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>> who is making a run for the shamrock shakes? >> katy. >> finish mine in the car. good morning. digging in. >> he stands by it. >> the white house holding firm on president trump's claim his phones were tapped during the y, there's there, we cuts too deep?e, the collap a tv crew b and steam. th madness begin. th >> out of bounds. ah>> gd morning, ick's day. people will go in while. let's talk about new defiance from the white house. insisting president obama ordered the wiretapping of trump tower, despite zero evidence. it's overshadowing the white house's effort to rewrite the
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budget and health care. we begin with peter alexander. >> reporter: good morning to you. happy st. patrick's day. president trump is pretty much alone on an island. quickly consider all of the top officials, past and present who have denied it or said there's no proof. president obama, fbi director, james comey, privately, the house speaker and the republican heads of the house and senate intelligence chit ommittees. still, the president's team is not backing down. this morning, the white house facing a crisis of credibility. press secretary sean spicer defiant in his defense of the president. even after the panel mr. trump wanted to investigate his accusation of wiretapping claims against president obama, found no proof. based on the information available to us, the top democrat and republican on the senate spell jeintelligence com wrote, we see no indications that trump tower was the subject of surveillance before or after
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the election of 2016. spicer, backing up his boss, wouldn't give an inch. >> the investigation by the house and the senate, has not been provided all of the information. >> reporter: according to the committee's democratic vice chairman, that's not true. mark warner's office saying, they would not make the statement they made without being briefed by the appropriate authorities. >> both intel committees say, if there's evidence out there, we sure as heck haven't seen it. >> reporter: a point punctuated by house speaker paul ryan. wiretapping, as you say or a court order. >> reporter: the white house insists the president will be vindicated and is redirecting blame at the media for headline. ticking off eight minutes of news reports, based on anonymous sources they say support the claim. >> let's go through what we do times" reported that -- >> reporter: spicer highlights a fox report that implied british
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services survey trump. but that spy agency dismissed the ascension. a leading republican is calling for the out d on evidence that does or does not exist. lindsey graham writing, i believe such a statement would serve the public well. without an official answer, this issueil linger. the president may have to answer questions about this wiretapping claim. there's a news conference today, with angela merkel here at the white house. this could be an merkel. the president was critical of her in the past, specifically on immigration stances. and this afternoon, the president heads to his fifth tr. let's talk about the start of the fight over the budget blueprint. it calls for $54efen spending ad deep cuts to programs, the epa, the state department, the
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departments of labor and velshi at how individuals can be impacted like this plan. and like any budget, there's winners and losers. >> and they speak about budget butter. this is guns. it's hard power, a lot less social services, in keeping with president trump says. low-income families do suffer on this one. there's major cuts to after-school programs. major to nutrition assist tonight, and low income home energy assistant program, if you can't pay forth's an area wherel suffer. >> you talk about a boost in spending. what about military families? >> the veterans affairs is going to get a big jump.increase. again, we're talking about hard power here. and troop pay and benefits. if you're in the military, this budget has good things for you. >> let's talk about rural e tal trump voters. >> they ended up on the wrong
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side of this budget. regional airports, where it's not commercially viable to fly into, di subsidies are going t end. amtrak service, if you're between new york and boston, but they run long services. they will b if this budget goes through. and there's a lot of farm programs under way, including that commodities are at low prices. some of tay, as well. a lot of guns, a lot of hard power, less social services. >> ali, thank you so much. matt, over to you. c john heilemann, and mark halperin. they're the co-creator s circus" on showtime. let's talk about mike mulvaneny talking to reporters saying,
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this should is not come as a surprise. >> everything that trump does should surprise people. but so much is so undecembprece and shocking. but it's what he said he would do been. cuts at the epa, and 21% at the department of agriculture. is this donald trump the businessman and the negotiator? is this an opening bid? >> it's an opening bid. and it's a strange political risk to take because it isn't going to happen. the headlines about the percentages, the specific programs. there's a lot of pushback, not just from democrats but from republicans. this is what business people think about washington, right? programs are too big. too departments fur was asked to , john. do you or do they have n laj ogic. up in a net ofthate's led them i way from new york and washington, whether you think -- it's a serious accusation.
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but do people care about this? especially on a day when they're learning more about pocketbook issues? >> i don't think people outside care as much about it. presidential words matter. this is one that divides people quite a bit. a lot of people who voted for the president say, i don't like when he says stuff like that. if the annals of strange chithi the president's done, this one stands out because of the starkness of what he said and the fact he's being repudiated by republicans. >> so many ways trump has split the country in two. this is one where democrats care a lot about this. and trump voters don't care at all. >> you have a new season of "the circus." this is a political documentary coming up. i don't want to ask you, john, to have a false binary. on air force one, what was it like? >> now, we're covering trump's america.
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people are engaged on whether they like him. we're looking at the challenge the president has. he traveled to michigan and tennessee, to sell health care and the rest of his agenda. but so much has come up this week. you see me at the congressional budget office. those numbers were a big deal. but so is the president trying to balance russia, the supreme court hearings that start next week. juggling act, part of the circus, the president and his team are engaged in. >> two ring masters this morning. the new season of "the circus," premieres sunday night on showtime. breaking overnight, a dangerous situation playing out in the middle east. syria launching missiles against israe israeli war planes. richle engle with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: there were two significant issues that happened overnight. both in syria. the first one was israeli jets, crossed into syria. they've done this several times in the past. and they bomb targets in syria. they reportedly bombed hezbollah
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targets. as the jets were leaving syria, after they crossed back into israeli-controlled air space, syrian government, anti-aircraft missiles fired. they fired towards those israeli jets. that's a rare occurrence. the israeli army has confirmed this took place. but no israeli citizens or aircraft were in harm's way. the other incident was more deadly. that involved an american air strike in northern syria, not far from the city of idlib. that air strike killed dozens of people. activists are describing it as a massacre, in fact, on a mosque outside of idlib. the u.s. officials, however, say that no mosque was hit. and that it was an al qaeda meeting that was targeted. u.s. officials are investigating those reports of civilian casualties. >> a lot going on in that region. richard engel, thank you. we're going to talk about that overnight fight against a massive inferno in raleigh,
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north carolina. showed you this at the top of the snow. flames and smoke, filling the skyline there. our affiliate is there at the scene this morning. mikya, good morning to you. >> reporter: one firefighter was injured in this fire, as a result of shattered glass. aside from that, everyone else is okay. however, downtown raleigh has been impacted. ten buildings have been impacted by the fire. fave five of which have been severely damaged. >> this is one of the big et fires i've ever seen. not only raleigh, but anywhere. >> reporter: overnight, a towering inferno, lighting up the night sky, over downtown raleigh, north carolina. firefighters responding to a massive five-alarm blaze, tearing through an apartment building under construction. >> there's no fire protection in place. and i have fire walking from one end of the block to the next. >> reporter: the five-story
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structure that caught fire was near raleigh's popular restaurant and bar district. the fire engolfed another high-rise building next door. the flames shpreading to nearby complexes. >> i saw the fire. it's incredible, the amount of building that are burning over there. there's cars exploding up in the parking deck. >> crane's coming down. crane's coming down. >> reporter: a crane collapsing under the heat of the flames. >> there's ash, falling for miles around. >> reporter: some onlookers shared video of the fire, streaming from facebook live. >> large pieces, causing smaller fires. one just started here in front of a church. pieces of ash. hitting me as i'm walking. >> reporter: rescue personnel evacuated residents. this morning, the cause of the massive fire is under investigation.
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the red cross and a local shelter have come together to provide aid to these residents that have been impacted. matt and savannah? >> mikaya thank you very much. now, to a seen of devastation. this one in rockville, maryland. a house just leveled by a fiery explosion overnight. the blast so powerful, it was felt more than two miles away. flying debris damaged a nearby homes. neighbors told fire officials that one man lived alone in that house. they don't know if he was there at the time of the explosion. the cause is under investigation. got al, with a chilly forecast for st. patrick's day here in the east. >> that's right. we start with incredible video. this is from peru, where they had massive flooding. if you look in the middle of the debris, a woman has survived the mudslide. but she's coated in mud. rescuers are there to try to help pull her out. really incredible. and look at this truck pulled
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over on its side. washed away. the truck driver gets out in time, without being injured, just before that truck. 8,000 homes have been lost. thousands and thousands of acres completely under water. well, as we look closer to home, we have a little bit of a clipper coming across. some snow from northern minnesota, all the way to chicago. that's going to move through pretty quickly. and then, as the morning wears on, we look for snow moving into detroit, into cleveland, this afternoon. pittsburgh, you start to see some snow late tonight. then, another area, low pressure develops off the hocoast. late saturday, into sunday, throwing snow into new york, parts of new england, and long island, from boston to new york city. again, we don't look for this to be a big snowmaker. from long island to southeastern massachusetts this could be upwards of six inches of heavy, wet snow. but if the low pressure system develops closer to the coast, we
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could look at heavier snow throughout a wider area. matt's looking at me right now -- >> he's giving you the stink eye. >> i'm so over this. >> i still got to say -- got to get to your local good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clear and cold to start with. with clear skies we'll see a lot of sunshine. let the melting continue. winds below 10 miles an hour for the suburbs, up to 40 degrees.
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bright, sunny skies for new jersey. 45 inland. at the shore, temperatures will peak at 4 degrees. sunshine all day long. for the lehigh valley, melting continues this afternoon, 42. up to 44 for delaware. have a great day. >> and that is your latest weather. >> we came up with a moneymaking idea. we're going to do baby strollers with snowplows on the front of them. >> what could go wrong with that? >> thank you very much. coming up, a sudden violent explosion injures tourists and a tv crew at one of the world's most active volcanos. this morning, it's a harrowing ordeal. you'll hear about it in their own words. an exclusive interview of the editor in chief of breitbart website. he opens up about its mission, its critics and president trump. first, this is "today" on nbc. o.
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good morning. i'm katy stackry. it's a few minutes 7:30 on your st. patrick's day. let's get to meteorologist bill henley with your most accurate first alert forecast. >> nice, clear view from easton. it is cold. 20s for most of the area in the upper 20s, philadelphia, delaware. lehigh valley seeing temperatures in the 20s. 27 degrees, down to 20 in nazare nazareth. we'll see more snow melting. >> bill, thanks for that.
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jessica boyington is keeping her eye on 5. >> that's right, katy. one of the biggest delays on 95. girard avenue, southbound side we had an earlier crash, plus morning rush. we haven't quite recovered around the betsy ross bridge area. clearly stop and go. 30 minutes for your drive time. doubling on your drive time trip, southbound from woodhaven to the vine with speeds in the 20s. watching 76 around market street and gloucester city in jersey. no problems or delays if you're headed northbound toward the philadelphia area. katy, back to you. philadelphia police are investigating after a driver who stopped to check his minivan in overbrook found a dead man underneath the vehicle. that man had been shot. police say the man hit the victim in an alley and dragged him about 100 feet. crews in burlington county have been working to put out this house fire in pemberton. sky force 10 flew over the scene about an hour ago. there was a report of trapped. we're working to learn if anyone was hurt. another update for you in about 25 minutes.
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welcome back, 7:30. top of the morning to you. that is the iconic christ the redemer statue in reoio lit up green. we have a crowd on the plaza. look at those ladies. looking in for a smooch. >> that's sweet. >> everybody lining up to have a chance to go with that poster. we'll kick our off st. patrick's day in a few moments. firefighters in downtown raleigh are putting out hot spots at the scene of a huge fire there overnight. it broke out at the site of an apartment building under construction. at one point, the intense heat caused the crane to collapse. one firefighter was injured. the new york city fire department is mourning a first responder and mother of five who was killed after she was run over by a man driving her own ambulance. ay arroyo and her partner were
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flagged down and when hay got out to help, a man jumped into the driver's seat, shifted into reverse and struck and grabbed arro arroyo. the subject was captured after crashing into several cars. he faces murder and drug charges. and a dire warning from secretary of state rex tillerson as he visited south korea this morning. he said preemptive military action against north korea is on the table, if the threat from its nuclear weapons program becomes too great. now, to a frantic scene. it was all caught on camera at one of the most active volcanos of the world, italy's mt. etna. journalists and scientists and tourists were moving in and a shower of molten rock and ash caught them. iella cob morning. >> reporter: what a lucky eera rolling.italy's mt. etna,e grnd
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them. you're jus ct btured on r ca 1,800 degrees, even visible from space. italian scientists say the lava flow hit a field of snow, superheating the water and causing an etna is is a lifetime's ambition to see ane of the most active volcanos in everyone down sa >> reporter: will you go back tours on that part of mt. etna today. guys, back to you. >> not for a long time. >> kelly, thank you so much. not today. won't be back today. let's not complain about the weather. >ooking at the temperatures. trough. temperatures of about 78e, 76. that's 20 degrees above aver of.
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44 for philadelphia. winds below 10 miles an hour for the suburbs, up to 40 degrees. bright, sunny skies for new jersey. 45 inland. at the shore, temperatures will peak at 42 degrees. for the lehigh valley, melting continues this afternoon, 42. up to 44 for delaware. have a day. >> and don't 't forget, get you weather anytime you need it this weekend. check out the weather channel on cable. >> al, thank you. coming up, a "today" exclusive. breitba breitbart's editor in chief speaks out. he has interesting to thing about his controversial i'm phil mickelson, pro golfer. my psoriatic arthritis caused joint pain. just like my moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. and i was worried about joint damage. my doctor said joint pain from ra... can be a sign of existing joint damage... that could only get worse. he prescribed enbrel to help relieve pain and help stop further damage.
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we mentioned earlier, congressional leaders say they've seen no evidence that then-president obama ordered the wiretapping of phones at trump tower, during the presidential election campaign. where did trump get that information? he was asked about that in a recent interview on fox news. >> i've been reading about things. i think i read, january 20th, "new york times" article. i think they used that exact term. i read other things. >> some of those other things, reportedly an article published by breitbart news, the day before the president tweeted the wiretapping claims. stephanie gosk recently sat down
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exclusively with that editor in chief. good to see you. >> reporter: breitbart is one of president trump's favorite news sources. once run by his top adviser, steve bannon. they see themselves as provocateurs. but critics call them racists, anti-semites and white supremacists. we sat down with alex marlow, the editor in chief, who pushes back against critics and the labels, who defends the news he's worked at since 2007. do you think you've been unfairly demonized? >> without a doubt. >> reporter: breitbart has seen a meteoric rise, from a fringe start-up. the right-wing news site expl e exploded deexpl theode presidential campaign. there was a former employee of yours, who called breitbart criticism during the election?
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>> unfairssis they mll criticize the president if es good on the promises, favorable coverage. when we feel like t honoring th made the critical coverage. president : do you talk to the onir candidate. twice before he was a spoken t other than since he's been >> reporter: how about steve bannon? does he reach out?often. i think he's a busy man these days. >> reporter: the white house and breitbart seem to be inon most . president trump's unsubstantiated tweets that president obama wiretapped him during the campaign, echoed an idea laid out in a breitbart article published the day before. was the tweet because of a breitbart article? >> i've heard things. and i heard that a breitbart
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article played a factor in it. >> reporter: the article never goes as far as trump does, directly accusing his predecessor. but it argues that steps taken to investigate the trump campaign's links with russia are purely political. >> we've learned very little about any sort of nefarious connection between trump and russia. but there's an incredible amount of leaks fl s flooding out of washington, to undermine the president of the united states. and the media is gleefully reporting all of them. >> reporter: who should the american public believe? mainstream media? the federal government, breitbart? >> i would say believe breitbart. >> reporter: but why? why should we believe breitbart over what the federal government tells us about possible connections with hush sha trying to tamper with the election? >> possible connections and actual connections are different. >> reporter: yes. but when you have the federal government come out and say, we are investigating russia,
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potentially tampering with the election, why as an american citizen, say, i should be worried about that? >> i'm not saying you shouldn't be worried about it. but there's been ample reporting, ample investigation. the entire world has been focused on this story. and i'm asking for one piece of hard evidence. >> reporter: marlow describes his staff as a mix of reporters and activists. the site often blurring lines between news and opinion. what is your mission? >> first of all, to be a great news site. covering hard-hitting, fast-pace, accurate, always accurate, information. now, where we differ is that we're admittedly right of center. we're a populist, nationalist, grass roots conservative webs e website. >> reporter: what's the position on immigration? >> we don't have a partly line position on it. but we believe that border security and national security is a serious issue. we think that there is an
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american value system that's worth being hat american value system is in it's in jeopardy bse assimilate called, among other t>>he don't know th just my personal view is symbol. that doesn't mean we can't have a debate and discussion about it. >> reporter: regardless of who it may offend. do you compromise civility in the defense of free speech? >> in some cases that's acceptable because of the fact that it's proving a point about freedom of spee society that was for their safe space. quote, fake news don m think it. one of its feet of house exclusiv nikki haley. was she surprised to be the president's pick? and could her new post be a steppingstone to her own presidential run? and then, we check in with carson at the orange room, with a big march madness upset that
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i'm katy zachry. a few minutes before 8:00. let's get to meteorologist bill henley with your most accurate first alert forecast. happy st. patrick's day. >> happy st. patrick's day. sunshine and more melting will happen. not that cold this morning compared to where we've been. suburbs at 25. sunshine in phil did he havea 28 degrees. with sunshine, watch the lehigh. dlet's get a check of the roads now with fst avenue. sun glare. on the easnd on a parent said reported. in montgyrrested the thieve
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, doubling down. the white house standing by president trump's claims of wiretapping in trump tower, despite congressional leaders saying it's not true. >> i've seen no evidence of wiretapping. >> as the president's ambassador to the u.n., nikki haley, gets candid about a growing crisis overseas. how big a threat to do you see north korea right now? >> it's the number one threat. plus, posh is in. fashion icon and designer
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victoria beckham gives us a look at her collection. and opens up to savannah about her famous family. and about calls for another spice girls reunion. >> would you do it? >> the answer, coming up. and the luck of the irish. we're celebrating st. patrick's day with everything you need to do the day right, including an easy irish stew for the whole family. today, march 17th, 2017 ♪ >> from san francisco, celebrating st. patrick's day. >> kiss me, i'm irish. >> happy st. patrick's day. [ cheers ] ♪ >> from ft. lauderdale, for st. patrick's day on my barthe di. >> happy st. patrick's day,
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"today" show. ♪ ♪ >> well, welcome back to "today." 8:00 on this friday morning, 17th day of march, 2017. that makes it st. patrick's day. and to mark the occasion, the plaza has gone irish for the morning, including special music from the manhattan college pipes and drum band. folks, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> that was great. >> love it. just ahead, we're going to cook up a timely face with a native of ireland, stewart
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o'keeffe. he's making a quick and easy irish stew. >> carson has green beer. little green tongue. the cookies were good. let's get a check of the top stories. time for the news at 8:00. >> reporter: good morning. happy st. patrick's day. i'm hallie jackson in washington. we're looking at a busy day in the nation's capital, starting with president trump refusing to back down from his claim that president obamaed a him wiretapped at trump tower, putting him at odds with top republicans on capitol hill now. president trump, now refusing to retract his unproven claim, accusing president obama of illegally having trump tower wiretapped. >> he stands by it. but again, you're mischaracterizing what happened today. >> reporter: that, a defiant dismissal of what two top lawmakers are saying publicly. they've seen no evidence to back up the president's accusation. the leaders of the senate intelligence committee say, quote, based on information
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available to us, we see no indications that trump tower was the subject of surveillance by any element of the united states government, either before or after election day 2016. >> we've given as much time as we can without trying to respond and say, we've seen no evidence. >> reporter: in a fiery briefing -- >> no, no. hold on. >> reporter: the white house press secretary, taking aim at the media, accusing reporters of cherry-picking a narrative. >> where was your passion and your concern when they said there was no connection to russia? where was it then? you critics from you guys. >> reporter: it sets the stage for-month-old, when fbi director, james comey, will testify for the first time about this. he's briefed congressional leaders, like house speaker, paul ryan, talking with chuck todd. >> i've seen no evidence of wiretapping as you say, or a court order. >> reporter: speaker ryan, focused, instead, on working to sell the gop health care bill. >> this is my favorite day of the year. >> reporter: which cleared another hurdle, but just barely,
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in the house budget committee. still, with backlash building among other republicans, ryan's acknowledging compromise appears inevitable. >> this is always going to be an open process where we get feedback from people. we get feedback from members. we fine-tune all the way to the end. >> reporter: president trump may get asked about any and all of this today. health care, wiretapping, his lu budget, when he holds a press conference with angela merkel here in town. expect trade, nato and immigration to come up, after president trump slammed her on the campaign trail for germany's refugee policies. matt, savannah? >> thank you very much. the red cross helping people forced from their homes after a five-alarm fire broke out overnight in raleigh, north carolina. it destroyed an unoccupied apartment building under construction. but flying embuers ignited the rooftops of homes and businesses. at one point, a construction
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crane clamsed. there were no serious injuries reporting. but traffic near the area, in raleigh's restaurant district, will be disrupted during the st. patrick's day holiday. we're live in harris, as prince william makes his first official visit to that city where his mother passed away 20 years ago. and our sitdown with nikki haley. this morning, how she feels about president trump labeling the united nations a club. and how her family is adjusting to life here in new york. then, we'll do "pop start." is e tech: at safelite, we know how busy your life can be. mom: oh no... tech: this mom didn't have time to worry about a cracked windshield. so she scheduled at and with safelite's exclusive "on my way text" she knew exactly when i'd be there, so she didn't miss a single shot. i replaced her windshield giving her more time for what matters most. tech: how'd ya do? player: we won! tech: nice! that's another safelite advantage. mom: thank you so much!
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william. difficult because he will be seen with kate for the first time since he was seen without her, partying on a ski trip. poignant because this is the place where his mom died. she died in an accident in the tunnel, just beneath me here. as you can see, there are still so many memories. the city of light is getting ready for a royal visit. it will be the couple's first official visit to paris, 20 years of princess diana's death. william and kate expected later today, for a two-day stay. it's back to work for prince william, who has been skiing this week in switzerland. the press, critical of him taking a holiday, instead of atepiding his royal duties. a break with pals to hit the ski slopes and the apres ski bars. breaking out dance moves. in his dance moves, prince harry attending six events this week. kate, at home with the kids, according to "vanity fair,"
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reportedly not impressed. but this morning, back on duty and every inch the royal couple, as they celebrated st. patrick's day before heading here to paris. the couple building on successful tours last year, where we followed them to bhutan, india, and canada. for most of their lives, prince william and prince harry, remaining silent about their late mother. but both have begun to talk recently about how it affected them. in january, a solemn prince william talked to a little girl at a child bereavement center, saying they were both young when they lost a parent. >> i was 15 when i lost my mum. >> my brother was 12, 13. very important. >> reporter: and the prince spoke of how angry he was when she died. trying as a teenager, to cope with such loss. last year, prince harry also said, he found it hard to share his brief. >> the first 28 years of my life, never talked about it. >> reporter: the image ofhe two young boys that went around the world. the tragedy of a life cut short.
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american mark bart was one of the first eyewitnesses at the scene. >> we arrived 30 seconds after the impact of the accident. the car horn blaring. the door had been opened. there were two dead team and two injured people. >> reporter: diana died in a car accident in a paris tunnel in august of 1997. pursued by paparazzi photographer. after her death, laws and practices changed. now, pap rarazzi can't engage i pursuit and have to keep their distance. on their visit, the duke and duchess will be followed by the press but not be hounded the way that william's mother was 20 years ago. and they have been able to protect their privacy as well as the younge grandkids that diana knew, george and charlotte, will not be with their parents on this trip. as william arrives here for his first official visit, part of diana lives on in him. so much has changed in 20 years.
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but perhaps, not the pressure on royals. just look at those pictures again of prince william on the dance floor. honestly, there aren't many dads who would look good after a few drinks, including this one, out on the dance floor late at night. later today, he gets to look fully royal again, at the elesy palace. >> keir, thank you very much. let's do some "trending." >> not just any tre"trending." it's st. patrick's day. we have to eat and drink. includehing for everyone. you know mcdonald's does the shamrock shake. i brought you one. and five for me because they're doing not just the green traditional, classic shamrock. they have four new shakes. the chocolate shamrock shake. the shamrock frappe.
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the shamrock mocha and hot choke l chocolate. >> that's really sweet. wow. >> my goodness. >> this one is a mix. >> the shamrock cookies are from across the street. >> are they really? >> those are good. >> you know what you want? you want the chocolate and shamrock mix. it cuts down on the sweetness. it's not just for the calories and the enjoyment. part of the proceeds go to ronald mcdonald charities. a lot of moms can relate to this story. a busy thursday morning. trying to get ready for work and get the kids clothed and fed and out the door. sometimes in the rush of it all, you make a mistake. that's what happened to savannah on thursday. she realized she had dropped vale off at school with her shirt inside-out. this is not the first time this has happened. she did the same thing last year while dropping vale off
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apparently in the exact same shirt. >> yeah. that is the same shirt. >> don't worry. you're not alone. people sympathized and shared their own stories. one person commented, we're driving to a banquet and realized i'm wearing my slippers. >> it happens. >> and another said, pump gas wearing my daughter's tiara this morning. didn't realize until i got home. >> never read the comments, is something we very much adhere to around here. but there were funny stories that people were sharing, including one of a sunday schoolteacher who went to sunday school, forgot to put on her dress. she had to do the whole thing in her coat. her coat. she forgot -- >> she wore her coat over nothing? >> that happened with willard. he forgot his pants. true story. >> they're distracted. this next video begs us to repeat that phrase, do not try this at home. the arnold palmer invitational under way in orlando. we know that florida has gators. and sometimes a gator might crawl on to the golf course.
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he did not flinch. just taps the gator. >> does he raise gators when he's not golfing? how did he know to do that? >> that's crazy. >> luckily the gator went for the water, not for his face. >> his hand. >> he was 5 over par at this point. maybe that had something to do with it. >> looking to end the match. >> wouldn't you take a golf club? >> i like his name. gribble. >> that is wildly sweet. that's crazy sweet. >> but delicious. >> it's crazy sweet. for a good cause, matt. first up, our friends alt "saturday night live," announced exciting news. for the first time, "snl" will be live across the country. the last four episodes will be live nationwide. they're hosted by jimmy fallon, chris pine, melissa mccarthy. and they are hoping that
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mccarthy will reprise her role as shawn spicer. it comes on the heels that the news, "snl's" weekend update will be doing that in primetime. things going well at "snl." is there a sequel to "coming to america" in the works? it stars eddie murray. replaced in 1998. it tells the story of an african prince coming to america, looking for a queen. it grossed $288 million and became a cult classic. thursday, eddie murphy tweeted out this image of vanessa bell callaway, along with the caption, "coming to america" sequel? it caused everyone online to speculate if a sequel was in the works. murphy not only deleted the tweet but he took down his twitter account. i don't know what that means. if it's a good thing or what the reaction was. but we're waiting to find out. "coming to america" isn't
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the only thing that might make a comeback. "roseanne" the sitcom, also in '88, may be a in the works, as well. roseanne barr and john goodman. barr took to twitter and said "roseanne" cast up for reunion. and john goodman and sarah gilbert would be onboard if they get everyone together. it will be interesting to see if they figure out a way to make that happen. >> they just took the twitter down. >> you go to twitter. they throw it out there. if there's a huge reaction, they walk that into the studio and go, look. this would be a great idea. >> a trial balloon. >> see what happens. >> happy st. patrick's day, everybody. >> give it a chance. >> it's -- it's too sweet. it is. >> you might want it for the ronald mcdonald house. >> use it as a chaser. >> that's a good idea. mr. roker? >> let's see what we got going on for you. st. patrick's day.
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savannah, a big st. patrick's day parade at 10:30. mild, 53 degrees. here in new york city, marching up 5th avenue, windchills in the mid-20s. and then, for our friends in boston, on sunday at 1:00. windy, cold. and there will be snowshowers hanging around. speaking of which, here's where the snowshowers are coming from. we got the radar right now, showing you we are going toe across. late low pre long island to southeast rohout the . th's good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley, clear and cold to start with and with clear skies, we will see sunshine today and nice warmup. let the melting continue. 44 for philadelphia. and winds below 10er miles per hour in the suburbs up to 40 degrees and bright sunny skies for new jersey and 45 inland and at the shore, the temperatures peek at 42, and sunshine all day
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long, and for the lehigh valley, melting continues at 42 and up to 44 in delaware. have a great day. right, al. thank you very much. more o more of our exclu ambassador, nikki haley. on thusy, travel ban, his morning, we start ♪ the north koreans number one threat. it's the absolute number one threat. >> i was readingaracrization of this was not that the north koreans are testing missiles, they are practicing. >> they'reacing stance. bettith every day that goes on, at whistles. >> are you of madame ambassador, that it's when, asol have to take m koreans? >> well, i think we're all e
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we need to go t what else is it take for you to start saying we're not going to put up with this? if they work with us, which we hope they do, then we'll move forward and we'll really put the pressure on north korea. >> when do you see the united nations solving problems? they don't. ey >> president trump has plimenta. he amb saidsador to the united bother you? >> i think what we'ven, there's a lot of things that need to be fixed at the u.n. >> i want to remind people, you were not a supporter of donald trump during the campaign. you supported another candidate. could you have ever imagined -- you said, he was everything a governor doesn't want in a president. could you have ever imagined that one day, won. >> we were friends before and so, when hehe
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opportunity to serveou bigger h. >> has heiv you need and theo do your job? susan rice and had regular seats at the table for the national security council, the principals table. you don't have a regular seat. you're there when it's appropriate and you're needed. do you have as much clout in this position as they did under the obama administration? >> i woutyo this president and every way possibl. >> ifar,tions, does this president have credibility? >> you know what he has? he has every single country guessing, on what the united states is going to do. that has given me an incredible amount of leverage across the street. >> that sounds great for our adversa adversaries. it doesn't sound great for our allies. >> our allies know we're with them. ask israel if we're with them.
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ask ukraine if we're with them. >> this is a big job. some people have speculated that one of the reasons you took it is because it set you up in a great position to one day run for president yourself. you're smiling. >> i'm smiling because they said it when i was a governor. they'll say it now. they'll always say it. but i will tell you that i've never planned ahead because i love the surprises of what comes around in life. >> can you imagine running for president one day? >> i can't. i can't imagine it. what i can tell you is i'm trying to survive the united nations right now. and i'm loving it. >> you got your family. your daughter is at your alma mater at clemson. you have a son whose moved here to new york with you. a freshman in high school. your husband is here. bentley, the dog, is around here. what's the transition like? >> living in a city like this is different. but we've all adjusted very well. and my son loves it. he has decided he's a city boy. and bentley has gotten used to the fact there's no grass. >> every city has a beat. it has a rhythm to it.
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you're a music person. >> i am. >> you love music. you tweet out about the music you're listening to. what kind of music does new york make you think of? >> billy joel and "new york state of mind." it's one that makes me happy i'm in this city, able to represent my country. it's been great. >> welcome to new york. >> thank you very much. >> pretty nice view, by the way, from that apartment, overlooking the gianunited nations. if she had a zip line, she wouldn't have to go downstairs to go to work. >> beat the traffic. just ahead, victoria beckham revealing the instrapiration bed her fashion collection. and what it's like to be married to david beckham. and will
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good friday morning. i'm katy few minutes before 8:30, and let's go to first meteorologist bill henley with the first accurate neighborhood weather. >> hello, kaykaty.
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we have bright sunshine and quick warmup into the 30s and the 40s after dropping down into 20s. cold temperatures around in the suburbs and the lehigh valley is in 24 and 20s in delaware and south jersey is now 28 as well as philadelphia. 30s at the shore and heading to the 40s this afternoon. >> sounds good, bill. and now a check at the roads with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> we are seeing the massive eastbound delays. this is the camera at spring garden street and not that you to battle the volume, but also the sun glare. there is a multiple vehicle accident at the expressway and 49 minutes right now from the blue u route to the vine street expressway and also look for disabled vehicle at the blue route on the northbound at mcdade and so it is a 29 minute drive from the expressway to the schuylkill. and now sh, police found tw
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happy st. patrick's day. we're sos the manhattan college pipes and drums bagpipe band. it's st. patrick's day, of course. >> we didn't make you stand out here for the half hour between, right? no? just wanted to make sure. >> the legs can get cold. >> we have compassion here on the show. >> very cool, guys. coming up, we bring the festive spirit into the kitchen. we're going to make a traditional irish stew, so easy you can make it in time for tonight. and our interview with victoria beckham, on her fashions, family and why she will always be posh, as in posh spice. mr. roker, a check of the weather. >> let's look at the weekend outlook. snow in the northeast. also looking at record highs out west. rain in northern california, in the pacific northwest.
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showers along the southeastern atlantic coast. sunday, sunday, some coastal snow. wet weather in the mid-atlantic states. record warmth in the midsection of the country. and looking at things finally drying out in the pacific northwest. good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clear and cold to start with, but with clear skies, you will see a lot of sunshine today and a nice warmup, too, and let the melting continue. 44 for philadelphia. winds below 10 miles per hour for the suburbs and up to 40 degrees. bright sunny skies for new jersey and 45 inland and at the shore, and the temperatures will peak at 42. sunshine all day long. for the lehigh valley valley, the melting continues this afternoon up to 42 and 44 in delaware. have a great day. all right. it's your 13thr 13th birthday? >> yeah. >> that's terrific. what are your names? >> madeline. >> tatum. >> happy birthday. officially teenagers. all right. get the weather anytime you need
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it. go to the weather channel on cable. guys? >> all right, al. thank you very much. savannah had a fun assignment recently. she got to interview victoria beckham. >> we know her as the multitalented powerhouse that gained fame as a spice girl, posh spice. she's one-half of the world's most famous couples. we talked about all that when we caught up with her. >> reporter: it's been two decades since victoria beckham's rise to stardom with the spice girls. but her second act launched her as a style icon, building a fashion company and image as the ultimate in cool girl chic. now, beckham is tailoring her high-end taste to a lower price point at target. what made you want to team up with target to do this? >> i wanted to work with a retailer that enabled me to reach out to women, all around america, no matter what their budget. i was really excited because i'm often in target stores with the kids. >> reporter: we think of you as
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posh. you're telling me, you're in target pushing the target around with your kids? >> you can get everything in target. >> reporter: she's a designer, loved by fashionistas the world over. and now, in a limited collection at target for women, the daughters can get in on the fun, too. the line has girls' clothes, inspired by beckham's daughter, harper. >> i have so much fun dressing harper. i can take what i learned from somethi having a daughter and use that when designing the collection for the little girls. i know what's comfortable for girls. and harper was involved with the whole process. she has her collection. and she loves wearing it. >> reporter: beckham says she personally chose the fabrics, colors and the details. you have a couple mother/daughter outfits. how do you recommend wearing them? >> look how cute this is. this is one of favorite dresses. you know, it's smart. it looks pull eed together.
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there's that element of fun with the little bunnies, which i thing. this collection really makes me smile. >> reporter: it's a love letter. >> you're right. >> reporter: beckham has much to smile about these days, a blossoming business, a heartthrob husband and four happy kids. hard to picture the misfit girl she wrote about in an essay for "british vogue." >> i wasn't the smartest. i wasn't the most talented. when i went to theater school. and i worked really, really hard. and every time someone knocked me down, i got up and i started again. and i look at that and i think, there's a positive message. and if i can do it, anybody can do it. if you work hard enough, and you focus, then you can achieve really, really great things. >> reporter: today, the beckhams live in london. and victoria describes a home life that is happy and chaotic. >> it is a juggling act, constantly. i'm lucky, that david is the most fantastic father and
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husband. and he's great. and we're very equal at home. and we're really, really good team. >> what kind of mom are you? are you the kind of mom that's a pushover? are you strict? are you old-fashioned? >> i'm definitely not a pushover. and neither is david. you know, we are -- we are strict with the children. they are happy dkids. but they're polite children. they work hard at school. they know that they have to work hard. homework has to be done on time. we are constantly checking their grades at school. we're always at parents evening. and the most important question that we always have, is are they nice kids? and are they well-behaved? it's not about how academic are they? it's a happy household. there's music on. we're singing and dancing. >> reporter: what do you think the secret sauce is? you and david have been together so long. it's hard to do that for anybody. but particularly under such a spotlight. >> yeah. >> i think that he's my soul
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mate. we complement each other. he's the most incredible husband, fantastic father. he inspires me every day. not just seeing him with the children and how he treats me. it just works. we're lucky to have each other. >> reporter: you know, you can't get out of here about a question of whether there would be a spice girls reunion, another one. would you ever do it? >> there won't be a reunion because i think that when we performed at the olympics, it was so great. and that was us, celebrating everything that we had achieved. but i still talk to the other girls. we're still very close. but i think you need to -- you need to know when it's time to actually say, that was great, we achieved a lot. and everybody moves on. ♪ caughtso, posh isthers no for >> she didn't say never?
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friday, when her campaign, changing the face of begning. the nonprofit that advocatese country. for any parent, s photo of her daughterlgens, it . i could have shed some tears. grace could care less. but it's a neat experience. >> reporter: that's because grace's s hanging in 8,000 stores as part of east. it was one only a dream five
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years ago. katie driscol is behind the face of beauty. she was fighting for people in the media with disabilities. >> i think the media can change the disability community. in this country, people aren't valued unless they're seen as a consumer. and advertising communicates that. >> reporter: it all began when katie and her husband were hold their sixth child, grace, would be bornsy wrome. >> i was scared. when i went home and started researching, i realized that i was going to have to take her future in my own hands. i had to prove to the world that this child was going to be successful. >> reporter: she didn't see many people that looked like her daughter on tv or in advertising. >> i was a lot of representation of my family or my daughter. >> reporter: changing the face of beauty started as a modest campaign. >> i was a mom at home, raising my kids. 't confidence. and would not have stepped out of my comfort zone to take on
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such a strong industry. but it's something about that momma bear in you. >> reporter: and it quickly grew into a full-fledged organization. affecting change across the industry and getting more than 100 companies to commit to the cause. >> i had to ask the community and companies to step up and raise their hand and say they would include a model with a disability. >> reporter: the organize has partnered with major companies, like the land of knot, and matilda jane. and it put the first model with downs runway. >> when brands realize how powerful their message is, they're onboard. >> reporter: katie says the ultimate goal is to letkn peopl like her daughter, are valued. >> she's her own individual. we don't treat her different than her brothers. we have high hopes for that girl. >> she's cute. this is a small part of the many things changing the face of
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beauty does. katie spends a lot of time traveling across the country, empowering communities to ask local companies for inclusion. she works with schools to educate students who she says are the future of media. >> so -- such a nice story. >> isn't that sweet? >> no power like a mom on a mission. >> i agree. >> sheinelle, thank you. by the way, if there's a person or story you would like tofeel-good friday series, go toxt, a quiew. friday series, go toxt, a quiew. first, ts is "today" on nbc.hil. what road you're on. and love always keeps you safe.r
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8:46 with pipe and drums. we don't o'keeffe. stewart o'keeffe. come on. >> a dennis in the mid. >> talk about the ingredients. we're making a great keyto ck . you go higher, you can do fillet. >> you have two batches. >> i'm a big salt and long is t batch. we're building flavors. in ther. saute those off. four or five minutes.
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brown them up. goingooven.orn everything. we're going to add in the red wine. if you had, you know, a can of guinness, you can throw in a can of guinness, too. >> carson just perked up at the taster's table down below? >> i did. >> how is this? >> it's really good. >> great flavors. >> great flavors. >> looks like, canolini beans. i substitute the beans for potatoes, because you get protein and carb. >> after how long, how does it look? >> 12 minutes. and you add your meat in the last four minutes. >> is it nice and tender, >> it's dlishlelicious. and i love that flavor. >> with some chives. it's green. >> did you get the mash with it? >> we did. >> let's show you how to make that, as well. >> how to make p
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wehe p drain them up. tmasher. >> why do you like to do it this way? >> it's a lot easier. and you get them really fine, to get a smooth potato at the end. >> do you use a ricer or mash center. >> i use a ricer. >> same thing. >> ricer or mash center. >> here's my shoe. >> thanks for the laugh, pipers. appreciate it. >> heat up your cream and butter together. nice and hot. you want hot qu hot potatoes or it will get lumpy. poor that right in there. stir that around for me. >> mm-hmm. what's the consistency you're looking for? >> you want it -- it will firm up a small bit. you want it smooth. and you want it a bit wet, as well. all comes together. and with the beef stew, that's exact consistency you want.
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season them up. taste your potatoes before you eat them. add chives. some color. and then, we're left with this. >> ms. guthrie, talk toe m mash. >> mashed potatoes are my favorite. it's smooth, buttery and delicious. and pairs very well -- >> everything you want in a potato. >> we have the bagpipers behind us asking for beers. >> really? they don't want the stew? just the beers? >> that's all they ask for. >> let's give college kids beer in the morning. >> they're bagpipers. >> i know. but come on. >> let me toast up, stewart. happy st. patrick's day. stewart o'keeffe. for the recipe, go to our website, back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. >> you gave them a beer. >> he can't py and la
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smucker's celebrates "today" is sponsored by smucker's. it has to be good. >> 8:52. carson is ready for a special st. pat's celebration in trange green, as we celebrate couples with st. patrick's day anniversaries. here's erica and justin, eight years ago on this day. happy anniversary, guys. lynn and her husband are marking 27 years together. that's awesome. and here's barbara and her husband, celebrating five years of marriage today. she writes, lucky is an
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understatement, when it comes to my husband. i hit the pot of gold. keep the anniversaries coming at >> carson, thank you. willie on the couch. looking ahead to sunday. >> coming up this sunday on "sunday today." brian chess can i the co-founder of airbnb, a company he and his buddy started with three air mattresses in the apartment floor of their place. they couldn't pay the rent. we'll rent it out to other people. >> how is that going? >> thank you for asking. the company valued at $30 billion, which is greater than the value of hilton worldwide hotels. so, they are doing pretty well, to answer your incredible story one of the companies that is shaping the world economy right now. we'll talk to him on "sunday today." 't you think, it would be nice if i had a couple of ideas like that? >> all you need is an air mattress and a floor and you're a billionaire. >> cool, willie. >> we are back with much more of "today" on a friday morning,
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the forecast i delaware. we will see enough sunshine to the melting will kopt today. 45 in new jersey and cooler at the shore at 42. plenty of sunshine for the lehigh valley and the suburbs and philadelphia, too. >> bill, thanks. a check on traffic with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. 76 that trouble spot, huh some >> reyes, watching through center city, katy, and right around garden spring. and battling the sun glare and there is an accident ahead at the vine expressway. and now 35 minutes from the blue route to the vine. and speeds in the 20s still, and disabled vehicle and accident scenete southbound ramp which makes the blue route time slow.
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24 minutes from the schuylkill to 95 and speeds down into 40s. katy, back to you. >> thank you, jessica. this just in, we have confirmed that one person has died in a fire in pemberton county. this is on cornell avenue. fire broke out and another person was hurt in the phi. we are working to find out that victim's condition. in philadelphia, the septa police are investigating a fight involving students a at subway station in center city. this is a cell phone video showing a group of ten agers attacking a group from the performing arts school. and at first, the woman and her son tried to stop the teens from throwing ice, and i'm katy zachary, and we will be back with another update in about 25 minutes. a special
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but a st. heme freebie friday. here. >> this is a little forest gre. w to "downtown" this and doing? >> the sun c >> a ill, a i'll take all of the above. i'm fine. they call me mario. >> it's all good. >> we're glad -- is this your first time celebrating st. patrick's day in new york? >> i believe it is. it's my first time celebrating on a friday here in new york, which is different. i've been here before. >> very different. >> during lent, and the whole
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deal, and being catholic, i can appreciate it. >> that's interesting that they have actually have -- the meat on ashat meat. i'mruocese, granted dispensati . besides that,er bagpipes. >> nr >> pinch people whon' he would get pinched -- >> where do you want to get pinched? i'll do a nice -- in elementary school, they used to be brutal. you got some guns there. >> really weak. >> is that weak? >> al, he said that was weak. >> okay. number two, eat irish food. >> corned beef and key. >> yeah. potatoes. g thing. we've been telling celebrating accommodations to four finalist. drum roll, please. >> this is the -- >> yes, mill creek, washington.
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i had to have a mexican names. i got to name the dogs. my wife named the kids. >> fair enough. sounds like a fair trade. >> those are our twohow unless have a gadimples." >> that's what the prompter says. >> we're guessing people's dimples. whose belong to who? >> whose dimples be dey? >> ipeople? >> let's put mcconaughey. >> you're do you know automatically dimples? >> it's like a fraternity. >> next one. >> that's from "one direction," harry styles. >> what? >> i'm great with names. >> did we make it hard for him? >> that's my girl, gabby union. >> that's bradley cooper. >> no way. yes. >> does he have dimples? >> i do an entertainment show.
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>> that's naughty, sheinelle. >> world monopoly day is this sunday. >> okay. >> and earlier this year, monopoly fans were asked to vote from 64 in ningnew version of the game. r or the wheelbarrow. >> wow. >> returning -- >> nice. >> the ship, the dog, the top bw a rubber >> those are sort of anow, the . >> a t is old-school. >> kids are like, what's that? they use a thimble anymore? >> i don't know what it does. >> exactly. >> it protects your thumb when you're sewing. >> okay. not much nitting going on. >> not nitting, sewing. >> that's something different. sorry. >> clearly, we know all about it. can we talk about gwen
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stefani. and we love her. she revealed 17 things you never knew about her. she made her first dollar working at dairy queen. >> wow. >> people like to hear when successful people talk about their first jobs. it's relatable, right? the first album she bought, shaun cassidy. you can tell a lot about a person. >> what was your first job? >> my first job was, at a day care. i managed a day care. it was a nursery at a nice health club. kids. >> what was your first album? >> my first album was et single. >> the >> i got it. >> i used to do the there. >> and le 10. you know that so play list. of course, i know it. i will selse. >> you can get down to this
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a little skip? we have the ultimate giveaway. they're showing your feet. >> that's pretty nice. we're giving away the ultimate -- thanks to travel and planning booking site trip adviser, we're giving three lucky fans on the plaza a five-day trip to ireland, including airfare and hotel. >> that's amazing. that's not all. you'll get a $300 credit to visit popular attractions, like the blarney castle and the beautiful clips of moher. let's see who wants to go to ireland. >> this is huge. >> it's like the little dance, "we're off to see the wizard." did they hear us say? >> these are chocolate, i think. we might have to -- >> you're giving away a lot of chocolate, like, mario, we cou. you know what.? we are giving awaylet's see. you want to go to ireland for your
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it is st. patrick's day. it's time for a tradition, kiss me i'm irish. >> donald, will be asking a
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question about a famous irish celebrity. and we are going to buzz in, using these miniirish flags. this is our buzz. >> let's see who is getting lucky on st. patrick's day. i don't know what that has to do with the game. >> this is going to get really interesting, really quickly. >> are you ready for this? this is true irish stuff here. name the first-ever irish actor to play james bond. >> mario? >> sean connery. >> wrong. >> he is scottish. >> disqualified. >> wait -- >> i can get it from someone else. >> pierce brosnan. >> we'll take whatever irish we can get. >> i get it. i broke my buzzer already. >> this is important stuff, mario. >> question two. born in northern ireland, 'cawa
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this actor who went on to win a youth boxing championship. >> liam neeson. >> nice. >> question number three. >> born in the bronx -- raised in carlo. is this two-time oscar nominee, a point goes to whoever can correctly spell her name. this is a hard one. >> s-a-o-r -- >> wrong. >> oh, my god. >> you get credit. >> al? >> i got it. >> the correct answer is -- fantastic. okay. >> wie have to do better. this irish actor can count magne magneto, steve jobs and macbeth among the parts he played. who could it be? >> irish actor. magneto, steve jobs, macbeth.
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>> who played steve jobs? >> come on. >> who was it? >faell. >> no belgium, in brouge. >> colin farrell. >> i'm going to say i'm very impressed with your irish knowledge. >> if we go on a game show. >> he hosts "extra" for god's sake. let's do irish weather for one. see how we do, huh? we'll see how mr. dimples does. >> dorn aborn and raised in der this actress, who earned two nominations for playing monica in the long-playing cbs dr >> i think i should give that y"
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stst. patrick. and donnell skehan is author of the new book, "fresh." we have not one, but three st. paddy's day dishes. top of the morning to you. >> how are you feeling? >> what's the story behind the co corned beef. >> corned beef is not an irish dish we would cook at home. but it has its roots in ireland. so, corned beef is probably one of the most poplar dishes for e a br it's easy to m are going i spices. this is going to cook about two hours at a low heat. i nearly forgot. come down here. we got a bundle of herbs. a great tip, if you want to make sure you can pick these out easily. is to bundle them up like this with a bit of string. >> say bundle again. >> bundle. a little wrong,ith one that has leave the broth in ther
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♪ we want to thank mario for being here. >> you're so great. >> more time. >> thank you. i had a great time.
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>> and this cake, ice cream cake from baskin robbins. and from dunkin' donuts, they were stuck in traffic. >> from the st. paddy's day parade. >> we're welcoming back dylan dwyer from maternity leave. after giving birth to the beautiful boy, nephew. >> here's the interestior yng. take a look.>> this has t >>beck you knford. >> that is sheinelle's husband, who was your hall pass. you said tyson beckford. >> he is co-hosting for you on monday? >> can i drop out of frame? that's uncomfortable. seriously? i used to have him hanging up in my locker back in the day. >> you'll have him hanging out in the dressing room. >> stop. you see that picture. can we put that picture back up? that one. woo. okay. >> what's he got that i haven't got? >> who is your hall pass, al?
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>> tyson beckford. >> good answer. >> all right. >> oh, man. i'm nervous. >> i think you have the vapors. >> i got the vapors. >> my gosh. still coming up, we got kathie lee and jenna, who get close up with "grey's good morn g ca in0s warmr to tempeessica bo looking at an accident? >> yes, vai. we are looking at the crash on the p.a. turnpike extension around lansdale and specifically mile marker 29.7, and traffic is getting by, but i am not seeing the major are delays there. also the vineway expressway is moving through center city and the cameras are having it look okay. you might run into the sun glair westbound, but no delays over to
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the schuylkill. >> thank you, jessica. >> and now, police saw a man pulled over in a van and when police stopped they found the man had died and been dragged can always a half
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today," with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. try day friday's , march 17th. you've made it to happy st.
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patrick's day. jenna bush hager is in for hoda who is not irish but in her heart of hearts she is. >> well, she likes to drink like the irish. >> she's not drinking too much these days. she's on baby patrol. >> she sure is. >> you're listening to the sounds of the world famous celtic thunder. they're singing "ireland's call there." they're going to get us into the saint paddy's day spirit. they've been coming and playing
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