film was controversial because people felt the film maker had been discredited. >> even he, i'm not so sure about. at the end of the day, even him. >> jane? >> one thing, it wasn't -- weren't sponsors or donors that were threatening to pull out of the film festivals. it was our mifilm makers. we're known for having amazing documentary films. look at the lineup. whether it's what we're starting with tonight or other documentaries that are equally controversial that are at the festival. film makers were pulling out. >> i find that amazing.
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we're going to talk about that. >> there is another amazing film that was done by roger ross williams that won the audience award at sundance called "life animated," about autism, and it's a beautiful film about this family. >> it's a beautiful film but another thing, the result of. it's not questioning how people -- some people got autism. how the vaccines are dangerous, if not -- dangerous to certain people who are more susceptible. nobody seems to want to address that. or they say they have addressed it and it's a closed issue. doesn't seem to be. many people say, no, i saw my kid change overnight. i saw what happened. i should have done something, and i didn't. there's more to this than meets the eye. believe me. >> is that the experience you had, robert, something changed overnight? >> my wife says that. i don't remember. my child is autistic. every kid is different.
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but there is something there. there's something there that people aren't addressing. for me to get so upset here today on the "today" show means there is something there. i want the movie to be seen. people can make their own judgment but you must see it. other films, other things, that also just document and show, you know, it's not a simple thing. >> do you regret pulling it now in some sense? >> part of me does. part of me says, let it go for now and i'll deal with it later in another way. i didn't want the festival to be affected in a way. it was a knee jerk reaction. especially from the film makers, frankly, that i, you know -- >> the other film makers who were in the festival. >> i didn't want to ask. now i will ask. >> robert, it is nearly consensus in the scientistic community there is nolin k th l there. do you believe it's not true? >> i believe it's much more complicated than that. there is a link, and they're saying there isn't.
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there are certain things. the obvious one is mercury-based preservative. but there are other things there that i don't know -- i'm not a scientist -- but i've seen so much reaction about just -- let's just find out the truth. i'm not, you know -- i'm not anti-vaccine, as i say, but i'm pro-safe vaccines. there are some people who cannot take a vaccine, and they have to be found out and warned. you just don't give a kid a bunch of shots and then something happens to them. some parents, even in the documentary, they say, i knew i shouldn't have done it. i talked to the doctor. he's a doctor, and i should listen. i did it. the next day, you know. can you imagine how the parent feels? >> the worry is that people who hear those words and wonder about it will not have their child vac nate cinated, which l mumps and measles.
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>> i don't know the statistics. there is the knee jerk reaction. let's see. as i say, everyone should have the choice to take vaccines. some places, it's mandatory. but it benefits the big drug companies. >> if you want to look at facts and statistics, one of the things you need to look at in this movie is the continue dictions -- contradictions. what's stated, what arises, what the graph is, and then people saying something different. you need to read the reviews of that movie, make your own decision. clearly, the festival has about a hundred other movies that are in the festival. this was only going to be screened once. they've certainly had their voice and their time, and there is amazing films about other issues of social impact. whether it is the criminal justice system. amazing film called "the return." another film about her babal li.
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drone warfare. "national bird" asks questions about how we go to war. certainly, the festival is about having conversation and it's also some fun films, too. "family fang" with jason bateman and nicole kidman. >> highlighted by the 40-year anniversary of "taxi driver." >> i'm interested to go and meet everybody who was in it. marty and joe y. >> it'll be a cast reunion. >> thank you so much. >> congratulations. >> appreciate it. back in a moment. this i "today" on s in tnbhe last eight years, the fracking industry has spent over $40 million dollars on lobbying in pennsylvania. so it's no surprise that even though they've had over 4,000 violations, all they've ever gotten is just a slap on the wrist it's time for that change.
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about to head to the new facebook live booth to answer your questions. log on right now, good morning, i'm tracy davidson. let's get your forecast from nbc 10 first-alert meteorologist bill henley. sunshine to start the day, bill? what a beautiful day. clear sailing today on a warming trend that starts during the day and accelerates during the weekend. look how clear it is at citizens bank park. we have another dry evening for baseball. as the day goes on, a nice warm
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up. 45 degrees in philadelphia. now 50 degrees in cape may. the winds are at 17 miles an hour. and we will see the winds keep our temperatures in the 50s at 4:00. we will see a high near 60 this afternoon. now let's hit the roads, first-alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is watching the roads. >> we have traffic on 95 near the commodore barry bridge. traffic is at a standstill here. it may be one lane getting by. a vehicle fire up ahead with some cars moving up ahead. now big delays there because of that headed southbound. also in blackwood, new jersey, watch for an accident scene. right now verizon workers are on strike from new york to virginia all walking the lines. they contract expired last
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sunday. and today lawyers for comedian bill cosby will ask a federal court in philadelphia to reseal his deposition testimony. cosby's testimony is about extramarital affairs, drugs and payments to women. his lawyers say it shouldn't be used in legal battles involving women who accuse him of sexual assault and defamation. i'm tracy davidson. you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. it's a free download, check it out. thanks for watching.
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this morning on "today's take," paging dr. house. actor hugh laurie on his new mini series. ben affleck directing his own batman movie. what we know about gotham, next chapter. the best breakfast in america. see if your local favorite made the list. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take," with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today". it's wednesday morning, april 13th, 2016. nice, big crowd on the plaza. we're inching our way to spring, and we got rid of the rain. we'll warm it up a bit. inside, i'm willie with al and tamron. natalie on assignment. morning jam is --
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>> "no sleep till brooklyn." want to ask me why? >> i think i know why. >> i know you do. >> doing your msnbc show. >> live from brooklyn all week. cross promags. >> we're off at 10:00 and your show is at 11:00. >> yesterday, someone took me there, make sure you get there on time. unfortunately, this really nice man thought the address was something else. this is staying present. my sister-in-law tells me, stay in present. i'm looking down. i look up. i'm not in brooklyn. >> weren't even in brooklyn? >> 15 minutes before my show. >> where were you? >> basically, downtown manhattan. people, this is a national show so -- >> you could see brooklyn. >> i could see brooklyn. there was traffic and rain. i started tearing up. sir, i have five minutes to get to the show. we made it, running in. stay present.
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have you had that, where you look up and -- >> absolutely. >> a guy with a metro card should take you by subway. >> token. >> no tokens. >> political humor. stay with it. stay with it. we have a great story to share. 72-year-old tuscan, arizona, woman has been rescued after she was lost in a remote arizona forest for nine days. just her and her dog. ann rogers ran out after gas while driving on a road to visit her grandchildren on march 31st. she was alone, no cell service. here's what she had to say about her experience. >> it has been a trek, a spiritual journey. as soon as my ford fusion broke down, the electric went down, i could go no further. i had a fire lighter with me. i had a nutella jar with me, which became my water vessel. i did cry. everywhere i looked, there was nothing having to do with human habitation. >> ann was with her dog queeney.
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they survived on plants and pond water. she spelled out the word help with sticks. >> wow. >> that helped lead authorities to her location. >> is that like a skull? >> that is. >> that's a skull there. >> can't make you feel good. >> not comfortable. >> not when you're lost. it's like one of the warner brother cartoons, where they see the skull. >> end of the road. >> ominous there. they found her. here is ann, describing the conversation she had with her rescuers when they did finally find her. >> thank god. thank god. thank god. we expected to find you, only a body. first time in a helicopter in my life. wh woo whoo! to finally, finally have human contact and see they were there was -- it was overwhelming. >> ann rogers, 72 years old. that's a tough woman. >> laura cross ii. my new favorite person. when you see these stories, you
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think, how long would you have lasted? >> nine days is no joke. it's not 48 hours. >> more than a week. that's a deal. >> it's just you, flashlight and nutella. >> that's right. and a skull of a cattle or something. >> how many days before you just check out? >> you start talking to the skull. how are you doing? i don't know. >> not good. >> anybody going to find me? i don't think so. >> when i was out with bear grylls, "running wild," taught me to start a fire with hand sanitizer. i said, bear, if i don't have hand sanitizer, which is useless. >> she had a lighter with her in the car, so it saved her. >> the lighter goes out, like the ford fusion, then what? >> lost the charge. >> i think you're going to be saying hello to me soon. >> we're happy she and queeney are okay. i just really started using google calendar like really on a regular basis. >> what's the deal? >> you can use it with your google mail and all this stuff. what's interesting, gets your
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e-mails in and it'll extract information and put it into your calendar. it's cool. they've announced now google goals on the calendar. if you're having trouble trying to find certain things, time to do things -- say you want to run three times a week. google calendar will look into your calendar, find time and schedule it for you. >> i like that. >> you'll have the goals. you'll set your goal, answer follow-up questions. then google calendar looks at the schedule, finds the windows and pencils it in for that goal. >> without asking you? >> without asking. then it automatically reschedules if you add another event that's in direct conflict with it. >> you're controlled by google calendar. >> it's like having your mom in your calendar. >> it is a little ai, isn't it? >> totally. >> trust me, you need to go to the gym. get to the gym. >> i'm looking at you, and i think, i'm sorry, that you missed one or two times.
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>> i mean, that's kind of jarring. you log on and then google maps says, get up. >> busy. >> i like it. >> how many times before it gets like your mom used to on a school morning? wake up, wake up. the covers are off, rog ll up t blinds. you know how many times i set a snooze? when i was a kid -- no, i set five -- i'd have five alarm clocks. then i hit two. >> five? >> i stagger them. how many do you have? >> if you snooze, thell come back on for you. >> i have a fear of the snooze. >> i have one alarm clock. >> i have two. >> i always wake up before the alarm. >> you're like a superhero. >> no, no. >> don't drink coffee. you have one alarm clock. >> are the clocks around your room? >> the last one is in the bathroom. i've got to get up to go. there's one -- there are two on
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the side of the -- no, three. clock, two phones. one next to -- >> two phones? >> on the other side. one in the bathroom. >> isn't it annoying? every one minute, one is going off. >> i've never, knock on wood, woken up late or been late. >> you turn so much time turning off the clocks. here's a video that i'm told -- i haven't seen it yet, so full disclosure -- but i'm told it'll make you smile. check out lopy. a 3-year-old gorilla. caught on camera dancing at a zoo in london. here's your moment. ♪ >> for the record, we added the
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waltz music. i feel we should show it in its natural state. >> he did that with no music? >> just the music in his head. >> interpretive dance. >> falls out of his turns a little bit. >> very nice. >> let's have crisp turns. >> plié. >> christina taught me that. >> she's a great dancer. >> she can move a little bit. favorite board game. >> connect four. is that a board game now? >> yeah. kind of a 3-d one. >> trivial pursuit. >> i like scrabble. we used to play full contact scrabble. >> what does that mean? >> couldn't do anything less than three letters. we had an egg timer so you had to be done. >> this is aggressive scrabble. >> today is national scrabble day. it's the birthday of the game's creator, alfred. it was originally the crisscross
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words game. hasbro and indie go go teamed up to launch the next great game challenge. through may 15th, submit ideas for a new game at www.next great game challenge.com. winner gets $25,000 and the opportunity to work with hasbro to make their game a reality. >> that's cool. >> that's a good one. >> trivial pursuit. >> why do you like trivial pursuit. >> tests the mind. good with a group after dinner, couple of drinks. >> where in london would you go to find a beef feeder? >> in front of buckingham palace. >> pretty sneaky, sis. time for a little weather. >> never know when the chips were black and red for the game. >> this has never happened before. our two producers, kate and christine, look at the stripes.
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it's like you're hypnotizing. what are the odds? all stripey. we've been looking at the rain firing up. the heavy thunderstorms from texas all the way into mississippi. it's going to continue, really, right through today. and on into tomorrow. the next two days, possibility of flooding. we have a stationary front from texas to florida. it's going to develop heavy storms along the coast, the gulf and along the front. it'll continue on into tomorrow. right into tomorrow afternoon. firing up all the way to central alabama and georgia. some of the rainfall, heavy at times. new orleans to just about pensacola and panama city, three to four inches of rain. some areas good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a chilly start but a quick warm up today with bright sunshine. sunny skies, light winds, upper
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50s and low 60s this afternoon. top wind out of the north/northeast at 10 miles an hour is cool air back in play tomorrow morning. 38 in the morning. but a nice warm up. in fact, a warming trend starts tomorrow afternoon. 65 on saturday. and then it's into the 70s for sunday and monday. have a great day! >> i win. >> do you know what size board you'd need? >> what is that for? >> scrabble. >> >> those are my style. >> big scrabble. >> we'll keep playing games. >> it's what we do. >> hugh laurie here to tell us about his treat fragile, damaged hair to wholesome, intensely nourishing repair. new whole blends by garnier. blending our best into new honey treasures haircare. paraben-free formulas combined with the essence of royal jelly, propolis and honey extracts. whole blends nourishes deeply.
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international weapons dealer in "the night manager." >> i run a tight ship here. >> you're right. you're a little swashbuckling every now and then. you saved my boy, and i'm grateful. if you step out of line, make you howl for your mother. >> wow. hugh laurie. >> move my chair a little bit. >> little afraid now. >> not a good way to start the day, is it? sorry about that. >> little bit of an edge there. what drew you to this role? this is a bad guy. >> this is a very bad guy. i read this novel -- this is based on a novel published in the '90s. i read this book and fell in love with it instantly. this is the only time in my life i've ever tried to option a book. i'm not a producer. i don't know anything about it. this is the one time, i was three chapters in and i said, this has to be on the screen.
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one of the greatest stories i've ever read. this is beautifully romantic and thrilling. it's about a subject that matters. arms dealing, this is what's fueling conflicts around the world. this is an enormous industry. enormous industry in the uk and here. even bigger here, of course. and it's just a subject that i found absolutely fascinating. i couldn't wait. of course, back then in the '90s, i arrogantly assumed i could play the young stud of a hero. those days slip aidwped away fr. my hair fell out, and i wound up as the badguy. i don't mind. >> richard roper, your character, is a bad guy, a weapons dealer. there is something glamorous, dare i say, appealing about his lifestyle. >> it wasn't in the script but i couldn't help bringing it. no, he definitely has charm. the devil has charm.
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otherwise, if he didn't, he wouldn't get far. what makes the devil dangerous is he has the best tunes. the world is created around himself. glamorous, attracted one. sort of deductive. the hero of the story, played by tom hiddleston in "the night manager," is drawn into the thing he's trying to destroy. because it is seductive. >> we've learned to much about you over the years, including how you grew up. your father was a doctor. >> he was. >> which plays into our favorite doctor, dr. house. i was thinking yesterday, if you walked into an office and dr. house was there to treat you, what does hugh do? >> i'd love it. well, i love the character. i always will. i love him. but -- oh, no, i definitely like to be the sort of ruthless, truth-seeking competence of the
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character was thrilling. i think i suppose it depends, if you have a sore toe, you just want someone to go, there, there, it'll be fine. however, if your life is in danger or the life of a loved one hangs in the balance, obviously, you want -- >> you want dr. house. >> you want the best. you will give up politeness, friendliness or good manners. you'll give all of that up to get the best. that's what he represented. he was after the truth. everything else came second to that. >> terrific character. this next character you're doing, just really amazing. >> thank you. >> great to be here. >> "night manager" april 19th on amc. amc. jennifer lopez's ithat's so interesting honeyf mybecause i'm going to share p. a photo of my eggo waffle when it pops up.
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sorry there. the club is jumping, jumping. it is time for our wednesday pop fix. at my always empty nightclub. let's fire it up. do you feel it? hear it? might be a bat csignal. ben affleck has got reason to celebrate this morning. yes, ben affleck, yesterday, warner brothers announced that not only will the oscar winner surprise his role in a solo batman movie, but ben will direct the film this time around, as well. there you have it. no more sad ben. last month's "batman versus superman" had critics, the film has earned $800 million
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worldwide. the biggest opening in box office weekend history. no release date has been announced for the new batman, the studio has at least ten movies for the next four years. ben the winning. jennifer lopez is getting candid about her life. the actress and singer covered the new issue of "w" magazine, looking stunning as always. j.lo reflects on her relationship with mark anthony. saying when my marriage ended, it was not easy to find forgiveness. it wasn't the dream i'd hoped for. marc is the father of my children and it's never going away. i have to work to make things right. that is, by far, the hardest work i do. interesting. jennifer also talks about her on again boyfriend casper smart, saying she hasn't ruled out getting married again and dreams of growing old with someone. we love her. and exciting news for "star wars" fans. on the newest film, episode 8, may be a year and a half away, the original trilogy headed to the big screen this summer.
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a chain will air all three films as triple features back to back to back in several cities around the world. memorabilia from "star wars: the force awakens" just fetched big bucks at an auction. han solo's jacket worn by harrison ford in the blockbuster films, listen to this, went for $191,000. this is the best part. the proceeds going to nyu medical center, an organization searching for a cure for epilepsy. it's a cause close to harrison ford's heart. last month, he revealed his daughter georgia was diagnosed with the disorder. that is your pop fix. ending on a happy note. next up, breakfast time is not just the important meal of the day. if it's not tasty, what's the point? we're going to span the country to find the best new breakfast. i'm told this is the taco -- you'll learn after this. after your local news and weather. i'll taste it for you.
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the breaking news is a fire rescue team is treating a 14-year-old stabbing victim at a philadelphia elementary school. skyforce 10 is live over jay skook millimetcook elementary s logan. we'll bring you more details as soon as we have them. good morning, i'm tracy davidson. let's get the first-alert forecast from bill henley. bill? look at the blue skies over cape may. a live view from the lafayette hotel. that's the warm spot, 51 degrees in cape may. 45 in philadelphia. and the temperatures are finally above freezing in the pocano mountains at 34 degrees.
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with sunshine the climb will continue, 55 degrees at 2:00 today. and now we'll check the roads, nbc 10 first-alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has you covered. what are you seeing, jessica? >> we have big delays on the schuylkill expressway with the earlier accident headed westbound near montgomery drive. we have not recovered from that yet. there's a slow-go headed from the scene, 22 minutes from the vine street expressway to the blue route. speeds still into the 30s. a little better to center citied. also watching the accident scene on the 42 freeway headed northbound near dries mill road. and the school district is closing two bucks county elementary schools despite a plea from parents. last night the school board voted to close the two elementary schools. both schools will close at the end of the school year. i'm tracy davidson. we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. you can get the latest news and breaking news and weather with the nbc 10 app. the "today" show continues in just a minute. thanks for watching. have a great day. narrator: why have president obama and vice president biden
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taking a look at the headlines. fbi paid professional hackers to help crack the phone of one of the san bernardino terrorists. the government paid the hackers a one-time fee to find a software flaw that would let the fbi get into the phone. the agency won't say who found it or how. officials are considering whether to share information about the flaw with apple. people who eat fast food may have more than calories to worry about. a study finds those people are exposed to a greater risk from some of the chemicals used in the packaging. researchers at george washington university found people who eat a lot of fast food are exposed to 40% higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals that have been implicated in conditions relating from asthma to autism. the chemical with leak out of
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the packaging and into the food. a new study suggests kids might get better grades if they get 20 minutes of additional sleep a night. the study looked at elementary school students in canada and involves teaching them about the importance of sleep. an extra 20 minutes of sleep led to higher grades in math and english. researchers say sleep needs to be a priority. one way they say to do that, be consistent with the bedtime every night. no negotiating. i'm telling that to myself. help may be on the way for parents flying with young children. an amendment to an faa bill would require parents to sit with their children on flights without paying extra. if parents don't pay for the premium seats, children and parents may end up in seats far apart. it would permit pregnant women to preboard. what's the worst job in the nation? according to career cast, the distinction goes to newspaper
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reporters. followed by loggers and broadcasters. guess that's me. they used facts to put together the list, including job environment, income and employment growth. for the best jobs, data scientist tops the list. followed by statistician and information security analyst. al, i'm doomed. >> we have the worst job? i love my job. >> i do, too. i couldn't be a scientist. i respect them but -- >> i do, too. >> wow. maybe get scientists to do our job. theoretically, i should be a scientist but i'm not. looking at wet alreaweather thr the coast. showers through the inner mountain regions. for tomorrow, the sunshine stays here in the northeast. good news is, temperatures start warming up. finally, getting more moderate. especially through the great lakes. the gulf stays wet. we're looking for windy conditions through the southern plains. that's what's going on a
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good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a chilly start but a quick warm up today with bright sunshine. sunny skies, light winds, upper 50s and low 60s this afternoon. the wind out of the north/northeast at 10 miles an hour, that's cool air back in play tomorrow morning. 38 in the morning. but a nice warm up. in fact, a warming trend starts tomorrow afternoon. 65 on saturday. and then it's into the 70s for sunday and monday. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. willie? >> thank you very much, sir. this morning on today food, it's all about breakfast. from the book "america's best breakfast," favorite recipes from coast to coast. >> you say breakfast, and i go, mmm. founder of new york city's wine and food festival is here with some of his favorite a.m. dishes. two are from our state.
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good to see you. >> good to see you guys. >> i love it's an important meal but it's my favorite meal, based on, i love breakfast. the variety, the sweet, the savory, everything. >> it's interesting. when we were writing "america's best breakfast," traveling the country, we found people are particular. more so about breakfast than any other meal of the day. they know what they want. they know how they want it. there are so many choices at breakfast. >> let's start in texas. this is from taco deli in austin. >> this is a crunchy taco. scrambled eggs, jalapeno peppers, it's from a fried taco shredded and mixed in the egg. >> do we get to eat it? >> everything is good enough to eat. creamy eggs. again, the taco adds a nice bite to it. >> very popular in texas. take us next to -- >> i was born in illinois. this is chicago right here. >> filipino steak with a garlic fried rice, scrambled eggs. what i love most about this
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steak, and it's one of my favorite recipes in "america's best breakfast," is the steak is marinated in 7-up. you get a nice twist. you don't taste it but there is a bite and twist to it. you're wondering what it is. >> how does one discover marinade in 7-up? >> could be a mistake. a lot of great recipes happen by mistake. i don't know exactly how this was discovered. it was a mom and pop restaurant. american guy who married a beautiful filipino wife. combination of his local family recipes and filipino. >> uncle mike's place in chicago. >> yeah. >> cleveland, ohio. from jack flats. >> this is one of the recipes when we tried it, we knew we had to get it in the cook book. who doesn't love a waffle? especially this one. extra crispy, cornstarch. then it's like eating a s'mores for breakfast. >> i'm getting into this.
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>> it's like dessert. what's best about breakfast, it's the one meal of the day you can eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner and also you don't have to feel guilty if you're wearing your bathrobe during it. >> and you have all day to work it off. >> you can have it for lunch, dinner or after a club. >> miami. this is from a food on a roll truck. >> this was really one of the most interesting and easiest. everything you eat in one. rather than a taco shell, this is a pancake shell. bacon, cheese and overeasy egg. easy to pick up. everything you want for breakfast in one. pick it up and eat it. couldn't be easier. this food truck in miami is one of the most popular. >> i already ate an entire one. i'll pick up the orange juice. what's next here? american classic, doughnuts. >> michael, who owns federal doughnuts in philadelphia -- >> so popular there. huge. >> he's the only chef that has been in all three of my cook books. we couldn't do a breakfast book
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without having michael's doughnuts. they are spongey, delicious and there are lines out the door. the best part here, we don't wait in line. >> i've never seen the place without a line. >> always a line. he shipped them in fresh for us this morning. so delicious. michael, if his fried chicken wasn't the best thing in the world, the doughnuts are. >> portland, imperial. >> simple and easy to make. this is a grapefruit seared under a grill or salamander. if you don't have it, turn it upside down in a pan with olive oil. sugar, fresh basil. almost like a creme brulee. couldn't be easier. you can do it the night before and reheat it in the morning. >> perfect finish. >> it was. boy, that is so good. amazing. we've got eating to do. lee, thank you so much. >> for more recipes, head to today.com/food. up next, a new coming up age
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>> i coined a term there, i think. that was my high school movie. this is the college movie. this is like the beginning of college. it's the long weekend where you show up, find out who all your new roommates and, in this case, teammates and best friends are going to be. then there is registration. you know, it leads up to the first day of class. it's a long weekend. the thursday, friday, saturday, sunday. >> you said about "dazed and autobiography in there. same with this? >> i showed up at college and found myself living with 17 other guys in two houses. it was crazy. a lot of fun. we were all on a baseball team, so it was very competitive. great guys. very funny. >> blake, on set, what was this like? i just told willie, acting like bro magedden. like was i supposed to be in this segment? >> broness around here. >> i'm going to brooklyn later. i feel i'm fitting in.
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tell me, how was it for you on set? >> first of all, i'm stealing bromagedden. >> i made it up. >> how was it on set? awesome. from start to finish, it was like a big summer camp for adult/bros/actors. it was incredible. >> where was willie when this casting was going on? >> seriously. >> you needed to be there, man. >> at least a set visit. you lived together three weeks before shooting, is that right? >> yeah. >> what was that scene like, wya wyatt? >> it was awesome, a dream come true. it was at a ranch. we lived in a bunk house -- >> got to be best friends. >> was that the stlrategy? >> they had to act like they've been friends for years. >> totally worked. all still best friends, truly, honestly. >> really? >> team effort. >> are you able to document anything for books later that happened in this? >> they may not want to admit
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♪ what doesn't kill you gabrielle reece is a sports goddess. now the host of "strong," a new competition show executive produced by sylvester stallone. >> on the show, ten female competitors look to reach their potential, physically and mentally, with the help of elite trainers. it takes toughness to get strong. >> you made this. you made this monster out of me. i need to know you're going to bring it. if not, i'm either all or nothing. >> snap out of it. you've got to get your head in the game. >> no matter what happens, you change midlife for the better.
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i'm never going to stop punching. >> welcome gabby reese and strong competitor. we just had the bromance with willie's friends. it takes a village to the strong. >> the most important question, the shoes. >> these are laser cut. they are made by a small company called nike. >> i've heard. doing great work. >> proof you can be beautiful and strong. >> well, i mean, look everywhere around you. on the streets, there's streets full of women that are beautiful and strong. i think all women, they're getting it done. it takes strength to do that. to work. if you decide to have a family, it takes stren s strength. mem anyo femininity and beauty. >> i tune in, what do i see? >> the amazing thing about the show, people like victoria, there are nine other warriors like this. they're supposedly every day women that said, that's it. i either want to get back to the
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north star. or younger women are saying, i don't know that i found my voice yet, and i need to find that. i wanted to find who i am. they didn't say, i want to lose a ton of weight. they say, i want to come and be the best me. >> wow. >> you have three different women here. we're all so different. if i compare myself to either one of you, i'll be always frustrated. if i go, if i could be the best me. but what ends up happening, they couple with the trainer but the trainer isn't only training them and teaching them about food and mental attitude, he's competing alongside her. they are teammates. in these brutal challenges. everyone, as you can see, had huge transformation. >> victoria, your transformation, let's look at your pictures. how many did you lose? >> at this point, it's a little under 50 pounds. >> wow. >> and i gained about 12 pounds of muscle. >> as gabby pointed out, this is not a weight loss challenge. >> right. >> this is about building toughness. how do you feel now? >> i feel good. i feel confident. i feel strong.
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that breaking news, a fire rescue team treated a 14-year-old stabbing victim at a philadelphia elementary school. skyforce 10 was over jay cook elementary on west loudoun and logan. police are taking one person into custody and we're working to bing you details. we'll bring them to you as soon as we can get them posted on the app. now we'll get you updated on the first-alert forecast with bill henley. >> you can leave the umbrella at home, you'll need your sunglasses today and on through
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the weekend. that's the view from the comcast center. we are warming up quickly, now 47 degrees in philadelphia and wilmington. doylestown is 43. and 46 in toms river. these temperatures will climb into the 50s and we'll see a high temperature near 60 degrees this afternoon with sunny skies right on through the day. now we'll check the roads with first-alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> our majors are getting better as we watch the vine street expressway near 24th street. so headed westbound to the schuylkill expressway, everything is moving along nicely. no problems getting to 95 either. and the rest of our majors are again, doing okay on the schuylkill expressway clearing near montgomery and 322 with an earlier accident clearing. the pennsylvania house could vote as early as today on a bill to legalize medical marijuana. the state senate passed it yesterday. i'm tracy davidson. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. it's a free download. the "today" show continues in just minutes. thanks for watching.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with ckathie le gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hey, everyby. it is a wines day wednesday, hump day. april 13th. this is by one of our new faves. we got a really good show for you today, including academy award winner kevin costner. >> what? >> yeah. he's got a new movie called "criminal," unlike anything you've ever seen from him before. he's excellent. >> he did a great job. this is cool. we have a beauty expert here to

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