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good morning. good brmorning. breaking overnight. alarming new details on the crash t ofhat 737 max plain in ethiopia. the preliminary report reporting the crew followed all of boeing's instructions but could still not control the jet. how i could impact the fleet of groued planesworldwide. damage control? members of robert mueller's team reportedly unhappy with how president trump's attorney general presented f theirdings publicly saying they are more troubling for the president than william ba. >> it's concerning. >> this morning new demands for the report's full release and swift reaction from the pr. ffoally und?
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the fbi investigating a stunning twist in an 8-year-old mystery. could a teenager found wandering the streets in kentucky be the same boy whod vanis without a trace nearly a decade ago? the missing boy's family hoping against hope. >> we always felt very strongly that tim was alive. those stories plus coming forward. overnight new women uncomfortable moments with joe biden as the former vice . csident vows to change his ourtroom drama. what's next for actresses lori huffman and felicity after facing a judge in that scandal? and new vaping danger? the federal investigation being launched on a possible link between e-cigarettes and a medical condition. thursday, april 4th, 2019. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hodaiv kotb l from
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studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. thank you for joining us. let's get right tour top story. breaking news tied to the grounded boeing max 737 planes. releasing the investigation into the flight that crashed last month. tom costello has been on this story from t verybeginning. hey, tom, what can you tell us? >> r here are the bullet points. ethiopia investigators are now calling on boeing toew re the 737 max controls.dy boeing alrs. also ethiopian authorities say that the crew had a normal takeoff but then very quickly found themselves struggling to keep the plane in the air as the nose was pitching down. keep in mi this accident happened five months after that and the investigators say the crew followed boeing' instructions of what to do in a simir emergency. this morning the first official details on the crash of that
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ethiopian airline 737 max that went down just s minutes after takeoff nearly four weeks ago. all 157 pele on board died. early this morning, ethiopia's transport minister told journalists the crew was qualified and followed boeing's emerge. >> the crew performed all of the procedures repeatedly provided by the manufacturer. t was not able to control the aircraft. >> reporter: but many questions remain unanswered. >> is there a structural design problem that we kkt predict right now? >> reporter: investigators believe the plane' angle of attacke sensor may haven damaged or ripped off possibly in a bird s tike andrefore unable to feed accurate pitch information to the plane's mcasl anti-s system. the system then forced the nose ne down as the pilots struggled to pull it back up
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again. the pilots inundated with aerrts soon a takeoff. the stick shaker activated ffolenting at 450 feet the ground. ase plane flying at 320 knots. muchr than normal. >> when you're so clo a to the grou you've got control forces that feel odd, that could create a lot o confusion that could hamper your efforts in calmly going through the t checklis get yourself out of the situation. >> reporter: this morning, that proble mcas system remains the attention. the pilotsollowed boeing's instructions and turned it off. ane tbuhe manually, they fought the plane as it continu pitching nose down. boeing is work ogen a software fix but says it will take several more weeks before it's ready for faa approval. leaving the world's max fleet grounded for now. this morning ethiopian authorities are calling for thorough review of the plane's flight controls. >> all right. tom, once boein does its thing and releases the update for the 737 max, how are autho ities
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he the states going to ensure that that plane is, in fact, safe?oi people are to be afraid to get on t. >> reporter: i think there's going to be real public confidence problem in the max right now. i need to tell you that boeing ju minutesgo told me they are going to do a full thorough review of the ethiopian airlines findings. but beyonot that boeing is commenting. the faa however is commenting. keep in mind the faa has grounded this plane. here's the statement this morning. it says it will continue t evaluate aspects of the 737 max automated flight control system. at's the mcas system we've been talking about andpi ts' interaction with the system to determine its compliance with all applicable regulations and to identify future enhancement that might be needed. so really this continues to be a situation now where we have the faa briing together a blue ribbonanel to nvlinvestigate ho this plane was certified. >> that'snteresting. so the evaluation that's going on will happen while those
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planes are on the ground, to >> reporte absolutely. keep in mind the softwe upgrade is not alone going to get the plane in the air. this may be extending into june before air are flying it again in the united states. >> a right, tom costello at reagan national. thank you. the other major story this morning, theew concerns from robert mueller's team. according to a "new york times" report and a "washington post" report, there are investigators now coming forward and complaining that the attorney general paint eed too positive a picture when hed summari their year's long investigation. kristen welker with the latest. >> reporter: good morning to you. this is the first indicatn there m be a rift between robert mueller's team and attorney general william barr. at issue, worries among mueller's investigators that barr may have shaped the entire
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narrative about the russia .nvestigation while in new bombshell overnight, reporting some onobert mueller's team saying it was more damaging than bill barr revealed in his four-page summary of the nearly 400 page document citing government officials simmering frustrations. "the new york times" said some of mueller's prosecutors have told associates the attorney general failed to adequately portray the findings of their inquiry.di the special council's conclusions were more troubling for president trump than bar overnight the chausman of the intelligence com. >> it is thncerning. best remedy is transparency. >> reporter: the t'presid outside attorney rudy giuliani telling nbc news this is from disgruntled mueller staffers who are rapid democrat supporters.
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all of it adding to the mounting pressure on the attorney general with the house judiciary council demanding to see the entire mueller report. >> we're going to work with the attorney general and for a short period of time in the hope that he will reveal to us the entire mueller report and all the underlying materials. but if that doesn't work out, then in short orderthe will issusubpoenas. >> reporter: barr has promised to release a redacted version and answer questions from lawmakers. in his march 2th letter to congress, barr said mueller determined no one on the trump campaign conspired or colluded with russia. while mueller did not draw a conclusion on the president with the obstruction of justice. still trump has claed tot vindication. >> so it's complete exoneration. no collusion.
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no obstruction. >> reporter: democrats are intensifyi their scrutiny of jared kushner after obtning documents and testimony from a whistle-blower. as first reportedy nbc news, his security clearance was pri business interestsec and foreign conntions. but last year the president destructed john kelly to give kushner top security clherance. resident ignored questions about the matter on wednesday. >> did you aut a security clearance for jared kushner or others? >> thank you verymuch. >> reporter: also this morning, house democrats are turning up the pressure to learn more about the prident's business dealings demanding the irs turn over six years of president trump's tax returns. setting up a likely battle between house democrats. president trump asked about that overnight sayinge was under audit and not required to
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that. past presidents have trned over tax returns even when under audit. >> it sounds like this request n to the ir to the president himself. >> reporter: absolutely to the irs. and again, setting up a potential battle between thetm treasury dept and house democrats over this matter. but it tunderscoring the f that democrats really ramping up their investigations into president trump. and this administration. >> kristen welker, thank you. there is more trouble for former vice president joe biden this morning as he considers ae ential run. now more women are saying they had personal contact with him that made them feel uncomfortable. biden addressing those ae allegations in a new video. andrea mitchell has the latest. >> reporter: only hoursjo after biden posted that video promising to change his behavior, three more women came forward to "the washington post" complaining he had made them uncomfortable in the past and spy they are not satisfied with his se. with his likely campaign in
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jeopardy, joe biden insists he's capable of change. >> i get it. i get it. i hear what they're saying. i understa and i'll be much more mindful. that's my responsibility. >> reporter: biden inrele this informal video at home responding to allegations from four women who say theyph made ysical contact they felt was inappropriate. not a sexual advance but making them uncomfortable. overnight three new accusers tellingos "washington that biden's behavior towards them made them feel uncomfortable and biden's comments wednesday did not fully address their . nbc news has not verified all of the women's accounts. >> i shake hands. i hug people. i grab men and women by the shoulders and say you can do this. >> reporter: still the former vice p did not apologize. signaling he's reao join the presidential race.
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>> we've got to be very respectf of one another. >> reporter: president trump who has denied accusations of sexual misconduct brushing off aqu estion about the biden controversy. >> i wishim luck. i do wish him luck. >> reporter: one day after mocking biden to republican donors. >> are you having a good time, joe? trump rter: but a top ally is rising to biden's defense. >> joe biden is my friend. i know him very well. i think whatever he did, it may have been inappropriate, but it was not driven by malice or misconduct. >> reporter: after nearly five decades in the spotlight, biden says there's one thing he cannot change. >> i'll always believeg, governuite frankly, life for that matter isbout connecting with people. that w >> reporter: biden has not mad himself available for questions. he will appear in public
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tomorrow for the first time since the controversy epted last week. >> all right. andrea mitcll,thanks. craig joins us now. what a story. a nearly ysdecade-oldry potentially solved. >> good morning. this is a wild one. good morning to you as well. police found the teenager in kentucky. that teenager is cla tingo be an illinois boy who has been missing11ince this morning the fbi is investigating and the family of the child who disappeared is speaking out. ron mott has that story for us.r goodng to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. we are outside the fbi's cincinnati field office. they are working with their colleagues in louisville along with local law enforcement agencies trying to figure out who this young man is. if it turns out to be timothy pittson, it's anra extdinary find. a stunning possible break in the case of a missing illinois boy wh w vanishedithout a trace
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nearly eight years ago. a teenager found by police i kentucky identifying himself as >> this child said he was n. kidnapped. i last name pitzen. >> reporter: tothy was 6 years old in may 2011 when his mother checked him out of school early stopping at a water park where he was last season. three days later, amy frye pitzen was found dead. >> the note indicated that e timothy is s with people that will love him and care for him. >> reporter: the mystery devastating the boy's father who kept hope alive praying for his son's safe retu. >> a b hole in my heart waiting for him to come home. >> reporter: residents who spotted the teen wednesday say he seemed scared begging them to call 911. >> he doesn't know is.harm him and who he had no trust really for
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epanyone. >>ter: according to the police report, the boy told investigators he had just escaped two kidnappers that have been holding him for seven years. running from a red roof inn motel in the cincinnati area across a bridge into kentucky. thib boy desg his captors as white men with a bodybuilder depe build. one with a s web tattoo on his neck. another with a snake tattoo on his arms. this computer generated photo showing what pitzen might look ne today. >> we've stayed in touch with the police. >> reporter: his family emotional as they cautiously welcome the news of a possible reunion pending dna results. >> we were shocked. and overjoyed. but scared at the same time. >> reporter: perhaps the end to one family'sightmare as investigators work to identify the teen who could finally solve a mystery years in the making. now, theamily says dna results
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could come back as early as this afternoon. obviously a lot of fingers being crossed this morning. >> ron mott for us there in cincinnati. thanhi. alsomorning, rescuers are urgently tryingn to find american her drivernd a kidnapped w at gomun point in heanda's most popular wildlife park. 's the latest on the story good morning. reporter: good morning. the state department still has not released her name, but this morning a park spokesman told me this kidnapped woman and her guide failed to take an armed guard on the drive. a violation of the park's rules. it's one of the most beautiful places on earth. a safari and a great place for tourists. but today a search for a 35-year-old ame arirmcan woman u while driving onafari at queen elizabeth national park.
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>> the kidnappersere armed.r they were fou in number. >> reporter: authorities say the kidnappers used the woman's own cell phoneo make their half million dollar ransom demand. two other elderly tourists were robbed but left behind. ugandan authorities confirming to nbc news this morning that the couple are safe. queen elizabeth park, one of the most famous in aica runs along the border with conflict racked regions of the democratic republic of congo. how long will it take to find these individuals? >> it may not take long. here are bushy area, there are thickets so they have to comb through all this area. it is not something that is so easy. >> reporter: a number of militias are active in the region. >> i think there's one pretty straightforward reason why we're seeing a growth in kidnapping. and that is it pays to do it.
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>> reporter: american policy n vowinger to pay ransom. pompeo defending the no payli . >> we cannot accept that risk. you wouldn't ask that of us. even a small payment to a group in africa can facilitate the killing of tens or hundreds of others includingr americans o foreign nationals in that region. >> reporter: police say they'cu lloff all exit areas and are hoping she may se in the ea guys, thish is still ongoing. but the park told mehis morning they're still open to tour >> all right. sarah harmon in london, thank you. we're going to get a check ofhe weather. looky who's back from alaska. welcome home, al. >> thanks so much, guys. thank you for getting your first weather from us. we're looking at s the gulf all the way to the midwest. in fact, we've got severe weather, hail, damaging winds
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and pockets of tornadoes as this system pushes to the east we're looking for rain to develop todayod in the f prone areas. strong storms in the gulf. it castinues to push tomorrow bringing heavy rain from atlanta to pittsburgh. inland aas may see some snow, but the mid-atlantic southwest, we're worried about the flood zones. we've got 6 locations above flood stage for the mississippi and missouri rivers. rainfall amounts down through the gulf. could exceed 3 inches during the period from today right on into friday. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next. for a big night out with her closest friends. john got dressed for his first first date in what feels like a really long time john! hi! >>hi. sasha got dressed to crush her. it looks good! and millions of other americans got dressed for millions of other personal moments. thhy at stitch fix we don't just see your size or your style. sasha greene? we see you.
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your day here in washington. we're at 48 degrees rig now. we will have overall more clouds out there today compared to yesterday. lighter winds. a nice spring day overall. by 11:00 a.m., 60 degrees. 1:00 p.m., we're at63. we'll continue to go to a high as we look to tomorrow, grab the umbrella. the storm system al was galking aboues us showers throughout the day. otherwise cloudy skies and temperatures o. >> and that's your latest weather, g >> did you -- what was that town? >> i've forgotten. barrow. bu folks there could not have been lovelier. >> you were awesome. watched you every time that word came up. it was like a land mine. >> utqiagvik. >> did someone just tell you.
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>> no. he's impressive. >> well, you've gotrids in utqiagvik for life. >> i lied to you. someone did tell me. >> thanks, al. coming up, unwelcome roles for lori loughlin and felicity huffman. what the star hs to say on their court appendances. a a disturbing new warning on e-cigarettes. could vaping trigger seizures in some users?ou what need to know about a newly launched investigation. but first this is "today invest. t rst, this is "today" on nbc.
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be there for you, and them. ask your gastroenterologist about humira. with humira, remission is possible. 7:26 is your timeow n on this thursday, april 4th, 2019. good morning, everyone. i'm eun yang. >>nd i'm cory smith. wilt gregory succeeds carnal donald worrell. also new this morning, virginia lawmakers have voted to end driver's license suspensions for those with unpaid court fees. this affectsli nearly 1 m virginians who currently have suspended licenses. > now let's check on your commute in your first 4 traffic. jack, good morning. >> thanks. good our chopper 4 over a crash on
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route 1 as you head up university boulevard. it's near rhode island avenue.u' find you're under police direction. the crash is scattered ross the roadway. do be careful. on theve rails w got some issues on orange, blue, silver line. also onhe red line, signal problems. back to you. all right. we'll take a break now. your forecast is next. >> stay
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> welcome back on this thursday m temperatures in the suburbs around 40 degrees. here in washington, a temperatur of . grab a light jacket stepping out. a beautiful sunrise out there today. re is the latest sunrise time now at about 6:50. today we'll see a high of 67 with a mix of clouds and sunshine and lighter winds than yesterday. another really nice day over
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here's your ten-day forecast. rain at times tomorrow. breezy and chilly. temperatures in the mid-50s. weekend, highs in the 70s and maybe a shower on saturday. >> we'll have another update for you in 25 minute
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hey. what? have a great show! day?do we do it day after >> you know what happens when you do it day after day? you say everything in unison. >> it's weird, right? >> it's amazin what a run for kathie lee and hoda. and comg up, we'reoing to get to say our good-bye to kat h thee lee. she's got her final show at 10:00 tomorrow. >> 11 ars. it's hard to believe it's been that long. >> these days have ticked on during the i'm like, my gosh, we have two more shows. >>e'll tray to to say things in unison for you. we're going to check today's headlines. we have new information gh over about the ethiopian airlines jet that crashed last month. a preliminary report says the
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crew followed all of boeing's emergency instructions during the doomed flight. but still couldn't control the jet. the boeing 737 max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff killing all 157 people on board. it was the second crash of the 737 max within five the jets have been grounded worldwide pending a software fix which requires approval from the faa. family and friends packed a temple to say good-bye to a college student who was killed after she mistakenly got io the wrong car which she thought was an uber. this happened in south carolina where samantha josephson went to school. she was weeks from graduating. old in seth josephson mourners the sadness will never end. it will ways leave a hole in the hearts of her parents and sister. 24-year-old nathaniel danielwl d is charged with her murder. britney spears decided to
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focus on self care. spears voluntarily checked herself into a residential mental health facilityut a . to help cope withfa her er's illness. back in january, she said she was putting her las vegas residency on hold after her father suffered a ruptured colon. now to the latest on that massive college admissions scandal. following a dramatic day in court for lori loughlin, felicity huffman, and other wealthy parents in t case. miguel almaguer has the lr:est. >> repor good morning. the court appearances were short lot the stakes are high. one stepr to trial. a plea deal is still a possibility, but for now at least publicly, it's not othe under the spotlight but a world away from hollywood.ri loughlin and felicity huffman walking into court with
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no comment. huffman entering with her brother. her husband williy h. m not charged and not by her side. loughlin appearingore relaxed waving to a fan at one point and smiling for the thowd. re charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud. neither have entered a plea. the charges carry a maximum 2 sentence o years and a $250,000 fine. ruffman looked calm in front of the judge.e actress answering, yes, your honor, to the questions. loughlin a cheerful animated and even smiling and shaking hands with prosecutors. she and her fashion designer paying are accused of half a million dollars in b tbes to haveheir daughters admitted to usc as part of the crew team. loughlin has been dropped by the hallmark channel. huffman has roles on netflix projects that were shot before the scandal broke. >> the future for theses
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actresse as lifestyle gurus or buanding opportunities, that's over. in terms of will they ever work again as actresses, i think there ps ah back. >> reporter: also in court, a parade of ten other wealthy parents who prosecuto say conspired with william singer to bribe test takers and college coaches in order to open side doors into prestigious universities. hollywood drama playing out in boston where the stakes are high inhis real-life scandal. after the parents agreed to nditions set by the judge, the judge then allowed those parents to be able toir speak to t families about the case. that includes their children who could be called as witne. guys, back to you. >> all right. miguel almaguer in .boston 7:34 now. seems like a good time for a check of the weather. >> i think i alws a good time for a check of the weather. come on. anyway, let's show you what we've got. that big storm that moved
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day.ugh yest back behind it it's pulling in a lot of wind. so dry conditions out there,ge have red f warnings for 30 million folks. low humidity. thest stron will be out over new england. new york into new england. and out west, some good news finally out there.th 've had a decent amount of snow. in fact, a record amount of snow in some spots. the sierra snow pack where california gers its w from, it's 162%. last year it was at 53%. that's great news. mid-section of the country, we've got this storm system coming. sit weather all the way into the upper missi, missouri, and ohio river valleys. some wet weather moving into the northwes fire danger as we mentioned in the northeast. beautiful weather long the coast with wet weather through southern florida. r of thes. >> currently we're in the upper 30s and 40s across the area as weeatowards lunchtime. a temperature of 62.h
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the h of 67 at 4:00 p.m. tonight it's pleasant out there. it's dry, comfortable. 7:00 we're around 63. as we look to tomorrow, i do have rain in the forecast.or the chance rain the entire day, nothing too heavy a.e asrom that it's overcast and breezy with temperatures in the 50s. maybe ar lingering shor drizzle saturday. >> all right. thank you. coming up, mounting pressure on youtube, netflix, and congress to do more to protect our kids online. app new call in washington today for urgent action. also ahead, music superstars kelly clarkson and dan and shea will be here. plus kelly'soing to talk about her talk show and perform for us live. then we're going to celebrate kathie lee,y so m good times with her in theud as we get set to say good-bye. but first the faa investigating new serious health concerns over e-cigarettes.
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get skin happy™ >> . welcome back i this morning on in-depth today, new concerns over e-cigarettes. >> the fda is now investigating a possible link between vaping and seizures. we'reoing to talk about it with dr. john torres in a moment. but first, nbc's gadi schwartz has details on this. good morning. >> reporter: craig, good morning.
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e-cigarettlo have ed in popularity. efforts already underway to keep them out of the hands of kids. now those devices areacing a w set of heat. they come in all shapes and sizes. e-cigarettes can be as discreet as a flash drive. but this morning, new con the fda announclg they w investigate a possible link between vapin and seizures. this since 2010 they've received 35 reports of seizures among teenagers using e-cigarettes. fda writing, we have reports indicating that so people who use e-cigarettes especially youth and young adults are experienci seizures following their use. one e-cigarette company saying inpart, the will vigilantly monitor for any evidence of safety issues and work cooperatively with fda as we continue to combat youth usage. 3.5 million m sdleool and
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high school students reported vaiping in 2019. more than ten time this numrs 2011. just last year, the fda limited the sale of fvored products. luka was a freshman when he started using e-cigarettes and quickly became addicted. >> when i tried to stop on my own, i felt, defeat because i would not stop. >> reporter: for luka and his mother the investigation is a welcomed development. >> his behavior became he was veryan y. and it just wasn't him. >> reporter: he says he had a severe seizu after a long night of vaping. >> i'm not aware of the full-on medical effects. but there are some. >> reporter: after a 45-day stint in rehab, he gave up vaping warning others as there's a new cloud of controversy. w, the fda ss the investigation has just begun and direct e not made a
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connection between seizures and vaping. but report any seizures or unexpected healthblems that may happen to them after using e-cigarettes. >> all right. gadi thanks. >> we're going to talk more about this with medical torrespondent dr. john so we were talking about there were 35 reported cases over the course of nine years. it struck us as wondering i wonder why that would prompt an investigation. >> even dr. gottlieb i said might not look into this because of a few things. one, we're talki seizures which can become dangerous. two, it seems to be affecting teens and young adults which with their devaioping , that can be a problem especially as they get older in life. and three, there's no real pattern behind this. for some people it happened after the first puffs.e for s people a day later. for others using for a long tile. ones it was the first time they tried pit. some hadeizures in their background, others didn't. they can't find a pattern. accelerating to be and happening more and more
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often especially since june. >> does this amount to the fda doing, like, a callout. hey, tel us if you have a problem and is that unusual for it to do? >> it isua un for them to do and do it in this public of a forum here. they're saying we want more reports on this if this has happened to you, contact us. today.com there's a story about vaping. we put the portal link in there so you can go to it. heey think this is justip of the iceberg. they think there's more people out there w h theseissues. >> what do you say to people -- i've got a number of people that contend to this. vang, it's not nearly as bad as cigarettes. >> if you're a chronic smoker, then vaping is safer than smoking those cigarettes as much as you do. but that does not mean vaping is safe. also when you vape you're getting chemicals in your body you formald hide, all these others.
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ends.d- e- they're delivering this high dose of nicotine. >> how much more nicotine are you talking about? >> a lot more. with cigarettes it's impossible to overdose on nicotine. with these e-cigarettes it seems like you could at this alpoint. espe in the young teens >> that's true. you're going to get these people to switch over to cigarettes. that's the other concern. >> thank you so much. appreciate pit. still to come this morning, are you concerned about what your kids are watching online? there's a push in washington to protect them. we'll tell you about it. but first these messages.
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7:56 is your time now on this thursday april 4th, 2019. i'm eun yang. let's get to jack taylorfi in yr t 4 traffic. how's the commute looking? >> it's typical. it's slow. outer loop toward georgia avenue. we had some activity near the shoulder. then on new hampshire. that moved to the shoulder. and a crasht georgia avenue out of the way. westbound university boulevard, crash cleaned up. stillind yoursel under police directn. we've been slow leaving springfield 37 you should find nothing in your way. thank you. we'll take a bre now. we'll check your forecast next. st.
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it's it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, breaking overnight.g troublnew details on what happened inside the cockpit of the ethiopian planeom mts before it crashed. revealing the pots followed proper procedures but were still unable to control the so what could this mean for the grounded fleet? latest.ive with the plus, screen time safety. the big push coming to washington today to better helpk protect yous while they're online. >> we have literally failed to regulate the platforms where kids are spending most of their timeod.re >> pssure grows on top tech coanies to do more. and cheers to kathie lee.
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>> it is time for the ne addition to the "today" show. >> our very own tv legend prepares for her finalhow tomorrow. we'll take a trip down memory lane and share what we love the most about our friend. today, thursday, april 4th, 2019. ♪ >> from nth port florida. >> and manchester hills, michigan. >> hello, virginia. >> celebrating our tenth anniversary. >> we love you hayden and sissy. >> mother/daughter spring break. >> from marietta, georgia. watching the "today" show high atop the mountain cheering for the auburn tigers in the final four. war eagle! >> turning 70 at the "today" . >> wow. >> 7-0 looks good. welcome back to "today." we're so happy you're here with
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us. got wild crowd outside. >> we call it rolling spring break because people across the country have spring break and come and p us a visit. >> if you can't make a trip, fear not. wherever you're watching from, record a quick message on your phone. and there's the hashtag bottom of your screen. my today plaza. we want toht get r to your news at 8:00. we have a lot happening today. a new report on the ethiopian crash overnight raises more questions about the future of the grounded fleet. tom costello has been on this story since the beginning. he joins us with the latest. hey, tom. >> reporter: good morning. ethiopian investigato are lling on boeing to do a thorough review of the flight control syboems. ng already is. the findings are as follows. the ethiopian auterities say rew had a normal takeoff, but then quickly struggled to keep that plane in the air. this morning the first official details on the crash of that
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ethiopian airline 737 max that own six minutes after takeoff nearly four weeks ago. all 157 people on board died. early this morning,'s ethiopia transport minister told journalists the crew was qualified and followed boeing's emergency instructions. >> the crew performed all the procedures. repeatedly provided by the manufacturer but was not able to control the aircraft. >> reporter: but many questions remain edun. >> is there a structural design problem? no we cannot predict right now. >> reporter: as nbc news predicted earlier this week investigators believe the angle -- may have been ripped off in ad b strike. and unable to give information to the mcas anti-stall system. the pilots inundated with stall
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warnings and alerted sn aft takeoff. the control column or stick shakeriv aed violently at 450 feet off the ground. the plane flyingt 320 knots. much faster than normal. >> when you're close to the 'vound and you got control forces that feel odd, that could create a lot of confusion. >> reporter: this morning that problematic mcas system remains the center ofattention. the pilots turned it off but then unable to control manually they turned it back on. boeing is working on a software fix but says it will take several more weeks before it's ready for faa approval. leaving the world's max fleet grounded for now. boeing tells nbc news it's reviewing the ethiopian findings. the faa says the investigation is ongoing. the fleet likely to remain grounded for week ifs not months. probably even into june.
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cve based in new jersey could not be reached for comment. polzie in b are searching for bandits who robbed a radio host and his guests air.e they were live on the the show was just wrapping up tuesday when armed robbers barged into the studio in sao paulo. they madheewelric gti vmsphone all of it. the hostsed annou on air they were being robbed. listeners called police. they arrived after suspects had already made their getaways. >> that's crazy. and the video too. we could use a boost on this thursday. >> i've got a cuteon music has the way of bringing ot es onllti ainusf. what happens to this new york ci toddler when he hears a violin for the first time is amaz ♪ li't he celieve his ears. he stands. he sits, he stares, he hugs. both of his parents are musici
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one ofonhe 3 mil people who have seen this wrote on twitter, get that baby a violin. for sure. by the way, i would -- >> it was a good song too. i was at a class with hailey and was singing opera and all the kids went silent. they just stared at her. there must be something about those beautiful sounds that make kids -- >> it speakso them. wheels on the bus works too. just s ahead tmorning, the truth about tech. the big push in washingto to cut down on screen time and better protect our kids fro inappropriate content online. plus cue up the tissue box people. ahead of her final show tomorrow, we're going to love up on ourhi klee. wa we're going to miss about our dear friend as she moves onto the next chapter. but will always have a place to come home to. first these messages. the fire going for another 150 years. ♪ to inspire confidence through style. ♪
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this is >> reporter: it's a talker too. the last time congress passed a major bill to regulate what our kids see on a screen was 1990. that's the law that created the ratings system for children's content. now the advocacyup g common sense media is calling for more regulation of teches compa to protect kids on their phones, tablets,s. comput >> if my parents saw some of ths ehin i saw on social media, i think they wouldshocked. en. >> reporter: the digital universe right now i a wild west. largely unregulated. parents worrying abo children's prooifts, safety, and all the hours they're spending staring at a screen. 95% of teens have mobile devices. >> they wake up and they just have to get right back to it. >> i'll go to my phoneck and che my instagram, snapchat, kick, twitter, tumblr. >> reporter: it's time for the country to get serious about what it's all doing to the next
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generation. >> we have literally failed to regulate the platforms where kids are spending most of their . >> reporter: ed markey on proposed legislation called the ds act. designed to hold tech companies accountable for what your kids are seeingre and how long the spending online. they argue tech companies know exactly how to lure kids into watching more and more content. >> a number of tech companies design things for your children. >> reporter: to get rid of manipulative design features to allow kids from slipping into a new video without knowing what's coming up. limit advertising on sites meant for kid. prevent the spread of harmfulnt coent. ad givear. itts's a pressing problem in a common sense survey of parents last year, more than 60% saidth r kids either always frequently or occasionally encountered inappropriate videos on youtube. >> they believe it's one of
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their human rights to have one of their devices attached to them 24 hours a day. >> seeing actual kids disappear fromhe world is nothing short of terrifying. >> reporter: common sense and other experts recitmend l on screen time and involving kids in creating a family media agreement that lays out the later this month, sesame street and common see media are launching psas emphasizing the importance of device-free dinners. no phones tablets, or devices of any kind allowed. >> cookie monster. ks>> l like it's device for dinner. >> oh, cookie. >> so look, guys. senator markey's bill that we were talking about hasn't officially been introduced yet. there are no republican cosponsors yet which you need to get it tough congress. but his office thinks they will get support. >> some of it seems like a no brainer. like ending the auto play.
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>> it seems ike a nobrainer. but, you know, tech companies are resistant to too much regulation. >> there are settings in there. but they're buried so deep you need a degree to find them. >> one thing i'm guilty of as a parent is you put your kid in front of a scr tn andn you walk away. all the experts say you got to monitor it and restrict . like we said, there are tleez contracts you can sit around the table and talk abt with your kids. get their buy in on okay this is how much hours you're going use th. it's a good idea. >> not everyone loves regulation. >> you got to be hon it. and it's hard. >> your kids go down the worm hole. my kid was watching something disney and then it was about war world war ii in a second. >> you may have somethingt
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your house but not at somebody se's house. >> plus we all need to get off of our phones. >> we've done deviceree dinner and don't take the devices and phones upstairs. wech we did that years ago. so for you guys with little kids, get on that. >> thanks, kate. >> thank you. we will get a check of the weat >> announcer: "today's" weather is brought to you by "missing link" in theaters everywhere april 12th. >> and we're k loog looking at f wet weather in the pacific hw not. this system pushing east is going to bring rain to the flood prone areas. strong storms into the gulf today. thennts we move tomorrow, look for some snow. interior sections o new york and new england. fire danger here inhe northeast today. wet weather in the pacific northwest. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> currently we're0s in the
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across the area. n degrees in washington and warming today tor 70 with a high of 67. we'll have a mix of clouds and sunshine. aleasant day overall.ai and then at times throughout the day tomorrow with th same system al was just talking about. a chilly day. temperatures only in the 50s with breezwinds. maybe a lingering shower or drizzle early hesaturday. than that, the weekend is lo >> take us along with you. todayho sirius xm channel 108. it isow time to pay tribute to a remarkable woman, television legend. we can't believe we actually get know. miss kathie lee gifford. >> >>enough! little more. you've been by my side for 11 years as my co-host, my dear friend. you mad everyingle morning so much brighter not just forbu me for everybody here at this table. you've got a new chapter coming
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up we've t been talki folks about. but first can we walk down memory lane? >> good griene >> more time. >> it is time for the new addition to the "today"sh ow, miss kathie lee gifford. kathie lee gifford joined our "today" family 11 years ago. it was the beginning of something magical. >> i had good feeling about you. >> we could have never imagined the exciting road ahead. the milestones and the memories we'd share. and above all the incredible impact she would make on the lives of all o kathie lee already had an unprecedented career under her belt. >>s thi is kathie lee johnson. >> her musical talents gave her the spotlight. but it was her personality and charm that kep her there for four decades. first as a tcorrespondent. >> nine out of ten passengers are people in taxis. i >> and 1985, a position that would define her career and
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influence thening tv landscape for years to come. as america let kathie leeei int living rooms, she all into her life. >> i had all day on saturday false labor. >> a trail blazers. oe was onef the first tv personalities to g truly personal sharing stories about her marriage and her kids. >> and we all get out of the car door to go get cody out of his car seat and he's locked in the >> live with regis & kathie lee catapulted hero fame leading to commercials, tv appearances. >> i love coffee tables. i thought i was the only one. >> even workout videos. e this is the last time h fun for half an hour. >> the chemistry word. i can't talk abou>> it anymore. led to an iconic 15-year run. >> thanks for evething.
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>> her talent constanlvy e from the small screen to the big screen to broadway 16 albums, 12 books, and 1 return to morning tv that we are eternally grateful mfor. thute you stepped into my eelife with both ft, everything changed. >> i see how someone can have all of thatnd success still be so kind and so faithful andta y true to themselves. >> you have to wake up every morning, if you've got a pulse,v you still he a purpose. >> we share a gre sense of deep faith. it's just so spiritual asking the tou questionsbout life. >> there is hope. this world, this life is not e end. it's just the >> nody can say that kathie lee doesn't work hard, that she doesn't give 100%, that she's not there. kathie lee is there. >> question. is this tv ready for me? >> she's sending a clear message.
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you can be an older woman in this business and still crush it. >> we'rettracted to you right now. >> who isn't? >> nobody has a bad time when pathey're in the c of kathie lee. she's just hilarious. >> kathie lee is a musical. >> crank it. ♪ it only takes aoment >> crank it. >> she justom c in and boom it's kathie lee. >> helloeverybody. ♪ >> i will miss the energy of kathie l kath gifforce she is a f of nature. >>ss i'll he smile. i'll miss the laugh. >> the friendship. her leadership. >> i think we all learn from kathie lee. what she shows all of us is how to be totally yourself on he air. >> how to beyourself. >> be yourself. >> be yourself. i adore her. because she is who she is. >> kathie lee, thank you for
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just being you. thank you for your friendship and your faith, your support, d your strength. your humor and humility. but most of all, thank you for your h. yes! yes! >> wow. thanks, everybody. hello. >> so we're kind of winding down. i mean, how are you feeling on the e of the last day? >> i'm exhausted. every minute's been fie ed up with srt of somethin you know, it's good. i feel when i'm alone like in the mornings and i'm there with my puppies and my fire have such a peace about it all. it could be an anxiety-ridd time but isn't. i knew it was the right decision. and the way everybody's dealt with it and so graciously. you know, usually you have to die before people say such nice things about you. >> i was going to say, it has to be fun. mean, i loved that piece
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because it captured you from beginning to end not just all the things you've done in your career switch amazing but just really. i cldn't hear any of it. you knowwhat? nobody's more surprised than i a that i'm still kicking it little bit still at this age. and starting a brand new chapted doing bew things i've been waiting all my life to do. i hope that gives hope to . peop you know? that it ain't over until it's er. >> you're a boss. like, this feels like a normal retirement you would see on television if you were watching at home. like, you're just starting the footage of you directing in israel this new project that you're working on, that was like, my gosh. she's not leaerng. she's lly leaving us in . >> save the wine! oh, my gosh. we almost had an international incident. no,t's exciting because when i was watching -- when i was
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editing this piece, it ces out tomorrow. it's a short film called "the god who sees." when i wasditing it, i was realizing everything in my lifee this ent 50-year career whatever, is all about i learned everything i nwded to k to do what i'm doing now. it took all of it. and that's thrilling because i didn't know how i would take to theg. edit my gosh, it was thrilling. then then ae way they edit now is so fast. it used to drive me crazy becae i'm not the post patient person. i've been told over and over. it's a joy now. to be in conol. >> she's starting a new chapter. i know there are wen out there who watch you on tv and they say when they wantir to get t confidence up, they got to get their kathie lee on because they know there's a big world. i can't walk out the dooril without aon people running
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up to me. they knew you like we knewyo because your whole life from the minute you met frank until the minute he passed and beyond, you've shared. and i feel like everyone feelsv like the had a piece. you know? >> well, if they feel that way, it's the greatest compliment in the world. it's a gre privilege when wit y. i always wanted it to be authentic. and if somebodyidn't like me, that's fine. it's on an authentic basis. and my dad used to say, honey, you know, just treat absolutely everybody the same way because god loves everybody the same. >> what'so beautiful aboutou is you're not afraid. you know? you step forward and step out om yourrt zone. and give hope to everyone. >> i think it's because of my relationship with eternagod. i know he is with me. i know he sees me. i know the next one we're doing is called "the god of the how and when." the one after that is going to
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be called "the god of his word." and if i didn't know that withy every ounce being, i'd be terrified. >> can we just raise a glass? we love you. r >> got another surprise u good morning. it's 8:26 on this april 4th, 2019. i'm cory smith. let's go over to jack taylor for your first 4 traffic. >> thanks. good morning. a crash in newington is on 95 near the fairfaxounty parkway. most off to the right shoulder now. 66 eastbound were in a delay before 123. accident activity in the second lae left. and a crash downtown, southwest independence avenue just before the cuts bridge. a crash blocking the right lane. >> thanks. we'll get a check of the forecast whe.
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temperature around 63 at re7:00. so wot going to get as cold as we were this morning, cory. >> all right. thanks. as aays get theatest news and weather in nbc washington ap
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all righty. guess all righty. guess what. it is time for the new addition to the "today" show. miss kathie lee gifford. >> how cute was that? remember that? way back when. that's a throwback thuday to remember. that was 11 years ago. >> well, now -- can we do it one more time? all right.as now for the l time on our plaza, i would like to reintruce miss kathie lee gifford.
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♪ >> wait a minute. you two are wearing your same coats from the first show. you look s they're having a moment. can we get a split screen. look at you two cuties. >> oh, my god. i hadan. >> that was "dateline" hoda. >> i've had so much work done. no i haven't but i intend to now. >> how does it feel out here?
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>> thank you, everybody. >> another thing we wanted to do, we are renaming this plaza. this is now officially kathie lee gifford plaza. you may not want to be here, but you'll always be here. >> that's coming down on monday, isn't it? really? >> it'll stayp until tuesday for sure. >> it's almost like a star on the hollywood walk of fame. thank you, you guys. i can't believe it's been 11 years. >> i know. >> here we are. >> all right. so this mayt be your l time on the plaza for now but not your last time on the show. tomorrow. we're going to celebrate kath. we've got a special edition ofh the fouhour. we'll have a huge studio audience, a lot of friends, a lot of s
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>> okay. >> none of that. none of that. >> if we have to, we have to. i am so t grateful everybody that's watched us through the years. so grateful for ourcrew. and all the people who worked here. i've been in this business 180 yes and i've never worked with a greater group of human beings in my life. so t. >> we're grateful for you. let's quickly tell you what's coming up in this half hour. the steals and deals on the top friends. sunglasses wit watches and lots more. >> and grammy winners have invaded. kelly arkson and dan and shea. they'll reveal some nominees of the billboard music awards andl is going to perform. >> rhonda rousey is here and
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more with the woman of the hour. kathie lee gifford is going to join us. >> she's like i'm sick of myself. >> i've always been sick of myself. >> before that, mr. roker, another check of the wea >> announcer:today's" weather brought to you by whole foo lower ric eer prices on produce. this is huge. >> and let's show you w whatve got as far as your weather is concerned. weekend outlook. in the northeast, strong storms inhe southeast. we're looking at wet weather through saturdayhe on t pacific northwest. severe storms again down through the gulf. look for milder weathern the northeast. sunday, sunday strong storms the gulfdown through with pacific storms. strong winds moving into the pacific northwest and plenty of sunshine in thehe not. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods.
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>> a pleasant start on this . temperatures in the 40s and we're going to warm to a high today o 67 degrees. .ith clouds increasing as the day goes a really nice day overall. tomorrow we will have rain pretty much throughout the entire day. therwise overcast chilly and breezy temperatures only in the 50s. maybe a lingering shower or drizzle on saturday. some peeks of sunshater in the day. highs around 70. plenty of clouds on sunday and >> that is your latest weather. rson? >> thau, uncle al. appreciate it. the billboard music awards are here on nbc. and once again kelly clarkson is going to be hosting. she's joining us now wh the country duo dan and shea. it's got to have you all. kelly, myugod. ust got off the meaning of life tour, new talshow, we're about to start the live shows on "the voice," you're an le incredolleague and wife and friend.
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why would you want to add a hosting gig to this host? >> well, why not? no, i do like rk. >> who are you, me? >> i know. i feel like i amu. i love it. i had fun last year. i was scared and then thought it was super fun andsy i was like okay, i'll do it. and i had fun doing the musical thing. >>ouwell,e great. congrats on a great tour. >> i don't know ifea'm but i'm going to do it regardless. >> congratulations on your guys. succ it's incredible. >> we don't have as many accolades of her. >> we're about toperform, actually. >> we were going to host the awards. >> i usually am the runneup. >> who's the first nominations? >> top female artist. we have in this category ariana grande, cardi b, lma, haey, d taylor swift. >> congratulations to them all.
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>> that's not tough at all. >> who youike there, kelly? >> gosh. no. not going to pick. i don't know. y like them all. they're all verdifferent. >> cool. next up we've got top male artist. >> top male artist we have drake, ed sheeran, post malone, travis scott, and xxxtenta krur that's tough too. all of these are tough. >> next up we've got top artist. this is going to be hard. artist. here we go. big category. cardi b again. drake. ariana grande. post malone. trav >> very good. >> geez. >> strong. >> yeah. >> all right. next up is top hot 100 song. >> got to be hot songs. >>ery hot. >> very hot songs. the first one is "i like it" by cardi b, bad bunny, and jbalvin.
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they asked me to be on it i couldn do it. "dreams" juice wrld. "girls like you" moon 5 a cardi b. and last but not least -- >> see,a we're seeintheme. >> they're doing well. we have one more "stick up mode" by travis scott. op>> i was hg we would get more at the half-time show. top duo and group. >> top duo and group. bts, everybody pribringcaeadpho e their fans are loud. imagine dragons, panic at the disco and d and shea. >> are you serious? are yig kidding now? >> did y'aow not kn? >> no, we didn't know. >> yes! i didn't know it was a surprise. >> we're next to panic at the
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disco. we might get to meet them? this is the greates day of o lives. >> this a great category. >> maroon 5 have been around forever. panic seeing a nice resurgence in their career. and bts break the internet. guys, congratulations. kelly, congratulations just for being you. you're i you're like, you just win. >> i'm going to win this season too. usic e 2019 billboard awards right here on nbc. sorry, first it's on the 1st. kelly will be back in a little bit to perform. and jill is standing by with steals and deals on top friends in spring accessories. but first this is "today" on nbc. congratulations. . around. >> dude. >> dude. >> fit, thisrs i
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deals. jill martin joins us with style and savings.hi twos people like a lot. we're starting with the fanny pack. everyone triedo make it come back. is it back? >> it never went out of style and i agree with her. but this is back and this is ao way it in italian leather. retail $86. we have photos of celebrities sporting the fanny pack. shakira, serena williams. >> iyou had one way to wear it, what's the right way? >> i love it around theu waste. n wear it as a cross body. here's three ways. >> so you can put your pne in there, lipstick, credit card. >> all your essentials. i really love, you know, hands free and nothing heavy. retail 86. deal $36. >> all right. the big face watches are huge for men and women i guess? >> yeah. so oversiessed watches but the
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big ones even for women.ta s $350 to $450. we have some oversized watch os ph bradley cooper at the oscars. kylie jenner. rihanna all sporting these watches.d even if you have that little tiny wrist, it's fun on its own and eveno layer with jewelry. te you would wear this out at night if you w really. not just sporty spice. >> yeah. i think that's the look right no so we have both rubber and stnless steel. you can throw a bow on it. retail $350 to $450. the retail >> 65 bucks. all right. it's almost time for sunglasses. >> i pulled two f u. >> i never know what kind of wear. tell us about these. >> the nicole miller sunglasses. this is a particular thing. >> no. no. i don't think so. we >> kelly clarkson is saying yea or nay going through. >> a. liked them. yes. >> thank you. >> those are hot. >> i like aviators.
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the retail, $74.95. when off deal like this, it's time to play a bit. the brand is carried in niemann marcus, nordstrom, bloomingdale's. the retail$74.95. the deal $20. that's 73% off. >> is that crazy? savannah, why aren't you over here? get over here. comeern. just come or the last ones. >> it's impossible that thist >> i wan to try the aviators. i'm so skinny, i'm going to fit right through here. here we go. i look good. i' about to f a plane and save the world. those. >> cute. >> while we're styling in sunglasses we can listen to music on bluetooth. wireless ear buds. they have an anti-slip rubcar . so these are really fun, fun colors. two to three hours a of music 40 hours of standby time.
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>> by the way, you guys, kemly ice got a talk show coming up so she's getting a work out coming up. >> i am. >> it i feel so young. >> you look great. >> thank you. >> try the glasses. >> this "today" on nb snvm ♪
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is presented to you by citi. >> we are back with more from the wonderful kelly clarkson. >> i'm so excitehe butlso stars in a new animated movie. "ugly dolls." >> in addition to voicing the character moxie, she also lends her voice to the sound track. who's moxie? what's the character? >> well, she's very me, actually. i don't know if i was supposed to do that. bump imented a lot of my own person in it. she's very hopeful.en people have g up in her
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world but she believes everyone t s a chance to be loved by a human. st the perfect dolls. i feel liky i realate to moxie from childhood. >> don't we inall. you a song for the sound track too? >> it's awesome. pink wrote it. it's amazing. it's called "broken and beautiful." i could not fit the character and the vibe of the movie more. >> are you going to sing it for us now? >> i a ♪ ♪ i never had my hand out and asked for something free ♪ ♪ like a pride i could roll out for miles in front of me i ♪ ♪on't need your help and i don'tth need sym ♪ ♪ i don't need you to lower the bar for me ♪ ♪ i know i'm strong
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♪ i know i've got this because i've had it all along ♪ ♪ i'm phenomenal ♪ and i'm enough ♪ i don't needou to tell me omo to be ♪ ♪ canne just hold me ♪ don't fix me ♪ don't try to change me ♪ can someone just know me ♪ ause underneath i'm broken and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ i'm broken and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ i'm broken and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ oh yeah ♪ i'm broken and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ i'm broken and it's ♪ walking on the t oceann water into wine ♪ ♪ bury emotion and pretend that we're just fine ♪ ♪ the only way to live now is to know you're going to fly ♪
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♪ listen to the lying liars and the lies ♪ ♪ i know i'm strong ♪ i knowot i've g this because i've had it all along ♪ ♪ i'm phenomenal ♪ i'm enough ♪ i don't need you to tell me who to be ♪ ♪ can someone just hold me ♪ don't fix me ♪ don't try to change a thing ♪ can someone just know me ulbecause underneath i'm broken and it's beautif i'm broken and beautiful ♪ ♪ ♪ i'm broken and it's beautifbeautifu beau ♪ ♪ i'm broken and is beautiful ♪ ♪ i'm tired
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♪ can i just be tired without piling on all time ♪ ♪ i'm wild ♪ can i just be wild without feeling like i failing and i'm losing my mind ♪ ♪ can someone just hold me ♪ don't fix me ♪ don't try to change a thing ♪ someone just know me because underneath i'm broken and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ i'm broken and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ i'm broken and it's beautifbeautif ♪ i'm broken and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ it's beautiful ♪ it's beautiful ♪ it's beautiful ♪ i'm broke
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♪ i'm broken and it's beautiful ♪ >> yes! yes! yes! yes! >> you me us want to get up and cheer. that is so great. >> that's an anthem. >> it's such a happy song. >> her character is xie, aka kelly cla clarkson. thanks to the band andhe background vocals. >> you were awesome. >> we're back in a moment but first this is "today" on nbc. >> we loved it. >> nailed it.
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> that nearly does it for this hour of "today." fun doesn't have to stop here though. check out today.com/allday. for more stories you love including the high schoolers who gave a toddler in need a new way to see the wor. >> that's right just ahead on the third hour, don't think classical musiciansave grit? we'll introduce you to a woman
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overcoming odds just to play plus we've got john lithgow and ronda rousey. >> and? >> kathie lee. >> i love that new kelly clarkson song. >> and if y you are brokenou are beautiful. >> i love her new song. >>ly kclarkson! >> after your local news. ou56 is time now on this thursday, april 4th. i'm eun yang. let's get to a check ofour commute in your first 4 traffic. how's it going, jack? >> trouble off the douglas bridge coming in south capitol street. independence avenue southwest going eastbound before the kutz
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we're warming up nicely on this thursday morning. 52 degrees in washington. we'll continue to warm t a high today of 67 with partly then mostly cloudy skies. h i de rain in the forecast tomorrow. i'll have more on that coming up on news4 midday. >> thank you.he get t latest news and weather any time in t nbc washington p.
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live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza, this is the third hour of "today." >> good morning, everybody. welcome. this is amazing. this.n't realize our producers keep track of this thing. this is the first time in two weeks thate are all together. >> that's a shame. >> wow. it's like a familyio re >> itis. >> oh, we missed you guys! >> you were -- i was going to say. >> i didn't miss craig at all. >> no. we've been together. no time to miss each other. you two i miss. have missed. >> you were in alaska. >> i was in alaska. then you were just down in -- >> in puerto rico. miami yesterday. >> for derek jeter. >> you we

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