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good morning. boiling over. hundreds of protestors gather outside a donald trump rally in california. nearly 20 arrested. while in indiana ted cruz response to these harsh words from former speaker of the house john boehner. >> lucifer in the nesh. >> have never worked with a more miserable son of a [ bleep ]. >> he allowed his inner trump to come out. >> will boehner's words hurt or help cruz. >> relentless, more severe weather expected to impact about 24 million americans today. tornadoes, hail, heavy rain. al is back to tell us when it will end. who is to blame? the investigation into in
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provided him with powerful painkillers as nbc news learns police were called to the pop stars home at least twice last year. the reason listed as medical. and up in smoke. a top nfl prospect tumbles down the draft board after this controversial post appears on his social media account. >> somehow somebody got my photos. >> so was he really hacked or was it a cost hi mistake of his own making? today, friday, april 29th, 2016 >>announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. before we get into politics can we take a look outside? have you seen the crowd out the?
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>> exactly. we are going back to the 90s in the i love the 90s concert. >> we'll throw it back big time. but first our top story. >> violent protests outside a trump rally in california where nearly 20 people were arrested. this as trump's opponent ted cruz responds to the harsh words from john boehner. we'll begin our coverage this morning with peter alexander. good morning. >> good morning, this was donald trump's first campaign rally in california and a huge crowd of antitrump demonstrators were there to greet him. it was an ugly night producing the worst fights since inside the rally back in march. this time fights striking out outside between trump's opponents and supporters. last thursday hundreds of anti-trump protestors in california spilling out into the streets, blocking traffic and attacking police cars. knbc capturing thismp
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supporter bandaged and talking to medical personnel. police arrived in riot gear. 20 people arrested. donald trump cruising into the golden state with 172 delegates and the last stop on the road to the republican nomination. >> no state in america has suffered worse from open borders than the state of california. it's impact on jobs, wages, security, schools, hospitals, has been devastated. i love california. june 7th. >> scores of protestors with many demonstrators spilling out into the streets blocking traffic and attacking police cars. >> for ted cruz the devil is in the details with former speaker of the house john boehner giving cruz hell. >> lucifer in the flesh. i have never worked with a more
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miserable son of a [ bleep ] in my life. >> he allowed his inner trump to come out. when john boehner calls me lucifer, he's not directing that at me. he's directing that at you. when he says that i'm the work guy he's ever worked with, he's never worked with me. >> cruz and carly fiorina crossing the state. now do or die for the duo. now trump's team is feeling alive collecting new congressional endorsements and reading cruz his last rights. >> last tuesday was the nail in the coffin. >> and with indiana likely to go down to the pusser trump is teaming up with a hoiser state hero. >> i tell you, he could play for me. >> comparing him to president true man. >> with what he did with dropping the bomb and having the guts to drop the bomb in 1944 saved millions of america
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the same thing. >> back at trump tower in new york the nypd responded to reports of an envelope containing white powder nailed to trump's campaign office. it was opened by a staff member overnight. police determined that the powder was not a threat. matt and savannah. >> peter, thanks. >> let's bring in chuck todd. nbc's political director and moderator of meet the press. there's no secret there's not a lot of love lost between john boehner and ted cruz but in a certain way does this help ted cruz? he makes this argument that it's the establishment that doesn't like him? >> this could have helped ted cruz six months ago. this could have helped ted cruz if there's no such thing as donald trump. this hurts ted cruz now. it's why the stop trump movement couldn't get people to rally around ted cruz. there is 100%, nearly 100%
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good republican nominee but there's no consensus that somehow ted cruz would be a better alternative and what you hear john boehner say is essentially what you hear behind the scenes here in washington with a lot of republicans. as much as they fear trump, they think the alternative in cruz is worse. this is why cruz is stuck where he's at right now. >> what you're saying is the prospect for a united republican party in this general election season are extremely dim. >> it's very dim. if the choices are trump and cruz it's not going to be a party that's going to be able to unite with itself and that's why when paul ryan took himself out -- and i'm convinced now, the stop trump movement totally lost all of it's steam when paul ryan said there's no way. don't expect me to be your savior at the convention. don't expect me to be somehow encouraging people to put me on the ballot and i think that's what we're
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that's what the republican party is staring at. one more point, matt, john boehner is not speaker of the house because of ted cruz. don't forget that and john boehner hasn't forgotten that. >> let's talk about indiana. it's supposed to be the alamo for the stop trump movement. does it still hold that potential? >> it doesn't because at this point trump can lose indiana and still get to the magic number. it's a little harder but the good news for trump is if he wins indiana, wins it by a point, what does ted cruz do from here? what is his rational after this? cruz put it all on the line. he has thrown it all out there. trying this running mate game. tried the alliance with kasich. if none of this works, where does he go? >> thank you. be sure to watch "meet the press" on sunday. the guest is ted cruz. >>
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sentenced the american to 10 years in prison on espionage charges. his sentencing comes weeks after university of virginia student was sentenced to 15 year others of hard labor for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel. >> swrjoe biden is at the vatic this morning. he is leading the moon shot effort to cure cancer. biden lost his oldest son bo to brain cancer. >> we'll talk about a bizarre and frightening scene in baltimore where police shot a suspect that walked into a television station wearing an animal costume and surgical mask and what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his ches
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latest on this. what can you tell us? >> good morning. a very calm security guard kept the suspect distracted while employees got out. he claimed he had a bomb and he s talking about a government conspiracy. social media video shot by a fox station employee of baltimore police confronting a suspect that claimed he had a bomb. after refusing to surrender police opened fire. it all started when a man wearing an animal costume, surgical mask and what appeared to be explosives on his chest showed up at the tv station carrying a flash drive that he wanted the station to air. a man that identified him as edward breezy told our baltimore affiliate the suspect was his son alex. a station security guard kept him
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employees to evacuate. >> he said i don't want to hurt anyone. i don't want to hurt you. i just want my message heard. >> in the parking lot he had his car on fire. as he walked out of the station s.w.a.t. team officers were waiting guns drawn. they ordered him on the ground but when he refused they opened fire. police stayed back as a robot moved in to remove the suspect's vest but it turns out the vest wasn't made of explosives. >> those devices were actually chocolate can day bars wrapped in aluminum foil with wiring connecting each of them. there was also a small motherboard. >> officers cautiously moved in. the suspect taking to a waiting armored vehicle. photos on facebook give a glimpse into his life. his dad saying his son is not a threat and a recent break up is to blame. >> it looks like he
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a mental break down. >> he is also saying his son said a few weeks agatha he had had a revelation from god or from jesus that the world was going to come to some sort of a terrible event on june 3rd and he was trying to get the word out with the flash drive. >> thank you. the fbi arrested three more people in connection with the san bernardino shooting in september. prosecutors say three people related to the shooter were involved in a marriage scheme to allow one of them to remain in the united states fraudulently. investigators uncovered the sham marriage during their investigation of the shooting that killed 14 people and wounded 22 others. >> there's a new twist in the investigation of the death of pop super star prince. law enforcement looking into what role a doctor or doctors may have played in a possible drug overdose. stephanie gosk is in minnesota with the
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hi, stephanie. >> good morning. with no official cause of death details into the investigation of prince's final days continue to leak out. the associated press is reporting that investigators are looking into whether a doctor prescribed drugs for him that lead to an overdose and whether a doctor was on board that plane that made an emergency landing the day pfr hbefore his death. meanwhile the family had the first meeting about the estate and it could get complicated. >> no will, no spouse, and no children. prince's estate worth as much as 300 million will be split among his surviving siblings. they all met for the first time in thursday in indianapolis including his half brother that spoke with nbc news. >> how was it to see everybody? >> pretty good. made me feel better. >> jackson's lawyer admitted an estate as large and complicated as prince's
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divided. >> everything was everywhere. i have a sense that he intended it this way so he could share with all of his siblings. >> is this going to be tough? >> well not from our end. >> jackson says it has been years since he was in contact with his brother. he saw paisley park for the first time this week. >> i knew he built it. he built it with his own hands. so i just wanted to see it. >> as the family negotiates, the sheriff's office worries the intense public scrutiny could jeopardize the investigation. a judge granted a request to seal a search warrant that police filed the day prince died but the sheriff's department did release a list of calls for service at paisley park. police were requested for suspicious activity, alarms and fires. last year in august and then in september the reason was listed as medical with no further details. ♪
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she was lucky enough to catch prince in atlanta for his final performance. >> as he left the stage, the backdrop behind him was a younger photo of himself and he turned around and he saluted that photo to his younger self-and as he left he put his fist in the air and it was very triumphant. >> a public memorial is scheduled in los angeles on may 6th. the mayor says it's going to be quite a party. >> stephanie gosk in minneapolis. thank you. >> now to the severe weather outbreak wreaking havoc across the south. another 24 million people in the line of fire as the storms sweep across the region and they're already dealing with dangerous flooding after days of heavy rain there. miguel is in gulf port, mississippi for us this
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>> good morning. welcome to what is now part of the new biloxi river. this morning is it some 4.5 feet above flood stage. this was all caused by a massive storm yesterday. i want to show you what it looked like here. more than 10 inches of rain fell here in just a couple of hours. it was a dramatic scene. the mayor declared an emergency here. there are more than 200 911 calls, more than 50 rescues made here and a wild week of weather all across the country. more than 22 tornadoes touching down in 7 different states. authorities from across the country have been most concerned about the tornado alley area of the midwest where they have seen a severe bout of severe weather. here in mississippi they're concerned that this water level will rise a couple of more inches as we move forward but there's good news. no homes are in the immediate threat danger but the wild
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continue through the weekend. savannah. >> all right miguel, thank you. >> now here back from a couple of days away, nice to have you back. >> nice to be back. wish we had better weather to talk about. unfortunately we're still looking at more rain and you can see it all firing up now. severe thunderstorm watches out and we may be looking at more tornadoes again today. enhanced area from oklahoma city, witchitwichita, falls, da severe hail will be the most common threat. but as this system moves into the plains, multiple rounds of storms for oklahoma and texas. moving into arkansas, tennessee, mississippi, alabama, georgia eventually. so a lot of rain. look at this over the next three days anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of rain from lake charles all the way up to memphis. 7 million people under a flash flood watch now and we could see rain rates 1
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hour. upwards of six inches for some of these areas. we're getting good morning. i'm chuck bell. outside of our windows here in neft northwest, low clouds and fog. some drizzle moving in to southern maryland, others in northern maryland grazing across the northern parts of the news 4 nation over about the next hour or so. keep the umbrellas handy. watch out for the kids at the bus
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low visibility. temperatures stuck in the 50s today with drizzle p and that's your latest weather, savannah. >> frightening moment for passengers on a flight from newark to omaha, nebraska. a united airlines flight made an emergency landing after the engine made a groaning noise and the plane dipped to the left. it did land safely and passengers were put on a different flight. >> plenty of drama for college football's top players that were looking to make a jump to the pros. >> with the first pick in the 2016 nfl draft, the los angeles rams select jared goff, quarterback, california. >> cal quarterback jared goff the number one overall pick. he's headed to the l. afa. rams. the night did not go
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he tumbled down the board as a bizarre video was shown of him on his twitter account minutes before. his agent says tunsil's twitter account was hacked. he tweeted an apology and was picked 13th by the miami dolphins. but it potentially cost him millions of dollars. >> talk about bad timing. >> no question. coming up hear them roar. pop super star katy perry in a new show down with california nuns over a multimillion dollar property. >> plus after nearly 150 years the biggest stars of the greatest show on earth are retiring this weekend. we get a sneak peek at what's next for the beloved animals. butfirst,
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♪ >> april 29th, 2016. we're getting back to the 90s. we have a great crowd out there getting ready to celebrate with a throw back concert. >> we'll get to that in our 8:30 half hour but first the headlines. violent protests erupted overnight in california as donald trump took his campaign to the delegate rich golden state. meanwhile ted cruz fired back at john boehner after the former speaker of the house called him lucifer in the house. he said boehner allowed his inner trump to
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the new feud comes as cruz heads to indiana to keep his hopes alive for an open convention. >> severe weather barrels across the plains and the south. dangerous flooding after days of heavy rain there. the storms bring a risk of tornadoes and baseball sized hail. >> this morning baltimore police have a man in custody after he walked into a television station wearing an animal costume, a surgical mask and what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his chest. the suspect, 25-year-old alex was shot by one of the officers. katy perry's legal battle with california nun over the purchase of their content and nearly filed court documents and a vatican decree was lost in translation. >> it's not often worlds collide between pop stars and the vatican. especially not over real
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happening in los angeles. two nuns battle it out in court to determine if katy perry has a right to own their former convent. take it as an article of faith. real estate can be an unholy mess. who owns the right to sell the 22,000 square foot mansion that once housed the blessed virgin mary convent. none of the nuns live on the property but they still believe the right to sell is theirs and two of them struck a deal with the local developer to buy the property for $15.5 million in june of last year. >> i got very swept away by the sisters. >> the los angeles diocese claims the sell is invalid and the nuns gave control of the property to them in 1992. they entered into a similar deal with pop star katy perry. the dispute made it to the los angeles superior cou
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ruled in favor of the arch diocese referring from a decree from the vatican dismissing the sisters case. the sisters argue the decree was incorrectly translated and now filed a motion for reconsideration in order to save the decision. >> it clearly says matters are not concluded in the vatican. the judge should not have ruled that matters were concluded. >> first part the archdiocese stated their main concern is and have always been the care and wellbeing of all the heart of mary sisters and they stand with the court's ruling that protects all the sisters from an invalid transaction. though they pledged to look after the five remaining sisters until their death. what's at stake is who controls the money. >> the sisters have the ability to control their own affairs. >> she says this is not about her or
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my belief that the powers that be in rome will make this right for the nuns. >> the hearing on the sister's motion is scheduled for june 20th but the arch diocese are headed to court today to see if they can expedite the motion. katy perry did not respond to our request for comment. >> thank you very much. >> this weekend marks the end of an era for the greatest show on earth. the ringling brothers featured elephants for 150 years but now the gentle giants will take their final bow. kerry sanders has an exclusive rehi behind the scenes look. good morning. >> well, good morning, they're packing it in. they're having their final show day coming up here on sunday. that's when they'll make their final exit. this is karen here. karen is going to be joining her good friends. very hungry this morning
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joining her friends officially after sunday in retirement. what do you think of that? ♪ >> reporter: electricphants havg been a symbol of the greatest show on earth. the stars of ringling brothers circus for 145 years. now they're getting ready to take their final bow and retire from the circus forever. >> this is really in the best interest of the elephants and the best interest of our company and in the best interest of audiences. the decision comes after animal rights activists changed laws in cities and towns where the circus travels. compliance became more complicated. so where do electricphants reti? they're moving to where else? florida. >> you're a good-looking girl. >> reporter: 200 acres far from the public eye. the ringling brothers center for elephant conservation. >> did you eve t
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love to see these incredible animals and i would hoping that would go on forever. >> soon the center will be home to 40 retired elephants. while they won't be wowing children anymore they'll be playing a critical role for a special group of kids. pediatric cancer patients. >> how do you feel about elephants? >> i love elephants. >> reporter: researchers in utah are now using blood from the elephants to find a cure for cancer. >> we're really excited by this finding that elephants almost never get cancer. now the challenge is to try to see how can we take this information and apply it to people. >> back at ringling's winter headquaters in florida. >> this is where we build all of the scenery. >> reporter: the design of the show is constantly evolving. there's skating and outer space scenes and new technology. are you trying to replace the electrical fanphants with this? >>t'
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new and different and do things we have never been able to do before. >> in anyway are you sad to see the elephants go? >> it's bittersweet but i'm so excited about taking this brand into the future. >> reporter: well, there will still be, even though the elephants are not there, camels and lions and tigers and even kangaroos and as a sign of the time, a nod to the younger generation. my hand is caught. there we go. sorry. and they're actually going to live stream on facebook. their final act on sunday and karen, are you a little nervous or just plain hungry. maybe she is nostalgic, guys, what do you think? >> thank you. let's get a check of the weather now from al. >> let's show you what's going on. if you're too young to remember you'll get it. anyway, you're l
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snow. we're talking snow in denver and the rockies. cheyenne 6 to 10 this closed of has all the cold air with it, jet stream dips way down to the south. throughout the southwest, flagstaff 54, albuquerque 63. 40 in denver, that is 26 degrees below average. saturday more of the same and it goes right on into sunday. that's what is going on around the country. here is what is it happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. cloudy sky, low visibility and fog out there this morning. light rain coming through. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s now. we'll gradually climb into the mid and upper 50s by later on this afternoon with periods of light rain or drizzle poll. should be drizzle free this afternoon, but clouds a big part of the forecast today and through the weekend.
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snapchat claiming the app's speed tracking filter led to a serious car crash in georgia. >> jeff rossen is in birmingham, alabama with more on the fall out from this. good morning. >> good morning to you. we all think we're masters at taking selfies. here's one right here. or even just texting our friends. i do it all day just like you at home but it's a different ball game behind the wheel. we heard these warnings before but today we want to show you what we're talking about. we have come to this high-tech driving simulator in birmingham, alabama. i'm going to text and take selfies and post to social media and researchers will be tracking my eyes. you have to see what happens. >> in this latest case this woman accused of taking a selfie while driving trying to post on snapchat and crashing into another car. after the accident, she snapped yet another selfie on a gourney with the caption luc
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alive. the driver she hit barely made it out alive suffering brain damage now suing snapchat. but it's not just on snapchat. this 18-year-old girl behind the wheel posting on facebook, i can't discuss this matter now. driving and facebooking is not safe. haha. seconds later she crashed into a tanker truck and was killed. >> your heart and there's a big chunk of it gone. >> this is how it can end. >> now drivers across the country admitting to it. in fact, on instagram the #driving selfie going viral. tens of thousands of drivers posting photos from behind the wheel. so today researchers at the university of alabama at birmingham are using cutting edge technology to scare us all straight. >> let me get in the simulator. looks like a regular suv. once inside they hook me
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this special eye tracker software focused on my pupils. they can see where i'm looking in real time and how long i look addway. every second analyzed by the assistant professor. >> i want you to drive like you normally would and i want you to try to take a selfie. >> going 30 miles per hour here i'm going to try to open the camera app and flip it over to selfie mode and make sure that the lighting is good. got it. >> send a text message. >> i wouldn't normally text and drive but i will here. i'll send a text to my producer josh. hi i'm shooting at the lab. call you after. and send. all right let me pull over here. how did i do? >> well not so great. that text you just sent required your eyes off of the road for ten seconds so you were all over the road,
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you could have hit someone? >> what about the selfie, was that better? >> you took your eyes off the road for 15 seconds when moving at 30 miles per hour it's pretty dangerous stuff. >> it's even more dangerous at highway speeds. >> now i'm going 60 miles per hour and i'm not only going to take a selfie but i'm also going to post it to my social media. let me flip it around to selfie mode. now i'm going to post it. still working on posting it. okay. share. i posted it. >> this time the results are even more alarming. >> that took your eyes off the road for about 25 seconds. that's like traveling down the distance of a couple of football fields with your eyes closed. >> incredibly dangerous. >> this is real life stuff so it's important for everybody to understand just how dangerous d distracted driving is. >> seems so clear. so obvious. don't do it but so many people do. listen to the stat guys.
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america, distracted driving is a factor and now social media companies are saying it's a bad idea. don't do it. no snap is more important than someone's safety. here, here. >> absolutely. good information. especially kids taking to the wheel which is no good. >> a lot of distractions unfortunately. still to come why a will ferrell comedy doesn't have the reagan family laughing. >> and we're heading back to the 90s with dylan in for carson in the orange room
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7:56 is your time. good morning. i'm eun yang. let's check on your morning commute with melissa mollett. >> so taking a look at the beltway, overall looking pretty good. outer loop at annapolis still have a crash blocking the left lane. 270 at montrose, a little bit of fog in the sky. a little slow headed southbound. but pretty typical here for a friday morning. red line delays because of a signal problem outside of silver spng. ri
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radar shows all cloudy skies over us and periods of light rain now moving back into hagerstown. eventually that will come into frederick county. temperatures are in the mid upper to 40s now. we one of the see much of a rise in temperatures. we'll stay mostly in the 50s. high today 58 in washington. 54 in annapolis. cloudy tomorrow, rain likely saturday night into the day sunday. so not much sunshine for the next couple days. >> another update for you in 25 minutes.
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♪ >> it's 8:00 on "today." coming up me-ternity leave. should you be entitled to a maternity leave equivalent and get paid time off even if you don't have children. >> it's a time when it's really just for you. it's a time to take a step back. >> we'll talk to the author of a new book that has people talking. plus pop super star adam levine. >> you're the embodiment of that dream. >> we'll catch up with the singer and voice coach and talk about season 10, his tribute to prince and becoming a dad. long live the 90s. ♪
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>> we're throwing it back on our plaza this morning with the i love the 90s concert tour. kicking off with performances by salt n peppa and vanilla ice. april 29th, 2016. >> we love the 90s. >> ice, ice baby. >> all the way from houston texas to celebrate our birthday. >> all the way from florida for my 7th birthday. >> we love the 90s. >> ice, ice, baby. ♪ >> we're back now 8:00 on a friday morning and we have two meteorologts
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plaza this morning. they have some explaining to do. >> could be in milwaukee. >> look at these guys. they're so excited and ready to throw it back to the 90s. our 90s concert coming up and then we'll be with adam levine. we'll talk to him in a couple of months. >> a lot to get to. music and interviews. adam is dancing in the orange room. chanel is filling in for natalie. take it away. >> protests turned violent overnight outside of a donald trump rally in california. protestors tangled with them outside the amphitheater. meanwhile ted cruz is responding to harsh words from john boehner. he was calling him lucifer in the flesh and a miserable person. he said he doesn't even know bor.
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a police sniper outside of a baltimore tv station is expected to survive. the 25-year-old man was wearing a panda costume and surgical mask and claimed to have a bomb. it had candy bars wrapped in foil and connected by wires. police had to use a robot to remove the device before the man could be taken to the hospital. >> one of the mormon missionaries hurt in the brussels bombing is now home. he was greeted my family friends and yellow ribbons. while spending months recovering at the salt lake city hospital he and three other americans were hurt in the airport bombing. >> the case of florida teenagers that disappeared off the coast of florida during a fishing trip last year. the teen's families suspect foul play may have been involved. their fishing boat was discovered with an iphone and tackle box on board. one of the mothers wants to stop
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the iphone over to the other boy's family. that hearing is schedule for today. finally what do you call 12 police officers that need help? well if you're the fireman called to rescue them, a photo op. these officers got stuck in the elevator in kansas city missouri. before getting them out the fireman used the camera to document the situation. they posted the photo saying well, that was embarrassing. a little arrive rivalry. you need our help. >> they just took a picture of them. >> camera. >> chanel, thank you. ignore him. when it comes to maternity leave there's plenty of controversy in this country over the lack of guaranteed time off. >> one woman staking the fight further. raising the question should all workers be entitled to the equivalent of a maternity leave even if they don't have children. morgan bradford is here with re
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this is going to get interesting. >> interesting and a very hot debate this morning. me fwan floyd called hers me-ternity. she saw colleagues leave for months on end after having a child. so she thought it would be good for anyone. she linked that idea to maternity leave and gave heat to a furious debate. >> that bundle of joy can be a challenge and it's why new parents take maternity leave but megan turned that idea on its head with her novel called me-ternity. it's a woman that fakes a pregnancy in order to use paid time off to figure her life out. she is quoted but saying i couldn't help but feel envious when they left early to tend to their children.
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saying meternity leave criticized parenthood. maternity leave is not a vacation and sometimes not even paid. it's only a good idea if the people on me-ternity leave can only sleep 40 minutes every four hours for the next five years. but it was meant as a fun look at a personal journey and didn't mean to compare it to real life maternity leave. >> i actually think they're very different. a maternity leave is a time you're fully focused on another human being and a me-ternity leave is a time for you. to take a step back. >> she took that step a few years ago going on her own me-ternity leave. >> i decided to save up a lot of money and quit my job and start to carve out a freelance writing career. >> she doesn't think
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get free time off. >> pretty much all of my friends are moms and i see every day what they go through and how difficult their maternity leaves were. >> she respects how to moms she knows came back from maternity leave stronger than before. experts say it can be a period of personal growth. >> fast forward these important life changing decisions. do i want to stay in this job. it gives them pause to think about these things and ask themselves is this where i see myself spending the next 15 or 20 years? >> all right they're looking for proof that she respects mothers look no further than the first pages of her book where she dedicates to her own mother. but a lot were shaking their heads. >> i get it. >> the pause though to kind of regroup and think of things maybe come at them from a different direction i don't think is a bad idea. but the way she went about it in the beginning. >> linking it to maternity
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>> no question about it. >> morgan, thank you, good to see you. still to come, thinking outside the box one slice at a time. >> plus why will ferrell's newcombdy is not making the reagan family laugh. >> we'll catch up with the voice coach and soon to be proud poppa adam levine. want to ♪ ♪ they sato make a sunscreenle... you can apply to wet skin.
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>> good luck. we know it's going to go well. we'll start with a possible fix for all the auto correct fails that can make for pretty embarrassing moments like this one. one person typed are you still coming to church with us on sunday. duh! last time was so amazing the pastor and i had a long touch. i felt really great after. >> um, what? omg long talk. do you like what i did? that's why they had me read it. trying to alleviate the embarrassment apple insider just filed for a patent that would highlight words altered by auto correct so the recipient would know which ones are changed. omg like what. >> and i'm all and you're all. sometimes it helps me because i'm a terrible speller. >> you have to proofread before you send. >> yeah. >> just boom. >> the hover board, okay. we all did thele
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future thing not long ago. here's the next thing coming to a sidewalk near you. it's the hover bike. it's the latest creation from collin firth. the guy known as the mad scientist. his device uses two motors to propel it off the ground. he took about four different sessions to get the hang of it. he admits it's the most outrageous thing he ever created. what could go wrong? if it gets low it cuts the grass. if you fall funny it cuts you. >> wow. >> collin now a member of a choir. jts >> soprano. >> a pizza box made entirely out of pizza. >> omg. >> that's right. a traditional circular pizza inside a pizza shaped box. the box is a pizza, get it? >>
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>> save paper. >> it's got to be delicious. this is the brain child of vinny's pizzeria in brooklyn. you can eat the box. >> it's like soup in a bread bowl. >> don't kill the joy. >> how much does it cost? >> $40. >> i don't know. >> $40. >> i only like round pizza so i wouldn't like the box shaped pizza. >> pizza in any shape is delicious. >> why only round pizza? >> it's a thing. if i close my eyes maybe i could do it but i like round pizza. >> wow. >> what's the symbol of our country? >> bald eagle. >> it's getting some company. the united states getting ready to designate a national mammal. >> what do you think it will be? >> buffalo? >> bison. oh, bison. congress just passed the
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means the animal is a historical symbol of the united states and establishes it as the nation's landmark mammal but the eagle is not getting the boot. by the way, national tree is the mighty oak. national floral emblem? >> what. >> seriously? >> the rose. >> it's the rose. >> i would have told you if you were wrong. >> do you think the bison knows? >> no. >> no one likes circular bison, right? now to will ferrell and the backlash to his next project and getting tied up before his big debut. >> first to will ferrell and the
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of course as we've mentioned, we have severe weather going on from texas on into the mid plains. we'll watch this today. we have an enhanced risk of storms oklahoma city, dallas, shreveport, texarkana. 24 million people at risk. hail, but we can't rule out some tornadoes and we're look at torrential up downpours. upwards of 6 inches before it's all over. and in the south, look at these unseasonably warm temperatures approaching records. atlanta, chattanooga, montgomery, tampa,
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all very close today and that will go right on into the weekend. that's what is going on around the the country. here's what is heis happening ir neck of the woods. looking down to the parking lot, you can hardly see a thing out there with the low clouds and fog. periods of light rain this morning. so take your umbrella with you. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s now will only blame into the mid to upper 50s later this afternoon. today's high 59 leesburg, 55 in frederick. saturday, again another mostly cloudy day. shouldn't have to worry too much about r and that's your latest weather, matt. >> thank you so much. adam levine is here. he's been a coach on all ten seasons of nbc's the voice. not that he's keeping score or anything but he won it three times. the competition is heating up and adam is setting his sights on a 4th win. good morning, nice to see you. >> good morning. >> you look good,
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you look sharp. >> thank you. i like your suit as well. >> how are you feeling? >> tired because it's early but i'm good. >> you have a chance to win this year. you have two of the remaining ten contestants how are you feeling about it? >> i'm excited. a lot of great singers. >> you make a lot of it. do you really care if you win? the true part is you like the process. you like working with the acts. >> honest to god i love to win. winning is great but it's kind of more fulfilling and rewarding to treat it like it's a big workshop and if he we win we win and if we don't we still did great things and everyone is happy. >> you help the performers with their choices and performing and do you ever stop and mentor them about the business side of the music business? >> other than telling them it sucks. the business side is not great, i just tell them to always be ahead and notor
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business because there's a lot of things to think about to be totally frank. but it's really more about just focus on your craft, work really hard and kind of hope for the best. >> this week all the coaches kind of had their memories of prince. can we just go there for a second. howard stern by the way released a piece of tape of you covering purple rain at his birthday party a few years ago. give me your thoughts on prince and what he meant to your career. >> oh, man. it's so shocking just to hear -- i don't think anybody -- it was so unexpected and out of the blue. prince was a huge, huge influence on me as an artist. just the way he did things his own way always and the music was so wild and completely different and he played guitar and he was a differ kind of pop star. you know. he was more than that. he was a lot of
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>> it's weird to even say there's a silver lining to this but there isn't. but if there's anything good it's that young people are getting to hear his music now when they may not have been exposed to it in the past. >> which is never a bad thing. it's beautiful and he just, he'll always be someone that i have looked up to in all ways as an artist. miss the guy. >> what's happening with maroon 5? >> we're doing stuff. we're in and out of the studio right now and i'm actually really, really excited about something that i just did on my own. and not enough people are seeing it. so we got to make people see it. it's so, so good. >> you wrote a song for this movie. are you going to now go off more in that area? what's going on here? >> john carney did begin again and he sent the
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was like do you want to do this song? and i loved the movie so much i had to be a small part of it. but it's one of those things. everyone that sees it loves it but not enough people have seen it. it's a small movie. please everybody go see it, okay? >> we got the message. >> i never plug anything. i'm not a plugger. don't do that. >> but you feel strongly about it. >> i'm passionate about that. >> i don't know if you got to see the monitor there but we were showing some video of you like 12 years ago with maroon 5 performing. >> 12 years ago here. >> yeah that's the one right there. what do you think of when you see that guy? >> oh, that guy. there's that guy. >> what happened to that guy? >> he's still here. i'm right here. yeah. i'll never forget that shirt. someone gave it to me right before we did that performance. we have been on this show 100 million times. >> we love it. >> thank you for supportin
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no tattoos either. >> when did they all happen? >> yesterday. >> when's the last time you got a tattoo? >> i have a huge piece on my back that took me about six months to do. my mom loves it. she's here. >> does she hate it? >> she hates it. >> mom is going to be a grandma. you guys are having a baby in september and it's a little -- >> it's a girl. >> it's a girl. >> how are you feeling? so excited. so pumped. it's happening so fast. >> you're going to be a mush ball. i can just tell. >> i'm a dead man. >> you have this quick witt but it's going to be game over. >> it's game over. >> we have some fabulous parting gifts for you. >> baby stuff? >> of course baby stuff. >> baby stuff. >> there you go. we have a kids karaoke machine. the mandatory today show onesie and stuffed
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we were hedging our bets with the white. we weren't exactly sure but now that we're sure we're happy to hand that off. >> this is so awesome. >> thank you. that's not for you. it's for the baby actually. >> this is for me. >> good to have you here adam. congratulations. >> good to see you. >> we appreciate it. you can watch the voice monday 7:00 central time right here on nbc. >> savannah. >> all right, matt, thanks so much. we're about to press rewind and give us a taste of the 90s. vanilla ice and salt n peppa. everybody is here. but first check of your local news and weather.
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good morning. it's 8:26 on this friday, april 29. let's start with a check on the commute this morning and melissa mollett. >> good morning. right now northbound 395 north 14th, we have the left lane blocked by a crash here this morning. otherwise beltway looking pretty good. still have the situation outer loop at an nap polinapolis road blocking the left lane. and 66 and 95 overall looking pretty good. here 66 right there at the beltway and again overall no main problems. 270 south at montrose has finally recovered after the accident there.
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cloudy and chilly. would he be we'll be in the 50s and drizzle likely at the any point. cldy tomorrow and houe
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♪ >> all right it's 8:30. it's april 29th, 2016 but it is the 90s out on our plaza. we are getting ready to throw it back. we have the i love the 90s tour right here. we're so excited. >> if you want to stop, collaborate and listen. >> come here. hoda kotb saying hi to the fans and our performers. >> all right. >> we're very excited. let's get a check of the weather. >> all right. let's see what we got.
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it feels like that out sunshine here in the northeast, we have wet weather slight risk of strong storms in the mississippi river valley. sun any in the pacific northwest. and sunday, sunday, we are looking at more wet weather along the eastern seaboard. look for showers in the rockies, snow, as well. nice and warm in the pacific northwest. temperatures in the 70s to the low 80s. that's what is going on around the country. here's what is happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. it's cloudy and foggy and drizzly outside this morning. light rain up here towards hagerstown and frederick. that will stay mainly north of the metro area, but more sprinkles out here northern fauquier county. so have your umbrella with you. no heavy rain expected today, but light rain and drizzle. temperatures mid and upper 50s today. warmer south and west. culpeper 64. charlottesville about 68. cloudy skies all
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>> look who is back, our man. >> what's going on? >> all right. back inside guys. >> this morning we're wrapping up our series one small thing. today we're focussing on forgiveness. elizabeth is here with tips on repairing relationships. hard to think about repairing your relationship in one small thing. what's something that we can do today to turn the page. >> one small thing you can do is don't wait to say i'm sorry. we think the other person should apologize. they think we should apologize. it's not going to happen. be the one to take the initiative. >> when you think about forgiveness people think i'm giving that gift to someone else but in a way it's a gift to yourself. >> it is absolutely a gift to yourself. so bitterness and guilt cause your st
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cause you have to unhealthy habits. not only that but when we have positive relationships we actually live longer so it's a gift for yourself. >> so you really need to fully forgive someone to get on that path to healing. >> forgiveness is a process. it's not all or nothing. so the more you forgive the more benefits you're going to get. >> so it's not forgive and forget right? >> we often confuse forgiveness with forgetting. it's not the same thing. >> there's a difference between forgiving someone and reconciling with them. you could forgive someone and still think that's not a healthy relationship. i shouldn't go back to that. >> absolutely. forgiving is getting rid of the notion that that shouldn't happen. you can forgive and get rid of that anger but still decide not to get back into that relationship. >> back to our one small thing idea. you have a good catch phrase in terms of deciding if you want to forgive something and fill in the blank is better than perfect. >>
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we think people should be perfect and they're not. what's better than perfect for you? laugher. maybe family gatherings so family is better than perfect. >> if you're going to say sorry, what is the one word that should not be part of the sentence? >> do not include but. but. >> you kind of messed this up or whatever. >> it negates everything that you said before. so take accountability for what you did so you can move on. >> thank you so much. >> if you want more on friends and family friday go to small thing. you can also sign up for our one small thing news letter there. you can text today to 66866 messaging and at a at a rates may apply. coming up natalie's conversation with george lopez. sounding off on everything from his new show to the presidential race. but first this is "today" on nb c.
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and we just couldn't say thno to that face.ns then we wanted more of that local flavor so betty says... oh yeah, that's betty. you're going to want to do this alligator thing. and betty didn't lead us wrong. a little later we passed some dancing. and who doesn't like dancing? especially when it's followed by fireworks everyone's nola is different. follow yours.
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>> we are back with viva today celebrating hispanic culture and heritage. >> natalie had a big night. she had a chance to be part of the billboard latin music awards. how did it go? >> good morning. it was great. such a fun night last night. this morning though we're taking a look at george lopez. never afraid to speak his mind. he's a voice empowering others in the latino community. >> george lopez is starring in his newcomb series lopez which debuted next month. >> i didn't think i had any stories to tell anymore. but that has a lot of stories. >> too many latinos are
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>> you have an 80% positive rating among blacks and hispanics but not as high among -- >> whites. >> asians. >> i made the show very diverse. because i don't want to toot the horn and say look how everybody looks. that's the way i see the world. >> lopez grew up in los angeles of mexican heritage and was raised by his grandmother. he began his career doing stand up comedy. >> people look at me when i'm on the golf course and they go, is he on break? >> and his big break came from sandra bullock. >> backstage she said i want to explore what's in your life, what's in your act because it's like a train wreck and i can't turn away. >> we have been waiting for you my child. >> that introduction lead to his first television show, george lopez. >> here comes ramon the towel boy. oh, god. >> not a day goes by that i don't thank her. >> the last time you were here -- >> in 2009 lopez went on
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tonight but his roots have always been in stand up comedy. >> up on stage doing stand up it's the freest form of expression you can have. lopez endorsed democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders. >> i made a joke about bernie sanders. people were like he doesn't know what he's talking about. i'm a comedian. it's a joke. >> i don't like donald trump's politics. to call mexicans rapists and criminals. it's mean. if he wins i'm leaving the united states and i'm taking eva longoria with me. >> lopez devotes time to his community. he has an annual toy give away where every child at his former elementary school receives a gift during the holidays. >> the reason that i enjoy helping people is i know what it's like to be in need and i know what it's like to go to bed
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hungry. i do it because we didn't have anything growing up. so it helps. >> through his foundation lopez raises awareness about kidney disease. he had a genetic condition with his kidneys and in 2005 his wife donated one of her own to hill. lopez lost 45 pounds after the operation. now lopez continues to make strides for the latino community. >> i want to say i appreciate that. >> we don't think the same. we don't eat the same. we don't vote the same. we don't even talk the same language. i'm not trying to encompass all latinos. i'm trying to tell my story. over the course of my career i've seen more cohesiveness between latinos. there's a unity there that wasn't there 25 years ago. >> and george lopez is currently on his comedy stand up tour at
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such a good guy and hasn't forgotten his roots or where he comes from. >> do you know what's driving us crazy natalie? it's 45 degrees here and we're looking at you in beautiful miami. jealous. >> by the way, pan down bruce. this is how you work in miami. flip flops. >> i love it. >> feet firmly in the sand. i got to tell you, there are benefits to being on assignment. >> natalie, thank you. up next, vanilla ice, salt and peppa, all for one. it's a 90s deem team epic throw back concert. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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>> the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> all right. if you love the sweet
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hip hop r&b and nostalgia meet then the i love the 90s tour is for you. >> check this out. just a few of the acts crossing the country right now on the national tour and they have made a little detour to our plaza with big news about the show. first of all folks great to have you here. >> good morning. thank you. >> big news. so more dates. more interest. tell me about it. >> it's incredible. it's a wave and we're riding it and it's awesome and people are coming out and they're lined up around the building and they're dressing all crazy with the neon colors. >> yeah. >> it really feels like the 90s. >> who comes out to see you guys? is it people our age or young folks too. >> young. >> it's young but 60, 7
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80s babies. everything. >> some of them weren't even born. >> so when you recorded songs did you think that they would be around today and people would be humming and singing them. >> we just feel blessed to make timeless music. this is our 30th anniversary. everywhere we go so we just appreciate the fact that our fans still love all the songs we ma made. >> is there a fan favorite that people love to hear? >> they like shoop and definitely push it because we take it back to the video. >> it's a good karaoke song. >> push it is a possessed song. what does that mean? >> it won't die. >> every generation. >> it's so funny when we made the song weid
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song and it's like the most popular song ever. >> you like it now. >> we love it now. >> who is up first this morning? >> i think it's you. >> okay. >> does that work? >> vanilla ice. ♪ >> oh, yeah, we're in new york city baby, today show you know the words. let's sing it. ♪ ice, ice baby ♪ ♪ ice, ice baby ♪ stop, hold up ♪ here we go ♪ stop collaborate and listen ice is back with a brand new invention snoelt something grabs ahold of me tightly flow like a harpoon daily and nightly will it ever stop i don't know ♪ ♪ turn off the lights and
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glow to the extreme i rock a mic like a vandal light up a stage and wax a chump like a scandal ♪ ♪ deadly when i play a dope melody anything less than the best is a felony love it or leave it you better gain way ♪ ♪ you better hit bull's eye the kid don't play ♪ ♪ if there's a problem yo i'll solve it check out the hook while my dj revolves it ♪ ♪ ice, ice, baby, ice, ice, baby ♪ ♪ ice, ice, baby. >> everybody in the house i want to see you jump ♪ ♪ now that the party is jumping with the bass kicked in and the vegas are pumping quick to the point no faking cooking mcs like a pound of bacon ♪ ♪ and a hi hat with a souped uptempo. rolling with my 5.0 with my ragtop down so my
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blow ♪ ♪ kept on purr suing to the next stop i busted left and i'm heading to the next block ♪ ♪ that block was dead so i continued to a1a beach front avenue ♪ ♪ jealous cause i'm out getting mine shea with a gauge and vanilla with a nine ♪ ♪ gunshots raged out like a bell i grabbed my nine and all i heard was shells ♪ ♪ falling on the concrete real fast jumped in my car slammed on the gas. ♪ ♪ if there was a problem yo i'll solve it, check out the hook while my dj revolves it ♪ ♪ ice, ice, baby ♪ new york city ♪ you know ♪ take heed i'm a lir rahal
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miami's on the scene in case you didn't know it ♪ ♪ my town that created all the bass sound enough to shake and kick holes in the ground ♪ ♪ we make it hype and you want to step with this ♪ ♪ shay plays on the fade slice like a ninja cut like a razor blade so fast other djs ♪ ♪ if my rhyme was a drug i'd tell it by the gram ♪ ♪ if there was a problem, yo, i'll solve it ♪ ♪ check out my hook while the dj revolves it ♪ ♪ ice, ice, baby ♪ ice, ice baby ♪ >> all about the 90s today. you know, you know! word to your mother! [ applause ] >> check out for more info on our i love the 90s
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dates. coming up we'll push it back into the 90s. but first this is "today" on nbc. thank you so much. did you say honey? hey, try some? mmm that is tasty. is it real? of course... are you? nope animated you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios well you've come to the right place. great, mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm you're all right bud? never better i don't know if he likes that. yeah part of the complete breakfast
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>> all right we're having a lot of fun this morning with some of the great artists featured on the i love the 90s tour. >> time for salt n
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♪ ♪ here i go, here i go again ♪ come on ♪ had it going on ♪ that don't make me think ♪ i just throw my hands in the air and wave them like you just don't care ♪ ♪ if you came to rock with salt a n pepa today let me
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okay ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ throw my hands in the air and wave them like you just don't care ♪ ♪ let me hear you say okay ♪
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♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> new york city. are y'all ready to party? then scream! ♪ ♪ oh baby, baby ♪ baby, baby ♪ working up a sweat come on girl let's go ♪ ♪ number one in our heart ♪ now push it ♪ push it real good ♪
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it good ♪ ♪ push it real good ♪ y'all remember this from the video? do it ♪ ♪ now scream! >> what an awesome morning. we have to give it up for salt n pepa! [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you so much. we are having a great time. we're just getting started. we want to mention our partners at sirius are giving you a chance to win tickets to the tour. no ide
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good morning. on a special today's take. salt n pepa is here. and check out the hook while his d.j. revolves it. vanilla ice is with us and you can't throw a house party without kid n play. that and much more coming up now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." it's friday morning. a very special today's take on the 90s. if you have been watching all morning you have ian our concert outsideth
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willie along side al and brooke shields. tamron is off. >> wisely. >> i like your jam by the way. >> these are my shoes. the sneakers. >> and the hair. >> and the hair which took hours to do. >> i saw brooke at 7:00 a.m. and team shields was working on her. >> irons and all sorts of things. >> they nailed it. >> i feel great. >> hello. >> hello al. >> i did a behind the scenes at seinfeld and jerry was nice enough to put me on the show and he said it's funny i come dressed wearing this and then i change into my wardrobe which is this. i could save a whole set up. >> you have the white sneakers. >> it's all jerry. it's all jerry. >> it's a period of time. >> and then you have the. >> i have the pearl jam thing happening. >> a little grunge. >> i didn't necessarily dress
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representation of the era. >> this is a little not right. >> really no natural fibers. >> you are flammable actually. >> i could go up in flame. >> you wore a second flannel shirt. >> you wear the flannel. >> and then you tie the second one. >> that's good. >> because you can never have enough flannel really. >> wow. >> it's like a plaid fanny pack. i thought we were dressing for the 1890s. i was ready. >> quick late change. we have some amazing guests today. >> the 90s are amazing. >> truly the best of the 90s on the show today. >> can we welcome our first guest? >> sure. >> kid n play. >> yeah. >> how are you doing? >> hi.
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>> whoa! >> hey now. >> i like this jacket. >> you know what everybody on the plaza said after hearing you, kid n play still got it. >> the kid is sponsored by icy hot. >> sponsored by a chiropractor. >> but it was such a signature time and it stands alone. even in the remixes, you just go i love that era. >> it is the line with all the different groups and the tour in general it's just fun. >> and friendships. that's the thing with me and i. we have known each other well over 35 years. >> well, anyway, you know, it's about friendship and it's about what hip hop was originally about before it was even called hip hop was unity, love and having fun. >> and all the groups we have
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years so each concert seems like a high school reunion. >> was there any temptation to grow it back out. >> i'm glad i'm hanging on to what i've got. i've got a few curls left. >> we just saw a picture. >> i don't know. >> when you look back the hairstyles and the dances we didn't have a game plan. >> how did we come one the name. >> his real full name is the kid. >> my full one is playboy. >> because. >> but when you're good friends like my name is christopher so i call him chris. and they would always call me play. when we came together we became kid n play and
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does his name have to be first and they said more things rhyme with play. >> what's your favorite 90s song? >> oh, wow. i go way back to 70s and 80s. but 90s, go to him first. that's hard for me. >> i'm bias but i could pick a half a dozen salt n pepa songs off the top of my head. they have always represented themselves and females in hip hop to the highest level, you know? being sexy without being -- >> you have something to do with some of their hits. >> now that you mention it. >> call my accountant. >> the jackets. >> the logo. >> i love how you all work together. talk about collaboration. >> and definitely be some of those
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this show. so we'll let you warm. >> calvin klein swrejeans. >> i don't know. >> i think i have some on. >> thank you for being here. >> all right. nice to meet you. see you in a minute. >> favorite 90s song. your favorite. >> this is high school, 1992ish, i think, gin and juice. it was the song we played every day in our cars. every friday and saturday night at the party. great song. classic, early hip hop. ♪ >>
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>> mine was eagle eye cherry save tonight. ♪ >> what happened to them? >> i don't know. i love them. >> what did you go with al? >> will smith. >> yeah, can't go wrong with will smith. >> i love it. >> there's something about it that's so special of that time. now there's a lot that gets remixed in which is always nice. longevity. >> used as a mix. >> summertime will smith. summer of '91 that was a great onement how about a little tv, movies. >> men in black. >> yeah. >> tommy lee jones. men in blac this was really i mean, a genere breaker. it was comedy and
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really put him on the map. he had already been a super star but the idea that he teamed with tommy lee jones. nobody thinks of him as comedy. >> good. >> i'm going to selfishly go with something in my career. >> i love that move. >> we got nothing like that. >> black and white a movie i did with robert downey jr. and you could see here i'm with tyson. we're in the scene together and it was an ad lib. >> what a cast. >> yeah, there's downey and -- it was just an incredible experience. it was all impromptu and all ad lib. it was great.
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>> nice of you to call up one of your own movies. let me pick one of my movies. >> or suddenly susan or my guest star on friends. >> it's funny how that worked out. i was up all night. >> how long was suddenly susan. >> it only lasted four years but four of the best years of my whole life and it all came from a friend's episode that i did where i licked joey's finger. i was crazy, crazy. >> like so many things in life it starts with licking joey's fingers. >> and laughing and -- >> oh my god. getting in there. >> and put it in in the last minute and they were like do you want a show. it was my lana turner moment. >> is that h
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dinner -- >> licking each others fingers. >> what's your favorite? >> boys in the hood. there was a time when i could e recite every word from the beginning to the end. ice cube was in it. cuba gooding jr. morris chestnut right there. >> remember when morris was here and you were doing lines and he was like get this man away from me. >> i knew lines from his movie he didn't remember at all. remember that scene from that movie where you were -- no, that was 25 years ago. honorable mention to good fellas. how about the 90s fashion from you my friend. 1998 golden globes. that's not fair. you look gorgeous. supposed to be embarrassing. >> i got blasted
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that because i melted into the carpet and you couldn't see me but they said no one is going to take you seriously as an actress -- >> why. >> if you wear all red and make it look sort of -- i wanted to go old movie star and then the next year everybody was wearing red. >> i would see brooke on the red carpet at the golden globes in the 90s and it was like we know we're going to get a treat here. >> here's you. >> there. good fellas premiere. shoulder pads. >> nice little ruffle dress. >> with the shockings and the black shoes. we don't have to spend a lot of time here. >> you look cool. >> you were color blocking. >> exactly. >> and how about you. >> a prom. >> prom shot. >> look at that guy. leaning on the car. >> look at the baby boy face.
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breakfast club. and i think that's junior prom. that's christina. >> look at christina. >> 1992 junior prom and i married that young woman. how about that. and a little bit of footage on you. >> i was working in tv doing my best columbo. i only wore trench coats because they were basically sacks. >> i don't think these are embarrassing. you look great. >> it was just two suits sewed together. >> i have a really fun game for you. can you name the 90s music video from a single image? let's begin. ♪ >> what's number two? here we go. >> oh, i got this one. i think i
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is it britney spears. the big one. >> you're right. ♪ >> that left an impression. >> i guess it did. >> that's the part that left an impression on you. >> yeah. >> number three. no idea. >> come on guys. what is that? an escalator maybe which indicates. i have no idea. what is it? that wasn't that fun. >> let's roll it. ♪ ♪ i want it that way ♪ tell me why ♪ >> backstreet boys. that's a great jam. >> i don't know any >> all right. that's what is going on around the country. mere's what is happening in your neck of the w5oods. still a cloudy sky everywhere. light rain up near frederick. those light showers are headed out into the inner harbor are
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but it's still cloudy and drizzly out size. temperatures this afternoon will gradually climb into the upper 50s to near 60. tomorrow another mostly cloudy day. not too much rain threat tomorrow morning, but tomorrow night into sunday, rain looking likely once again. could even have some thunderstor >> i'm out. look who's up next. ice, ice, baby. rap star turned real estate expert. >>
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albums and he took down the house early as part of the i love the 90s tour. meantime he is also back flipping homes on a new season of his diy network show the vanilla ice project. >> hi. we're so excited. i love your show. i love what you do with the show. >> thank you. we have so much fun. >> how did you get it started? >> you find the passion and you run with it. you expect the unexpected. i couldn't predict it myself back in the day. have been doing it over 23 years now. it's not new and i found a passion. i love it. we enjoy it. it's a lot of work but we appreciate people watching. so saturday nights at 10:00. >> what's new this season coming up. >> this season we're doing all kinds of things. we have a full swimming pool a helicopter dock so the helicopter lands on the dock. >> in palm beach. >> yeah. >>
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it keeps your beer or kool-aid crystallized. a bowling alley. 1500 square foot master bathroom. it has a sunken tub with a cascading waterfall, chase lounger inside of it. a closet with a 250 shoe rack. >> that's amazing. >> we want to show you some homes or some places stuck in the 90s. we want you to freestyle rap if you could how you would update them for right now. >> where are we at. >> right here. >> oh goodness gracious look at this. well get rid of the fireplace and add some cultured stone and one thing we're not going to live alone and get rid of all the furniture. all the panelling here got to go. add wallpaper nice ceiling touches and get rid
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ceiling fan. they're gone. dated and hated. >> all right. >> good for you. >> how about a bedroom. what would you say about this. >> the cat can stay everything else has to go. >> we might be able to work something out with the chandelier. >> fan too. >> fans are dated. they're out. this definitely needs a makeover. green carpet. oh, no. grandma's house there. >> popcorn ceiling. no way. >> kitchen. okay this kitchen just needs a complete makeover as well. get rid of the shingles above the cabinets. they belong on the outside on the roof. the refrigerator looks dated. fix that up. the counter tops, that's out. out like the jesus sandals and velcro straps. this needs natural stone and beautiful colors to make it pop. sorry it didn't e.
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>> good advice. >> all great advice. get more of that coming up on the new season of the vanilla ice project airing on the diy network. thanks so much. >> more 90s love right after this. ithat's so interesting honeyf mybecause i'm going to share p. a photo of my eggo waffle when it pops up. l'eggo my eggo l'eggo my eggo (answering machine) hey! leave a message. hi, i know you're there, 'cause i can see you. i'm calling you to tell you to l'eggo my eggo! anncr: some things are too delicious to share. golden crispy, warm and fluffy eggo waffles. l'eggo my eggo.
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them the container. go to college. have a nice at a. see you later. remember capri suns? do you remember how to use the straw on the backside? it took an hour to do it. >> it's so hard to get that in there. >> how cool were you in college? did you use it as a cell phone like i did? >> that's not cool. >> what's next? >> check out blow pops. this actually merged in the 90s. how about this? >> i remember that one. >> bubble tape. >> really disgusting. don't try it. how about these? this is when you would get it in kids meals because it had fruit juice inside the gushers. willie you workout all the time right. >> constantly. >> gator gum. >> gator gum. >> i love it. >> okay. >>
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visor of his helmet. he had to get an assist from the team's equipment manager. i don't know what to say about that. >> thanks so much. well, let's take a look at your weekend outlook. we have spine in the northeast. it will be cooler than it should be. we have a slight risk of strong storms in the mississippi river valley. beautiful in the pacific northwest. then sunday, sunday! plenty of sunshine, but not in the east coast. it's all rain. sunny skies through the plains. beautiful in the pacific northwest. it will be warmer in portland than it will be in los angeles on sunday. that's what is going on around the country. here's what is happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. haven't seen much improvement so far. still very thick overcast with fog and drizzle outside. nothing all that heavy on radar, just light rain in northern maryland. a couple sprinkles through vienna and headed towards arlington. temperatures now in the mid and upper 40s to around 50 out across central
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>> you the man. >> this character played by alfonso ribera was will smith's cousin in fresh prince of bel-air. what's his first and last name. >> carlton banks. >> you have to do the dance. ♪ >> my man. my man. >> okay. >> are you ready? >> this two words were made popular by -- >> as if. >> come on! >> he got it. >> all right. >> okay. >> moving on. >> brooke, come on. >> this was hugely popular in the 90s. name it. >> snap bracelet. >>
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>> no. >> snap. >> i said slap. >> you got it. >> brooke. >> you got it. >> yeah. >> slap bracelet. >> one for the ladies. >> that's right. >> all right. this line of stuffed animals. >> beanie babies. >> are you serious. >> i remember my daughter courtney that's upstairs right now went nuts. i was combing stores all throughout westchester. >> my mom in the big upstairs hopefully collected them. >> good answer, al. >> okay. here we go. name the 90s hit christmas film -- >> home alone. >> brooke. >> i had it. >> all right. here we go. this 1998 movie starring tom hanks and meg -
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>> you got mail. >> wow. >> push it. just push it. >> push it real hard. >> that's why you get the big bucks al. here's the next question. finish this lyric to this 1993 smash hit created by a talented amazing unstoppable group that go by the name salt pepa and spinerella -- ♪ here i go, here i go again >> yes. >> what's your weakness. >> women, men. >> men. >> i was still a virgin then. >> pizza is my
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you love to bake. you can't wait for the segment. >> it's fantastic. >> we have the baking soda, coco powder and sugar. dump it in there al with a little bit of flower. now the thing to get this great cake and throw some of that sauce on there. all right. you're all over it. what you do is mix it. once they're mixed we're going to do the wet. drop that in the cream for me. excuse me, milk. then dump in butter. this is really good. this is super healthy. >> really coco powder. >> when i was writing this recipe i wanted melted chocolate lava. if i melted the milk, the chocolate and the butter and then whisky whisky that guy. >> in the microwave. >> 45 to 65 seconds and then so the egg doesn't curl add the egg inside there now. okay now what you do is you go here and you go here. literally two minutes you can make this cake just like that.
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people that can't scoop this and put it into a cup you take an extra five minutes and put it into a pastry bag and then pipe it into here. >> go ahead. >> okay then. >> so hah we do is once you pipe this, is it good. >> it's great. >> butter in the cup. >> i sprayed the cup and lined it. now i took chocolate here. this is the molten part. three chocolates. if you're on a diet you take snackwells and stuff those inside there too. >> you are really hooked on the snackwells. >> my mom it shall. >> no -- >> snackwells. >> i don't get it. >> mother's day is done now. >> microwave for how long? >> 65 seconds. >> watch out. pop it. now go like this and pray that the microwave saved by the lava
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willie geist. >> raspberry sauce. >> did you see my pants by the way. >> excuse me? >> no, i want to show you. the wardrobe department spent a week trying to find these. >> because valdville is dead. >> you look like bill erwin there. >> smash, smash and then you take a bite and it's super delicious. >> super delicious. >> and because it's fancy flour. >> crumble it. >> then go like this and you're done. >> fantastic. >> thanks. head to today -- oh look at it throw up. >> it's throwing up. >> for the recipe. >> isn't it good. >> fantastic. we're going to keep the 90s trends rolli
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♪ ♪ ♪ ain't going to hurt nobody ♪ i've been wrong before ♪ ain't going to hurt nobody ♪ we're just dancing, babe ♪ ain't going to hurt nobody ♪ ♪ get your hands up ♪
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gentlemen. thanks so much. you can catch them on the i love the 90s tour. we're back in a moment. this is "today" nbc. on
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>> wow. so i know what i'm doing. >> i'm not going to be wearing this. >> you're not? >> you are really in that skin. >> this is not flannel. i don't know what that is. >> seriously. he's getting red. >> it's nature. >> so do you know where i'll be this weekend? thanks for asking. >> where will you be this weekend? >> i spent some time with four buddies that came one an idea that shook up the business world. great glasses. we have the story of how a school project bame a billionec
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9:57 is your time on this friday. good morning. here is what is making news today. prince george's county fire and ems will hold a vigil tonight for fallen firefighter john ums snyder. he was shot and killed whooile responding to an emergency call. the caps have a one game lead now against the penguins in the
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the win in overtime last night. what a goal giving the team a 4-3 victory. game two is tomorrow night at 8:00 at the verizon center. you can watch it right here on nbc 4. go caps. now chuck has your forecast. a little chilly and rainy. >> chilly and very damp outside. no heavy rain just yet. current temperatures are only in the mid to upper 40s and radar shows a little bit of light rain here just north of the metro area, but everybody will deal with the clouds and drichilly weather. heavier rain on sunday. get the latest
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with just one dose, all day and all night. from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. that is thomas bradley. it's try day friday. it's april 29th. we have a great show for you to kick off the weekend. >> he is like -- it's fun. he is really -- >> we are going to sit down and talk with kate hudson and gary marshall who have something very special for mother's day. and madeleine will have you in that bathing suit


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