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>> for the yale bulldogs. >> how smart is your braet looking today, friday, march 18th, 2016? >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live fro studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" n a friday morning. remember the "godfather" and the line, "you broke my heart"? my version is, seatenton hall, you broke my heart. >> my letter grade is an f minus. >> you had one big bad pick. >> go wildcats, next year. >> we'll talk about the tournament in a whwhe. top story, so much for spring. it officially arrives on sunday but it's not going to feel that way, especially on the east coast. temperature about to plunge and the storm is brewing. this could bury parts of the region in snow.
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>> just whenn i thought i was out, i pull you back? >> exactly. what's going on? >> here's the deal, we're watching this low pressure system kollcoming from the southeast. severe weather saturday morning there. the afternoon, it's raining in washington, d.c. and cold filters in. a rain/snow mix will start for washininon, d.c. saturday evening. snow showers sununy morning for new york city. we have the american model and the european model. they're fairly close early on. as we get to sununy afternoon, sunday morning, you can see they start to diverge a little bibi the european model is clor and the american model is further away. by sunday afternoon, snow from new york city all the way up to maine. heavy snow will continue into new england. gusty winds and it's going to be cold. here's what we're hooklooking at as far as accumulations. new york city, philadelphia on upnto the northern new
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of snow. heaviest snow around eastern massachusetts on up toastern maine. anywhere from 10 to 12 inches. the american model, almost no snow whatsoever. northern maine hits the heaviest. wee also got some in the appalachians. here's what we think. looking at all the models, putting them together, we're going to say about 2 to 4 inches from washington, d.c., new york city and west of boston. boston will see 4 to 6 inches. the heaviest snow will be eastern maine and eastern massachusetts. guys, right now, again, the storm hasn't formed yet. we'll continue to watch it. it's the difference between the european model and the american model, continuing together. >> you have a story on those models and how peoe come up with that later on. >> that'll be in the 8:30 half hour. >> thank you. the presidential race is dominated by the stop trump movement this morning. the republican front runner now the target of conservative leaders. they're trying to block his
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he's also being targeted by the haer group known as anonymous. hallie jackson is on the trail r us with more on all of it. good morning. >> good morning. this morning, as the stop trump movement tries to regroup and figure out a new way to slow down the front runner before the from the hacker group as it takes aim against trump. not just his politics, but his personal life. >> reporter: now claiming credit for hacking donald trump, the group anonymous, calling him a would-be dictator. >> we're serious about stopping any forerht by the fascist donald trump. >> reporter: they claim to have posted his cell phone and social security numbers but those have been flowning around online for months. law enforcement is investigating those who tried to illegally hack the candidate's account. anonymous probably trying to get attention for their so-called war on trump.
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battle to try and stop him. less public, too. after a secret huddle of frustrated conservatives, reassessing how to slow trump down. these attack ads haven't seemed to do more. their plan, first call for a unity ticket. if that doesn't work, plot out strategy for a contested convention. paul ryan acknowledging that scenario looks likely. >> we're getting our minds around the idea that could become a reality. >> reporter: now, taking aim at trump for warning what could happen at a convention if he leads in delegates but doesn't get the nomination. >> riots. i'm representing millions of people. >> nobody should say such things, in my opinion, because to even address or hint to violence is unacceptable. >> reporter: while the stop trump movement wants unity, they're not saying who conservatives should unify behind. ted cruz and marco rubio teaming
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>> i'm not going to be anybody's vice president. >> rubio praising cruz as conservative. >> reporter: this poster of "lr, liar" puts ted cruz's head on jim carrey's body. >> if you kill ted cruz on the floor of the senate and the trial was in the senate, nobody can convict you. >> new this morning, a scare at the manhattan apartment of donald trump's son eric. he had a letter sent with white powder inside. sources say it was nobody harmful. it's yet another sign of how much attention trump's candidacy and his family are getting. >> hallie jackson, thank you.
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news policeal analyst and former adviser to the mccain-pallen nccain-palin campaign. >8 good morning. >> we talk about this trump thing as it has a ceo and a logo. it's fractured. while trying to get itself together, hasn't it almost missed a moment? >> after new hampshire, the only way to derail trump was to put him in a one on one race. to have everybody coalesce behind one candidate. whether it was ted cruz or john kasich or marco rubio. they were all still in the race at that point. that never happened. the central weakness of the stop trump movement is it never had a horse. it never had atrategy. it never built consensus around anal kerntive alternative. >> we just saw lindsey graham. i asked him what's the temperure in hell because he
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before i support ted uz. that's where they are as a party, hard choices. what does it say about ted cruz, that he may be the person in the best position to stop trump, but he can't get the party behind him totally? >> it would have been better if he'd not lost all five contests tuesday night. if he had won, if he had a stronger showing this week, you might have seen more people get behind him. the truth about the anti-trump movement exists behind these things. the temperamentf trump. two, the substance. he's not a conservative in the minds of the conservative movement. three, they're worried about him filling the vital commander in chief role. hillary clinton would be wise to go after the first group, people worried about his temperament and maybe the third, people who think hean't be a confident commander in chief. right now, the stop trump movement's only hope is he doesn't reach 1,237. >> do you think republicans fear donald trump or dislike him more
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clinton. >> nobody in the elite establishment would ever admit to being open to hillary clinton. as we've seen time and time again, they're not the story. they're not the deciders, if i can borrow a word from my favorite former president. the voters are the deciders. a lot want to vote republican. who want to see change. but who are uncomfortable with the idea of trump and cruz at this point. >> thank you very much. good to see you. something else on the president's plate, a historic trip to cuba. "nbc nightly news" anchor lester holt will be live in havana on sunday. he will have complete coverage. now to more on the fight over the president's pick for the supreme court. it is entering a new phase today. pete williams is at the court for us this morning. good morning to you. >> good morning. senators have left town for t easter break, giving merrick garland a break. but republicans insist his nomination isn't going anywhere. >> reporter: it's a supreme
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senators one on one, hoping to win them over for a confirmation vote. so far, the welcome matt is out only at the offices of democrats, like harry reed, the minority leader. republicans insist there won't be any hearing or vote because the next presisint should choose the nominee to succeed antonin scal scalia. the democrats say normally, the nominee would be up for a vote by memorial day. >> hey, guys,, do your job. give him a hearing. ask him estions. >> reporter: some republicans say they're willing to meet with garland, though nothihi has been set up yet, and ariziza's flake suggested voting on garland while president obama is in office if a democrat is elected president. >> i would rather have a a less liberal nominee, like merrick garland, than a nominee that hillary clinton, if she were president, would put forward. >> reporter: but the republican leadership put out the word that
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most in the party are following along. >> i don't think we should be moving forward on a nominee in the last year of the president's term. if it was a republican president, i'd say that. >> reporter: the white house released this photo of president obama meeting with garland. he told supporters to make themselves heard in demanding confirmation hearings. >> the supreme court's remaining eight j jtices are back in the courtroom next week. white house supporters are launching a website to push for garland's confirmation. we need >> thank you. we're hearing more from the alleged american isis fighter who was captured in iraq and still held there, and what he's saying about how he ended up with the terror group may surprise you. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard angle has the story. >> he says he joined isis but then had a change of heart. a u.s. official told us this morning that because of the americans alleged time with the
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organization, he does have intelligence. >> reporter: he's the first alleged american isis fighter to surrender to kurdish troops in iraq. >> i'm from the united states. i studied criminal justice in college in virginia. >> reporter: in a taped confessional aired on kurdistan 24 tv, he described how he traveled through turkey, linked up with isis and was transferred to mosul, an isis stronghold. >> the life in mosul, it's really, really bad. the people were controlling mosul and don't represent the religion. >> reporter: these statements were made as he was held in captivity. >> i didn't really support their ideology ideology.
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when i decided i needed to escape. >> reporter: to escape from isis, he said he crossed battle lines in searc of kurdish forces, knowing they are close allies to the united states. >> at the time, i made a decision to go because i wasn't thinking straight. on the waythere, i reetted. i didn't see myself living in thatenvironment. you know, i wanted to go back to america. >> reporter: u.s. official told nbc news isis is facing a growing problem of desertion, as the group comes under mounting military pressure and now a rare accusation of genocide by the united states. but the charge is mainly a moral condemnation.
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fighting isis, it's unclear if the rhetoric willlchange u.s. policy. >> a u.s. official told nbc news that american personnel have not yet met with h in custody, but that the kurds are debriefing him and passing that information along to the americans. back to you. >> richard engel in istanbul, thanks. it got tense on capitol hill over the flint water crisis. resignations were called for michigan's governor and the chief of the epa. >> people who put dollars ove the fundamental safety of the people do not belong in government. you need to resign, too, governor snyder. >> this was a failure of government at all levels. local, state and federal officials. we all failedhe families of flint. >> governor rick snyder testified that michigan's department of environmental quality assured him that the water from the flint water was safe when, in fact, it was contaminated with dangerous
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both the governor and epa administer expressed remorse. mccarthy saiai because it was under a state emergency manager, it prevented federal officials to be able to, quote, jump to the rescue. there were s sry moments for passengers thursday on a flight from north carolina to new york city. take a listen. >> just got hit by lightning. >> roger, everything ay? >> yeah, don't send us through there again. it's pretty bad. >> the american airlines flight was preparing to land at laguardia in new york when it flew into turbubunt skies and was hit by lightning. the plane was divivted to jfk airport, a few miles away. officials say it landed safely. 55 passengers on board. the faa will investigate the inindent. a hearing is set today to revoke bail on labrie, the
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assaulting a classmate. morgan radford has been following these developments. >> another unexpected twist.. owen labrie admitting his missed his curfew but it was for a good reason. a judge must determine what happened and what's the punishment. >> reporter: this morning, owen labrie's future on the line again. a judge will decide whether the prep schooler who is accused of sexual assault against a 15-year-old classmate should be put behind bars for violating conditions of his bail. it started when a reporter jumped into him on a subway around 1:00 p.m. and tweeted their conversation. >> had to take a bus to dartmouth and be home by 5:00 p.m. >> reporter: a source said labrie thought the conversation was off the record. prosecutors saw the exchange and filed a motion in court, saying he violated the conditions of
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he's supposed to be at his mother's vermont home between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. he traveled from new hampshire to boston at least eight times since october. the question facing the court today isn't where he went but when he made it home. >> most judges would look at that and say, tough. you knew what the rules are. you've been convicted of a crime. follow the ruling for your bail. >> reporter: labrie's lawyers say, yes, he traveled to boston and admits to violating his morning curfew on the occasions but only to see his lawyers and take classes he wanted @o be private, since he's been insulted and threatened in public. >> i was waiting to see how the night went. >> reporter: the intense interest in labrie began last year. the country captivated by the elite prep school setting where his accuser said the unthinkable happened. >> i was raped. >> reporter: her voice disgeist disguised, face hidden. >> you were excited to see her
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with r. >> no. >> reporter: labrie said, i walked out of the courthouse with my chinup. today, labrie back in the same courtroom where it all began. >> we reached out to the prosecutor and labrie's accuser but haven't received a response. labrie is expected to return to court today. if the judge decides he violated his tur cuecurfew, he could be carried out in handcuffs. >> thank you. let's get another check of the weather from al. >> we're also going to be watching an area of heavy showers and thunderstorms through the gulf coast. risk of strong storms from texay to louisiana. sunshine along the northwest coast. sunny and chilly, weather making its way from the plains on into the great lakes. 'll get to your there's something to be said for explpling the world ound you. for seeking out the new; for trying the untried; for doing the undone.
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retire after dialing back his son's time with the team. liveinterview with twitter ceo jack dorsey ahead of the 10th anniversary of twitter. are changes in the work what does he have to say to his critics
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>> `nnouncer: live, this is nbc 6 south florida, news now. >> happy friday, i'm sheli munoz. >> i'm eric harryman. the time on friday is 7:26. just as you're headed back to school in delray afr a pep rally performance literally went up in flames. more thun a dozen kids were hurt during what they describe as a fire breathing fiasco. the performer is in the hospital recovering from burns across his face. >> police in opa locka hunting three men possibly with high-powered weapons. the three guys target a man inside his car northwest 135th street and 22nd avenue. police have nabbed one of the suspects. looking for armed thief who preyed on a woman and her 95-year-old mother at their deerfield beach home. that's aketch of the suspect. southeast 13th and 2nd avenue. deputies say the man came through the side gate and point add gun at both those women. >> ryan phillips with the weekend forecast. >> sun coming up friday morning.
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the drive in remains dry. temperatures fairly mild, between 66 and 73, that's what we're trending in the two-county area. not bad. a very warm afternoon. a window of opportunity for a stray shower midday. otherwise partly sunny and 86. get ready. wet weather invading for the weekend. showers and thunderstorms both saturday and sunday. joe brennan th traffic. >> still trouble on the palmetto express southbound side i-75. right lane blocked and that delay heavy around the curve. heavy delays on i-75 as well. northbound approaching royal palm boulevard. earlier crash still has t tee left lanes plok, only one right lane getting by. east of flamingo as the alternate route the best yet.t.
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take it easy 7:30 now on a friday morning, march 18th, 2016. we are on hatch watch. a pair of eggs expected to hatch today. this is going nuts online. people are watching for that picture. that eagle is abouto hatch her eggs. if it happens during this broadcast, we will havee the breaking news. get it? >> yes. >> every time she gets up, everybody says, here it goes! > let's look at other headlines this morning. keeping a close eye on a nasty nor'easter that could bring weather to millions for spring. impacting major cities from d.c. to boston. al will have more coming up. for the first time since his capture, we're hearing from the alleged american isis fighter who surrendered on the battlefield. in a video aired on kurdish
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bad decision when he followed a girl to iraq and realized joining the terror group was a mistake. >> i didn't really support their ideology ideology, and that's -- at that point, that's when i decided i needed to escape. >> the 26-year-old is still in captivity. he says he wants to come back to the united states. if you like upsets, you probably enjoyed thursday's start to the ncaa tournament. yale and arizona, 12 seeds, little rock, pulled off big wins. as well as gonzaga. wichita state beat arizona. another sports story in the headlines again today. adam laroche's decision to retire from baseball after the chicago white sox asked him to limit his son's time with the team. willie is back with more on this. >> the white sox play their rivals the cubs at a spring training game in arizona this
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adam laaroche won't be there. his teammates has a lot to say about him walking away from the game he loves. >> reporter: taking bring your kid to workday to a new level with his 14-year-old son, drake. this afternoon, he's likely to tell his side of the story. why he's walking away from $13 million rather than cutting back on father/son time. >> just dial it back. i was a little surprised at the stance that he took. >> reporter: earlier this week, several teammates came to laroche's defense, threatening to boycott a spring training game. center fielder eaton tweeting, proud to have played alongside a great man/father. ken williams insisted drake wasn't banned from the clubhouse. >> all kids should go to work with their dads. >> >> laroche's father was a player
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in 2013, laroche told the "washington post," quote, we're not big on school, saying his son is, quote, going to use a lot more useful information in the clubhouse than the classroom, as far as life lessons. >> he talks about being there for his family and family first, you know. he put it front and center. i respect and admire that. >> reporter: other major leaguers like prince fielder of the rangers and tigers victor martinez bring their kids to the ballpark, though not every day. >> however the players want to control their clubhouse regarding items such as with their kids there, it's up to them to police. >> that's from the chicago cubs. we asked around to other big league teams. the kansas city royals encourage kids to be around the clubhouse, but there is a time which they're gone. when batting practice starts, no more kids are around. david ortiz with the red sox, his son has a locker at fenway. they have kids around the game but there are rules, times which
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the kids to go upstairs. >> makes sense. willie, thank you very much. al is busy these days. >> chilly air to talk about, as well as look to the west, temperatures have been mild. it's going to stay there. colder than normal air will be making its way east over the next three days. dallas, the key day is monday. 61 in dallas. memphis, 55. 56 in atlanta. as we make our way to theeast, it chills out in the northeast and mid-atlantic states. boston on monday, 34. bounces to 42. monday, 39 in washington. raleigh, . as the system comes up the coast, there is the cold air. with this nor'easter, the ground is much warmer than it's been, so that's going to aid with the melting. it'll be a heavier, wetter snow.
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friday morning south florida, hope your day off to a good start. partly cloudy skies, sun up early, temperatures leveled to around 70 degrees. very nice out and out fwout the area. 70 pembroke park and 72 opa locka with 73 in miami. so a few clouds moving on by this morng. we are dry. there's a slim window of opportunity for a few stray showers to kick up. otherwise partly cloudy and warm. >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> thank you, al. coming up next, the co-founder and ceo of twitter. we'll talk to jack dorsey about the first ten years of his revolutionary platform, recent struggles and being compared to steve jobs. by the way, we're steam it live on periscope, as well. that's [burke] at farmers, we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. even "turkey jerks."
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back at 7:40. ten year ago this month, history was made when jack dorsey sent the first tweet ever. in the decade that's followed, twitter has become the place for the world to share breaking news, historic moments and selfies, all in 140 characters or less. we're happy to have jack dorsey, twitter's co-founder and ceo as he celebrates a milestone. congratulations. >> thanks for having me. >> march 2006, you@sent the first tweet ever. now, there is some 320 million active users on twitter. i think you have 3.4 million followers personally. other than sheer numbers, what's the biggest change from then to now on twitter? >> i think how people use the service. it is the easiest way to see what's happening in the world right now. live. it breaks n ns for so many people.
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seehat's breaking and what's new in the world. >> it's grown up. has it grown up to be a great kid or, at times, can it be a bratty kid >> it is a great kid. but it reflects what's happening right now and what people want to talk about it with it. >> i should mention, you're not only the ceo of twitter but also the ceo of square, that helps me use my credit card on devices everywhere. >> small businesses. >> how do you manage both of these big tech ceo jobs, which i understand can lead up to a 15 or 18-hour day? >> we have great teams in both companies. i do what i'm good at, which is making sure we're building the right product that serves pple in the right way. >> you have been compared to steve jobs. just shake your head. do you like the comparison? >> he was a true original. i'm a student of his work, life-long student. there is no comparison. >> you know, we look at the
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say, congratulations on that, but it has not come without difficulty. the company went public back in 2013. the stock has had a real difficult time. you've lost key employees. it's hard to attract new people to the platform. you've seen the headlines, jack, that say the end of twitter is near. how true is it? on the 15th anniversary, will you be hireere talking about twitter? >> absolutely, on the 15th, 20th and 30th. it's a fundamental service. we have a lot of heart in the company, a lot of purpose. we understand what we are and what we stand for. we just see this amazing usage globally. >> i asked you, has it become, at times, a bratty kid. there are a certain percentage of people on twitter who seem, to me, to use the platform simply to express anger and to hurt people and insult people. does it disappoint you? >> it's disappointing but, i
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we see as much optimism and positivity as negativity. we are empowering conversations so people can work out the issues. >> i sent out a tweet telling my measly number of followers you were going to be on and asked what questions they'd like you to be asked. there were questions about censorship, so let me ask you point-blank, does twitter sensor the content of its users? does it hide what it would consider inflammatory comments, whether they be social or political? >> absolutely not. twitter has been about controls. people can follow whoever they want. it's our job to make sure they see the most important things and the things that will matter to them. >> anybody can say anything on twitter? the company does not go in there and take certain things out that can be dangerous? >> there's certainly tweets that promote violence, which is against our terms of service. people have controls to block
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>> what about the company? >> not the company. >> who decides the difference between criticism and hate? >> these are the individuals. you can follow who you want, and if it's something you want to see, you continue to follow it. >> do you get nasty tweets personally? >> i get complaints. i get nastiness every now and then. >> as the ceo, can you block people? is that allowed? >> i can but i've never blocked anyone. i want to see what people are saying and i want to hear from them. >> it would be a strong statement if they find out that jack dorsey has blocked them. there was a disturbing thing, development that camebout not long ago, and you were mentioned in an isis propaganda video. your image was there. it was a threatening message. how did the ceo of twitter end up being mentioned by a group like isis? >> well, you know, there's definitely a microscope on the service. people use it to express themselves.
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they want to see happen in the world and what they're against. >> did you find it alarming? >> i found it alarming. >> took it seriously? >> took it very seriously, absolutely. >> we're going to continue this over in the orange room. let me ask one last question here. if you're going to tweet after this interview to your 3.4 million followers, telling them how it went, what's the hashtagag going to be? >> well. >> #well? >> absolutely. >> i'll take it. stick around. you'll join carson in a couple
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always going to make twitter better. >> still 140 characters? >> 140 characters. >> there's been a lot of moments for twitter. first in 2006, this sketch, what was this? >> this was the original design for twitter. this was ten years ago. it's a simple way to talk about what's going on. >> how far is twitter t tay from the 2006 sketch? >> it's similar. people are updating what's happening and you can follow what people are sang. >> few short years later, twitter is the place many go for the latest news. miracle on the hudson. the first picture came out was from a twitter user. >> this photo went around the world within ten minutes, picked up by cnn. it's breaking news. you can interact with the news makers. you can have a conversation. >> how about this, the idea of people interacting with celebrities? 42 million twitter followers for
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>> we have influencers on the platform and they have conversations with people directly. >> monetized twitter. she sends out a tweet and makes money. you like that? >> any time she sends a tweet, it's great. >> what about the last one, the pope. do you follow him? >> absolutely. this is my mom's favorite person to follow on twitter, probably, besides me. >> donald trump uses twitter as a megaphone to promote and attack. is that twitter at its best? >> as a microphone, it's at its best. he uses it to reach out to folks and understand what they're lking about. also have conversations, simply. >> look in the camera. who is the one person not on twitter right now that you are dying to get on twitter? tell that person why. >> i mean, everyone has been pretty amazing on twitter. i can't think of a particular individual. i would love to see more tweets. >> if you're not on it, get it on. >> exactly right. you have to be in it to win it.
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>> happy anniversary. >> guys? >> carson and jack dorsey look-alike. dop doppelgangers. >> shoululbe so lucky. ahead, jackie kennedy's granddaughter rose and her career in comedy. time for you to pick the cake and the flowers for there's something to be said guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you. we're never having kids. mmm-mmm. breathe. i love it t re. we are never moving to the suburbs. we are never getting one of those (minivan). we are never having another kid. i'm pregnant. i am never letting go.
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miami can expect some big changes if you're going to head in that directiti. parts will be blocked off. if you want to get around quickly, no parking worries, security heightened with undercover cops working with private surt to control crowds. an animal lover offering $20,000 reward to get his lost cat back home. since last year, cats have been snatched up near his warehouse. the cats are microchips and have radio collars but nothing turned up. students head back to school after a pep rally performance went up in flames. dozens were hurt by what they caca a fire breathing fiasco. he's recovering from burns across his face. >> your weekend weather. how is it looking, ryan? >> this morning, not a bad start. partly cloudy skies, sun coming up. a dry start to the morning and pretty decent afternoon with upper 60s, lower 70s at this
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your friday forecast partly cloudy skies, could skee a stray showermidday. the changes, though, come into the weekend. looks like mo showers and storms in the forecast starting saturday afternoon through sunday. joe brennan with traffic. >> looks like still heavy delays, couple of left lanes blocked northbound 75 royal palm boulevard. you can see the extent here back even before under the circumstances to g gffin road. another crash palmetto eastbound golden glades interchange, havoc through the area, soutpbound palmetto, right lane blocked by a crash. back to you. >> thank you. back in 25 minutes.
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>> 8:00 on "today". coming up, a rose is a rose. jackie o's granddaughter makes a splash with her resemblance to the first lady. we'll take you inside the kennedy family's high-profile projecec piece of cake. we're throwing a big fat today wedding and it's time for you to help us choose the cake and the flowers for our lucky cocole. shake, shake, shake move over, taylor. taylor swift's welcome home for the ages, courtesy of one very big dog. today, friday, march 18, 2016. >> all the way from oklahoma. >> good morning, alaska! better playy that
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>> we're in new york. we're back now at 8:00 on a friday morning. it is the 18th of march, 2016. spring is in the air, kind of. >> you know what? we've got a lot of cool stuff on the plaza. this is the spring wonderland. it's real grass. we're used to fake grass around here. it's beautiful. >> it really is. >> lovely. got us feeling springy. my big fat greek wedding 2 stars are here, helping kaitlin and john, for their today weddin there's a dance party. >> we'll find ourselves in the middle of that in a second. first, the stories of the morning. we head inside to sheinelle. >> an american who joioid isis says he defected from the group because they arenen, quote, good
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26-year-old mohammed jamal said he joined isis in syria and was transferred to iraq. he says he underwent intensive religious doctrine. > the hacking group anonymous is making good on its threat to harass donald trump online. hackers posted what they say are trump's cell phone and sococl security numbers. however, the numbers have been floating around online for months. the posting also includes phone numbers and home addresses of trump's campaign manager and family members. anonymous calls trump a would be dictator and urges other hackers to take action against him on april 1st. high schoolers watched in horror as a performer was set on fire during a pep rally. ricky charles is an experienced
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breathing act while another performer jumped over him. whenen the oil he uses for the fire ignited, it got on to his face and spread to the gym floor. 20 students were treated for breathing problems after inhale inhaling powder from the fire extin extinguishers. charles is okay. at the u.s. national arboretum in washington, d.c., bald eagle eggs are hatching. people are flocking in droves to it's happening! >> very cool. >> how cool is that? we want to stare at it. >> i bet there are a lot of people literally glued to that. >> for sure. >> sheinelle, thanknkyou. >> like the yule log. a member of the kennedy family stepping into the spotlight. jenna bush hager has that story. >> we're talking about rose kennedy schlossberg and she's getting attention for an
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looking just l le her grandmother. >> reporter: a throwback to camelot. rose closschlossberg now all gro up, and baring a striking resem resemblalae to her late grandmother, jackie kennedy. serving during a beloved time in amican politics. people are taking notice. >> jacquelinekennedy's granddaughter has an enormous resemblance to her. >> reporter: until recently, the 27-year-old maintained a distance from the spotlight, studying at nyu and harvard. now, she'sdescribed as jackie kennedy kennedy's doppelganger. she's an up and coming comedian. >> there are benefits to looking good post boom'sdoom's day. you want people to invite you into their bunker.
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times girls club, a guide to surviving the apocalypse. she seems to share another similalaty with her grandmother. >> jackie kennedy is a great historical figure but, behind the scenes, she has a great sense of humor. did imitations of some of the world leaders she met. i think she would have recognized a little bit of herself in her granddaughter. >> reporter: rose's younger brother jack, compmped to his famous relatives with his signature hair. unlike rose, he's shown a greater interest in the family business even traveling to japan with their mother who is a u.s. ambassador to that country. >> kennedy family has a lot of people who went into politics but also those who did their own thing. >> reporter: while rose and her web series discussing the end of time, the project marks the beginning of a new era for the kennedys. >> rose was 6 when jackie kennedy passed away. they lived a few blocks away and
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of course, there's a resemblance. >> yes. >> you know, it's continuing the fascination with the kennedys that i think america has. which is great. >> like i've done, right? >> exactly. >> thank you. up next, the heat is on. meet the coach who @pitomizes the pressure of march madness. >> oh, man. two must-haves for any wedding, the cake and the flowers. there's the bride and groom. you pick them for our (toilet flush) if you need an opioid to manage your chronic pain, you may be sooo constipated it feels like eveone can go ...except you. opioid-induced constipation, oic, is a different type of constipation, which may need a different approach. longing for a change? have the conversation with your doctor about oic,
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8:10, friday morning, time for trending. >> here's a question for the table. when you finish an e-mail, do you have a signoff? what do you say? >> later. >>cheers. >> al. >> hugs. >> really? >> no. >> huffington post and ugov conducted a survey of the most a annoying signoffs. the first one, xoxo. 24%. the next was pee. 21%. >> that is annoying. >> cheers. oh, no! >> 13% said no, that's not cool. >> it's a habit. >> the least offensive signoff was thanks. 3%. >> you know what o oers found offensive? not signing off at all. that's annoying. >> what do you do? >> thanks, i think, mostly. >> i'll go back to thanks.
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>> always with those emojis. have you gone to an r-rated movie and you're shockeke seeing little kids there, too? theaters are cracking down, banning children from under age 6 from seeing r-rated movies after 6:00 p.m. it's no 6 after 6. theater owners are hoping to providee better experience for the adults there. why is age 6 the cutoff? one owner said he tried to pick an age where kids cannot blurt out the first thing that comes to their mind. >> like "deadol," a lot of families there. >> stunned to see what was in that movie. basketball fans in a funk. thursday was the true start of rch madness. there was big bracket busters. perhaps the biggest, number 12 yale stunning number 5 baylor. 79-75, the season's first cinderella.
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celebrate. the players mobbing oach james jones in the locker room. yale's first ncaa appeararae in 54 years. >> wow. >> best part of march madness. finding the small schools breaking these long traditions, getting in there andt's the david and goliath story. who is next, duke? >> yeye they have duke next. wasn't all smiles last night. arizona wildcats, my people, my team, didn't do well. look at coach miller. he sweated it out. >> oh, my gosh. >> his shirt soaked through to his skin. this start minutes into the game against wichita state. he changed his shirt. didn't matter. my beloved wildcats, i had them going all the way. >> performing with magic mike.
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>> it's your hool, and you watched the game last night. here you were. we have a shot of you. >> oh! that is the worst. where did that ce from? >> is it that hot in the arena? >> how did you find the most unattractiveicture of me? >> it's from the tough mudder. >> trying to kill me on the plaza. >> funny. >> i'm from wichita, so there are a lot of wichita people watching. >> we're happy for you, sort of. crossing my finger at that. now, harry potter star beat boxing and taylor swift gets a welcome home. >> lin-manuel miranda showing off his talents again, this time with a hollywood star. we've already seen him free style rap with the president. then a "today" show inspired rap. now he's teaming up with emma watson. they're suppoing gender equality. you can guess what happened next. like women are half of the
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yes, they should have equal allll day, equal pay, every way, are we okay yo, this beat box is fantastic yo, i'm drastically changing the narrative i love watching this, keep flowing holy cow, this is a meme thank you, this is the beat box dream team >> both impressive there. the video supporting the u.n. he for she organization. next to taylor swift, learning there's no place like home. the fun photos she shared of calvin harris. they posted some from their tropical get away. they never said where they were. we know tataor swift is home and got a welcome from her mother's massive dog, climbing all over the pop star. all taylor could say is thank you for the hug. when taylor decided to treat herself to whipped cream, of course, right there to lick it off her face. massive dog. finally, the celebrititi
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mes, who happen to be their kids. check out this young man. who is the father? john owen lowe, 20-year-old son of rob lowe. lowe turned 52 on thursday and posted this photo during a birthday workout with john( how about this lady? heather locklielocklier's daughtht. >> pretty girls. let's get a check of the weather. >> we have severe weather down along the gulf coast. risk of severe weather from corpus christi to waco. lightning possible. rainfall amounts, especially in the panhandle, up to an1 1/2 inch locally. we're watching this low pressure system along the coast.
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american model, europeans models are getting closer. snow showers sunday morning. into new york city in the afternoon and evening hours. heavier snow from boston to new york city. central new jersey- parts of eastern pennsylvania. then as we get into early monda morning, heavy snow will continue for new england. snowfall amounts, the way we're looking now, we'll generally say 2 to 4 inches from d.c. up into ston. more in boston, 4 to 6 inches. we'll track this and fine tune it as we get into the weekend. that's what's goi friday morning and temperatures into the upper 60s and lower 70s. we are dry as you hd out, just extra clouds around. 72 in miami. we'll see the clouds stream on by. i think we're dry for the bulk of the day. there's a slim window of opportunity where we can see a stray shower leading into the afternoon hours. partly sunny, 84, by the lunch hour, today's high 86. changes coming for your weekend.
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sunday >> in our next half hour, we'll look at the difference between the americanodel and the european model from london. matt? >> al, thank you very much. now it's time for more of the big fat today wedding plan planning planning. with less than a week to the big day, there is no time to waste. >> this morning, we're checking out cakes and flowers. >> reporter: she's been making wedding cakes for the rich and famous for nearly 40 years. >> sylvia, queen of cakes. >> reporter: crafted a masterpiece for sophiafia vergara and joe's ceremony. >> i say, you have a weddi cake in cargo, so please, land gently and don't break art. >> reporter: best-known for her sugar flowers, she's hip to 2016 cake trends.unfrosted cakes were a
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something for others. creating a wte on white palette can be a perfect fit. >> reporter: next on the list, flowers. what's hot? texture. >> we're seeing a lot of deconstructed composition. now, it's more about having a littlemovement. more free form. >> reporter: adding bling, like crystals and mirrors is popular, as are edible accents and even feathers. simple or opulent, flowers add ambiance to remember the special day. >> with s s much to do, i'm glad our job is just to taste cake. savannah, you'll get ready for the flowers. i'm joined by john corbett, who plays the non-greek in "my big fat greek wedding 2," and the rock star of cakes, and our groom, john. good morning. >> happy to be back on the big screen with this movie? >> 14 years later, man.
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>> look at you. seriously. >> side burns, i look like danny zuko. >> we'll fatten you up. our job this morning is to taste cakeke >> absolutely. >> you have the top layer of three cakes. what do you want to tell us about cake one? >> lace trim on this cake so you can see the lace from the bride's dress. notice, also, we sign our cakes. these are sugar flowers that you can keep forever. >> what's inside? >> yellow butter cake filled with apricot and cookie filling. get into the filling. >> john, is this your first time eating cake? >> that's really good. >> like that?? >> delicate yet luscious. >> the next cake. >> we'll go to the next one. >> just like the bride. >> what do we need to know about this one? >> it's gold leaf. you can eat it, save it, and it has my favorite filling, lemon
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>> that's my favorite, too. >> it's young, it's rich. >> everything is my favorite so far. >ou haven't gone through the whole thing. my favorite, i like that. hint of raspberry. >> delicious. >> incredible. >> even i like it. ow is that? >> sylvia, option three, what is this? >> this one is chocolate to please everybody. >> yeah. >> chocolate with chocolate filling. >> give me the glassese >> here we go. >> i have to see what i'm eating here. >> this is done eith cherry blossoms because it's springtime. >> phenomenal. >> is that dunkin hines? delicious! so moist. >> i want to tell you, these flowers are so special. brides save them and come back to me with the flowers when their kid is 18. now i'm into the next
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flowers and said, my daughter is getting married. use them again. >> sylvia, thank you so much. let's go upstairs for the flowers. >> i see you john c cbett and raise you a nia. good morning, ladies. >> good morning. >> remember when it came tthe set, you had your whole family there. they're in the movie, as well, right? >> they are. they can't wait. the movie opens one week from today, savannah. very excited. then this event of the wedding. we have to pick the flowers. >> nia was a florist. weigh in for me. >> telle about this. >> these are gorgeous orrchids. kings and queens use this flower to get married. >> the sparkle is on the thing you're holding and inside. >> little bit of bling goes a long way. >> can i hand this to you so you
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when you're walking down the aisle -- and you could carry it like a baby over your shoulder. >> burp it and put it down. high-five evererody. >> the next idea, we're calling this -- >> johnny! where are the glasses? >> nostalgic. >> tell me about this. >> you'll see the bride's grandmother's lace dress worked into the bouquet. this is an older flower that's survived the test of time, a lily. retro but cool. gorgeous. >> when i was a florist, we always had the bride feel it. >> good tip. >> the mother-in-law and her mother would always fight. >> beautiful family tradition. room >> yes. >> garden rose is a great way to
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the smell, the shape, the beauty, the color. it's so soft and elegant. a little dusty miller to make it special. check this out. how does that feel? >> imagine yourself throwing it and knocking out an aunt. >> absolutely. >> you'll have to throw that that bouquet. do you have any single ladies coming? >> i do. >> this would be tough to throw. do you have a favorite, john? >> i like the simplicity of this. >> what about you, nia, our florist? >> i feel like i'm going toward that one because i like the dustiness of it. also, i have to agree with my husband. >> you two. you crazy kids. 1414ears later, it's still hot. >> still hot. >> i would ask what you think, kaitlin, but the voters decide head to you have to pick your favorite cake and the flowers. there's a lot more. you have until 5:00 p.m. eastern today.
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revealed next thursday during kaitlin and john's wedding. if you need help planning your wedding,e have the top trends on our pinterest page. check out "my big fat greek friday. >> thank you. >> i feel likeeince i got to go to the set, i'm kind of in the weddddg.
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coming up, the good morning to you. i'm sheli muniz. >> and i'm eric harryman. 8:26 and that performer that was burned during a fire-breathing perform mance at a high school pep rally is talking about what went wrong. he is giving a news conference from a hospital where he has serious burns to his face. this issappening right now. he's saying he used camping oil, which is not what he normally uses during his performances. doctors say h should be out of the hospital by tomorrow. someone has died in an accidente've been telling you about this morning on i-75 and royal pas boulevard. this was the scene earlier this morning l. we've updated you all morning long on this accident and will keep you posted as soon as we get more details. joe, you talked a lot about that accident and the holdup i i traffic. now we understand it has turned fatal. >> yeahah bad accident there on i-75 and the days still linger through that area. they've still got work to do with that scene, tried opening up all the lanes. got some work to do on the palmetto as well in dade,
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towards oak xhoekeechobee road. 8:30 now on this friday morning, march 18th, 2016. will you get a load of our plaza? it is so beautiful. we have this great spring break crowd. now, we have spring to match. the plaza has been transformed into a spring wonderland. >> took a lot of work overnight. hats off to our crew. this morning, we'reoing to use this and show you how easy it can be to get your garden looking their best. you don't need a green thumb. >> i'm missing wrangler right now. think how much he would have loved the grass. >> oh! >> how much he would have killed the grass. >> exactly. >> new season means new fashions. we'll show you what's hot to wear this spspng. the trends will surprise you. >> before we get to this spring extravaganza, we have business to attend to. it's a potential nor'easter. there's question about whether we'll see snow. >> we have to weather camps. one european and one american.
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together, they don't always agree. >> reporter: spring, a season of sunshine. showers. snowstorms? how about one more nor'easter. depends on who you believe. there's the european model, new york city, 8 to 10 inches of snow. the american model, almost nothing. which is right? historically, the european model. it predicted superstorm sandy, joaquin and this year's deluge. thanks to a supup comeputercomputer. outside of london at a weather center, they take a ton off data, put it through a computer, producing super european models. not those models. these models. >> it would allow us to run more sophisticated, advanced models. >> reporter: but the americans
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adopting the same super computer. >> lagging significantly. we're also lacking infunding. >> reporter: imitation may be the sincerest form of f flattery, but it leaves a little room for a little weather rivalry. >> is there a friendly competition? >> yes. >> you didn't let me finish. >> a little bit of, say if you will, pride in maybe being a little more accurate? >> there is a lot of pride, yeah. >> yeah, uh-huh! >> collective pride, yes. >> the european model, all they do is create a model. they don't do forecasting.g. they don't do anything. it's like a car company, all they have to do is b bld a tesla. the american model, it has to provide information for all different kinds of forecas. like gm makes one platform for 1e68 several cars.
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>> if you had to choose one model on a desert island, would bit the american model or the european model? >> i have to have an american model. usa! >> usa! >> let's get to your forecast, show you what we're looking for right now. so we are expecting this storm to really start dropping. rain saturday night. by sunday morni, we're seeing a rain/snow mix for washington, d.c. the model diverges a bit. both storms will be intensifying, both models. the european model has it closer to the coast and, therefore, more snow. here's what we look for, as far as the snowfall totals. 2 to 4 inches for new york city. boston, much more. then the current forecast for the american model, almost no snow in new york city and boston. who will be right? we'll continue to track it. friday morning and temperatures into the upper 60s and lower 70s. we are dry as you head out, just extra clouds around.
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miami. we'll see the clouds stream on by. i think we're dry for the bulk of the day. there's a slim window of opportunity where we can see a stray shower leading into the afternoon hours. partly sunny, 84, by the lunch hour, today's high 86. changes coming for your weekend. we move into saturday and sunday. looks to be fairly wet. showers and thunderstorms with highs through weekend into the mid-80s. >> announcer: spring o o the plaza is sponsored by miracle-gro miracle-gro. life starts here. as we said with the chance of snow on the first day of spring, we decided to do mother nature's work for her and bring the new season to the plaza today. check it out. our production team worked all night long, turning our plaza into a park,n honor of spring's start. big thank you to our friends at miracle-gro for making it happen. >> incredible job. >> really cool stuff. speakingngf spring and signs of life, the eagle has landed.
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>> take a look, down in d.c., u.s. national arboretum. the first bald eagle hatching. officially out of its shell. waiting for a little brother or sister to break free. you can watch it live at up next, the tricks to making a yard look like this. not that. this. the "yard crashers" crew is here with your guide to spring
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first, this is "today" on nbc. springg gardening is sponsored by miracle-gro. life starts here. >> welcome back to spring on the plaza. if you're not seeing snow this weekend, it's aood time to get ready for the new season in your yard. here to show you how to get your garden to grow, hosts of diy'
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glad to have you. go providence. >> friars. >> you say you need the basics? >> good shovel, good rake and good snips. this i i for planting. this is great for pulling up weeds in the garden and mixing in compost. trimming off any dead growth. >> let's talk about planting, the do's and don't's. here, you have potted flowers. putting them into the ground. what do you have to avoid? >> plant in the right area. make sure it's a sun-loving plant, put it in the sun. shade, put it in the shade. don't plant too close. this is something i see homeowners do all the time. they want immediate color and gratification. give it space. over the course of the summer, it'll grow and get big and fill all the space. >> know where the sunlight is. >> exactly. >> plant bulbs in this a aa here. is there a right way and a wrong way to plant bulbs?
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>> probably planted 1,000 bulbs at our house and they're just starting to come up. >> this is a dalia, i believe. get the growth going. when you get a package, it shows you how deep they go. usually three to four inches. put it down there, cover it up. just like you would a regular plant, water it. >> don't pack it down or anything? >> you don't have to. >> okay. >> the rains will come and pack it itself. >> do you like planting seeds? >> they're great. put it into an old eggshell container. >> start it out there? >> yeah. >> cool. what's here? >> tricks to keep things easy around the house. we travel a lot and don't have people at the house to water our plants. you can takee a wine bottle, make sure you clean it out, rinse it out, and then you want to take your corkrk throw a hole in it, and dump it upside down. it'll slowly water your plant. >> it'll leak enough water to do the job?
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if you're gone for a week, few days, or you forget to water, this is a good trick. >> great. >> also, label what your plants are andtick them in so you know what your vegetables and herbs are. >> something tells me you go through a lot of wine bottles at home. >> you know -- >> i'm not judging. >> how do you know us that well already? >> not judging. why eggshells? >> they're a natural fertilizer. keep them after you make your breakfast in the morning. crush them up and put them around. >> why is it good fertilizer? >> it's one of those all-natural things that keepsps the oil -- soil nice and rich. >> i taught her that technique. >> people want to keep pests and weeds away from the gaen. you like to go all natural on this. >> exactly. chemicals can get a little dangerous.
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cyan pepper, vinegar, mix it together. wear gloves. cyan pepper, touching your face is dangerous. for the weeds, do the white vinegar and dish so. spray it just on the weed. if you get it on the grass or the plant, it can kill that. be careful. >> i mentioned at the beginning of the segment, if you're not going to see snow this weekend, igt it might be good. you have to get past the frost problems before you waste your time doing this. >> if you're in the northeast, don't plant this weekend. snow is good for the garden. it's aatural fertilizer, so it will help out your gardenen but, yeah, don't plant this weekend. >>on't rush the process. >> wait to see what al has to say. >> thank you very mucuc >> thank you. >> nice to have you here. ahead, the hottest spring fashions. inside the mind of an icon. al gets sophia loren to open up and tell her secrets about eternal beauty.
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is "today" on nbc. we're back at 8:44. we have an international icon who defies aging. al, you recently got to sit down with sophia loren. >> it was an honor. we sat down with the 81-year-old to discuss her touring act, an evening with sophia loren, and what she says is the key to life. >> reporter: she's been called the last living goddess, the awewe of many, an icon. >> why don't you go inside, you're driving me nuts. >> it's a free country. > oh, she's beautiful. you know that? >> do you get tired of peoeoe saying how beautiful you are? >> no. >> no? >> never. it's nice to hear it, yes. >> r rorter: at 81, sophia loren has captured time and put it on pause. her beauty, symbolic of classic hollywood. >> how do you define beauty?
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it's something that comes from inside. i think, unique. >> you feel unique? >> i was not beautifuln the i have never been like this. >> reporter: born to a single mother in war-torn italy, loren would be a sex symbol of the 1950s and '60s, making more than 75 films by he time she was 45. >> i knew how to get what it wanted. sometimes you suffer, but sometimes it happens. >> reporter: her love affair with kerry and the 40-year long marry she shared with producer carlo ponti were taken from the pages of fairy tales. >> the gentleness in the eyes, intelligence. he has been the man all my life. i think i owe to him a great deal, yes, of what i am. >> how important is your family?
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i have the most beautiful grandchildren that i've ever seen in my life. >> i have a couple of pictures. i'll show you. >> my children. >> are you a good grdma? >> si, yeah. >> you with your oscar. >> beautiful. >> are you a fan? >> i am a fan. who isn't a fan? >> yeah, beautiful. >> what are you most proud of? >> it's very difficult to answer it. i'm sure whatever i did in the beginning and how my life is now is the right thing for me. what i really wanted is to do things in the right way and not be mistaken. >> you seem to have a fountain of youth inside you. what's your secret?
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i live a wonderful life. >> she's going around the country doing this, "an evening with sophia loren," and the fans have flocked to her. all ages are there watching this woman. >> i like how she said, are you a fan? you're like, yes, ma'am. absolutely. >> is this a trick question? >> come on, really? coming up next, break out your overalls and slip dresses. this spring's biggest fashion trends, including, i'm happy,
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first, this is "today" on nbc. we're back outside with a look ahead to the spring season's hottest fashion trends. here to break them down is megan. you know her as the fashionable rachel zane on usa's "suits." she also runs her own fashion and lifestyle blog. good morning. >> good to see you. >> so excited for spring. we have the whole setting here. >> it's beautiful. >> let's do our first trend. by the way, all the models are hangngg around in the park, like you do in the summertime. let's start with a dramatic sleeve. first trend, ladies? >> this is huge for spring. [ applause ] what's fantastic is you can play this two separate ways. if you want to dress it down and put on a denim skirt, floral heel, or a little more dressed
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i love that you can have a flared belle or something more trumpet trumpeted. >> should we do something a little more fitted? >> streamline, right. with the silhouette of the dress, it's not an a-line at the bottom, it's still streamlined and straight. let the sleeve do the talking. >> the flarere jeans are in, as well. would you do the flare and the flare? >> you could. it's a strong look but you can pull it off. >> we'll see about that. >> ladies, thank you very much. >> they look great. >> let's bring out our next trend. this is the cut-out trend. tell me about it. >> completely. we can take a typical spring floral dress but you have this cutout in the back. at the same time, this open shoulder is called the cold shoulder detail, which is cheeky, but it plays up work wear that's conservative but has a little nod to it. >> everyone's shoulders are gorgeous. >>veryone is comfortable with a little bit of that.
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a-line, it's a great way to show a little skin without beingoo >> yeah. did you tell us about the floral dress? >> the same for spring idea we see in floral trends, but you back. you can see it's a little open. two little ties. taking a basic, classic silhouette and modernizing it. >> i like the look. >> they look great. >> thank you. our next trend might intimidate some. it's mixing prints. >> yes. they look great. >> my rule of thumb with mixing prints, especially if you're feeling a little nervous about it at first, stick with the same color. we see the stripes have alittle navy and white. the skirt has the same blues in itl as well. that's an easy way to mix trends. the same idea with this two-piece. a floral print. leopard is another print, as well, but feels like a nice neutral. it's a great way to mix it up. have fun with it.
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staying in the same color story is one way t make sure they go. do you have any other tips? >> absolutely. even though the big, full-length a-line skirt has more textur that in itself feels like a print because it has dimension. i think, also, if you do a bold, big print, you can do a classic one, with the stripes and the paisley floral. >> it makes me want to put things i wouldn't necessarily put together, together. >> absotely. >> ladies, thank you so much. finally, steal my heart, the '90s are my favorite fashion era. >> oh, good. >> i was into the grunge rock and the whole thing. we have the pakistan. >> -- are back. >> so the slip dresses are huge this season. the choker is back. i haven't gotten myself there yet, but i'm sure i will. >> i love the chokers. >> savannah is ready. amazing.
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neon, like the leather bag. this is quintessential '90s. overalls can be dressed up. you can do a grown-up version of it. there is a great silk blouse with it. backpacks are back. pair the overall with a strong heel. it's really modernizing a trend you loved so much. >> i did. i had a baggy pair of overalls in the '90s i never took off. >> bring them back! can we have all the models come back one more time so we can take a look? >> thank you so much. ladies, you look fabulous. look forward to "suits" on usa for a new season when it returns this summer. al, over to you. birthday time. we're going to introduce you to amazing folks from all across the country. first up, happy 102nd birthday to grace hightower ofcamden, new jersey. this yng lady loves baking her famous butter pound cake. send some!
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sounds good. herbert opici is100 years ld. this wine legend is from palm beach gardens, florida. been in the wine business more than 80 years. a favorite of kathie lee and hoda. happy 100th to ruth arluck of new york. the secret to longevity, staying active. ms. georgia palmers from michigann 100 years old. huge sports fan and her bracket is in tact. she didn't ride in an airplane until she was in her 90s. angloge angelo is 101 and served in the korean war. two silver and four bronze stars. thank you for your service. grace bishop has seven
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grandchildren. that is a big, beautiful famil if you'd like to honor someone's big day, log on to today and tell us about them. remember, sends a photo, as well. >> seems like a nice group of people, al. >>@really cool. you have brooke shields coming by, right? >> she'll be co-hosting the show. >> i heard her rehearsing this morning, joss stone. >> a i'm making fish tacos. >> i knew there was something good in th kitchen. i said, is there any food today? i'm coming by. >> the tacoless fish tacos. >> what?
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>> cup your good morning good morning. and i'm eric harryman. we have new video of a fire breathe they're got burned at a stunt during a local high school pep rally. he was in tears describing how he as burned across his face. >> ricky charles was performing a fire-breathing act at an atlantic high school in del ray beach when it all went wrong. charles has second-degree burns from this accident here. he says he used camping oil, which he normally doesn't use, and doctors say he should be out of the hospital by tomorrow. >> he gave a press conference just a couple minutes ago. we'll have more on that at 11:00 a.m. during our midday newscast and more on your forecast.
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we are trending in the right direction with more sunshine progressively, a few clouds up above. temperatures warming into the mid-70s. we'll keep climbing from here, mid-80s in your first alert forecast today. i think the sunshine stay most of the day. then we could see a windowof opportunity for a stray shower midday. showers and storms developing for the upcoming weekend. here's joe with traffic. >> still a long line of cars on the palmetto expressway southbound from the big curve down through okeechobee road remains a long ride for you. looks like we alsoo had a disabled vehicle blocking one of the express lanes southboundndt
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it's gone now. this morning on "today's
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shields is back t help us kick off the weekend as our guest co-host. break out the windex from "my big fat greek wedding 2" star john corbett. al is in the kitchen, fish tacos. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamronn hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today". it's friday morning, march 18th, 2016. we have a nice spring vibe on e plaza today, don't we? inside studio 1a, i'm willie withal, natalie and tamron are on assignment, and we have brooke shields with us all morning. happy you're here. >> love your jam. >> bob marley. >> i thought it was appropriate and fun. >> spring vibe. >> yeah. >> it's all happening here.
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>> it's all happening right here, yeah. >> literally, you have so much going on. >> yes, i've been busy. >> i'm surprised you found time to sit down and hang out with us. you have so many projects in the works. episodes of "when calls the heart." the first episode airs sunday, april 3rd. >> the fun part of that is the period because it'ss pioneer. you ride horses and play poker and -- >> swear? >> it's the hallmark channel. >> don't do that. >> we drink whiskey and swear and murdered with lots of blood. >> nudity. >> so much sex on the hallmark channel, it's unbelievable. >> i'm sure this is making the hallmark channel very happy you're saying a a this. >> they trust me. they have another channel, which is a movies and mysteries channel. >> right. >> that, i'moing very many movies. i've just completed the third one. >> you entered one of the 1940s mgm deals.
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>> then they get you to do everything else. >> sure, why not? >> then they just trot you out. >> now thatt they have you in there. >> what's nice about it is, a, it's very much like "murder she wrote," in that vain. it's so lovely to doo this type of programming. people enjoy it. i do joke about, there's a murder every week in our sweet little town. it's amazing. >> people are dropping like flies. >> they're dropping like flies in new chapel. it's on the mystery channel. >> snipped in the bud, get it? >> i own a flower shop, so it's called the flower shop mysteries. used to be a lawyer and now i have just a a flower shop and can't help myself -- >> are you a gardner in real life? >> i'm learning to be. so no, no.
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>> okay, that's a smart. >> basel. >> let's take a look. snipped in the bud, sunday, june 5th at 9:00 p.m. >> detective. carson howell and i had a twisty history that stretched from law school into our professional lives. let me tell you, he's not a good man. nlt a good guy. a total womanizer. not me, my friends. yes, i lost an important case to him and, yes, i did bring all of that up when i saw him that day, but i had no rean whatsoever to kill the man. look at me. happy scissor hands. i'm going to put that there. >> that's good stuff. >> that's comedy. >> fun. they're allowg us to be funny, which is slightly differentiating our hour of mystery wheel, what they call them, from others.
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i get to play like that, which is my favorite thing t do. >> i would think there would be room for a couple%of cameos for a couple of -- >> i think there is, actually. >> did you see our work in "kung fu panda 3." >> perhaps you've heard. we were cousins, i think. >> that's right. yeah, you get dim, i'm sorry. >> you'll see our work. >> you're doing an indie film? >> i am. we shoot this summer. well, in may. it's about this really incredible little girl. i play her mother. i don't want to spoil it too much, but she -- i pass away. >> oh, ay. >> in the first couple minutes. , and the little girl doesn't tell anybody. so she tries to live her life without anybody knowing that her mom is passed away.
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>> i don't want to ruin it. it's actually so beaeaiful and such a -- the littleegirl, h h name is sterling, she is so sweeee the relationship that she has with her mother through poetry and through her mother's photography, it's a really beautiful -- it's a nice contrast, to go from what i'm doing now to go into this dramatic -- >> when does that come out? >> i think a year. >> indie. >> great gig. most of the movies you're sitting -- >> i'm mummified. no, it's not about her death. >> no. it's a celebration. >> yes. it's all about their life together prior to her being dead. this is not coming out right. >> fantastic. >> it'll be great. >> it'll be sweet. llmark channel, tons of nudity. >> i've been up in northern ontario. it isso cold.
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deaths -- but we've had cast and crew members get frostbite of the lungs. did you know that was possible? >> that's a thing. >> never heard of it. >> the air is so cold out there. so unbeliliably cold up there. we're going to try to shoot in the summer. >> of course. me. it's hard to concentrate. >> you survived that, we have amazing survival stories here. >> incredible. >> first, oakland park, florida, a man and woman escaped injury. a driver crashes her suv through the front of a pizza parlor yesterday. >> wow. >> here's what the couple remembered from that very moment. >> all i remember is being pinned up against the counter and between the counter and the car. then the people trying to drag me out. >> the only thing i see is me going to the floor, the car coming past me and him being slammed against the wall. >> amazingly, he suffered only
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she had 11 staples in her arm. officials say the driver lost control of the vehicle. >> you think so? >> he said that she was really hungry for@ pizza. >> more elderly woman. we don't know what happened there. >> usually what these are. >> at what point -- >> at what point does a license get taken away? >> or retested, to make sure you're competent. >> the young man, evidently, said all he could think of was saving his fiance. he shoved her out of the way and he was the one pinned. >> amazing. dog owner reunited. we had this story. you may have seen it. fisherman reunited with his dog yesterday. nick hayworth thought he lost luna after she fell overboard five weeks ago. nothing. you'd think, she's ne. luna swam ashore and was found by the u.s. navy. obviously, nick, very, very happy to get luna back.
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i honestly was the happen nestiest i've ever been. to have my best friend backas really nice. >> the dog swam to another island and lived off of fish and water. >> wow. >> amazing. >> for five weeks? >> five weeks. >> unbelievable. there is another type of survival which i'm still trying to do, which is the survival of parenthood. jennifer garner gave seth meyers, dad to be, some advice. >> everyone gives you so much advice, right? >> a lot of unsolicited advice. >> there areexperts out there. >> yeah. >> as mh as you think, i'm going to follow what this person says, i'm going to read this book and'll have this birth plan, it's not up to you, dude. >> did you read the books? >> i did it all but it doesn't matter. let it go. you're going to struggle. it's going to suck, just like for everyone@else. >> okay, great. >> right? >> based on what y/u've told me, i can go back to my wife, who
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me -- >> she can't help t. god bless her. you don't say that to her. >> okay, cool. >> don't say that to her. >> i stopped saying anything to her. >> yeah, i'm so glad you mentioned that. i would never do that to you, no. treat this with caution. be very, very careful. just know in your head, this is all going to go to hell in a hand basket. >> she's right. >> it is. >> good advice. >> doesn't matter how many books you read. >> did you read? >> all the what to expects and all the whatever. it just, you know -- then they're there. >> christina hears people talk about the birth plan, adele will be playing. she's like, oh, you're adorable. >> then they turnhinto teenagers. >> oh, good times. >> so much fun, i love it. i made five or six tapes to
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she said, if you don't turn that off, i'm going to push it so far up -- i mean, it turned ugly. maybe i don't want to bring out the videocamera right now. >> not at that moment. >> what kind of music wasthere? >> i did a little 101.9, light jazz. >> she didn't want it? >> shut it down. shut it down. let's get some weather. don't really want to remember those days. everybod is so good now. let's show you what's going on. we've been talking about this nor'easter. we're going to be watching this thing. snow and rain will start late saturday night for washington, d.c. we're tracking two models, the main models. the american model and the european model. both have the storm off the coast. the american model is a little further off. the eur_pean model, little closer. the storm will intensify by sunday afternoon. it's snowing in new york city. could be an icy mix in new jersey and parts of pennsylvania. as the day wears on sunday into
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heavy snow for new england, gusty winds, much colder. the forecast for the european model, snowfall wise, 2 to 4 inches from northern new jersey to central new england. heavier snow, 6 to 8 inches around boston. the american model, almost no snow. new york city to boston. we'll going to track these. the storms haven't formed yet s yet so it's here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. it's turning out to be a nice morning across south florida. we're starting to see more sunshine, less in the way of cloud cover. temperatures now responding to the sun. it's 75 in pembroke pines and pompano beach, good morning to you in miami, 76 there, 74 in west kendall. average partly sunny skies this afternoon. it will be a decent day. we may see a stray shower after the lunch hour, but i think before the evening commute, temperatures today reaching 86. enjoy the sun today. i think as soon as tomorrow leading into sunday, showers and thunderstorms returning to the forecast. >> that's your latest weather.
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beyond skating circles she's in the new nbc series "heart jnbeat"heartbeat." a heart surgeon with an unorthodox way of saving lives. >> i've done this bunches of times. tell the passengers to throw any medicines they have in it. spray tan, i need a long needle. first class, who has a black heart? >> melissa george, come? >> look at this entrance, ladies and gentlemen. >> wow. >> impressive. >> i mean, that's incredible. >> amazing. >> where did brooke go, by the way? >> here i am! >> oh, look. >> here i am. >> the grace. >> the grace. >> there it is. i can cross my legs. i used to skate in the '80s, did the crossover. >> you're a championship roller
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when did you switch gears and go in for acting? >> i was competing in the junior worlds, the national titles, and i auditioned for a tv show in australia. went from the rk to being the star of a tv show. i was 16, and i left the skating behind. it's like riding a bike. it stays with you. >> a lot of signatures. >> these are the skates from "heartbeat." my character uses it and all the patients sign. >> do you get to use your skating in the -- >> yeah, it's funny. she's very competitive in the operatin room. when the skating tournament comes, it's hilarious because she's extra competitive. >> and based on a real character? >> yeah, she wrote a memorial called "heart matters." gordon used the inspiration from the book to pen the script. it's great. a lot of fun. >> people who perform surgery on tv or play doctors, they're always criticized by real doctors. people who watch this show say, you have it down pretty good. is that because she's an executive producer on the show
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>> we have her susie, who came from "grey's anatomy." we have the terminology. for me, how to say it as an american. i have an extra step. we don't say this back in australia. this is how the americans say it. have to know how to do the surgery, as well. >> did you sit in on a real -- >> i didid in france. i thought i was going to talk to the doctor and learn words. he said, no, the patient is out and we're ready to use the sternum saw. i was standinin there for seven hours watching this lovely man who, when he woke up -- he survived. he was happy to know i was in the roomnd watching the entire thing. it's really intense. very respectful. the room is great. there was a woman nexto me, and her job was to catch me if i fell from passing out. >> but you didn't pass out? >> i was covered in bone dust. >> oh! >> i was a meme. then i had to run home and get showered because i had a fashion
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i remember sitting there -- >> what a dichotomy. >> it wa a big day. big day. >> on top of -- heart. >> speaking of beating heart, your heart is beating more. old. >> i do. and i have a 2-year-old. they're beautiful. i wanted children my whole life. this is me at work, a working mom. that's my son's 2-year-old birthday. we had elmo come. >> perfect. >> and got a baby elmo as a gift. there he is there. >> so sweet. >> i wanted it my whole life. >> as we leave, can you show becomes ro brooke moves? >> this is what we want to spend our timeeon. thanks. >> want to do them together? >> yes. i don't want toet you go. >> you're going to bring them in like this. >> now you sound like a russian -- >> wow. >> march 22nd at 9:00 eastern.
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it's a bird,t's a plane, no, it's melissa benoist, playing "supergirl" on the action adventure based on the d.c. comic. nice to see you. >> nice to see you. >> huge fan of the show. >> oh, thank you so much. >>o much fun. were you a fan of "supergirl," the comic, before you got this role? >> i wasn't familiar wh the supergirl mythology, but now i'm the biggest fan. >> she's superman's cousin, right? >> yeah. >> tight cousins from krypton way back? >> she's older than him. shshwas 12 years old when krypton was destroyed. >> right. >> he was a baby. she's actually his older cousin, even though she's made it to earth and he's older than her because of space time and stuff. >> was she raised in a normal
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>> she has an adoptive famy on earth. scientists, with her sister, who is also on the show. do you learn, there are these legions of fans who have known about these characters long before you d, and are vested in them. have you entered that world of fan dom fandom yet? >> we went to come con toic con to do a ten-minute panel of, which is what we might want to do this season. everyone was already so passionate and k kw so much more about it. >> it veers a little from the classic "supergirl" mythology. but you guys have made it a little more modern, including your little love thing going on with you and jimmy. >> we call it the love rhombus, octagon now. there's a few little lines going
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>> you're marri to blake jenner, who guest stars on the show. >> yeah. >> is that cool to work together? >> we love working together. he was on two episodes. we met working together, and it's always fun. >> right. dare i point out, you have a ringing endorsement on the campaign trail this year. candidate jeb bush, who is a fan of yours personally, and of the show. >> yes. >> saw you on "glee." he was a fan. >> who knows. >> i think he just saw the promo and was like, yes. >> there you go. "supergirl," there you go. i like it. >> melissa, great to meet you. congratulations on the success of the show. monday nights on cbs. >> tha you. you loved them in "my big fat greekwedding" and now john
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happy iday. i'm sheli muniz. and i'm eric harryman. the time is 9:26. and some new video of that fire breather that was burned during a stunt a high school pep rally in del ray beach. he was in tears describing how he was burned by his face. rickyharles was performing a fire-breathing act at atlantic high school in del ray beach when it all went horribly wrong. charles had second-degree burns to his face. he says he used camping oil which he normally doesn't use. doctors say he should be released from the hospital tomorrow. >> that exploded next to h h face. the ultramusicfest value kicking off in miami today. parts of biscayne will be blocked off.f. public transportation being suggested if you want to get around quickly and void parking all together. security will be heightened with undercover cops working with private security to patrol those crowds. >> if you are going to ultra, what can you expect weather-wise? ryan? >> sme rain gear will be in order for the week, but friday
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partly sunny skies, at 76 in miami and most locations here in south florida to at least the mid-70s now. upper 70s will do itt through the florida keys. we've seen the onset of more sunshine progressively this morning.
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military medal back to the owner thanks to the internet. the medal was found inside a goodwill store. they realized the item was priceless. after a social media plea, the couple learned it was earned by world war ii veteran whiteman, who passed away in 1991. they contacted a family member and returned the prestigious award. slurpy lovers, 7-eleven is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the beverage by offering a deal today and tomorrow only. if you bng in your own cup, no matter how crazy, you can fill it up for $1.50.0. couple new rules. it must be leakproof. and unlike the pictures from past years, they cannot be more than 9 inches wide and 11 inches tall. happy slurping. i can't remember the last time i had a slurpy, al. >>t's been a while. >> lemon lime or something like that.
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>> more importantly, did you get a brain freeze? >> of course. you put the tongue on the roof of your mouth and it goes away. >> learned something new. sheinelle, thaha it's turning out to be a nice morning across south florida. we're starting to see more sunshine, less in the way of cloud cover. temperatures now responding to the sun. it's 75 in pembroke pines and pompano beach, good morning to you in miami, 76 there, 74 in west kendall. average partly sunny skies this afternoon. it will be a decent day. we may see a stray shower after the lunch hour, but i think before the evening commute, temperaturesoday reaching 86. enjoy the sun today. i think as soon as tomorrow leading into sunday, showers and thunderstorms returning to the forecast. >> that's your latest weather. willie? >> al, thank you very much. john corbett's fans will remember him as carrie brad adshaw's boyfriend in "sex in the city" and ian in "my big fat
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>> he turns as toula's husband in "my big fat greek wedding 2." >> sit down before my wife getting here. >> wow. you look great. >> well, four hours, $5$5. >> how much? >> uh-oh. john corbett, good to see you, man. >> good to see you. >> people are pumped about this movie. we had nia on and she released the theyrailer and people flipped out. >> she called me on my birthday two years ago and said, let's do it. i've been asking every six months for a decade. thought the window closed and it was over. it was the best birthday call. we just had the first table read for it last march and shot in may.
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shooting this thing. >> everybody that's involved in it though s%ems to have a special sort of camaraderie. a love for the movie and for each other. you can see it. you can just feel it. >> we're a bunch of odd balls up there in toronto when we shot this thing. room 222 and laney and this girl nobody heard of and a guy on "sex and the city." it was a circus. >> from that humble shoot in toronto became this international phenomenon. it did such big business. the dynamic is different. you're not a scrapy movie now. there is an expectation from your fans. did that change how you shot the movie and felt about it? >> it doesn't't change how we shoot it, but the expectations are high. the good news is s suels are usually a year or two after the first success of the movie. nia has really let this thing settle into her mind.
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it's better tn the first. we had the big prix mooeremiere the other night. i think fans will love it, maybe more than the first. >> they should do a double feature. they should play both of them. it's'se fun, for people who didn't, in 2002, see it or were too young or something like that. to get the whole thing. >> absolutely. >> it'd be great. >> brooke is on to something. >> where are ian and toula? looked a little strained in the clip. >> at the end of the first, we have a 6-year-old. now, she's a 16-year-old. 17 years old. we're where everybody who has one of those is. the shine has worn off, we're just trying to get throughghit, man. we're trying to make it happen. do our jobs, raise this daughter, who isn't a big fan of us, and deal with all the things that life tosses at ya. >> we're not going to say what it is, but there is an interesting, fun surprise. >> well, it is called "big fat
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have a wedding. >> that's right. for people who are excited about the anticipation, they'll be very excited about this, what happens, or this treat. >> he's not saying a word. >> i'm not either, no. >> nia is around the corner. we've been here. thank you, gu, for pumping us up. eight days or so, we're on here every day. nia will kill me if i give any secrets away. >> i'm not trying too give them away. i'm saying, there is anticipation and it's very exciting. >> we cannot wait. we've been lucky enough to see a loloof the movie and people are going to be psyched when they see it themsesees. john, thank you. "my big fat greek wedding 2" opens on march 25th. al, what are you working on in the kitchen? >> doesn't get much better than this. roasted red snapper tacos but without the taco shell. healthy, delicious and simple. don't miss this recipe when we
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this morning on today food, we're wrapping up our week. today, we have the perfect friday dish, roasted fish tacos,s, without the taco. make it a little healthier. first of all, there are your ingredients. your salt, lettuce, red pnapper, but you can use any fish you want. a lot of people are intimidated by the whole fish. but the fact is, it cooks better. it's more moist. it's cheaper if you buy the whole fish. >> and you cook it with the skin on? >> skin on. first thing you'll do is make a slit in the bott. then you're going to slice across, right at the top, on both sides. when you cook your fish, it doesn't curl up and allows the flavor to get in. now you're going to take some lime slices, put them in the middle here. >> oh! like a fish pocket. >> exactly. hot cket, and that's a fish pocket. make a little marinade.
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cilantro, put that together. you've got some olive oil in there. mix that up. >> make these at home, al? >> i do. then you put that in and let that kind of marinade on top of it for a little bit. then you get a little salt. >> do you like a lot of salt? >> i like this kind of salt. you put it in the oven at 375 and let it roast. take the fish out and bring it over here. don't hold the pan with your bare hand. always bad. >> good advice. >> that's another best thing about buying your fish. it's going to comom apart anyway. >> i feel like i'm in the "heartbeat" show.
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when it's fileted, not so much. when this is cooling, you'll make the coleslaw marinade. lemon juice, sour cream, honey and chipotle for smokiness. >> the smoky and the sweet is good. >> exactly. little salt, little petter. in here, you have some sliced up scallion. you've got some cronpeppers and purple cabbage. slice it up, put it together and mix this up. you're going to put this in as your dressing and mix it together like that. you've got your coleslaw. now, what you're going to do is flake your fish. put it in a bowl. you take little bit of lettuce and build -- here we go. build your taco. you can put anything you want on it. little coleslaw, some avocado, anything. there you have a -- and you can put regular taco shells.
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>> really good. >> less expensive because you use a whole thing. go to for the recipe. congratulations to the today food team. we were nominated for a james beard award. i'm very, very proud of all our team members. food for your soul. joss stone performing live after these messages. when your type 2 diabetes numbers aren't moving in the right direction, it can be a burden. but what if you could wake up to lower blood sugar? imagine loving your numbers. discover once-daily invokana . with over 6 million prescriptions and counting, it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c. invokana is used along with diet and exercise to significantly lower blood sugarin adults with type 2 diabetes. it's a once-daily pill that works around the clock. here's how: invokana reduces the amount sugar allowed back in to the body through the kidneys
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here she is now singing "let me breathe." the more i fight the day the more it drags on and no blues can sing it away i just gotta press o the more you talk to me, baby the more i cry just leave me quickly, save me from the darkness you provide
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it's just too hard to deal with it's just too much it's just too much to deal with i've had enough so hang up on my call let me be, let me breathe let me get control of my focus i ain't'teant to speak no more please don't make me love you no more let me be, let me breathe let me get me out from under i can't take this feeling no more please don't make me love you no more you swore you'd love me forever but you'd rather stay away you promised we'd be together are you expecting me to wait for an imaginary day
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baby i know i tried to wait and it's a shame gonnanaet to play always ask m m do you think i am you're not gonna wipe your feet on me just tell me straight and there'll be no mistaking it's just too hard it's just too hard to deal with it's just too much it's jusus too much to deal with i've had enough so hang up on my call let me be, let me breathe let me take control of my focus i ain't meant to speak no more please don't make me love you no more let me be, let me breathe let me get me out from under i can't take this feeling no more please don't you know that i don't feel right without you
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of falling back into my love whenever you feel like way down, in the shadows i can make out, just a change of light the window is just too hot freedom's asking me why let me be, let me breathe let me take control of my focus i ain't meant to speak no more please don't make me love you no more let me be, let me breathe let me get me out from under i can't take this feeling no more please don make me love you [ applause ] >> man, is she good. the water is "water for your soul." joss stone, thank you.
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i wish it was sunday our buddy sheinelle jones is here to talk about the weekend. >> joss stone oozes cool. doesn't she? >> i would s it's something else. >> i'll tell you what's coming up this weekend. unbelievable 14-year-old, a record-holder around the world for rock climbing. specifically, for bouldldering. climbing without a harness. it's amazeing to watch. even teaching dylan to climb. be inspired this weekend. >> we will. sheinelle, thank you. brooke, love you, thank you good friday morning to you.p i'm sheli muniz. >> and i'm eric harryman. your time is 9:56. some sad news to report, florida
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has died in an accident on i-75 and royal palms boulevard. this was the scene earlier this morning. avoid it. it will be backed up with traffic for a while. when we know more, we'e' keep you updated. police in opa-locka on the hunt for three men involved in a shooting possibly with high-powered weupons. cops say the three guys targeted a man inside his car near northwest 135th street and 22nd avenue. police had already nabbed one of the suspects. deputies looking for an rmed thief who preyed onn a woman and her 91-year-old mother at their deereld beach home. it happened near southeast 13th street and 2nd avenue. the man came through the side gate of the b bkyard and pointed a gun at the women. ryan has your forecast. >> hazy sunshine up above the south florida skies. partly sunnnnas we look with our first alert camera towards the bayside area. 76 in ft. laurdale, 79 in miami.
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we could see a stray shower. otherwise it's this weekend we get into the wet weather, showers and storms both days, highs in the mid-80s.
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>> from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda k kb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hey, everybody. welcome. it's try day friday. we made it. and that's the good news. march 18th, 2016, jenna bush hager is filling in while kathie lee is off. this is the song we love by haley called "rock bottom." why are we playing "rock bottom" because it's friday. guess who is with us today? >> we are so excited. >> guess who has been on the cover off every magazine, in every newspaper. >> we just found him in here. >> the newly engaged ben and lauren are here. the bachelor couple. hi guys. >> hi. >> how are you? >> look how cute you two are.
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you aren't even tired. >> we've had a couple of really great date nights since the big media press. >> don't tell anything yet. we can't wait to hear. >> by the way, do y y love our show? >> i am obsessed. >> what do you mean? >> i'm fan girling right now. >> oh, my gosh. we love your show but you're done with your show. e you so glad? >> yeah, normal life. >> we're going to hear all about it. >> thanks for having us. you have grown kids still living at home, you'll love this show. it's call "crowded." we're goi to talk with the icarly child star who just happenso also be living in her parents' home as an adult. so we're going to talk about this new comedy. the reigning gold medal champion in judo kayla harrison is here andnd is going to try to teach us a little judo. >> she's won a gold already. >> it's going to be great. do you want to know what, 69


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